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Submissions from 2017

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Lead exposure assessment among pregnant women, newborns, and children: case study from Karachi, Pakistan., Zafar Fatmi, Ambreen Sahito, Akihiko Ikegami, Atsuko Mizuno, Xiaoyi Cui, Nathan Mise, Mai Takagi, Yayoi Kobayashi, and Fujio Kayama

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Feasibility of mHealth intervention to improve uptake of antenatal and postnatal care services in peri‐urban areas of Karachi: A qualitative exploratory study, Anam Feroz, Narjis Rizvi, Saleem Sayani, and Sarah Saleem

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Role of mHealth applications for improving antenatal and postnatal care in low and middle income countries: a systematic review, Anam Shahil Feroz, Shagufta Perveen, and Wafa Aftab

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Maternal near miss in low-resource areas., Robert L. Goldenberg, Sarah Saleem, Sumera Aziz Ali, Janet L. Moore, Adrien Lokangako, Antoinette Tshefu, Musaku Mwenechanya, Elwyn Chomba, Ana Garces, Lester Figueroa, Shivaprasad Goudar, Bhalachandra Kodkany, Archana Patel, Fabian Esamai, Paul Nsyonge, Margo S. Harrison, Melissa Bauserman, Carl L. Bose, Nancy F. Krebs, K. Michael Hambidge, Richard J. Derman, Patricia L. Hibberd, Edward A. Liechty, Dennis D. Wallace, Jose M. Belizan, Menachem Miodovnik, Marion Koso-Thomas, Waldemar A. Carlo, Alan H. Jobe, and Elizabeth M. McClure

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Anthropometric indices for non-pregnant women of childbearing age differ widely among four low-middle income populations, K Michael Hambidge, Nancy F. Krebs, Ana Garcés, Jamie E. Westcott, Lester Figueroa, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Sangappa Dhaded, Omrana Pasha, Sumera Aziz Ali, and Antoinette Tshefu

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A prospective study of maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes in the setting of cesarean section in low- and middle-income countries., Margo S. Harrison, Omrana Pasha, Sarah Saleem, Sumera Aziz Ali, Elwyn Chomba, Waldemar A. Carlo, Ana L. Garces, Nancy F. Krebs, K. Michael Hambidge, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Bhala Kodkany, Sangappa Dhaded, Richard J. Derman, Archana Patel, Patricia L. Hibberd, Fabian Esamai, Edward A. Liechty, Janet L. Moore, Dennis Wallace, Elizabeth M. Mcclure, Menachem Miodovnik, Marion Koso-Thomas, Jose Belizan, Antoinette K. Tshefu, Melissa Bauserman, and Robert L. Goldenberg

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A description of the methods of the aspirin supplementation for pregnancy indicated risk reduction in nulliparas (ASPIRIN) study, Matthew K. Hoffman, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Bhalachandra S. Kodkany, Norman Goco, Marion Koso-Thomas, Menachem Miodovnik, Elizabeth M. McClure, Dennis D. Wallace, Jennifer J. emingway-Foday, Antoinette Tshefu, Adrien Lokangaka, Carl L. Bose, Elwyn Chomba, Musaku Mwenechanya, Waldemar A. Carlo, Ana Garces, Nancy F. Krebs, K. Michael Hambidge, Sarah Saleem, Robert L. Goldenberg, Archana Patel, Patricia L. Hibberd, Fabian Esamai, Edward A. Liechty, Robert Silver, and Richard J. Derman

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Association of vitamin D binding protein polymorphism with risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in a Pakistani urban population: A case control study, Khalida Iqbal, Najmul Islam, Iqbal Azam, Ali Asghar, Naseema Mehboobali, and Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal

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The Effect of Breastfeeding on the Cognitive and Language Development of Children Under 3 Years of Age: Results of Balochistan-Early Childhood Development Project, Meesha Iqbal Iqbal, Ghazala Rafique, and Sumera Aziz Ali

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The need for dietary guidelines in Pakistan, Romaina Iqbal, Saman Tahir, and Naveera Ghulamhussain

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Multicomponent intervention versus usual care for management of hypertension in rural Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial., Tazeen H. Jafar, Imtiaz Jehan, H. Asita de Silva, Aliya Naheed, Mihir Gandhi, Pryseley Assam, Eric A. Finkelstein, Helena Legido Quigley, Marcel Bilger, Aamir Hameed, John David Clemens, Shah Ebrahim, Elizabeth L. Turner, and Anuradhani Kasturiratne

