On 4 February, Aga Khan Health Services in Tanzania launched “PIGIA DAKTARI APP”, a new tele-medicine mobile app for android phones that helps Tanzanians access specialist care safely – in both urban and remote areas – from the comfort of their homes. The app is available for download in the Google Play Store.
Over 8 million in Afghanistan to benefit from pandemic aid
Three projects implemented in Afghanistan by the World Health Organization, UNICEF and a consortium led by the Aga Khan Foundation will contribute to strengthening the response capacity of health systems, testing and treating patients, improving infection prevention, raising awareness and reducing nutritional risks. The three projects will be supported by a 35 million euros grant from the European Union .
Better Shelter, a Swedish social enterprise working with the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat on emergency and transitional housing solutions, has launched a low-cost emergency shelter which can be upgraded with local materials.
OXFAM and the Aga Khan Foundation establish 5 ECD centres in Khatlon, Tajikistan.
In an effort to increase the number of Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres and contribute to the implementation of national educational programmes, OXFAM and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) established five ECD centres in Tajikistan.
AKTC receives two awards, for Sustainable Development and Excellence, from UNESCO
The Aga Khan Trust for Culture has won two important awards from UNESCO’s Asia-Pacific regional office – for cultural heritage conservation and sustainable development – in Delhi’s Sunder Nursery. The prizes include the 2020 Award for Special Recognition for Sustainable Development and the 2020 Award for Excellence.