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Seven handy tips to help your child during exam season
Seven handy tips to help your child during exam season
21 April 2022

No matter how old your child is, exam season can be stressful for everyone involved. Whilst you can’t sit their exams for them, there are ways you can help. Read on for several useful tips to help everyone beat exam stress.

Five practical steps for students to cope with exam season
Five practical steps for students to cope with exam season
21 April 2022

For students, the reintroduction of in-person exams can cause stress and anxiety. Whether it's your first time sitting an exam in high school, or you’re an experienced pro at university, we could all use some help. By finding ways to remain calm, exam season can be a lot easier to cope with.

Afghanistan has seen considerable change over the past 30 to 40 years.
Afghanistan has seen considerable change over the past 30 to 40 years.
Afghanistan today: An interview with Dr Najmuddin Najm, CEO of AKF Afghanistan
Afghanistan today: An interview with Dr Najmuddin Najm, CEO of AKF Afghanistan
15 April 2022

Dr Najm speaks about the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, what the Aga Khan Foundation is doing in response, and his hopes for the future.

Honorable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania and Princess Zahra laid the foundation stone of the cancer care centre at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam.

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Honorable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania and Princess Zahra laid the foundation stone of the cancer care centre at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam.
Video: Foundation ceremony for cancer care centre in Tanzania
15 April 2022

In an effort to strengthen the health system in Tanzania, the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam launched a state-of-the-art cancer care centre earlier this week, for which the foundation stone was laid by Princess Zahra and Honourable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania.

Princess Zahra (left) and Honorable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania (right), lay the foundation stone of the cancer care centre at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, on 10 April 2022.
Princess Zahra (left) and Honorable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania (right), lay the foundation stone of the cancer care centre at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, on 10 April 2022.
Princess Zahra lays foundation stone for cancer care centre in Tanzania
Princess Zahra lays foundation stone for cancer care centre in Tanzania
13 April 2022

The Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project is a first-of-its kind initiative addressing the impact of non-communicable diseases in the country and wider region.

The metaverse is an evolving future state of technology, but also a world that doesn’t quite exist just yet.
The metaverse is an evolving future state of technology, but also a world that doesn’t quite exist just yet.
Our journey to the Metaverse
Our journey to the Metaverse
9 April 2022

We often hear that technology is evolving towards the metaverse, but what exactly is the metaverse, and how will we get there?

The theme for World Health Day in 2022 is “our planet, our health.”
The theme for World Health Day in 2022 is “our planet, our health.”
Our planet, our health
Our planet, our health
6 April 2022

Our health depends on the planet, and right now the planet’s health depends on us.

Princess Zahra welcomes Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President of Greece, to the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, as Prince Hussain and Nazim Ahmad look on.
Princess Zahra welcomes Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President of Greece, to the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, as Prince Hussain and Nazim Ahmad look on.
Greek President visits Ismaili Centre, Lisbon
Greek President visits Ismaili Centre, Lisbon
3 April 2022

The President of Greece, Ms Katerina Sakellaropoulou, visited the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, during her three-day trip to Portugal last week. She was welcomed to the Centre by Princess Zahra and Prince Hussain.

Old Fanous Ramadan, also known as Ramadan lantern is a famous Egyptian folklore associated with Ramadan.
Old Fanous Ramadan, also known as Ramadan lantern is a famous Egyptian folklore associated with Ramadan.
Ramadan
Ramadan
31 March 2022

In Muslim tradition, Ramadan is a time of heightened commitment to piety and purification through special observances such as fasting, the performance of good deeds – including charitable giving and voluntary service – and through personal sacrifices of material comforts. These observances can lead to spiritual fulfilment and a sense of renewal.

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Video: Statement by Prince Rahim on Afghanistan
30 March 2022

Speaking today at the Afghanistan Conference 2022 on behalf of Mawlana Hazar Imam, Prince Rahim urged the international community to act with generosity and speed “at a time when so many Afghans are in peril.” The meeting was convened by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, and co-hosted by the Governments of Qatar, the United Kingdom, and Germany. 

The current situation in Afghanistan is unparalleled. The UN reports that over 24 million people require humanitarian assistance to survive.
The current situation in Afghanistan is unparalleled. The UN reports that over 24 million people require humanitarian assistance to survive.
Standing with Afghans at a time of dire need
Standing with Afghans at a time of dire need
30 March 2022

Afghanistan is at a critical point in its history. Since 1990, the country’s Human Development Index score has increased by almost 70 per cent despite numerous political and security uncertainties. However, this progress faces an existential challenge following the collapse of the government on 15 August 2021.

Over 20 per cent of college students say their mental health has significantly worsened under Covid-19.
Over 20 per cent of college students say their mental health has significantly worsened under Covid-19.
Online learning at UCA: a story of adaptation
Online learning at UCA: a story of adaptation
28 March 2022

On 15 March 2020, during the spring semester, the University of Central Asia (UCA) campus in Naryn closed abruptly, to stop the spread of Covid-19. Students and teachers were faced with a challenging question: how to continue classes and learning, when everyone had been asked to stay at home?

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