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Evaluation of short-term health effects among rural women and reduction in household air pollution due to improved cooking stoves: quasi experimental study, Tanzil Jamali, Zafar Fatmi, Afshan Shahid, Aneeta Khoso, Muhammad Masood Kadir, and Nalini Sathiakumar

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Validation of respiratory questionnaire for lung function assessment among an occupational group of textile workers in Pakistan, Tanzil Jamali and Asaad Ahmed Nafees

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Overview of coronary heart disease risk initiatives in South Asia., Ankur Kalra, Deepak L. Bhatt, Sanjay Rajagopalan, Kunal Suri, Sundeep Mishra, Romaina Iqbal, and Salim S. Virani

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Association of post-traumatic stress disorder and work performance: A survey from an emergency medical service, Karachi, Pakistan., Salima Kerai, Omrana Pasha, Uzma R. Khan, Muhammad Islam, Nargis Asad, and junaid Razzak

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Tackling the health burden of air pollution in South Asia, Bhargav Krishna, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Amna R. Siddiqui, Bilkis A. Begum, Damodar Bachani, and Michael Brauer

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Repeat 24-hour recalls and locally developed food composition databases: a feasible method to estimate dietary adequacy in a multi-site preconception maternal nutrition RCT., Rebecca L. Lander, K. Michael Hambidge, Nancy F. Krebs, Jamie E. Westcott, Ana Garces, Lester Figueroa, Gabriela Tejeda, Adrien Lokangaka, Tshilenge S. Diba, Manjunath S. Somannavar, Ranjitha Honnayya, Sumera Aziz Ali, Umber S. Khan, Elizabeth M. McClure, Vanessa R. Thorsten, Kristen B. Stolka, and For the Women First Preconception Nutrition Trial Group

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The effect of physical activity on mortality and cardiovascular disease in 130 000 people from 17 high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries: the PURE study., Scott A. Lear, Weihong Hu, Sumathy Rangarajan, Danijela Gasevic, Darryl Leong, Romaina Iqbal, Amparo Casanova, Sumathi Swaminathan, R M. MAnjana, Rajesh Kumar, Annika Rosengren, Li Wei, Wang Yang, Wang Chuangshi, Liu Huaxing, Sanjeev Nair, Rafael Diaz, Hany Swidon, Rajeev Gupta, Noushin Mohammadifard, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Aytekin Oguz, Katarzyna Zatonska, Pamela Seron, Alvaro Avezum, Paul Poirier, Koon Teo, and Salim Yusuf

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Did contracting effect the use of primary health care units in Pakistan?, ashar muhammad malik, Ellen Van de Poel, and Eddy Van Doorslaer

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Nature, scope and use of economic evaluation of healthcare programmes: with special reference to Pakistan., Muhammad Ashar Malik, Saleem Perwaiz Iqbal, and Farina Abrejo

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Expenditure tracking and review of reproductive maternal, newborn and child health policy in Pakistan., Muhammad Ashar Malik, Abdul Sattar Nahyoun, Arjumand Rizvi, Zaid Ahmad Bhatti, and Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta

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Association of dietary nutrients with blood lipids and blood pressure in 18 countries: a cross-sectional analysis from the PURE study., Andrew Mente, Mahshid Dehghan, Sumathy Rangarajan, Matthew McQueen, Gilles Dagenais, Andreas Wielgosz, Scott Lear, Wei Li, Hui Chen, Sun Yi, Yang Wang, Rafael Diaz, Alvaro Avezum, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Pamela Seron, Rajesh Kumar, Rajeev Gupta, Viswanathan Mohan, Sumathi Swaminathan, Raman Kutty, Katarzyna Zatonska, Romaina Iqbal, Rita Yusuf, Noushin Mohammadifard, Rasha Khatib, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Noorhassim Ismail, Aytekin Oguz, Annika Rosengren, Afzalhussein Yusufali, Edelweiss Wentzel-Viljoen, Thandi Puoane, Jephat Chifamba, Koon Teo, Sonia S. Anand, and Salim Yusuf

