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Imamat Day Mubarak 2015-07-11

H.H. The Aga Khan IV

This year marks the 58th anniversary of the ascension to the throne of Imamat for Shah Karim al-Husayni our 49th Holy Imam

MoU signed for EPI vaccination between AKUH and District Health Authority (DHA) Rawalpindi

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.

Aga Khan Museum acquires massive Lego sculpture of an ancient African metropolis 2021-02-23

Ekow Nimako, Kumbi Saleh 3020 CE (2019) Connie Tsang
Source: 
theartnewspaper.com

The conceptual work by the Ghanian-Canadian artist Ekow Nimako addresses the cultural impact of Kumbi Saleh, the centre of the trans-Saharan trade route

The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto has acquired a colossal sculpture made from 100,000 pieces of Lego by the Ghanian-Canadian artist Ekow Nimako, who is known for his Afrofuturist reimaginings of Black histories built from Lego bricks.

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.

Wedding of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah and Yvette Labrousse (Mata Salamat) 1944-10-10

Wedding celebrations on wedding of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah and Mata Salamat

The Ismailia community of Africa celebrated the marriage of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah and Begum Mata Salamat (Yvette Labrousse) held in Geneva, Switzerland on 10th October, 1944

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat at Calcutta Air[port 1952-02-25

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat arriving at Calcutta Airport  1952-02-25

L'Aga Khan III lors de sa descente d'avion, en fauteuil roulant, après avoir fait une crise cardiaque, et la Bégum Aga Khan, Om Habibeh, Yvette Labrousse, le 25 février 1952, à Calcutta, Inde. (Photo by KEYSTONE-FRANCE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat at Yakimour during the 1956 Cannes Film Festival

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Mata Salamat at Yakimour during the 1956 Cannes Film Festival

Le 9ème Festival de CANNES 1956 s'est déroulé du 23 avril au 10 mai : Danny KAYE, une cigarette à la main, discutant avec l'Aga KHAN, assis dans un fauteuil roulant, et son épouse la Bégum dans les jardins de leur villa Yakimour, au bord de la piscine. (Photo by GAROFALO Jack/SIMON Michou/Paris Match via Getty Images)

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah had symbolic weighing ceremony in Cairo, Egypt 199-02-23

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah with Begum Mata Salamat and Prince Aly Khan  at the Semiramis Hotel in Cairo, Egypt

L'Aga Kahn III pesé symboliquement (symbolic weighing ceremony) en présence de sa femme la bégum Om Habibeh Yvette Labrousse, et Prince Aly Salomone Khan le 23 février 1955 à l'hôtel Semiramis au Caire, Egypte. (Photo by KEYSTONE-FRANCE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Message from Hazar Imam on the announcement of the engagement of Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya 2006-04-26

Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya
Source: 
Council for Canada

Hazar Imam expressed His great joy and special happiness in informing the Jamat about the engagement and future marriage of His beloved second son Prince Hussain to Miss Kristin J. White who had embraced Islam and adopted the name Khaliya.

Hazar Imam said "I am sure that My Jamat will share with Me in this most happy news as I rejoice Myself"

Hazar Imam led Juma Namaz at Juma Masjid in Mumbai 1958-03-21

Hazar Imam at Juma Masjid in Mumbai. He led the Juma Namaz  1958-03-21

Mowlana Hazar Imam at Juma Masjid in Mumbai on Friday March 21 1958 where he recited Juma Namaz

Pakistani women scale the heights in rescue teams

Avalanche rescue training in Chitral [image courtesy: AKAH-P]
Source: 
The Third Pole

Shamim Bano, a middle-school teacher, has recently returned from a fortnight in Kabul where she taught Afghan women to do search and rescue work. The training “involved climbing mountains and gorges using ropes and harnesses, using ziplines and rappelling. Any wrong move and you can start a rock fall,” she explained.

Handling serious casualties, “with broken bones, head, neck and back injuries,” was also part of the training, she added.

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah attended the wedding of the Shah of Persia 1951-02-12

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah seen at the wedding off the Shah-en-Shah of Iran and Shahbanoo

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah attended the wedding of the Shah-en-Shah of Persian on 12th February 1951

Hazar Imam attended the Prix du Jockey event at the Hippodrome at Chantilly 1973-06-04

Hazar Imam with Begum Salimah at Chantilly for the Prix du Jockey Club, le 4 juin 1973
Source: 
getty images

Karim Aga Khan et La Bégum Salimah Aga Khan à l'occasion du Prix du Jockey Club, le 4 juin 1973 à l'hippodrome de Chantilly, France. (Photo by Jean Claude FRANCOLON/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah accompanied by Begum Mata Salamat visited London, England 1955-05-22

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah at London Airport with Begum Mata Salamat

La bégum des Ismaéliens Aga Khan Yvette Labrousse, et le prince Aga Khan III
La bégum des Ismaéliens Aga Khan Yvette Labrousse et le prince Aga Khan III lors de leur arrivée à l'aéroport de Londres le 22 mai 1955, au Royaume-Uni. (Photo by KEYSTONE-FRANCE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah arrived in London, United Kingdom accompanied by Begum Mata Salamat

In the great service and cause of Islam

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Mowlana leading the East African Muslim Welfare Society Delegation to raise funds for the education of African children recently toured the countries of the Middle East. The picture shows them with the President Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia in his royal palace in Tunis. Those in picture are Count V.M. Nazarali, Mowlana Hazar Imam, President Bourguiba, Chief Abdulla Fundikira President of the Society, Sheikh Omar bin Abdulla of Zanzibar and Rai Shariff Bandali Jaffer of Kampala.

Golden Jubilee of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad 1937-03-01

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Ismaili Leaders in Kenya welcome Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah for the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Imamat

The All-Africa Diamond Jubilee Celebrations were held in Dar-es-Salaam 1946-08-10

All-africa Diamond Jubilee celebrations held in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania  1946-08-10

The All-Africa celebrations of the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Rt-Honorable Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah The Aga Khan held at Dar-es-Salaam 10th August, 1946

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah celebrated the Platinum Jubilee of His Imamat in Karachi, Pakistan 1954-02-02

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah acknowledges the greeting of well-wishers at Karachi weighing ceremony

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah celebrated the Platinum Jubilee with a weighing ceremony at Karachi, Pakistan on 2nd February 1954

Bringing Clean Energy and Co-Benefits to Remote Communities in Tajikistan and Afghanistan with AKFED 2021-02-04

Pamir Mountains
Source: 
reliefweb, OXFAM

Overview

This case study shows how clean, affordable and reliable electricity can be provided to thousands of people even in the poorest, most remote and difficult terrains. It illustrates how this simultaneously reduces energy poverty and carbon emissions while generating multiple co-benefits, including increased incomes, improved food security and community well-being, reduced deforestation, improved health from removing smoke from biofuels from homes, and improved healthcare and educational outcomes.

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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.


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