Thursday, November 26, 2009

Oxford Joins With Aga Khan University, Nairobi

Coastweek -- The University of Oxford has collaborated with the Aga Khan University, Nairobi to establish a centre in Africa for an international study of fetal and newborn growth.
This “Intergrowth - 21st” project will create a worldwide database of the growth and health pattern of babies before and after birth.
This project is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and coordinated by Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the University of Oxford.

Ismailis in the News - Eboo Patel at White House State Dinner

 Zee's Notes: The event of the season on Tuesday night was the State Dinner at the White House in honor of Indian PM Manmohan Singh. The power brokers at the event included Eboo Patel, who's a member of Obama's White House Office of Faith, and his wife Shehnaz Mansuri, a litigation lawyer - she is also an adjunct professor for Loyola University's Child Law Trial Practice Program.