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Fruit, vegetable, and legume intake, and cardiovascular disease and deaths in 18 countries (PURE): a prospective cohort study., Victoria Miller, Andrew Mente, Mahshid Dehghan, Sumathy Rangarajan, Xiaohe Zhang, Sumathi Swaminathan, Gilles Dagenais, Rajeev Gupta, Viswanathan Mohan, Scott Lear, Shrikant I. Bangdiwala, Aletta E. Schutte, Edelweiss Wentzel-Viljoen, Alvaro Avezum, Yuksel Altuntas, Khalid Yusoff, Noorhassim Ismail, Nasheeta Peer, Jephat Chifamba, Rafael Diaz, Omar Rahman, Noushin Mohammadifard, Fernando Lana, Katarzyna Zatonska, Andreas Wielgosz, Afzalhussein Yusufali, Romaina Iqbal, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Rasha Khatib, Annika Rosengren, V Raman Kutty, Wei Li, Jiankang Liu, Xiaoyun Liu, Lu Yin, Koon Teo, Sonia Anand, and Salim Yusuf

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A prospective cause of death classification system for maternal deaths in low and middle-income countries: Results from the global network maternal newborn health registry, Omrana Pasha, Elizabeth M. McClure, Sarah Saleem, Shiyam Sunder, Adrien Lokangaka, Antoinette Tshefu, Carl L. Bose, Melissa Bauserman, Musaku Mwenechanya, and Elwyn Chomba

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Comparison of multiple obesity indices for cardiovascular disease risk classification in South Asian adults: The CARRS Study., Shivani A. Patel, Mohan Deepa, Roopa Shivashankar, Mohammed K. Ali, Deksha Kapoor, Ruby Gupta, Dorothy Lall, Nikhil Tandon, Viswanathan Mohan, Muhammad Masood Kadir, Zafar Fatmi, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, and K. M. Venkat Narayan

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Identifying constraints for hospital infection control management via mckinsey 7s framework in Pakistan, Shagufta Perveen and Shifa Salman Habib

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Prevalence and incidence of hypertension: Results from a representative cohort of over 16,000 adults in three cities of south Asia, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Panniyammakal Jeemon, Shreeparna Ghosh, Roopa Shivashankar, Vamadevan S. Ajay, Dimple Kondal, Ruby Gupta, Mohammed K. Ali, Deepa Mohan, Viswanathan Mohan, Muhammad Masood Kadir, Nikhil Tandon, Kolli Srinath Reddy, and K.M. Venkat Narayan

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Risk assessment for arsenic-contaminated groundwater along River Indus in Pakistan., Unaib Rabbani, Gohar Mahar, Azhar Siddique, and Zafar Fatmi

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Pulmonary tuberculosis is associated with biomass fuel use among rural women in Pakistan: An age- and residence-matched case-control study, Unaib Rabbani, Ambreen Sahito, Asaad Ahmed Nafees, Ambreen Kazi, and Zafar Fatmi

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Governing multisectoral action for health in low- and middle-income countries, Kumanan Rasanathan, Sara Bennett, Vincent Atkins, Robert Beschel, Gabriel Carrasquilla, Jodi Charles, Rajib Dasgupta, Kirk Emerson, Douglas Glandon, Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, and Shehla Zaidi

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New leadership model for family physicians in the Eastern Mediterranean region: a pilot study across selected countries, Salman Rawaf, Waris Qidwai, TAM Khoja, Kashmira Nanji, NY Kurashi, F Alnasir, MA Al Shafaee, M Al Shetti, M Bashir, NES Saad, S Alkaisi, W Halasa, H Al-Duwaisan, A Al-Ali, TM Farahat, M Tarawneh, A Khathami, A Abutiheen, Iqbal Azam Syed, and A Swaka

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Impressions and attitudes of adult residents of Karachi towards a possible public health insurance scheme, Vishal Farid Raza, Mustafa Iftikhar, Asma Gulab, Javeria Anwar, Maryam Tetlay, Sara Atif, Zoya Butt, Muhammad Hamza Khan, Asad Moiz, and Marium Nadeem

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Knowledge and Awareness Regarding Cervical Cancer and Uptake of Pap Smear among Women in Karachi, Pakistan, Shama Razzaq, Sayeeda Amber Sayed Amber Sayeeda Amber Sayed, and Sumera Aziz Ali

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Coverage and predictors of routine immunization among 12-23 months old children in disaster affected communities in Pakistan., Shafiq Ur Rehman, Amna Rehana Siddiqui, Jamil Ahmed, Zafar Fatmi, Sayed Masoom Shah, Aisha Rahman Aisha Rahman, and Mohammad Tahir Yousafzai

