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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

AGA KHAN HEALTH SERVICE, TANZANIA AND AFD SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO ESTABLISH AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE UNIT IN DAR ES SALAAM AND MWANZA

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Source: 
IPPMedia

Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania and French Development Agency (AFD), in presence of the French Ambassador and Resident Representative of AKDN signed a €300,000 grant agreement to establish infectious diseases units in Dar es Salam and Mwanza; an initiative undertaken by the Aga Khan Health Service, AFD and other partners.

Salma Lakhani appointed Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, first Muslim in Canada to hold post 2020-07-01

Salma Lakhani has been appointed as the Governor of Alberta province in Canada. (Norquest/Twitter Photo)
Source: 
hindustantimes.com

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Salma Lakjani was devoted to supporting people in her community, from new immigrants and young people, to women and families.

A community advocate and businessperson Salma Lakhani made history on Wednesday upon her appointment as the Lieutenant Governor of the province of Alberta, the first-ever Muslim with roots in the Indian subcontinent to occupy the post in Canada.

50-bed Aga Khan Medical Centre opened in Gilgit 2016-05-26

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim visit Gilgit and inaugurate health centre    2016-05-25
Source: 
DAWN - Pakistan

KARACHI: Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Prince Rahim Aga Khan inaugurated a 50-bed medical centre in Gilgit on Tuesday.

According to a media release, the Aga Khan Medical Centre was established to provide health care in large underserved areas and to complement the government’s efforts to attain the sustainable development goals in health.

The facility — the Gilgit Centre — would provide high quality diagnostic and secondary health care and connect the Gilgit hub through a digital health network to clinics in Singal, Gupis, Aliabad, Soust, Booni and Garamchashma, it added.

The ideal diplomat? Prince Aly Khan

Prince Aly Khan speaking at the United Nations as Representative for Pakistan
Source: 
Daily Times Pakistan

May 12, 1960, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, Aly Khan, dies in a Paris car accident – ending a promising diplomatic career. Who was Aly Khan and what distinguished him from other diplomats? Moreover, what relevance does he hold today?

PAKISTAN: Aga Khan Development Network and Better Shelter build Covid-19 rapid response centres 2020-06-11

View of the Rapid Response Centre installed at Gilgit Medical Complex. © AKHS
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bettershelter.org

Gilgit, Pakistan, 11 June 2020 – In Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral in Northern Pakistan, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), with support from Better Shelter, are setting up six Covid-19 Rapid Response Centres using prefabricated materials and modular designs. Four of the centres will use shelter units donated by Better Shelter.

UAB and AKU join hands on global education and research initiatives 2020-06-10

Aga Khan University Pakistan
Source: 
UAB News

The University of Alabama at Birmingham and Aga Khan University have entered into an agreement to develop collaborative academic, cultural exchange and research programs that will enable faculty and students to explore new ideas in the classroom, laboratory, studio and clinic. The initiative will leverage their shared strengths in research and scholarship to generate knowledge that can help address real world issues.

Shergar: The Complete Story of The Abducted Race Horse 2020-06-09

Shergar with Aga Khan & jockey Walter Swinburn after winning the Derby Stakes Classic (© PA Images)
Source: 
www.gambling.com/news/sherga

On February 1, 1983, TV-am launched on British TV screens. It was a fortnight behind the BBC’s ground-breaking Breakfast Time and the public had already shown themselves to be unsure about watching a news programme whilst eating their Cornflakes.

During those early days it looked like there was not enough interest to justify one televised breakfast show, let alone two.

AKU among seven global institutes collaborating on new pandemic study 2020-06-04

Photo: AKU
Source: 
SAMAA www.samaa.tv

A new grant to spur vital global research into infectious diseases and pandemics has been awarded to the University of Washington (UW) and its partners, including the Aga Khan University, by the US National Institutes of Health’s Centres for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases.
The $8.75 million grant spread over five years will help support UW and collaborators at Rockefeller University in New York City and institutions in Brazil, Pakistan, Senegal, South Africa and Taiwan to develop the United World for Antiviral Research Network.

Aga Khan receives honorary degree from Trinity College 2013 - Video 2013-11-25

The Aga Khan with the Honourable Bill Graham, chancellor of Trinity College (at left) and former provost Andy Orchard (at right)
Source: 
Heritage Society Collection

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x35w5jp

2013, November 25: Toronto, Canada. The University of Toronto’s Trinity College held a special convocation this evening, to bestow upon Mawlana Hazar Imam the degree of Doctor of Sacred Letters, Honoris Causa. IThe Right Honorable Adrienne Clarkson, presented Hazar Imam before the Chancellor of Trinity College

Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam to the worldwide Jamat.on occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr 2020-05-23

Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam, 23 May 2020
Source: 
the.ismaili

My beloved spiritual children,

On the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, I send my special loving blessings to my Jamats throughout the world for your happiness, peace, safety, and good health. My family joins me in wishing you all Eid Mubarak.

