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Aga Khan University documentary with urban slum residents

As part of our Unit, colleagues from Aga Khan University, Pakistan have created a documentary with Azam Basti community members, looking at the access to healthcare in Azam Basti. To watch the documentary, please click here.

Thu 30 Sep 2021, 10:20

APHRC share the results of the Improving Health in Slums project

On Tuesday 7th September our partners at the APHRC hosted a global health webinar on improving health in slums.

Thu 23 Sep 2021, 16:47

Designing a better sanitary product waste bin

Rebecca Evans, one of our NIHR Global Health PhD students has challenged design students to design a better sanitary waste bin.

Thu 24 Jun 2021, 13:21

The burden of malnutrition in South Asian countries

One of our Unit PhD students Sara Estecha Querol is studying the burden of malnutrition in South Asian countries and has been working with colleages at the Aga Khan University, to research malnutrition among Pakistani adolescents.

Thu 17 Jun 2021, 14:02


In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, our project is keen to make a contribution towards mitigating the impact of COVID-19 in slums. Please see our COVID-19 resource page which contains potentially relevant information about tackling COVID-19 in a slum setting.

Mon 25 Jan 2021, 16:11