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Multilevel modeling of binary outcomes with three-level complex health survey data., Shafquat Rozi, Sadia Mahmud, Gillian Lancaster, Wilbur Hadden, and Gregory Pappas

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Barriers or gaps in implementation of misoprostol use for post-abortion care and post-partum hemorrhage prevention in developing countries: a systematic review, Amirali Samnani, Narjis Rizvi, Tazeen Ali, and Farina Abrejo

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Motivating and demotivating factors for community health workers engaged in maternal, newborn and child health programs in low and middle-income countries: a systematic review., Leah Shipton, Aysha Zahidie, and F. Rabbani

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Associations of sleep duration and disturbances with hypertension in metropolitan cities of Delhi, Chennai, and Karachi in South Asia: Cross-sectional analysis of the CARRS study, Roopa Shivashankar, Dimple Kondal, Mohammed K. Ali, Ruby Gupta, Rajendra Pradeepa, Viswanathan Mohan, Muhammad Masood Kadir, K. M. Venkat Narayan, Nikhil Tandon, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, and Anne Peasey

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Human Cytomegalovirus: a neglected public health area of significant relevance to women, the foetus and new born. Time for action!, Amna Rehana Siddiqui, Saira Ibrahim, Anwar Ali Siddiqui, Paul Moss, and El-Nasir Lalani

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Health-related quality of life variations by sociodemographic factors and chronic conditions in three metropolitan cities of South Asia: The CARRS study, Kavita Singh, Dimple Kondal, Roopa Shivashankar, Mohammed K. Ali, Rajendra Pradeepa, Vamadevan S. Ajay, Viswanathan Mohan, Muhammad Masood Kadir, Mark Daniel Sullivan, Nikhil Tandon, K M Venkat Narayan, and Dorairaj Prabhakaran

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Vaccination Status and Factors for Non- Vaccination in Children at a Tertiary Care Hospital, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani, Tufail Soomro, and Sumera Aziz Ali

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Coping styles and depression among patients with solid organ cancers attending two tertiary care hospitals of Karachi: a cross sectional study., Khadija Vadsaria, Adnan Jabbar, Iqbal Azam Syed, Sameera Rizvi, Ghulam Haider, and Haider Naqvi

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Expanding access to healthcare in South Asia, Shehla Zaidi, Prasanna Saligram, Syed Ahmed, Egbert Sonderp, and Kabir Sheikh

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Emergence of fluoroquinolone resistance among drug resistant tuberculosis patients at a tertiary care facility in Karachi, Pakistan, Syed Mohammad Asad Zaidi, Abdul Haseeb, Shifa Salman Habib, Amyn Malik, Saira Khowaja, Nausheen SaifUllah, and Nadeem Rizvi

Submissions from 2016

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Impact of consumption of canned food during pregnancy, Maryam Pyar Ali Lakhdir

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Important steps to maintain the privacy of patients in the hospital, Savera Aziz Ali, Minaz Mawani, Gulshan Bano, and Sumera Aziz Ali

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Low self-esteem leads to depression among elderly: Case study of nursing home, Savera Aziz Ali, Nadir Suhail, and Sumera Aziz Ali

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Use of smokeless tobacco in medical students and hypertension, Sumera Aziz Ali

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Importance of storing medicines on required temperature in pharmacies and role of community pharmacies in rural areas: Literature review, Sumera Aziz Ali, Savera Aziz Ali, and Nadir Suhail

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Childhood obesity, a public health crisis: Narrative review of public health interventions for childhood obesity, Sumera Aziz Ali, Savera Aziz Ali, Nadir Suhail, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani, and Gulshan Bano

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Geographic access to working family planning centers and unintended pregnancies among married women: a community based nested case control study., Sumera Aziz Ali, Sarah Saleem, Neelofar Sami, Mir Shabbar, Muhammad Ahmed, Shafquat Rozi, Robert L. Goldenberg, Margo S. Harrison, and Omrana Pasha

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Prevalence and determinants of unintended pregnancy: systematic review, Sumera Aziz Ali, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani, and Waris Qidwai

