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Submissions from 2009

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Acetabular morphometry and prevalence of hip dysplasia in the South Asian population, Masood Umer, Yasir J. Sepah, Sharjeel Asif, Iqbal Azam Syed, and Muhammad Umar Jawad

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Redesigned immunization card and center-based education to reduce childhood immunization dropouts in urban Pakistan: A randomized controlled trial, Hussain R. Usman, Saeed Akhtar, Faiza Habib, and Imtiaz Jehan

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Prevalence of obesity in school-going children of Karachi., Haider Javed Warraich, Faisal Javed, Mohammed Faraz-Ul-Haq, Fariha Batool Khawaja, and Sarah Saleem

Universal precautions: compliance by health care workers at first level care facilities in rural areas of Swabi, in North West frontier provence of Pakistan, Muhammad Tahir Yousafzai

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Feasibility study on result-based financial mechanisms for MNCH, Shehla Zaidi, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Asad Saeed, Ajmal Agha, Ghulam Haider Akhund, Zohra Lassi, Farhan Saeed Vakani, Yasser Kureshi, Mohammad Faisal, Tanweer Hussain, and Murad Charania

Submissions from 2008

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ICPD to MDGs: Missing links and common grounds., Farina G Abrejo, Babar Shaikh, and Sarah Saleem

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Social health insurance: can we ever make a case for Pakistan, Farina G Abrejo and Babar Tasneem Shaikh

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An all time low budget for healthcare in Pakistan, Jamil Ahmed and Babar T Shaikh

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Knowledge and practices regarding cigarette smoking among adult women in a rural district of Sindh, Pakistan, Sajid Ali, Naseem Ara, Arif Ali, Beena Ali, and Muhammad Masood Kadir

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Attitudes and perceptions about prenatal diagnosis and induced abortion among adults of Pakistani population, Muhammad Osman Arif, Zafar Fatmi, Bhisham Pardeep, Tuba Ali, Hameed Iqbal, Haider Khan Bangash, Rushna Pervaiz, Hira Altaf, and Javed Ali Baba

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Non-Fatal limb injuries in motorbike accidents., Mubashir Aslam, Tahir M Taj, Syed Arif Ali, Waseem Akhtar Mirza, and Nasira Badar

Predictors of pregnancy loss in Afghan women presenting to tertiary care hospital-Kabul Afghanistan : case control study, Sayed Ataullah

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Tawana project-school nutrition program in Pakistan - its success, bottlenecks and lessons learned, Salma Halai Badruddin, Ajmal Agha, Habib Peermohamed, Ghazala Rafique, Kausar S. Khan, and Gregory Pappas

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Prevalence of behavioural and psychological problems in working children, Salman Bandeali, Ahmed Jawad, Asma Azmatullah, Hammad Bin Liaquat, Iram Aqeel, Aisha Afzal, Azmat Umal, Kashan Abidi, and S. M. Israr

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Awareness of cancer risk factors among patients and attendants presenting to a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Hadi Bhurgri, Saqib Ali Gowani, Ahmed Itrat, Saira Samani, Akbar Zuberi, Momin Saulat Siddique, Waris Qidwai Dr, and Yasmin Bhurgri

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Tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: An investigative survey of women in 9 developing nations, Michele Bloch, Fernando Althabe, Marie Onyamboko, Christine Kaseba-Sata, Eduardo E. Castilla, Salvio Freire, Ana L. Garces, Sailajanandan Parida, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Muhammad Masood Kadir, Norman Goco, Jutta Thornberry, Magdalena Daniels, Janet Bartz, Tyler Hartwell, Nancy Moss, and Robert Goldenberg

Effects of result-based funding mechanisms on maternal and child health: a systematic literature review, Mohammad Faisal

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Spousal abuse during pregnancy in Karachi, Pakistan, Mufiza Farid, Sarah Saleem, Mehtab S. Karim, and Juanita Hatcher

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Dietary Patterns and the Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in 52 Countries Results of the INTERHEART Study, Romaina Iqbal, Sonia Anand, Stephanie Ounpuu, Shofiqul Islam, Xiaohe Zhang, Sumathy Rangarajan, Jephat Chifamba, Ali Al-Hinai, Matyas Keltai, and Salim Yusuf

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Knowledge, awareness and practices regarding dengue fever among the adult population of dengue hit cosmopolitan., Ahmed Itrat, Abdullah Khan, Sunniya Javaid, Mahwash Kamal, Hassan Khan, Sannia Javed, Saira Kalia, Adil Haleem Khan, Muhammad Imran Sethi, and Imtiaz Jehan

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Rapidly rising rates of overweight and obesity coupled with persistently high rates of undernutrition among school aged children in an urban Indo-Asian population: authors' response, Tazeen Jafar, Juanita Hatcher, and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

