Wearing a facemask is important even when lockdowns are being relaxed, as they are in India, but it is especially important in public and community settings, where people are likely to be in close proximity to others.
AKU’s COVID-19 educational seminars
The novel nature of the coronavirus meant there was a lack of knowledge...
The novel nature of the coronavirus meant there was a lack of knowledge about the disease and its complications in the early stages of the pandemic. To meet the challenge, the Aga Khan University offered free, online courses in collaboration with the Sindh government to healthcare providers such as consultants, postgraduate trainees and medical students.
Re-branding Naryn to promote development
UCA undergraduate student, Gulnoza Dilloeva, delivered a presentation on an...
Communications and Media students of the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Class of 2021 are exploring how to rebrand Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic, in ways that provide more socio-economic opportunities in the mountainous region. Their ultimate aim is to enhance the quality of life in Naryn Oblast by providing better jobs and living conditions in the region -- which coincides with UCA’s programme to develop Naryn into a “university town”.
Yoga, kids and fathers during COVID-19
The Vajrasana posture performed by father and son from Platinum Jubilee...
Teachers, parents and students at the Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) have always been a jolly bunch, but why do they continue to have feelings of wellbeing and positivity during COVID-19? The answer lies in a simple but creative combination of dads, kids and yoga.
Building university towns in Central Asia
University of Central Asia, Khorog, Tajikistan....
As economic development is at the heart of the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) overall strategy, the UCA has been supporting the transformation of its undergraduate campus towns in Khorog (Tajikistan) and Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) into “university towns”.