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The Antenatal Corticosteroids Trial (ACT)'s explanations for neonatal mortality - a secondary analysis., Fernando Althabe, Vanessa Thorsten, Karen Klein, Elizabeth M. McClure, Patricia L. Hibberd, Robert L. Goldenberg, Waldemar A. Carlo, Ana Garces, Archana Patel, Omrana Pasha, Elwyn Chomba, Nancy F. Krebs, Shivaprasad Goudar, Richard J. Derman, Fabian Esamai, Edward A. Liechty, Nellie I. Hansen, Sreelatha Meleth, Dennis D. Wallace, Marion Koso-Thomas, Alan H. Jobe, Pierre M. Buekens, and José M. Belizán

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Engaging with community-based public and private mid-level providers for promoting the use of modern contraceptive methods in rural Pakistan: Results from two innovative birth spacing interventions, Syed Khurram Azmat, Waqas Hameed, Hasan Bin Hamza, Ghulam Mustafa, Muhammad Ishaque, Ghazunfer Abbas, Omar Farooq Khan, Jamshaid Asghar, Erik Munroe, and Safdar Ali

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Home-based early intervention and the influence of family resources on cognitive development., Carla M. Bann, Jan L. Wallander, Barbara Do, Vanessa Thorsten, Omrana Pasha, Fred J. Biasini, Roopa Bellad, Shivaprasad Goudar, Elwyn Chomba, Elizabeth McClure, and Waldemar A. Waldemar A. Carlo

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Use of antenatal corticosteroids at health facilities and communities in low-and-middle income countries., Mabel Berrueta, Jennifer Hemingway-Foday, Vanessa R. Thorsten, Robert L. Goldenberg, Waldemar A. Carlo, Ana Garces, Archana Patel, Sarah Saleem, Omrana Pasha, Elwyn Chomba, Patricia L. Hibberd, Nancy F. Krebs, Shivaprasad Goudar, Richard J. Derman, Fabian Esamai, Edward A. Liechty, Janet L. Moore, Elizabeth M. McClure, Marion Koso-Thomas, Pierre M. Buekens, José M. Belizán, and Fernando Althabe

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Variations in diabetes prevalence in low-, middle-, and high-income countries: results from the prospective urban and rural epidemiological study., Gilles R. Dagenais, Hertzel C. Gerstein, Xiaohe Zhang, Matthew McQueen, Scott Lear, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Viswanathan Mohan, Prem Mony, Rajeev Gupta, V. Raman Kutty, Rajesh Kumar, Omar Rahman, Khalid Yusoff, Katarzyna Zatonska, Aytekin Oguz, Annika Rosengren, Roya Kelishadi, Afzalhussein Yusufali, Rafael Diaz, Alvaro Avezum, Fernando Lanas, Annamarie Kruger, Nasheeta Peer, Jephat Chifamba, Romaina Iqbal, Noorhassim Ismail, Bai Xiulin, Liu Jiankang, Deng Wenqing, Yue Gejie, Sumathy Rangarajan, Koon Teo, and Salim Yusuf

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Coronary heart disease and household air pollution from use of solid fuel: a systematic review., Zafar Fatmi and David Coggon

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Stretching the boundaries of medical education: A case of medical college embracing humanities and social sciences in medical education, Kulsoom Ghias, Kausar S. Khan, Rukhsana Ali, Shireen Azfar, and Rashida Ahmed

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Reducing stillbirths in low-income countries., Robert L. Goldenberg, Sarah Saleem, Omrana Pasha, Margo S. Harrison, and Elizabeth M. Mcclure

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The role of micro health insurance in providing financial risk protection in developing countries- a systematic review., Shifa Salman Habib, Shagufta Perveen, and Hussain Maqbool Ahmed Khuwaja

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Comparing effectiveness of active and passive client follow-up approaches in sustaining the continued use of long acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) in rural Punjab: A multicentre, non-inferiority trial, Waqas Hameed, Syed Khurram Azmat, Moazzam Ali, Muhammad Ishaque, Ghazunfer Abbas, Erik Munroe, Rebecca Harrison, Wajahat Hussain Shamsi, Ghulam Mustafa, and Omar Farooq Khan

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External lead contamination of women's nails by surma in Pakistan: Is the biomarker reliable?, Akihiko Ikegami, Mai Takagi, Zafar Fatmi, Yayoi Kobayashi, Mayumi Ohtsu, Xiaoyi Cui, Nathan Mise, Atsuko Mizuno, Ambreen Sahito, Aneeta Khoso, and Fujio Kayama

