Lisbon, Portugal, 21 March 2019 – The Master Jury of the Aga Khan Music Awards has announced laureates and finalists for the Awards’ inaugural cycle. The Music Awards were established by His Highness the Aga Khan to recognise exceptional creativity, promise, and enterprise in music performance, creation, education, preservation and revitalisation in societies across the world in which Muslims have a significant presence. Laureates are to share a USD 500,000 prize fund, and will also collaborate with the Music Awards to expand the impact of their work and develop their careers.
His Highness the Aga Khan named Prince’s Trust Global Founding Patron
London, United Kingdom, 12 March 2019 - During a dinner at Buckingham Palace, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, founder and President of The Prince’s Trust, today announced His Highness the Aga Khan as Global Founding Patron of The Prince’s Trust’s work.
Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam launches expansion
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 9 March 2019 - Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), today launched the completion of the second phase of a US$83.5 million (TZS 192 billion) expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam, which will enable the institution to serve over one million patients each year.
Aga Khan University and Fred Hutch join in global collaboration
Seattle, USA, 6 March 2019 - The Aga Khan University and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today expressed their shared commitment in working together to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer and related diseases in low- and middle-income countries.
University of Washington and Aga Khan University sign agreement to further population health, research, service and education
Seattle, USA, 4 March 2019 - The University of Washington today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Aga Khan University to codify partnership activities already underway and to leverage complementary strengths to further expand research, service and education in low- and middle-income countries.