Aga Khan University Centre of Excellence in Women

By | September 18, 2019

The Aga Khan University Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health

Aga Khan University Centre of Excellence in Women – see details below:

The AKU CoE WCH EA focuses on establishing high quality education, multidisciplinary research and training programmes in women, child and adolescent health. It targets population health, health systems and clinical care, aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Centre contributes to research and knowledge management with specific focus on health systems strengthening and quality of care, particularly in remote groups and vulnerable populations. It is involved in evidence-based advocacy and capacity development, impacting on health worker training to serve the needs of the most vulnerable populations in low and middle income countries. In East Africa, the Centre is instrumental in strengthening the local capacity in research, learning and service delivery. In its various programmes, the CoE WCH works in collaboration with governments, academia, private sector, development partners, civil society and other stakeholders.​

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Mission:

​To make effective and meaningful contributions to the health of women and children in Pakistan and in the developing world, through;

  • The pursuit of highest quality clinical service
  • Innovative educational and competency development programs
  • Innovative research and discovery
  • Our core values will influence the global health status in the developing world in present times and future.

​This Vision and Mission of the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health would be consistent with​ the charter of Aga Khan University.​

Vision:

​We aim to be the leading academic centre in the field of women and child health, recognized nationally and globally for excellence in education, research, and clinical care.​​

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Programm​es and Grants

The AKU CoE WCH EA focuses on establishing high quality education, multidisciplinary research and training programmes in women, child and adolescent health. It targets population health, health systems and clinical care, aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals. The Centre contributes to research and knowledge management with specific focus on health systems strengthening and quality of care, particularly in remote groups and vulnerable populations.

It is involved in evidence-based advocacy and capacity development, impacting on health worker training to serve the needs of the most vulnerable populations in low and middle income countries. In East Africa, the Centre is instrumental in strengthening the local capacity in research, learning and service delivery. In its various programmes, the CoE WCH works in collaboration with governments, academia, private sector, development partners, civil society and other stakeholders.

East Africa

Prof Marleen Temmerman
T: +254(0) 20 366 2000, Ext. 1135/1511
M: +254 (​0) 780 554188/+254 (0) 701 961978 ​​​

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