The Aga Khan Education Service, India is conscious about environmental conservation and is taking steps to highlight and instil awareness across all its schools. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a newfound awareness of the importance of handwashing. Keeping this in mind, along with the concept of reducing, reusing and recycling in everyday life, staff at the Aga Khan School, Mundra pioneered the innovative idea of building a handwashing station from materials such as an unused water tank, 20-litre filtered water bottles and waste construction materials such as iron rods.
11 AKDN Staff and Alumni amongst 100 Outstanding Nurses and Midwives
Faculty member Yasmin Parpio, pictured here before the pandemic, was among...
In December 2020, the Aga Khan University (AKU) announced its plans to launch a clinical trial of a portable, low-cost ventilator that aims to make lifesaving treatment such as assisted “breathing” available to patients before they reach the hospital. Ventilators are currently only available in hospitals even though most patients with critical breathing problems need earlier access to breathing assistance.