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Decarbonising health care

The design of Aga Khan University Hospital provides natural ventilation to temper the severe heat in Karachi.

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Our work and our future: Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery in East Africa 2019-2023

In Kenya, AKU School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) alumnus Hassan Wesonga advises young mothers on taking c...

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Higher education and COVID-19: How the Aga Khan University has risen to the challenge

Since 2006, the French Medical Institute for Children in Kabul - managed by AKU as part of a partnership with ...

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Nurses and midwives: Leaders in health care in East Africa

Another AKU-SONAM alumna, Emelda Kuvumbi, is now Head of Nursing Services at the Comprehensive Community Based...

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Aga Khan University

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2 million

AKU serves over two million patients annually.

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The University operates in six countries.

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18,000

AKU has over 18,000 alumni.

At its best, the university is linked to the welfare of the society in which it is based. While taking knowledge from all quarters, such a university applies that knowledge to the solution of the pressing problems of the world, both at home and abroad.

His Highness the Aga Khan
Karachi, November 1994

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University Hospitals Network

2 million

AKU treats over two million patients a year.

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Schools of Nursing and Midwifery

7,800

AKU has educated almost 7,800 nursing leaders.

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Medical Colleges

8,000

Almost 8,000 people have graduated from AKU’s medical colleges.

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Institutes for Educational Development

2,200

The Institutes have awarded nearly 2,200 degrees and diplomas.

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Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations

50,000

ISMC students have access to the Aga Khan Library, which houses 50,000 volumes in 50 languages, including 1,500 rare books.

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Examination Board

44,000

To date, nearly 44,000 students have graduated from schools affiliated with the AKU Examination Board.

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Graduate School of Media and Communications

52

GSMC has highlighted East Africa’s environmental challenges in 52 documentaries that have been seen by millions.

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Institute for Human Development

$6.5 million

IHD and its partners have received $6.5 million from the US NIH for a major predictive health research project.

Contact the Aga Khan University

Kenya: +254 20 366 1200/2424 Pakistan: +92 21 3493 0051​​​​​​​​​​ Tanzania: +255 22 212 2740 | 212 2744 Uganda: +256 41 4349 494 |4349 307 UK: +44 207 380 3800​

For postal addresses, please visit www.aku.edu/Pages/contact.aspx

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