Chitral to get Covid-19 testing facility from The Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan

Covid 19 testing centre in Chitral
Source: 
Dawn

CHITRAL: The Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan, (AKHSP), has planned to set up a testing facility of Covid-19 in Chitral and has started the process of importing the machine and allied equipment.

AKHSP regional head Mirajuddin said this while speaking at a ceremony arranged at the inauguration of 28-bedded Covid-19 Response Centre in Booni, Upper Chitral.

He said that establishing a testing facility had become essential in Chitral as sending a swab sample of a suspected patient to Peshawar entailed heavy expenses.

Switzerland and Aga Khan Foundation provide humanitarian aid to farmers of Naryn region 2020-05-22

Aga Khan Foundation provide humanitarian aid to farmers of Naryn region
Source: 
AKI Press

AKIPRESS.COM - To respond to the socio-economic risks arising from the spread of the coronavirus in the region, fodder seeds and fertilizers as well as individual protection materials were provided to farmers and veterinarians in Naryn region of Kyrgyzstan, the Swiss Embassy said.

This humanitarian aid was transferred as part of the project “Emergency support to the livestock sector in Naryn and At-Bashy districts of Naryn region” supported by the Government of Switzerland and the Aga Khan Foundation in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Aga Khan Hospital to offer free COVID-19 tests for inpatients 2020-05-

Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi. /CFM NEWS
Source: 
www.capitalfm.co.ke Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 21 – The Aga Khan University Hospital has started conducting free COVID-19 tests for all in-patients, surgical and day surgery patients, in a precautionary measure aimed at combating the spread of the virus.

The hospital said the move will help it determine the best approach to care for its patients including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) during their admission.

Mayor Johnson accepts donations from Aga Khan Council 2020-05-14

Mayor Eric Johnson of Dallas, Texas
Source: 
The Dallas Weekly

The Aga Khan Council for Central United States, a social governance body of the Ismaili Muslim community, will donate 10,000 surgical masks, 10,000 pairs of gloves, and 1,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to the City of Dallas. Those donations will be distributed to City of Dallas first responders and front-line workers.

3D Tours at the Aga Khan Museum 2020-05-15

The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. Photo: © Janet Kimber
Source: 
Apollo The International Art Magazine

While museums around the world are shuttered due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Apollo’s usual weekly pick of exhibition openings will be replaced by a selection of digital initiatives providing virtual access to art and culture.

The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto has pulled out all the stops with its online offering. There are so far eight 3D tours available as part of the #MuseumWithoutWalls programme, all created using Matterport 3D scanning technology (which means you can experience the tours in virtual reality, if you have a VR headset).

Aga Khan chasing Zarkava glory at the home of the Arc with progressive fillies 2020-05-14

Wonder filly Zarkava is remembered at the scene of her greatest triumph on Thursday Edward Whitake
Source: 
Racing Post

11.40 Longchamp
Prix Zarkava – Fonds Europeen de l'Elevage (Listed) | 1m2½f | 4yo+ fillies and mares | SSR

If you owned and bred one of the superstars of the 21st century you are bound to be keen to win the race named in her honour.

Which may well explain why the Aga Khan has two runners in the Prix Zarkava, which commemorates his outstanding filly who lit up French racing in 2008 with four straight Group 1 wins culminating in success here in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Simeen Scores in Prix de la Pistole at Chantilly 2020-05-13

ga Khas Studs Tweeted - Simeen came from last to first to win the Prix de la Pistole on seasonal debut today. She remains unbeat
Source: 
BoodHorse

Lope de Vega filly is now second favorite for the French One Thousand Guineas (G1).

he Aga Khan's Simeen is now just 5-1 for the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (French One Thousand Guineas, G1) with Coral and Betfair after getting up under a hand ride from Christophe Soumillon in the Prix de la Pistole at Chantilly on May 13.

The daughter of Lope de Vega is now 3-for-3, and trainer Jean-Claude Rouget believes she has a big future, even though she has yet to contest a pattern race.

Sporting Controversies: The brutal, sad and mysterious tale of Shergar 2020-05-12

Shergar with the Aga Khan after winning the 1981 Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photo: Allsport
Source: 
The Irish Times

Dark reality is of a beautiful animal being gunned to death by incompetent criminals

So much is crammed into the Shergar legend that the all but certain reality of this beautiful, blameless creature dying a horrible death has become almost a footnote.

The precise nature of how Shergar was killed has never been definitively established, the same as how much of what happened to the record-breaking Derby winner in the days after his kidnap from the Aga Khan’s Ballymany Stud outside Newbridge on February 8th, 1983, remains unclear.

Imamat Ismaili dá 250 mil euros para o combate à Covid-19 2020-05-04

His Highness The Aga Khan Prince Karim
Source: 
www.noticiasaominuto.com ECONOMIAOMINUTO

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