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Swiss Ambassador to Pakistan and Afghanistan visits AKU 2022-06-10

Ambassador Cerjat receives a copy of 'The Economic Impact of the Aga Khan University in Pakistan' from AKU President Dr Sulaiman
Source: 
www.aku.edu

The Swiss Ambassador to Pakistan and Afghanistan Bénédict de Cerjat visited the academic and health care facilities at the Aga Khan University in Karachi.

During the conversations with AKU President Dr Sulaiman Shahabuddin and other University leaders, he talked about Switzerland’s strong bilateral relationships with Pakistan.

“I am pleased to learn that the Aga Khan University’s programmes and facilities are accredited by prestigious international bodies like Advance HE, Joint Commission International, and the College of American Pathologists,” said Ambassador Cerjat.

Aga Khan University Hospital conducts landmark surgery to treat Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in men 2022-02-18

Photo: Screenshot from Citizen Digital via Twitter
Source: 
africafeeds.com

A Kenyan man suffering from erectile dysfunction has gone in for a penile implant procedure at a health facility.

The procedure was carried out at leading private hospital in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi to help resolve the man’s situation.

The Aga Khan University Hospital where the procedure took place said this was the first time such an operation had been carried out in East and central Africa.

The procedure was carried out on the 44-year-old man who according to doctors had been suffering from erectile dysfunction for a number of years.

Aga Khan Hospitals Get Sh290mn Grant From PROPARCO To Boost Healthcare Access 2022-02-15

The project will provide financial support to scale up oxygen supply and critical care capacity in Mombasa and Kisumu counties.
Source: 
www.capitalfm.co.ke

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 16 – The Aga Khan hospitals in East Africa have received a Sh290 million grant from Proparco, the private sector financing arm of AFD Group, the French Development Agency to increase access to health care services by boosting oxygen supply and supporting needy patients with quality care.

The grant will benefit the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi and the Aga Khan Hospitals in Mombasa, Kisumu and Dar-es-Salaam including ninety-four outreach and medical centres of the Aga Khan Health Services in Kenya and Tanzania.

AKUH wins World Oral Health Day Award 2021-09-19

AKUH wins World Oral Health Day Award
Source: 
dentalnewspk.com Dental News

KARACHI: The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), Karachi, has recently won the 2021 World Oral Health Day (WOHD) Award for the 'Best Campaign by a Dental Practice or Clinic' under the theme titled "Be Proud of Your Mouth".

FDI World Dental Federation and the WOHD Task Team congratulated AKUH for their enthusiastic commitment to oral health in their community.

Princess Zahra Pavilion opened at AKU Karachi

Private Wing Complex in Karachi known as the Princess Zahra Pavilion.
Source: 
the.ismaili

Today September 6th, 2021 The New Private Wing Complex known as the Princess Zahra Pavilion was opened at The Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. Princess Zahra delivered remotely the address at a special ceremony which was hosted by President Firoz Rassul and various donors

Aga Khan Hospital accredited as a centre of excellence in acute stroke management 2021-06-04

Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi
Source: 
Capital News Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya June 4 – Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has been accredited as a Centre of Excellence for the management of Acute Primary Stroke, becoming the first hospital in Africa to achieve this certification.

The accreditation was granted by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the recognized global leader in health quality standards, following a rigorous Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC) audit conducted in May 2021.

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“I would like to congratulate Aga Khan University Hospital for being the first CAP accredited laboratory in Pakistan. We know that the journey has been a long one but we are sure and certain that the benefits of our accreditation and your continual desire to improve your services, your performance, your accuracy, your reliability, and your precision, will benefit the patients in Pakistan”

State receives Covid-19 testing kits worth Ksh 44m from Aga Khan 2021-04-07

s. Susan Mochache, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health receives a donation of over 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits from M
Source: 
kbc.co.ke/state

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has donated over 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits valued at Ksh 44 million to the Ministry of Health to boost its Covid-19 response.

The donation is financed by the German government through a grant offered by the German Development Bank (KFW) to AKUH,N and the Aga Khan Health Services, East Africa, to boost their Covid-19 response and support the public health system.

Hazar Imam visited Pakistan and attended various functions at the AKU 1989-03-18

Hazar Imam with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, His Excellency the Foreign Minister of Pakistan Sahazada Yaqub Khan

Mowlana Shah Karim with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, His Excellency the Foreign Minister of Pakistan Sahazada Yaqub Khan at a dinner hosted in honor of the donors of the AKU on March 18, 1989. Mowlana Hazar Imam with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, His Excellency the Foreign Minister of Pakistan Sahazada Yaqub Khan at a dinner hosted in honor of the donors of the AKU on March 18, 1989

MoU signed for EPI vaccination between AKUH and District Health Authority (DHA) Rawalpindi 2021-02-19

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Source: 
thenews.com.pk The News International

Rawalpindi : Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) and District Health Authority (DHA) Rawalpindi has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for establishing a vaccination centre under Expanded Programme on Immunization at AKUH Saidpur Road, Rawalpindi Branch with an objective of enhancing the outreach for meeting vaccination targets.