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Rise in childhood obesity with persistently high rates of undernutrition among urban school-aged Indo-Asian children, Tazeen Jafar, Z. Qadri, M. Islam, J. Hatcher, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutta, and N. Chaturvedi

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Knowledge of primary paediatric care providers regarding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disorder: a study from Pakistan, Ali Jawaid, A. M. Zafar, A. Naveed, S. Sheikh, S. Waheed, M. A. Zafar, E. U. Syed, and Zafar Fatmi

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Effect of Low vs. High Dietary Sodium on Blood Pressure Levels in a Normotensive Indo-Asian Population, Saleem Jessani, Juanita Hatcher, Nish Chaturvedi, and Tazeen Jafar

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Status of children's blood lead levels in Pakistan: Implications for research and policy, Muhammad Masood Kadir, Naveed Zafar Janjua, Sibylle Kristensen, Zafar Fatmi, and Nalini Sathiakumar

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Case-control study of risk factors associated with hepatitis C virus infection among pregnant women in hospitals of Karachi-Pakistan, Uzma R. Khan, Naveed Z. Janjua, Saeed Akhtar, and Juanita Hatcher

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E-health readiness assessment: promoting "hope" in the health-care institutions of Pakistan., Shariq Khoja, Richard Scott, and Salman Gilani

Behavioural problems among children living in orphanage facilities in Karachi, Pakistan: comparison of children in an SOS village with children in conventional orphanage : a cross-sectional study, Zohra Sultan Ali Lassi

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Periodontal disease and adverse birth outcomes: a study from Pakistan., N Mobeen, I. Jehan, N. Banday, J. Moore, E. M. McClure, O. Pasha, L. L. Wright, and R. L. Goldenberg

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Community-based approaches to combating malnutrition and poor education among girls in resource-poor settings: report of a large scale intervention in Pakistan., G Pappas, A. Agha, G. N. Rafique, K. S. Khan, S. H. Badruddin, and H. Peermohamed

Healing the schism: medicine and public health in Pakistan., Greg Pappas, Jay H Glasser, Mohammad Akhter, and Parvez B Nayani

Factors influencing infection control management at Civil Hospital Karachi : a qualitative case study, Shagufta Perveen

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Impact of working status on their lives: a survey of working women at a teaching hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Waris Qidwai, Shahan Waheed, Salma Ayub, and Iqbal Azam

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Perspectives on domestic violence: case study from Karachi, Pakistan., F. Rabbani, F. Qureshi, and N. Rizvi

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Pakistan's health policy: Appropriateness and relevance to women's health needs, Narjis Rizvi and Sania Nishtar

How does community HMIS work? perception of lady health workers and supervisors about LHW-MIS in tehsil Mansehra, NWFP, Bilal Saleem

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Myths and fallacies about epilepsy among residents of a Karachi slum area, Majid Shafiq, Mansoor Tanwir, Asma Tariq, Ayesha Saleem, Monaa Zafar, and Ali Khan Khuwaja

Coverage and predictors of vaccination among children 12-23 months of age in district Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, Shafiq-Ur-Rehman

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Marching toward the Millennium Development Goals: what about health systems, health-seeking behaviours and health service utilization in Pakistan?, Babar Shaikh

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Women's social position and health-seeking behaviors: is the health care system accessible and responsive in Pakistan?, Babar T Shaikh, David Haran, and Juanita Hatcher

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Using SERVQUAL for assessing and improving patient satisfaction at a rural health facility in Pakistan., B. T. Shaikh, N. Mobeen, Iqbal Azam Syed, and F. Rabbani

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Measuring the quality of primary health care: A regional initiative in the eastern Mediterranean region: Universal health coverage and quality primary care, Sameen Siddiqi; Aziz Sheikh,; Lisa Hirschhorn; and Mondher LetaiefShow

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Risk factors for typhoid fever in children in squatter settlements of Karachi: a nested case-control study., Fahad Javaid Siddiqui, Syed Rizwan Haider, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Management of post-partum hemorrhage in low-income countries, Gijs Walraven, Sikolia Wanyonyi, and William Stones

Prevalence and correlates of tobacco smoking among adult males of Kabul city, Afghanistan, Abdul Basir Welayatee

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Prescription of medicines by medical students of Karachi, Pakistan: A cross-sectional study, Syed Nabeel Zafar, Reema Syed, Sana Waqar, Faria A. Irani, and Sarah Saleem

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Self-medication amongst university students of Karachi: prevalence, knowledge and attitudes, Syed Nabeel Zafar, Reema Syed, Sana Waqar, Akbar Jaleel Zubairi, Talha Vaqar, Mehrine Shaikh, Wajeeha Yousaf, Saman Shahid, and Sarah Saleem