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Control of blood pressure and risk attenuation: a public health intervention in rural Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka: feasibility trial results., Tazeen H. Jafar, Asita de Silva, Aliya Naheed, Imtiaz Jehan, Feng Liang, Pryseley N. Assam, Helena Legido-Quigley, Eric A. Finkelstein, Shah Ebrahim, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Dewan Alam, and Aamir Hameed

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Critical Need of Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Tool for Pakistan, Lena Jafri, Romaina Iqbal, and Aysha Habib Khan

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Exposure assessment of lead from food and airborne dusts and biomonitoring in pregnant mothers, their fetus and siblings in Karachi, Pakistan and Shimotsuke, Japan., Fujio Kayama, Zafar Fatmi, Akihiko Ikegami, Atsuko Mizuno, Mayumi Ohtsu, Nathern Mise, Xiaoyi Cui, Masanori Ogawa, Takako Sakamoto, Yoshiko Nakagi, Takahiko Yoshida, Ambreen Sahito, Shahla Naeem, Kulsoom Ghias, Hina Saeed Zuberi, Kanwal Tariq, Yayoi Kobayashi, and Keiko Nohara

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Perspectives regarding antenatal care, delivery and breast feeding practices of women from Baluchistan, Pakistan., Aneeta Khoso, Ayesha Zahid Khan, Sayeeda Amber Sayed, and Ghazala Rafique

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The Antenatal Corticosteroids Trial (ACT): a secondary analysis to explore site differences in a multi-country trial., Karen Klein, Elizabeth M. McClure, Daniela Colaci, Vanessa Thorsten, Patricia L. Hibberd, Fabian Esamai, Ana Garces, Archana Patel, Sarah Saleem, Omrana Pasha, Elwyn Chomba, Waldemar A. Carlo, Nancy F. Krebs, Shivaprasad Goudar, Richard J. Derman, Edward A. Liechty, Marion Koso-Thomas, Pierre M. Buekens, José M. Belizán, Robert L. Goldenberg, and Fernando Althabe

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Reference ranges of handgrip strength from 125,462 healthy adults in 21 countries: a prospective urban rural epidemiologic (PURE) study., Darryl P. Leong, Koon K. Teo, Sumathy Rangarajan, V. Raman Kutty, Fernando Lanas, Chen Hui, Xiang Quanyong, Qian Zhenzhen, Tang Jinhua, and Romaina Iqbal

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Economic burden of mental illnesses in Pakistan., ashar muhammad malik and Murad Moosa Khan

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Countdown to 2015 country case studies: what can analysis of national health financing contribute to understanding MDG 4 and 5 progress?, Carlyn Mann, Courtney Ng, Nadia Akseer, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Josephine Borghi, Tim Colbourn, Patricia Hernández-Peña, Luis Huicho, Muhammad Ashar Malik, Melisa Ashar Martinez-Alvarez, Spy Munthali, Ahmad Shah Salehi, Mekonnen Tadesse, Mohammed Yassin, and Peter Berman

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Associations of urinary sodium excretion with cardiovascular events in individuals with and without hypertension: a pooled analysis of data from four studies., Andrew Mente, Martin O'Donnell, Sumathy Rangarajan, Gilles Dagenais, Scott Lear, Matthew McQueen, Rafael Diaz, Alvaro Avezum, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Fernando Lanas, Wei Li, Yin Lu, Sun Yi, Lei Rensheng, Romaina Iqbal, Prem Mony, Rita Yusuf, Khalid Yusoff, Andrzej Szuba, Aytekin Oguz, Annika Rosengren, Ahmad Bahonar, Afzalhussein Yusufali, Aletta Elisabeth Schutte, Jephat Chifamba, Johannes F E Mann, Sonia S. Anand, Koon Teo, and S. Yusuf

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Availability, affordability, and consumption of fruits and vegetables in 18 countries across income levels: findings from the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study., Victoria Miller, Salim Yusuf, Clara K. Chow, Mahshid Dehgha, Daniel J. Corsi, Karen Lock, Barry Popkin, Sumathy Rangarajan, Rasha Khatib, Scott A. Lear, Prem Mony, Manmeet Kaur, Viswanathan Mohan, Krishnapillai Vijayakumar, Rajeev Gupta, Annamarie Kruger, Lungiswa Tsolekile, Noushin Mohammadifard, Omar Rahman, Annika Rosengren, Alvaro Avezum, Andrés Orlandini, Noorhassim Ismail, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Afzalhussein Yusufali, Kubilay Karsidag, Romaina Iqbal, Jephat Chifamba, Solange Martinez Oakley, Farnaza Ariffin, Katarzyna Zatonska, Paul Poirier, Li Wei, Bo Jian, Chen Hui, LiuXu Xu, Bai Xiulin, Koon Teo, and Andrew Mente

