New discoveries in stem cell research have raised the hope among scientists that there will be breakthrough cures for common diseases ranging from heart disease to diabetes, but new ethical and regulatory questions have surfaced, according to experts at a symposium co-hosted by Nova University and the Aga Khan University (AKU).
UN Deputy Secretary-General calls for global action to address inequality in the 2019 Pluralism Lecture
In delivering the seventh Annual Pluralism Lecture, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed addressed the links between pluralism and development, highlighting the dangers posed by growing inequalities.
Improving quality of life of women through menstrual health management and awareness programmes
On the occasion of the 2019 Menstrual Hygiene Day, Aga Khan Agency for Habitat India (AKAH India) organised orientation programmes related to awareness in its project offices in Mahuva, Rajula and Una.
Aga Khan Agency for Habitat and UN-Habitat in partnership
The MoU will further enhance AKAH’s work in implementing and driving urban and rural habitat planning, policy and design in Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Kenya to improve the quality of life of the communities it serves.
Aga Khan Academies celebrate graduating 1,000 global leaders
At graduations in India and Kenya, 159 exceptional students joined other alumni in marking the milestone of the 1000th leader to graduate from the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad (India) and its sister school, the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa (Kenya).