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Submissions from 2004

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Smoking among adult males in an urban community of Karachi, Pakistan, Ali Khan Khuwaja and Muhammad Masood Kadir

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Comparison of job satisfaction and stress among male and female doctors in teaching hospitals of Karachi., Ali Khan Khuwaja, Riaz Qureshi, Marie Andrades, Zafar Fatmi, and Nadya Khan Khuwaja

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Spontaneous recovery from depression in women: a qualitative study of vulnerabilities, strengths and resources, S Naeem, Badar Sabir Ali, A Iqbal, S Mubeen, and A Gul

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Rabies deaths in Pakistan: results of ineffective post-exposure treatment, Shehzad Parviz, Rashid Chotani, Joseph McCormick, Sue Fisher-Hoch, and Stephen Luby

Perceptions of health managers on the current facility based health management information system, Muhammad Suleman Qazi

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A matched case-control study of risk factors for neonatal tetanus in Karachi, Pakistan, S A. Raza, S Akhtar, B I. Avan, H Hamza, and M H. Rahbar

Patient welfare systems in private tertiary-care hospitals in Karachi, Syed Saif-Ur Rehman

Prevalence of and factors associated with Hepatitis C infection among barbers in Rawalpindi city, Pakistan, Tahira Ezra Reza

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Vaginal discharge: perceptions and health seeking behavior among Nepalese women, Narjis Rizvi and Stephen Luby

Maternal risk factors associated with low birth weight among women 15-35 years in hospital births of Karachi, Pakistan : a case control study, Sameera Ali Rizvi

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Facilitating inter-spousal communication for birth spacing--a feasibility study of Pakistani couples for policy implications, S Saleem and M A. Isa

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Antileishmanial activity of aqueous onion extract in vitro, Danish Saleheen, S Atif Ali, and M Masoom Yasinzai

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Assessing obesity and overweight in a high mountain Pakistani population, Syed M. Shah, Debra Nanan, Mohammad H. Rahbar, Musa Rahim, and Gul Nowshad

Prevalence of and factors associated with Asthma in adult male leather tannery workers of Karachi, Pakistan : a cross sectional study, Khurram Shahzad

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The district health system: a challenge that remains., Babar Tasneem Shaikh and Fauziah Rabbani

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Stress management in medical students, Babar T. Shaikh, Arsalan Kahloon, Muhammad Kazmi, Hamza Khalid, Kiran Nawaz, Nadia A. Khan, and Saadiya Khan

Students, stress and coping strategies: A case of Pakistani medical school, Babar T. Shaikh, Arsalan Kahloon, Muhammad Kazmi, Hamza Khalid, Kiran Nawaz, Nadia Khan, and Saadiya Khan

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

Coverage and factors associated with tetanus toxoid vaccinations status among females of Reproductive age in Peshawar Pakistan./, Naseem Khan Afridi

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Socio-economic and Demographic factors associated with injecting drug use among drug users in Karachi, Pakistan, A. Agha, S. Parviz, M. Younus, and Zafar Fatmi

Visual outcome of day-case versus inpatient cataract surgery : a randomized clinical trial, Khabir Ahmad

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Animal disease surveillance: prospects for development in Pakistan, S Akhtar and F White

Gats and equity in health services in Pakistan : opportunities, concerns and limitations, Nabeel Akram

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The effectiveness of counseling on anxiety and depression by minimally trained counselors: a randomized controlled trial, Badar Sabir Ali, Mohammad H. Rahbar, Shifa Naeem, Asma Gul, Sanober Mubeen, and Aliya Iqbal

Perceptions of registered medical practitioners of Karachi, Pakistan regarding induced abortion, Fatima Mohbat Ali

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Women's beliefs regarding food restrictions during common childhood illnesses: a hospital based study, Niloufer Sultan Ali, Syed Iqbal Azam, and Rahat Noor

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Tuberculosis: do we know enough? a study of patients and their families in an out-patient hospital setting in Karachi, Pakistan, S.S Ali, Fauziah Rabbani, U.N Siddiqui, A.H Zaidi, A Sophie, S.J Virani, and N.A Younus

Perceptions of members of the National Assembly regarding effective legislation on domestic violence against women, Parveen Ashraf

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Factors influencing the selection of surgical specialty among Pakistani medical graduates, B I. Avan, S A. Raza, H Hamza, S Khokhar, and F Awan

Prevalence of under weight and associated factors for underweight among married women of age 15-49 years in Distric Ghizer Northern Pakistan, Rashida Bano

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Factors associated with heroin addiction among male adults in Lahore, Pakistan, Faran Emmanuel, Saeed Akhtar, and Mohammad H. Rahbar

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Prevalence of and risk factors associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in prisoners, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan, Hamid Hussain, Saeed Akhtar, and Debra Nanan

Risk factors for acute myocardial infarction in young adults (> 15 - < 45 years) of Karachi, Pakistan, Javed Ismail

