The Aga Khan University (Karachi) held a seminar and health mela to mark the World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day marked

By our correspondent

KARACHI: The Aga Khan University held a seminar and health mela to mark the World Diabetes Day in order to increase awareness of diabetes and related problems among the masses. A large number of people attended the mela where free tests related to diabetes and informative materials were offered to the public. Experts expressed concern that the institutions specialising in diabetes care are limited in number and are concentrated in big cities.

The News International Pakistan

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

3 thoughts

  1. Aga Khan University (AKU) provides higher education and develops research pertinent to Pakistan and the developing world at internationally accepted academic standards. Its overall mandate is to promote the welfare of the people of Pakistan and other developing countries.The University is chartered by the Government of Pakistan as an international university with the authority to operate programmes, branches and campuses anywhere in the world. An international Board of Trustees governs AKU which currently has ten teaching sites in seven countries.

    – AKU


  2. Founded by His Highness the Aga Khan and chartered in 1983 as Pakistan’s first private university, Aga Khan University’s (AKU) objective is to promote human welfare in general, and the welfare of the people of Pakistan in particular, by disseminating knowledge and providing instruction, training, research and service in the health sciences, education and such other branches of learning as the University may determine. AKU is an international University spread over eight countries – Pakistan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom, Afghanistan, Syria and Egypt.

    AKU Press Release


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