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Living the healthy heart lifestyle

According to experts speaking during a World Heart Day event held at AKUH, the number of deaths due to heart diseases is expected to rise to 23 million in next 10-15 years with 80 per cent of these deaths occurring in low-income countries like Pakistan.

September 28, 2014

Ready... Set... Ignite!

CCIT’s first effort was an Ignite event. Ignite is similar to TED Talks but with more stringent rules.

September 22, 2014

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AKU IN THE MEDIA

Two isolation wards to fight Ebola is all the Sindh govt has planned

Speaking at the event organised by PMA on Ebola, Dr Afia Zafar of AKUH said that there is minimal chance that the virus will find its way into Pakistan. “But because people travel a lot so we can’t ignore the issue.”

The Express Tribune

To end poverty we must invest in kids

An article by Dr Alex Awiti of AKU: Recent estimates by the World Bank put the population of global poor at 1.44 billion people, based on the $1.25 daily expenditure.

The Star

‘Number of hepatitis C cases rising in Pakistan, falling in other developing countries’

“We are developing about 250,000 new infections annually,” said Dr Saeed Hamid, Chair, Department of Medicine, during a three-day conference on Hep C at AKU.

The Express Tribune

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