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Aga Khan University honours graduates at global convocation
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Aga Khan University honours graduates at global convocation

Karachi: The first-ever global convocation ceremony of the Aga Khan University (AKU) was live-streamed to a worldwide audience today, as 667 students on three continents received their degrees and listened to speeches by His Highness the Aga Khan, Chief Guest Melinda French Gates and AKU President Firoz Rasul. His Highness the Aga Khan, AKU’s founder and…

Ziauddin University organizes the virtual seminar “Reality or Myth of COVID-19 Vaccine”
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Ziauddin University organizes the virtual seminar “Reality or Myth of COVID-19 Vaccine”

KARACHI: “The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved three vaccines till now. The first is the Sinopharm vaccine; the second is the Oxford University research project – Astrazeneca vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India. The third is the Sputnik-V, manufactured by the Russian State Institute. We are currently using the Sinopharm…

AKU becomes the first academic entity in South Asia to gain ACGME-I accreditation
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AKU becomes the first academic entity in South Asia to gain ACGME-I accreditation

KARACHI: The Aga Khan University’s Departments of Postgraduate Medical Education, PGME, in Karachi and Nairobi have become the first in South Asia and Africa to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International, ACGME-I. ACGME-I is a global accreditation body that verifies that medical education institutions, as well as their postgraduate programs…

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Encroachments around JPMC and NICVD hamper ambulance movement

KARACHI: Encroachment and illegal parking around the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and two other major hospitals of Karachi are not only hampering the movement of ambulances carrying patients with emergency requirements but also causing inconvenience to the visitors and the hospital staff. The staff of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), National Institute of…

AKU wins PKR 14.5 million grant to develop new, targeted stem cell treatments for blood cancer
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AKU wins PKR 14.5 million grant to develop new, targeted stem cell treatments for blood cancer

KARACHI: AKU’s Centre for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research (CRM) has won a PKR 14.5 million grant to develop new, targeted therapies for a common form of blood cancer in adults, Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) leukemia. The chromosomal defect is known as the Philadelphia chromosome (Ph) is a characteristic of two important types of blood…

JPMC received 1,405 COVID-19 patients in 2020
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JPMC received 1,405 COVID-19 patients in 2020

KARACHI: As many as 1,405 Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have been brought to the COVID-19 Isolation Ward of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) from 18 March to 31 December 2020, out of which 54 died due to COVID-19 related complications. The JPMC data showed that 22,871 tests were conducted from 18 March to 31 December…

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