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Aga Khan University Trauma and Injury Research Training Program (AKU TIRTP)

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Funding Fogarty Program

Trauma and Injury

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Aga Khan University Trauma and Injury Research Training Program (AKU TIRTP)

Principal Institution

Aga Khan University (Pakistan)

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Khan, Nadeem Ullah; Hyder, Adnan A.; Razzak, Junaid Abdul

Project Contact Information

nadeemullah.khan@aku.edu

Year(s) Awarded

2005-2026

Country

Afghanistan; Kenya; Kyrgyz Republic; Pakistan; Tajikistan; Tanzania

Collaborators

Johns Hopkins University; George Washington University

Project Description

The partnership of Aga Khan University, Johns Hopkins University and George Washington University, in its 15th year, is well positioned to transition the training and program leadership of the Aga Khan University Trauma and Injury Research Training Program (AKU TIRTP) to Pakistan as well as expanding training opportunities to five other countries in East Africa and Central Asia. 

The program will train several Ph.D. researchers and large number of trainees through a series of workshops, online courses and hands-on research projects and support contextually relevant research in care of the injured with a focus on emergencies, disasters and conflict.

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