The Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) is one of the largest not-for-profit school systems in the developing world, operating over 200 schools and education programmes across 13 countries, mostly in rural areas.
Today, the Nova University Rector João Sàágua and the Aga Khan University President Firoz Rasul signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate collaboration in a variety of areas, including health sciences, humanities and social sciences, and media and communications.
In delivering the seventh Annual Pluralism Lecture, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed addressed the links between pluralism and development, highlighting the dangers posed by growing inequalities.
The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children treats 60,000 patients each year from all 34 provinces in Afghanistan. The hospital is run by the Aga Khan University in partnership with the Government of France, the French NGO La Chaine de L'Espoir, the Government of Afghanistan and the AKDN. To learn more, watch this video “The Patient”.
Watch this video “1 in a million: Zahida's story” to learn more about how AKDN’s support to midwives, like Zahida in northern Pakistan, has led to dramatic improvements in women’s and children’s health.