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Deliberate self-harm: characteristics of patients presenting to a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan., Nida Zakiullah, Sadia Saleem, Sameea Sadiq, Nadia Sani, Munira Shahpurwala, Afroz Shamim, Atif Yousuf, Murad M. Khan Dr., and Parvez Nayani

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

Comparison of population screening tools for coronary artery disease with myocaridail perfusion imaging in adult population in Karachi, Shazia Shehzad Abbas

ICPD to MDGs- a quest for common grounds : where do we and what needs to be done?, Farina Abrejo

Patterns of road traffic injuries at two tertiary care hospitals of Quetta, Baluchistancby Abdul Rahim Agha., Abdul Rahim Agha

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Eight key household practices of Integrated management of childhood illnesses (IMCI) amongst mothers of children aged 6 to 59 months in Gambat, Sindh, Pakistan, Ajmal Agha, Muhammad Younus, Muhammed Masood Kadir, Sajid Ali, and Zafar Fatmi

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High risk behaviors of injection drug users registered with harm reduction programme in Karachi, Pakistan, Arshad Altaf, Sharaf Ali Shah, Najam A. Zaidi, Ashraf Memon, Nadeem-ur-Rehman, and Norman Wray

Prevalence of adverse neonatal events and their association with neonatal health care practices of mothers in squatter settlements of Karachi, Pakistan, Afsheen Ayaz

Tele-health in Asia : a systematic review, Hammad Durrani

The prevalence of persistent albuminuria and its associated risk factors in hypertensive patients of Karachi Pakistan., Muslima Ejaz

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Incidence, patterns and severity of reported unintentional injuries in Pakistan for persons five years and older: results of the National Health Survey of Pakistan 1990–94, Zafar Fatmi, Wilbur C. Hadden, Junaid A. Razzak, Huma Qureshi, Adnan A. Hyder, and Gregory Pappas

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Resource allocation within the National AIDS Control Program of Pakistan: a qualitative assessment of decision maker's opinions, Sara Husain, Masood Kadir, and Zafar Fatmi

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Patients' satisfaction and opinions of their experiences during admission in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan - a cross sectional study, Sardar Zakariya Imam, Khezar Shahzada Syed, Syed Ahad Ali, Syed Umer Ali, Kiran Fatima, Marium Gill, Muhammad Ovais Hassan, Saad Hasan Hashmi, Maham T. Siddiqi, and Hadi Muhammad Khan

Improvement in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: a comparison of various treatment modalities offered to patients attending a teaching, tertiary care hospital, in Karachi, Pakistan, Saleem Perwaiz Iqbal

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Poor knowledge--predictor of nonadherence to universal precautions for blood borne pathogens at first level care facilities in Pakistan, Naveed Z. Janjua, Mahreen Razaq, Subhash Chandir, Shafquat Rozi, and Bushra Mahmood

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Stillbirths in an urban community in Pakistan, Imtiaz Jehan, Elizabeth M. McClure, Sohail Salat, Sameera Rizvi, Omrana Pasha, Hillary Harris, Nancy Moss, and Robert L. Goldenberg

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Problem-based versus conventional curricula: influence on knowledge and attitudes of medical students towards health research, Hassan Khan, Ather M. Taqui, Muhammad Rizwanulhaq Khawaja, and Zafar Fatmi

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High prevalence of lack of knowledge of symptoms of acute myocardial infarction in Pakistan and its contribution to delayed presentation to the hospital, Muhammad S. Khan, Fahim H. Jafary, Azhar M. Faruqui, Syed I. Rasool, Juanita Hatcher, Nish Chaturvedi, and Tazeen Jafar

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Blindness in children at the Ida Rieu school for the blind and deaf, Sadia Javed Khan, Afshan Hassan, Laila Khalid, Uzma Karim, Erum Hashmi, Fariha Gul, and Imtiaz Jehan

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Validation of self-reported history of colorectal cancer screening, Shariq Khoja, S Elizabeth McGregor, and Robert J. Hilsden

Health promoting hospitals : needs and strategies for Pakistancby Asif Raza Khowaja., Asif Raza Khowaja

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Cost of diabetes care in out-patient clinics of Karachi, Pakistan, Liaquat A. Khowaja, Ali K. Khuwaja, and Peter Cosgrove

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Use of psychoactive drugs among patients visiting outpatient clinics in Karachi, Pakistan reply, Ali Khan Khuwaja

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Noncommunicable diseases and injuries: action needed in South Asia too, Ali Khan Khuwaja, Riaz Qureshi, and Zafar Fatmi

