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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 1.04 billion

Amount Disbursed in 2023


Patient visits in 2023

​​General Zakat & Sadqa Fund​

​​​Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. When you donate your Zakat to The Patients’ Behbud Society (PBS) for The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), we guarantee your Zakat is used to treat the...

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Breast Cancer

​​​​​​Breast cancer is responsible for over 24% of all cancer-related deaths among women in Pakistan. The disease affects women of all socio-economic classes. At The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH...

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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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Music to Her Ears: Kazbano's Journey

​​​​Imagine watching a movie, only to have the television suddenly muted, and you can't find the remote control. That would be an unsettling and frustrating experience for the average person. But this...

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Healing Hamza

Hamza is nine years old today. In his short life, he has been diagnosed with blood cancer, told there is no cure, then brought to the Aga Khan University Hospital, where he underwent six months of can...

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A New Life: Hamza's Story

Hamza was born a seemingly healthy baby. Zeeshan, Hamza's father worked as a rickshaw driver, and had limited means but Hamza was a much-cherished addition to Zeeshan and his wife's life. However, as ...

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