A simple ceremony for signing the MoU was organised in a local hotel in the federal capital the other day. Chief Executive Officer of AKUH Shagufta Hassan and CEO of DHA Rawalpindi Dr. Faiza Kanwal were the signatories.

AKU researchers harness stem cells to study malnutrition 2021-02-23

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Source: 
tribune.com.pk The Express Tribune

KARACHI:
Researchers at Aga Khan University are harnessing the power of stem cells to generate new insight into how malnutrition occurs. The 2018 National Nutrition Survey says malnutrition is a major public health problem in the developing world, with four out of ten children under the age of five in Pakistan suffering from stunting while one in three children is underweight.

Aga Khan University becomes first academic entity in Africa to gain ACGME-I accreditation

Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi. PHOTO | COURTESY
Source: 
Citizen Digital

Aga Khan University has become the first in Africa and South Asia to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I).

The university’s departments that were accredited are the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) in Nairobi and Karachi.

“The sponsoring institution applications from Aga Khan University in Karachi and Nairobi were awarded initial accreditation in a peer driven review process,” said ACGME-I Executive Director Lorraine Lewis.

8 Pakistani women named in 100 outstanding nurses and midwives global list 2020-12-28

Eight Pakistani nurses and midwives have been honoured in the global 100 Outstanding Women Nurse and Midwife Leaders 2020 list.
Source: 
dawn.com

Eight Pakistani nurses and midwives have been honoured in the global 100 Outstanding Women Nurse and Midwife Leaders 2020 list.

The healthcare workers have been acknowledged by Women in Global Health (WGH), which collaborated with the World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Population Fund, Nursing Now, International Council of Nurses and International Confederation of Midwives on the list.

All eight nurses and midwives from Pakistan are faculty or alumni of the Aga Khan University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, SONAM.

First model Teachers’ academy opens in East Africa  2020-09-23

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Source: 
The Citizen, thecitizen.co.tz

The Teachers’ Academy is set to bring a new experience in teaching in higher education. It will be Aga Khan University’s first interdisciplinary academies of its kind in the region.

Nairobi — A teachers' excellence training academy, the first one of its kind in East Africa, has today, September 23, 2020, opened its doors, thanks to the Aga Khan University (AKU).

The Teachers' Academy is set to bring a new experience in teaching in higher education. It will be Aga Khan University's first interdisciplinary academies of its kind in the region.

Aga Khan University Hospital Launches Nation's First Lactation Clinic 2020-08-07

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) here on Thursday launched the first of its kind lactation clinic
Source: 
UrduPoint.com

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Aug, 2020 ) :The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) here on Thursday launched the first of its kind lactation clinic to addressing the dire need of help and support to mothers for breastfeeding their infants.
This clinic aims to empower and help mothers across Pakistan ensure their infants' good health from the day they are born, said a statement issued here.

The Dawood Foundation and Aga Khan University partner to boost quality of care for hospitalized COVID-19 patients 2020-07-24

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Source: 
technologytimes.pk

The Dawood Foundation, the charitable arm of the Dawood Hercules Group, has announced a collaborative project with Aga Khan University (AKU) to build the capacity of frontline healthcare professionals to manage COVID-19 patients across Pakistan.

Aga Khan University And Partners Launch Free Mental Health Therapy Training For Parents 2020-07-06

Aga Khan University & Hospital Karachi
Source: 
UrduPoint

ga Khan University has partnered with a range of organizations to launch free, online capacity building sessions for parents of children with mental health issues and developmental disorders whose treatment has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Jul, 2020 ) :Aga Khan University has partnered with a range of organizations to launch free, online capacity building sessions for parents of children with mental health issues and developmental disorders whose treatment has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Inside the plan to build a world class Aga Khan University Hospital in Kenya 2020-03-27

The Aga Khan University Hospital chief executive officer Shawn Bolouki during the interview on March 3, 2020. PHOTO | DIANA NGIL
Source: 
businessdailyafrica.com Business Daily

As the Aga Khan University Hospital marks its 60th anniversary this year, it has invested in technology and management systems to enable it meet the changing healthcare needs and retain its position in the club of the few hospitals in Africa to be accredited by world renowned bodies such as the Joint Commission and College of American Pathologists.

A Kenya Hospital Merges Quality and Efficiency with Mission 2017-04-27

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, which has Joint Commission International accreditation, is used as a benchmark by other h
Source: 
globalhealth.com

What does it take to become an effective healthcare facility in Africa, where much of the continent is marked by extraordinary needs and limited resources? In a series of profiles, GHCi’s Alex Freedman looks at operations and management strategies at three standout Africa hospitals, in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. This profile is the first in the series.

AKUH, Patients Behbud Society collaborate with pharma firm to financially support cancer patients 2020-01-23

Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan
Source: 
thenews.com.pk International The News

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) and the Patients Behbud Society for the AKUH (PBS) have entered into a partnership with a pharmaceutical company to provide cancer patients with limited financial means access to targeted therapy treatment.

The partnership was announced during an official signing ceremony held at the university hospital premises in Karachi. Under this partnership, Eli Lilly Pakistan Pvt. Ltd. will support 60 per cent of the cost of Lilly’s medicine for gastric, lung & colorectal cancer of all eligible patients from the AKUH.


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