Families living in rural Kenya have a hard time getting medical care. Join the Virtual Voyage as we follow staff at the Kenyenya hospital who, with the support of the Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu, bridge the gap in health care by setting up medical outreach clinics: “Taking hospital to people, rather than having people coming to hospital.” With the support of the Aga Khan Foundation, Kenya’s public healthcare system has provided outreach services to thousands of people. (This video was filmed prior to COVID-19).
There has been significant progress in access to safe water and to a lesser extent adequate sanitation worldwide, but major scientific and social challenges remain. On 17 February 2021, the Aga Khan University Institute for Global Health and Development hosted a webinar to discuss these important issues.
In Syria, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s award-winning work on the World Heritage site of Aleppo – for which it received an ICCROM-Sharjah Award for Best Practice in Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management in the Arab region – will be featured on TV5 Monde’s Clin d’oeil sur le monde (“World Snapshots”).
In northern Pakistan, the Aga Khan Foundation has worked with over 1,100 community groups and women’s organisations to improve women’s health and promote their empowerment. The project, supported by the Government of Canada, has reached more than 340,000 women
Today is International Women’s Day. In this short video, students and faculty from across the Aga Khan Academies in Hyderabad, Maputo and Mombasa share their thoughts and pledges to challenge gender bias and inequity.