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Mawlana Hazar Imam presided over the inaugural Global Pluralism Award on 15 November 2017.

With diet, exercise and proper management of the condition, women with gestational diabetes can control their blood sugar levels

According to the International Diabetes Federation, 1 in 7 births are affected by gestational diabetes. Sanja Petrovic, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, discusses important information about gestational diabetes, and how to manage it.

Left to right: Global Pluralism Award winners Leyner Palacios Asprilla of Colombia, Alice Wairimu Nderitu of Kenya, and Daniel Webb of Australia.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is scheduled to arrive in Ottawa on 14 November to preside over the inaugural Global Pluralism Awards ceremony, being held Wednesday.

Tanzania Street food

To mark the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee on 11th July 2017, TheIsmaili Nutrition Centre is pleased to launch "Taste of Culture" - a celebration of our cultural diversity through the joy of food. Travel around the world with us, as we dish out food secrets from the locals themselves. From Dar-es-Salaam to Dallas, discover some of the most notable and mouth-watering local dishes that promise to make you a cultural connoisseur! Our first Stop: DAR-ES-SALAAM, TANZANIA.

Professor Spergel at the Ismaili Centre Burnaby

Dr. David Spergel, a Princeton University astrophysicist, and 26 other researchers - 2 of whom are professors at the University of British Columbia -  have been awarded $3 million US for the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics.

Ismaili Community Chair Mr Aman Kurji and the Imam Mehdi Jamal say the community is celebrating 60 years since His Highness the Aga Khan was anointed as their Spiritual leader. Originally published on the Daily Nation website.

His Highness, the Aga Khan, is today commemorating 60 years as the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. Originally published on the NTV-Kenya website.

Mawlana Hazar Imam has remarked that Ismaili Centres have come to be seen as "ambassadorial buildings, which today reflect and illustrate much of what the Shia Ismaili community represents." These centres serve as a bridge between the Ismaili community and the communities where Ismailis live. There are six such buildings around the world, in London, Lisbon, Dubai, Dushanbe, Vancouver, and Toronto. Each building is unique both in architectural style as well as functionality. This photo essay depicts the beauty of these buildings, with quotes by Mawlana Hazar Imam on their function and importance.

Too often, we struggle to follow through with our pledges. Munira Premji says that this might be because we approach pledges as a way to "fix ourselves". If instead, we had a compelling enough reason for the change, we may be more successful. Read on for some strategies to make a #DJHealthPledge today.

Mayor of Dallas, Mike Rawlings taking a tour of the Ismaili Jamatkhana, Plano facilities.

Many events are organized at the Jamatkhana that aspire to stimulate the intellect, encourage dialogue, and celebrate cultural diversity in the greater Dallas area.

This year, on 11 July 2017, the Ismaili Community around the world marked the Diamond Jubilee and the 60th anniversary of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s ascension to the Imamat.

 

This year, on the 11 July 2017, the Ismaili Community around the world marked the Diamond Jubilee, and the 60th anniversary of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s ascension to the Imamat.

Eat the Rainbow!

Is your food colourful enough? At only 21, Nabila Juma was in pain, tired and overweight. She soon realized that it had a lot to do with her diet. Read about how adding more colour to her diet helped Nabila become healthier, happier, leaner and more energetic.

His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic, thanks the Ismaili community for their contributions to the nation.

Portuguese President visits Jamat at Ismaili Centre, expresses nation’s gratitude

Syed Ali Abbas Razawi at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto, where he gave a keynote lecture at the occasion of Yawm-e Ali 2017. Salim Nensi

Sayed Ali Abbas Razawi gave a lecture commemorating Yawm-e-Ali, the birthday of Hazrat Ali, at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto on Saturday, 1 April 2017.

Earth Day is celebrated every year on 22 April to raise awareness about the impact of human activity on our planet

In honour of Earth Day, Saher Lalani highlights the staggering amount of food that is wasted globally each year. Check out these tips on how you can help change this.

When Sakina learned that her son Danyal was officially obese, she turned to a health awareness programme by The Aga Khan Health Board, India for answers. "Little Master Chef" not only helped Danyal and other children learn about healthier eating, it also taught the Jamat that healthy food can also be yummy.

“When dealing with the ravages of cancer,” says Munira Premji, “be kind to yourself and to eat nutritionally when you can.” Photo: Frances Darwin

To mark World Cancer Day on 4 February, Munira Premji shares what she has learned from her relationship with food while battling the ravages of three cancers over the past five years.

US Ambassador Elizabeth Millard and the First Deputy Minister Rahmatullo Mirboboev look at the educational material on display by the Aga Khan Foundation at the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe. Rukhshona Broimshoeva

To mark International Education Week, the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe hosted an education fair in November that was attended by dignitaries from the Ministry of Education and Science, as well as the United States Ambassador to Tajikistan.

Some of the 20 students who completed the Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop attending their graduation ceremony at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon. AKF Portugal / Sofia Nunes

The camera is well known for its power to capture, but over the course of a seven day workshop, a group of students in Lisbon learned firsthand of its power to transform.