Aga Khan Health Services - AKDN

AKDN interview with Miriam Mutebi: The future of cancer care in East Africa

"We know cancer in our region affects people in their prime years of productivity and it is much less costly w...

AKDN / Lucas Cuervo Moura

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BMJ article features AKDN’s health work on potential pathways to net zero emissions

In Bamyan, Afghanistan, a 400-KW solar plant generates over half of the electricity supply for this 141-bed ho...

AKDN / Kiana Hayeri

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AKDN interview with Gijs Walraven, AKDN Director for Health

In Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, hypertension or heart disease receive...

AKDN / Lucas Cuervo Moura

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Aga Khan Health Services



AKHS began work in the 1920s.



AKDN administers 729 hospitals and healthcare centres.


8 million

AKDN health services receive over eight million outpatient attendances and over a quarter of a million inpatients annually.

...improving maternal, neonatal and child health should be one of the highest priorities on the global development agenda. I can think of no other field in which a well-directed effort can make as great or as rapid an impact.

His Highness the Aga Khan
Toronto, May 2014


Approach to Health Services


Environment and Climate


AKHS in East Africa

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AKHS in Central Asia

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AKHS in South Asia


Governance and Management