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Available interventions for prevention of cotton dust-associated lung diseases among textile workers, Asaad Ahmed Nafees and Zafar Fatmi

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Chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among textile workers in Karachi, Pakistan, Asaad Ahmed Nafees, Zafar Fatmi, Muhammad Masood Kadir, and Nalini Sathiakumar

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Wealth and cardiovascular health: a cross-sectional study of wealth-related inequalities in the awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in high-, middle- and low-income countries., Benjamin Palafox, Martin McKee, Dina Balabanova, Khalid F. Khalid, Alvaro Jr Avezum, Ahmad Bahonar, Noorhassim Noorhassim, Jephat Chifamba, Clara K. Chow, Daniel J. Corsi, Gilles R. Dagenais, Rafael Diaz, Rajeev Gupta, Romaina Iqbal, Manmeet Kaur, Rasha Khatib, Annamarie Kruger, Iolanthe Marike Kruger, Fernando Lanas, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Fu Minfan, Viswanathan Mohan, Prem K. Mony, Aytekin Oguz, Lia M. Palileo-Villanueva, Pablo Perel, Paul Poirier, Sumathy Rangarajan, Lei Rensheng, Annika Rosengren, Biju Soman, David Stuckler, S. V. Subramania, Koon Teo, Lungiswa P. Tsolekile, Andreas Wielgosz, Peng Yaguang, Karen Yeates, Mo Yongzhen, Khalid Yusoff, Rita Yusuf, Afzalhussein Yusufali, Katarzyna Zatońska, and Salim Yusuf

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Obesity and its relation with diabetes and hypertension: a cross-sectional study across 4 geographical regions., Shivani A. Patel, Mohammed K. Ali, Dewan Alam, Lijing L. Yan, Naomi S. Levitt, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, William Checkley, Yangfeng Wu, Vilma Irazola, Laura Gutierrez, Adolfo Rubinstein, Roopa Shivashankar, Xian Li, J. Jaime Miranda, Muhammad Haider Chowdhury, Ali Tanweer Siddiquee, Thomas A. Gaziano, Muhammad Masood Kadir, and Prabhakaran Dorairaj

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Is the “South Asian Phenotype” unique to South Asians?: comparing cardiometabolic risk factors in the CARRS and NHANES Studies., Shivani A. Patel, Roopa Shivashankar, Mohammed K. Ali, R. M. Anjana, M. Deepa, Deksha Kapoor, Dimple Kondal, Garima Rautela, V. Mohan, K.M. Venkat Narayan, Muhammad Masood Kadir, Zafar Fatmi, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Nikhil Tandon, and CARRS Investigators

Integrated management of childhood illness strategy implementation in a rural district of Pakistan through the lens of planners and implementers., Nousheen Pradhan, Nick Brown, Neelofar Sami, and Narjis Rizvi

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Health workers’ perspectives, knowledge and skills regarding community case management of childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia: a qualitative inquiry for an implementation research project “Nigraan” in District Badin, Sindh, Pakistan, Fauziah Rabbani, Shagufta Perveen, Wafa Aftab, Aysha Zahidie, Kashif Sangrasi, and Shamim Ahmad Qazi Ahmad Qazi

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Inspiring health worker motivation with supportive supervision: a survey of lady health supervisor motivating factors in rural Pakistan, Fauziah Rabbani, Leah Shipton, Wafa Aftab, Kashif Sangrasi, Shagufta Perveen, and Aysha Zahidie

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Schools of public health in low and middle-income countries: an imperative investment for improving the health of populations?, Fauziah Rabbani, Leah Shipton, Franklin White, Iman Nuwayhid, Leslie London, Abdul Ghaffar, Bui Thi Thu Ha, Rajiv Rimal, Anwar Islam, Amirhossein Takian, Samuel Wong, Shehla Zaidi, Kausar S. Khan, Rozina Karmaliani, Imran Naeem Abbasi, and Farhat Abbas