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Is Ministry of Health fully prepared to implement an effective DOTS program in Pakistan? An operations research on TB control program in the public health sector in Sindh, S M. Israr

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Injection practices and sharp waste disposal by general practitioners of Murree, Pakistan, N Z. Janjua

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Do mothers-in-law matter? Family dynamics and fertility decision-making in urban squatter settlements of Karachi, Pakistan, Muhammad Masood Kadir, Fariyal F. Fikree, Amanullah Khan, and Fatima Sajan

Prevalence of and factors associated with Hepatitis C virus infection among male volunteer blood donors Peshawar, Pakistan, Muhammad Naeem Khan

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Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in school children--a pilot study., A. K. Khuwaja, Zafar Fatmi, W. B. Soomro, and N. K. Khuwaja

Pakistan's national health policy : issues in formulation and implementation, Talib Hussain Lashari

Prevalence of beta-thalassaemia knowledge, attitude, practices and associated factor among high risk families coming to six facilities in Karachi, Pakistan, Seema Zain-Ul-Abidin Lasi

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The transformative effect of training in counselling and its application, on the community counsellors themselves, S Naeem, Badar S. Ali, S Mubeen, and Iqbal Azam

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Evaluation of a water, sanitation, and hygiene education intervention on diarrhoea in northern Pakistan, D Nanan, F White, I Azam, H Afsar, and S Hozhabri

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Factors affecting utilization of antenatal care among reproductive age group women (15-49 years) in an urban squatter settlement of Karachi, N Nisar and F White

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Diabetes and hypertension: public awareness and lifestyle - findings of a health mela, Ghazala Rafique and Ali Khan Khuwaja

Prevalence of and factors associated with low expanded program on immunization (EPI) coverage in District Charsadda, North West frontier Province, Pakistan, Abdul Salam

Patient expectation and perception of outpatient quality health care services at tertiary level hospital in Karachi, Naeem Hassan Saleem

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Prevalence and correlates of stunting among children in rural Pakistan, Syed M. Shah, Beatrice J. Selwyn, Stephen Luby, Anwar Merchant, and Rashida Bano

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Prevalence and correlates of diarrhea, Syed M. Shah, Maqsood Yousafzai, Nurudin B. Lakhani, Rashid A. Chotani, and Gul Nowshad

Prevalence of and factors associated with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus among people with type 2 diabetes attending specialized care center in Karachi, Pakistan, Fahad Javaid Siddiqui

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Injections in health care settings: a risk factor for acute hepatitis B virus infection in Karachi, Pakistan, H R. Usman, S Akhtar, M H. Rahbar, S Hamid, T Moattar, and S P. Luby

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Clinical decision making Part I: errors of commission and omission, F White and D Nanan

Submissions from 2002

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Community knowledge, attitude and practices regarding sexually transmitted infections in a rural district of Pakistan, H A. Afsar, M A. Mahmood, N Barney, S Ali, M M. Kadir, and M Bilgrami

Identification of risk factors for MDR TB among patients with pulmonary tuberculosis : a case control study in Karachi, Pakistan /, Ahsan Maqbool Ahmad

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Risk behaviours associated with urethritis and genital ulcer disease in prison inmates, Sindh, Pakistan, S Akhtar and S P. Luby

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Prevalence and risk factors for intrafamilial transmission of hepatitis C virus in Karachi, Pakistan, S Akhtar, T Moatter, S I. Azam, M H. Rahbar, and S Adil

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Prevalence of and factors associated with anxiety and depression among women in a lower middle class semi-urban community of Karachi, Pakistan, B S. Ali, M H. Rahbar, S Naeem, A L. Tareen, A Gul, and L Samad

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Is there a value of mantoux test and erythrocyte sedimentation rate in pre-employment screening of health care workers for tuberculosis in a high prevalence country?, N S. Ali, S F. Hussain, and S I. Azam

Assessing health care service quality using customer gap model, Muhammad Shahid Ansari

Decision making in an NGO : a case study of the Thardeep Rural Development Program (TRDP), Muhammad Arif

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Anorexic behaviour and attitudes among female medical and nursing students at a private university hospital, N Babar, M Alam, S S. Ali, A Ansari, M Atiq, A Awais, F Amin, and S M. Israr

Determinants of periodontal disease among adult population of Bahawalpur district, Punjab, Muhammad Safdar Baig

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Health-seeking behavior of Karachi women with reproductive tract infections, Lubna Ishaq Bhatti and Fariyal F. Fikree

Assessment of pharmacies at community level in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Zahid Ahmed Butt

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Patterns of violence in Karachi, Pakistan, H A. Chotani, J A. Razzak, and S P. Luby

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A comparison of 'cough and cold' and pneumonia: risk factors for pneumonia in children under 5 years revisited, Zafar Fatmi and Franklin White

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Demographic, socio-economic and environmental determinants of utilisation of antenatal care in a rural setting of Sindh, Pakistan, Z Fatmi and B I. Avan