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Anion gap among patients of multiple myeloma and normal individuals, Shireen Mansoor, Imran Siddiqui, Salman Adil, Ghulam Nabi Kakepoto, Zafar Fatmi, and Farooq Ghani

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Maternal chronic ill health negatively affects child survival in a poor rural population of Pakistan, R Nuruddin, L Meng Kin, W C. Hadden, and I Azam

Association of depression with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes among adults aged 25-60 years in Karachi, Pakistan: a matched case-control studycby Shazia Perveen., Shazia Perveen

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Social marketing of insecticide-treated bednets: The case for Pakistan, S Qazi and B T. Shaikh

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Women's empowerment and health: The role of institutions of power in Pakistan, N Qureshi and B T. Shaikh

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Effect of general practitioner education on adherence to antihypertensive drugs: cluster randomised controlled trial, Nudrat Noor Qureshi, Juanita Hatcher, Nish Chaturvedi, and Tazeen H. Jafar

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Knowledge and beliefs of adolescents regarding sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS in a rural district in Pakistan, Hafsa Raheel, Franklin White, Muhammad Masood Kadir, and Zafar Fatmi

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Maternal risk factors associated with low birth weight in Karachi: A case-control study, S A. Rizvi, J Hatcher, I Jehan, and R Qureshi

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Prevalence and predictors of smokeless tobacco use among high-school males in Karachi, Pakistan, S Rozi and S Akhtar

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Correlates of cigarette smoking among male college students in Karachi, Pakistan, Shafquat Rozi, Zahid A. Butt, and Saeed Akhtar

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Chlorhexidine vaginal and neonatal wipes in home births in Pakistan: a randomized controlled trial, S Saleem, T Reza, E M. McClure, O Pasha, N Moss, D J. Rouse, J Bartz, and R L. Goldenberg

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Reproductive health matters, rather more for adolescents!, Babar Tasneem Shaikh

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Gender sensitization among health providers and communities through transformative learning tools: experiences from Karachi, Pakistan., Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Sayyeda Reza, Masood Afzal, and Fauziah Rabbani

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Health seeking behaviour and health services utilization trends in national health survey of Pakistan: what needs to be done?, Babar T. Shaikh and Juanita Hatcher

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Thirty years of Alma Ata pledges: is devolution in Pakistan an opportunity for rekindling primary health care?, Babar T. Shaikh, Muhammad Masood Kadir, and Gregory Pappas

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Maternal characteristics in relation to income in a semi-rural community in Pakistan, A R. Siddiqui

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Screening for emotional and behavioural problems amongst 5-11-year-old school children in Karachi, Pakistan, Ehsan Ullah Syed, Sajida Abdul Hussein, and Sadia Mahmud

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Depression in the elderly: does family system play a role? a cross-sectional study, Ather M. Taqui, Ahmed Itrat, Waris Qidwai, and Zeeshan Qadri

Quality assessment of a private university dental hospital in Karachi: case study using European Foundation for quality management (EFQM) excellence model, Farhan Saeed Vakani

Submissions from 2006

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Breast cancer risk factor knowledge among nurses in teaching hospitals of Karachi, Pakistan: a cross-sectional study, Faiza Ahmed, Sadia Mahmud, Juanita Hatcher, and Shaista M. Khan

A qualitative study on paucity of laws regulating private health care sector in Pakistan, Haseeb Ahmed

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Prevalence and socio-demographic factors associated with tobacco smoking among adult males in rural Sindh, Pakistan, Sajid Ali, Nalini Sathiakumar, and Elizabeth Delzell

Residents' perceptions of work environment during their postgraduate medical training in Pakistan, B I. Avan, S A. Raza, S Khokhar, F Awan, N Sohail, S Rashid, and H Hamza

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Knowledge and skills in community oriented medical education (COME)self-ratings of medical undergraduates in Karachi, Ayesha Aziz, Ambreen Kazi, Ashraf Jahangeer, and Zafar Fatmi

Understanding barriers to North-South collaborative research: contextual issues in a case study of chlorhexidine trial by AKU & UAB, Zia-Ullah Khan Dawar

Does spousal abuse during pregnancy affect the infant birth weight?, Mufiza Farid

Prevalence of and factors associated with anxiety and depression among individuals aged 40 and above in the general population, Karachi, Pakistan, Faiza Habib

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Good governance and sustainability: a case study from Pakistan, Syed Muhammad Israr and Anwar Islam

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Women in Pakistan have a greater burden of clinical cardiovascular risk factors than men, Tazeen H. Jafar

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Prevalence of overweight and obesity and their association with hypertension and diabetes mellitus in an Indo-Asian population, Tazeen H. Jafar, Nish Chaturvedi, and Gregory Pappas