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Recent strategies to improve community case management of diarrhea among children under five in developing countries, Fauziah Rabbani and Aysha Zahidie

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Challenges in implementing a community based trial in a rural Pakistani district: lessons learnt from project NIGRAAN, F. Rabbani, Imran Naeem, Shipton Leah, Mehboob Beenish, Zahidie Aysha, Sangrasi Kashif, Aftab Wafa, Perveen Shagufta, and Qazi Shamim Ahmad

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Policy makers perceptions regarding performance of the lady heath worker programme: is there a know-do gap? findings from the NIGRAAN project, F. Rabbani, Shagufta Perveen, I. N Abbas, Wafa Aftab, Kashif Sangrasi, L Shipton, and Aysha Zahidie

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Schools of public health in low and middle-income countries: an imperative investment for improving the health of populations?, F. Rabbani, Leah Shipton, Franklin White, Iman Nuwayhid, Leslie London, Abdul Ghaffar, Bui Thi Thu Ha, Goran Tomson, Rajiv Rimal, Anwar Islam, Amirhossein Takian, Samuel Wong, Shehla Zaidi, Kausar Kausar, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Imran Naeem Abbasi, and Farhat Abbas

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Assessing global risk factors for non-fatal injuries from road traffic accidents and falls in adults aged 35-70 years in 17 countries: a cross-sectional analysis of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiological (PURE) study., Parminder Raina, Nazmul Sohel, Mark Oremus, Harry Shannon, Prem Mony, Rajesh Kumar, Wei Li, Yang Wang, Xingyu Wang, Khalid Yusoff, Rita Yusuf, Romaina Iqbal, Andrzej Szuba, Aytekin Oguz, Annika Rosengren, Annamarie Kruger, Jephat Chifamba, Noushin Mohammadifard, Ebtihal Ahmad Darwish, Gilles Dagenais, Rafael Diaz, Alvaro Avezum, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Pamela Seron, Sumathy Rangarajan, Koon Teo, and Salim Yusuf

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Association of tobacco use and other determinants with pregnancy outcomes: a multicentre hospital-based case-control study in Karachi, Pakistan., Shafquat Rozi, Zahid Ahmad Butt, Nida Zahid, Saba Wasim, and Kashif Shafique

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Peer pressure and family smoking habits influence smoking uptake in teenage boys attending school: multilevel modeling of survey data., Shafquat Rozi, Sadia Mahmud, Gillian Lancaster, and Nida Zahid

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Caregivers knowledge, practices about childhood diarrhea and pneumonia and their perceptions of lady health worker program; findings from NIGRAAN implementation research project, K Sangrasi, F. Rabbani, W Aftab, A Zahidie, S Perveen, IN Abbas, SIA Shah, and SA Qazi

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Motivation and retention of physicians in primary healthcare facilities: a qualitative study from abbottabad, Pakistan, Sayed Masoom Shah, Shehla Zaidi, Jamil Ahmed, and Shafiq Ur Rehman

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Frequency of Birth Defects and its Relationship to Parents Having Interfamily Marriages at a Tertiary Care Hospital, Tufail Soomro and Shiyam Sunder Tikmani

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Prevalence, Etiology and Predictors of Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Children under the Age of Five Years, Tufail Soomro and Shiyam Sunder Tikmani

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Success of Bubble CPAP in Treatment of Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Preterm Infants, Tufail Soomro and Shiyam Sunder Tikmani

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Frequency and Etiology of Community-Acquired Bloodstream Infection in Hospitalized Febrile Children, Tufail Soomro, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani, and Sumera Aziz Ali

Storage of medicines and temperature control at community pharmacies in rural district of Sindh, Pakistan: an exploratory cross-sectional study, Nadir Suhail, Sumera Aziz Ali, Waris Qidwai, Savera Aziz Ali, Saleem Iqbal, Yousuf Memon, and Muhammad Masood Kadir

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Obesity, an emerging epidemic in Pakistan-a review of evidence., Sana Tanzil and Tanzil Jamali

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Frequency of Retinopathy of Prematurity in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani, Tufail Soomro, and Prashant Tikmani

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Prevalence and Determinants of Postpartum Depression in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani, Tufail Soomro, and Prashant Tikmani

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Rate and Risk Factors of Stillbirth in Pakistan: A Systematic Review, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani and Nida Zahid