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We are an independent, charitable society responsible for collecting and disbursing zakat to mustehiq patients who visit the ​
Aga Khan University Hospital and its secondary hospitals​.​​​

 Quality Care

High quality treatment for many illnesses under one roof.

Shariah Certification

We received Shariah Certification based on a review of our processes by Shariah scholars.

Equal treatment

Paying and mustehiq patients are both treated with dignity.​​​​​

Rs 2.08 billion



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​​General Zakat Fund​

​​Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. By donating your zakat to AKUH, you ensure th​at this zakat is used to treat the most underprivileged patients, many of whom require complex and comprehens...

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Breast Cancer

​​​ Breast cancer is responsible for 30.8 per cent of all cancer related deaths among women in Pakistan and affects women of all socio-economic classes. At AKUH, women who are diagnosed with breast ca...

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Hepatitis C

​​The national figures for Pakistan for the prevalence of Hepatitus B virus and Hepatitus C virus (HCV) are 2.5 % and 4.9 % respectively . With a population of 200 million, this translates to a health...

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Conjoined Twins Separated at AKUH

​​​ In December 2020, a team of surgeons, nurses and support staff at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi successfully separated conjoined twins—for the second time in AKUH’s history. The twins,...

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Standing on his own two feet

​“Look at me,” says Waqar smiling, “Can you tell that I have had a major operation and have a prosthetic in my leg?” From a small village in Dadu district, Waqar Ahmed Narejo is enthusiastic about rec...

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Restoring youth and vitality

​​​​Seventeen year old Muhammad Siraj Chandio smiles and taps his foot nervously as he narrates his story. “Three years ago, when I was fourteen, I started getting a fever and felt very weak. I felt n...

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