Evaluation of hepatitis B and C virus infections as risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma in Sindh, Pakistan, Hasan Bin Hamza

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Womens' perceptions regarding obstetric complications and care in a poor fishing community in Karachi, I J. Hasan and N Nisar

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Clinical diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum among children with history of fever, Sindh, Pakistan, Siroos Hozhabri, Stephen P. Luby, Mohammad H. Rahbar, and Saeed Akhtar

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Lead-based paint is a hazard to young children: implications for Pakistani children, S Hozharbi

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Health sector reform in Pakistan: future directions, A Islam

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Health sector reform in Pakistan: why is it needed?, A Islam

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Strengthening primary health care and family planning services in Pakistan: some critical issues, A Islam, F A. Malik, and S Basaria

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Health sector reform in South Asia: new challenges and constraints, Anwar Islam and M Zaffar Tahir

Injection practices in Sindh Province, Pakistan : a cross-sectional study, Naveed Zafar Janjua

Prevalence and factors associated with mycobacterium tuberculosis infection among adult male prisoners in NWFP Pakistan, Hamid Hussain Khan

Patient dissatisfaction with health services at basic health in district Quetta, Mohammad Imran Khan

Prevalence and factors associated with dental caries among children aged 12 years in district Bannu-Pakistan, Naqeeb Ullah Khan

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Knowledge about hepatitis B and C among patients attending family medicine clinics in Karachi, A K. Khuwaja, R Qureshi, and Z Fatmi

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Comparative analysis of knowledge, attitudes and perceptions about induced abortions among medical and non-medical students of Karachi, R Kumar, S Malik, A Qureshi, I M. Khurram, K S. Chaudhary, L Paul, M Z. Malik, M K. Mahmud, and S M. Israr

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Improving private practitioner sick-child case management in two urban communities in Pakistan, Stephen Luby, Najam Zaidi, Simi Rehman, and Robert Northrup

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Health needs of clients as reported by medical practitioners from two districts of Sindh, M A. Mahmood, M M. Kadir, H A. Afsar, and N Barney

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Utility of participatory rural appraisal for health needs assessment and planning., M. A. Mahmood, Kausar S. Khan, Muhammad Masood Kadir, S. Ali, R. Tunio, and N. Barney

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The obesity pandemic--implications for Pakistan, D J. Nanan

Equity in financial resource allocation among districts in the decentralized health system, Mahmood Qamar

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Myths & fallacies about health & disease among patients presenting to family physicians at the Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan, Waris Qidwai, Naureen Alim, and Iqbal Azam

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The utilization of services of health care providers among patients presenting to family physicians at a teaching hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Waris Qidwai, Iqbal Azam, S. S. Ali, and S. Ayub

Use of over-the-counter medications in community, Waris Qidwai, Iqbal Azam, and FM Khan

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Predictors of inpatient mortality in 190 adult patients with tuberculous meningitis, H U. Qureshi, S N. Merwat, S A. Nawaz, A A. Rana, A Malik, M K. Mahmud, Asad Latif, A Khan, and A R. Sarwari

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Factors associated with elevated blood lead concentrations in children in Karachi, Pakistan, Mohammad Hossein Rahbar, Franklin White, Mubina Agboatwalla, Siroos Hozhabri, and Stephen Luby

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Prevalence and risk factors associated with tuberculin skin test positivity among household contacts of smear-positive pulnionary tuberculosis cases in Umerkot, Pakistan, S K. Rathi, S Akhtar, M H. Rahbar, and S I. Azam

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Does early age at marriage influence gynaecological morbidities among Pakistani women?, Fatima Sajan and Fariyal Fatma Fikree

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Acute myocardial infarction: profile and management at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Z Samad, A Rashid, M A U Khan, S Mithani, M H. Khan, M S. Khan, S S. Malik, U S. Nehal, S Sami, and M Karim

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Addicted schoolchildren: prevalence and characteristics of areca nut chewers among primary school children in Karachi, Pakistan, S M A Shah, A T. Merchant, S P. Luby, and R A. Chotani

Prevalence of hypertension and its associated factors among adults in Islamabad, Pakistan, Syed Farhan Ali Tirmizi

A comparison of utilization of reproductive health services by currently married fertile women of 15-49 years (CMFW) in three different settings in Southern Punjab, Pakistan, Abdul Wajid

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Capacity-building for health research in developing countries: a manager's approach, Franklin White

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The case for an epidemiology of terrorism, Franklin White

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Water: life force or instrument of war?, Franklin White

Submissions from 2001

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Predictors of in-hospital mortality for intracerebral hemorrhage: a hospital-based study in Pakistani adults, R Ahmed, A H. Shakir, S S. Moizuddin, A Haleem, S Ali, K Durrani, A Khan, and S Baig

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HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and beliefs based prediction models for practices in prison inmates, Sindh, Pakistan, S Akhtar, S P. Luby, M H. Rahbar, and I Azam