Category: News

  • AKU Inspires Textile Workers: Health Revolution Ignited!

    A multi-faceted study conducted by Dr Asaad Nafees, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences at the Aga Khan University (AKU) is the largest of its kind to determine the effectiveness of a simple intervention in reducing cotton dust-related respiratory health effects on textile workers in Pakistan. The study titled MultiTex RCT, in collaboration with…

  • Victory through COVID-19 Trials: Triumphing Together

    In the face of the persistent threat posed by COVID-19, our collective resilience shines brighter than ever, stated Dr. Saboora Waris, Associate Director, at Maroof International Hospital. Today, we come together to underscore three critical facets that demand our unwavering attention and action: the relentless presence of COVID-19, the pivotal role of clinical trials in…

  • Aga Khan Healthcare Week: Inspiring Excellence in Education

    Healthcare Simulation Week concluded at the Agha Khan University’s Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME) in Karachi and Nairobi with exhilarating exhibits including a Simulation Relay Race, an Escape Room, a moulage workshop, a CPR competition, and Open Houses. These were designed to emphasize teamwork, decision-making, and the ability to navigate complex healthcare scenarios…

  • Indus Hospital Exciting World Lung Day Football Match

    Voices Against Tobacco (VAT), an initiative of Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN), commemorated World Lung Day this week by hosting a friendly football match with partners Karachi United and Kiran Foundation. World Lung Day is commemorated each year to bring attention to the several factors that affect lung health and how to address them.…

  • Zindigi & EFU Spearhead Insurance Digitization Revolution

    Zindigi, a key player in digital financial services, has joined forces with EFU Life Assurance, a leading life insurance provider in Pakistan. This partnership is aimed at offering insurance solutions to safeguard against uncertainty and rising prices, empowering people in Pakistan to protect their physical, mental, and financial well-being through digital insurance products. Zindigi &…

  • AKU Triumphs with Inaugural Class!

    The Aga Khan University AKU launched its Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) today, diversifying its academic offerings and giving students access to a uniquely multifaceted education. AKU’s first new faculty in Pakistan in 30 years, FAS ushers in a new chapter for the University, expanding its programmes beyond the health sciences and teacher education…

  • Naya Nazimabad Gymkhana Visited by Salman Iqbal and got membership

    Chairman ARY Group, Founder & CEO ARY Network, Owner Karachi Kings Mr. Salman Iqbal visited Nazimabd’s Gymkhana and become founder member of Naya Nazimabad Gymkhana. He was so impressed with the facilities provided in the Nazimabad’s Gymkhana that he has taken his first ever membership in any Gymkhana / Club. He congratulated Mr. Arif Habib…

  • Hardships in Clinical Trials: Pakistan Perspective

    Conducting clinical trials is always challenging however these challenges are magnified in low and middle-income countries, said Prof Dr. Faisal Mahmood, Section Head of infectious diseases at Aga Khan University. He shared the many challenges that are particular to LMICs, especially in the context of Pakistan, while speaking at a Media Roundtable on “COVID-19 and…

  • Jazz issues Rs 10B defamation notice to SNGPL

    In response to the recent baseless allegations of gas theft by Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL), Jazz, Pakistan’s largest digital operator, has served the gas company with a Rs 10 billion defamation notice. Categorically refuting SNGPL’s false claims of gas theft at a Karak (KP) site, the telecom company has served a legal notice…

  • 91% of Pakistani Visa Consumers Vulnerable to Scammers .

    According to Visa “Costly confidence”: Fifty-six per cent of respondents claim to be scam-savvy, but 9 in 10 are likely to miss common warnings of fraud 74% would act if a message had a positive hook, such as: “Free gift”,” You’ve been selected”, “You are a winner” 52% of respondents have been a victim of…