Every morning Dr. Hajira tours the maternity wards at the Faizabad hospital with other doctors and trainees.
We all deserve to reach our highest standard of health. Working with governments, private institutions, local communities, and global experts, we invest in strong healthcare systems to help people make healthy choices, and get quality care when an issue arises – even in remote areas. Our programs promote public health awareness, training for professionals of all kinds, and improvements to a range of facilities, from basic rural clinics to specialized centres for treatment and research on a global scale.
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Jane Wanyama is the CEO of Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu. Her position is rare for a woman in East Africa – or for that matter, anywhere in the world.
Midwives are often on the frontlines of health care in developing countries, delivering crucial patient-centered care to women and their
Duration: 2014-2017 Location: Mali Budget: $5.3 million (Global Affairs Canada: $4.5 million; AKFC: $800,000) Description: This program sought to improve
Duration: 2012-2018 Location: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Canada, Egypt, Uganda, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Tanzania,
Duration: 2015-2020 Location: Afghanistan Budget: $75.2 million (Global Affairs Canada: $55 million; Agence française de développement: $13.2 million; AKFC: $7 million)
Duration: 2015-2019 Location: India Budget: $44.2 million (Government of India: $16.9 million; other donors: $14.3 million; community contributions: $7.8 million; AKF-USA:
Duration: 2016-2020 Location: Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Pakistan Budget: $30.5 million (Global Affairs Canada: $25 million; AKFC: $5.5 million) Description: AQCESS
Duration: 2017-2020 Location: Kenya Budget: $2 million (International Development Research Centre: $1 million; AKFC: $1 million) Description: Collaboratively led by the