For 15 years the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (AKU-SONAM) in East Africa has focused on developing the capacities of nurses and midwives to meet diverse health challenges across this region.
A new hospital for Bamyan
Paediatric services at Bamyan Hospital include a Therapeutic Feeding Unit,...
Construction began in 2013, led by the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, which specialises in ecologically friendly and seismic-resistant construction. The new facility cost US$ 22.8 million to build, of which $US 17 million was funded by the Government of Canada.
The Aga Khan University: The billion-dollar impact
The Community Health Centre at Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi...
In January 2018, the Aga Khan University (AKU) released a landmark study, which estimated that the university has an annual economic impact in Pakistan of Rs 103 billion, or US$ 1 billion. A US-based consulting firm, Centennial Group International, conducted the study – based on 2015 numbers – and the team included several former senior World Bank representatives.
Ensuring nutritious foods for better health
In Analamanga, a region in central Madagascar, gardening during the off...
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) works with communities and village organisations to enable people – particularly those living in geographically remote areas – to optimise their health and well-being, and reach their full potential. Improving nutritional status and creating greater awareness about the link between nutrition and health is integral to these efforts.