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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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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.

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.

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

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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.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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

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

(Google translation of original Portuguese article. See below)

Holy Talika from Mawlana Hazar Imam 2020-04-23

Holy Talika during COVID-19 pandemic
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the.ismaili

The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam to the global Jamat.
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My beloved spiritual children,

Sindh Govt, Aga Khan University Joins Hands To Boost COVID-19 Critical Care 2020-04-18

The Sindh government and Aga Khan University (AKU) have entered into a partnership under which the AKU will provide free-of-cost
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urdupoint.com

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Apr, 2020 ) :The Sindh government and Aga Khan University (AKU) have entered into a partnership under which the AKU will provide free-of-cost training and technical assistance on Covid-19 critical care to healthcare professionals working in the public sector.

Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Secretary Health Sindh Zahid Abbasi , AKU Medical College Dean Dr Adil Haider and AKUH CEO Shagufta Hassan signed MoUs at the Sindh Secretariat here on Friday, a statement said.


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