Aga Khan Health Board
The Aga Khan Health Board (AKHB) is a volunteer organisation under the Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom (UK). It was established to improve the overall health of the Ismaili Muslim Community in the UK. Through educational programmes, health resources and community outreach, the board aims to improve the physical and mental health of the community. AKHB also provides First Aid and headstart training, as well raises awareness of the non-communicable diseases through it programmatic activity.
Worldwide, tuberculosis (TB) is known to have the highest death rate of all infectious diseases — far more than Covid-19. Approximately 10 million new cases of TB emerge annually, more than 4 million of which are thought to be undiagnosed. Efforts to find effective and accessible therapies are therefore essential, especially for the developing world.
The topic of gut health is receiving increased attention recently as new research comes to light. Dr Rabia Topan, a gastroenterologist and researcher, with a special interest in the gut-brain connection, took the time to discuss all things gut health after appearing as an expert on a UK Channel 4 TV series about the topic.
While the risk is currently assessed as low, for information purposes, the Aga Khan University Hospital has put together a fact sheet with answers to frequently asked questions about the Monkeypox virus.
Eyelid “lumps and bumps” (lesions) are common.
Please find below two poems written by Farah Stokes.
Time to Talk Day is observed every year in the United Kingdom on 3 February. It is considered to be the “nation’s biggest mental health conversation where families, friends, workplaces and communities come together to talk, listen and change lives.”
Age related macular degeneration (ARMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK.
Please read these information sheets for expectant women.
What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccinations and Variants.