The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a serious public health concern across the globe. International attention has recently focused on the alarming situation in India, even as countries around the world struggle with second and third waves of infection.
Aga Khan University generating new insights into a leading cause of child death
In Karachi, Pakistan, AKU’s laboratory is one of the few facilities in the...
During World Immunization Week 2021 (24-30 April), the Aga Khan University announced that its Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory has been selected as a regional reference laboratory for the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, and will generate evidence that will inform efforts to curb new cases of diarrhoea.
Helping Afghanistan define an ambitious new climate action plan
In Badakhshan, Afghanistan, tree plantation helps stabilise a dangerous...
The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat and Arup are working with Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency and the United Nations Development Programme to define a new national commitment for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change across Afghanistan.
Aga Khan Preschool named most nature-friendly preschool in Gujarat by Education World India
The Aga Khan Preschool, Thorala, teaches children about being mindful of...
The Aga Khan Preschool in Thorala, in Rajkot, Gujarat, won two awards from EducationWorld India for being the most Nature-Friendly Preschool in the Gujarat State and the seventh most Nature-Friendly Preschool in India.
Enabling teenage girls to make decisions about health and life: Snapshots from Mozambique
Teresa, a youth peer mentor, leads a class on family planning options at...
Since 2018, programming supported by the Aga Khan Foundation and the Government of Canada has aimed to improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of some of the most vulnerable women and adolescent girls in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique, one of the poorest regions in the world.