The role of aga khan university in the development of nursing in Pakistan

Document Type

Review Article


School of Nursing and Midwifery, Pakistan


Aga Khan University, Pakistan started as a school of nursing enrolled its first batch of General Nursing Diploma in 1980 and in 1983 chartered as the first private university uplifted the profile of nursing from diploma to doctorate. In 2010, the university phased-out its first program and shifted to a baccalaureate degree education in nursing. This path is now followed at the national level. Accordingly, since 2020 in Pakistan enrollment in nursing is through baccalaureate. This paper briefs about the role of Aga Khan University past four decades particular to nursing in the country.

Publication (Name of Journal)

Acta Scientific Women's Health