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Secondly, the education of Ismaili women has allowed the Jamat to evolve on a societal, cultural, and even political basis, because the mothers' transmission of knowledge helps to raise the overall standing of the next generation. Education has also been shown to correlate directly with a lower incidence of morbidity in both mental and physical health.

Our 26th Holy Pir Sadardin

Our 26th Holy Pir Sadardin was born in Sabzwar in Iran on the 2nd day of Rabi-ul-Awal in A.H. 700 (A.D. 100). He passed away in Oochh, India on the 12th day of Rajab A.H. 819 (A.D. 1416). He was also known by his ancestral name of Muhammad and also as 'Baargur', 'Sohodev', 'Harischandra', Haji Sadarshah' and 'Sadrudin'. Pir Sadardin was the great,great grandson of Pir Shams. Pir Sadardin at a very early age traveled from Khorasan with Pir Shams to Hindustan where he acquired a very deep understanding of the Hindu faith.

The quiet revolutionary 1991-08-18

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
The (Manchester) Guardian Weekly, August 18, 1991

The quiet revolutionary
By Akbar S. Ahmed
The (Manchester) Guardian Weekly, August 18, 1991
Picture caption: The Aga Khan: paradox

Hazar Imam visits Sialkot Jamat Khana 1964-11-26

Hazar Imam congratulated the Jamat for a clean, neat and attractive Health Center

Hazar Imam wrote during the visit to Sialkot "I congratulate you for a clean, neat and attractive Health Center and I am sure that with continued care and hard work, all My Jamath will become fully conscious of the necessity for proper medical attention at all times. Congratulations to all.
26th November 1964

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 Aga Khan III’s Letter to “Times of London” 1951-10-30

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah
Source: 
pamirtimes.wordpress.com Pamir Times

In response to an article published by the Times of London, in 1951, the 48th Imam of the Ismaili Muslims had written an
explainatory reaction. The text below has been shared by Engineer Baig Ali.
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Aga Khan National Council, Mission Save Bangladesh to provide aid to underprivileged communities 2020-07-31

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Source: 
The Daily Star

The Aga Khan National Council for Bangladesh has announced its partnership, under the Ismaili CIVIC umbrella, with Mission Save Bangladesh initiative to provide emergency support to underprivileged communities.

In keeping with its longstanding tradition of helping those in need, the Ismaili CIVIC today donated to Mission Save Bangladesh to provide underprivileged people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic with meat, rice and vegetables during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, according to a press release issued today.

UCA and AKAH partner to promote development in Tajikistan 2020-07-30

UCA and AKAH partner to promote development in Tajikistan
Source: 
The Times of Central Asia

DUSHANBE (TCA) — The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Tajikistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 27 to develop Khorog into a safe and resilient city, and collaborate on several educational initiatives, including research capacities of young and mid-career scientists and lecturers.

Progressive Valia vanquishes Longchamp rivals 2020-07-23

Valia was the star on Longchamp's eight-race card  2020-07-23
Source: 
www.rte.ie/sport/racing

The Alain de Royer Dupre-trained Valia lit up an otherwise humdrum card at Longchamp this afternoon with a commanding victory in the Listed Prix de Thiberville for three-year-old fillies and could develop into a legitimate contender for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

De Royer Dupre and owner the Aga Khan presciently entered the daughter of Sea The Stars and 2014 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches runner-up Veda in Europe's most prestigious race last month, despite her being unraced.

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 establishes premium service unit 2020-07-22

The Aga Khan University Hospital
Source: 
.businessdailyafrica.com

The Aga Khan University Hospital has introduced a premium outpatient facility where patients will pay Sh6,000 to see a consultant doctor.

The Sh55 million Peponi Executive and Specialty Clinic located in Westlands will house consultants and comes equipped with diagnostic machines, a laboratory and pharmacy.

The Sh6,000 consultancy fee is nearly triple what the hospital charges for visits to general doctors, but nearly matches what private consultants charge for specialised services.

Tanzania: Aga Khan Opens 345m/-Health Facility in Kibaha 2020-07-17

Tanzania: Aga Khan Opens 345m/-Health Facility in Kibaha
Source: 
allafrica.com

RESIDENTS of Kibaha District and its environs are expected to get better healthcare services, after the Aga Khan Health Services (Tanzania), opened a 345m/-facility.

It is the first Aga Khan Polyclinic Health Centre in the town which will enable citizens to access quality, safe and affordable services.

The Head of Primary Medical Center in Dar es Salaam, Coast and Eastern Zone, Mr Shakir Bandari said the Aga Khan has invested $ 150,000 (about 345m/-), to build a modern system of providing Radiology services (PACS) and access to specialists through electronic/network--tele consultation.

Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat on the occasion of Imamat Day 2020-07-11

Talika Mubarak on the occasion of Imamat Day 2020-07-11
Source: 
the.ismaili

On the occasion of Imamat Day, Mawlana Hazar Imam has graciously sent a Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat, which is being shared via The Ismaili.

My beloved spiritual children,

On the occasion of Imamat day, the 11th of July 2020, I send my warmest and most affectionate paternal maternal loving blessings to all my beloved spiritual children throughout the world.
I send my best loving blessings for the souls of all my ruhani spiritual children, and I pray that their souls may rest in eternal peace.

University of Central Asia Receives Long-Term OPIC Support to Complete Its Second Campus in Khorog, Tajikistan 2015-10-30

Aga Khan Development Network The Naryn Campus of the University of Central Asia | Aga Khan .
Source: 
businesswire.com

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Central Asia (UCA) is rapidly progressing to complete the construction of its second campus in Tajikistan, scheduled to be ready by 2017, at a total capital layout of $94.4 million.

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.

AKU launches special graduate programme for govt health officials 2015-04-14

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

Karachi

For the first time in Pakistan, officials of the provincial government working on the district and provincial levels will be able to enrol in a graduate program on health policy and management as part of an initiative to build capacity to ensure better delivery of services.

For this the Sindh government on Monday signed an agreement with the Aga Khan University and John Snow Inc, as part of the strengthening health systems component of the USAID’s maternal and child health program.

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The idea of planetary trust and stewardship is recognized by Judaïsm, Christianity and Islam as well as many other religions. This is also explicit and implicit in major instruments of international law. It has, therefore, some claim to universality.

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any ethic of nature that sees no reason to elevate humankind above the rest of the natural world - and hence refuses to justify our harnessing of the biosphere to our own selfish ends - is going to be forced sooner or later to challenge the ethical and metaphysical underpinning of capitalism

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It should be equally possible to extend this procedure further, to investigate how a modern businessman motivates his staff and to ask why these techniques cannot be applied to schools, hostels or hospitals just as much as offices or factories, after all, by far the largest item of expense in any major social institution is the cost of its salaried staff

quote 840

As High Commissioner for Refugees, I can assure you that one should not encourage any clandestine immigration. One should not encourage people to come here unless they are properly sponsored, unless they have submitted to the Immigration formalities, unless they have been given clearance through the proper channels


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