Follow

Submissions from 2005

PDF

Exploring ethical considerations for the use of biological and physiological markers in population-based surveys in less developed countries, Gregory Pappas and Adnan A. Hyder

Link

Medical education and training: responding to community needs., Fauziah Rabbani, Babar Tasneem Shaikh, Qamar Mahmood, Kausar S. Khan Ms, Syed Muhammad Israr, and Yousuf Memon

PDF

Randomized controlled trial of standard versus double dose cotrimoxazole for childhood pneumonia in Pakistan, Zeba A. Rasmussen, Abdul Bari, Shamim Qazi, Gul Rehman, Iqbal Azam, SherBaz Khan, Farida Aziz, Sadia Rafi, Mehr Taj Roghani, and Imran Iqbal

Link

Prevalence and factors associated with current smoking among high school adolescents in Karachi, Pakistan, Shafquat Rozi, Saeed Akhtar, Sajid Ali, and Javaid Khan

PDF

The quest for small family size among Pakistani women--is voluntary termination of pregnancy a matter of choice or necessity?, Sarah Saleem and Fariyal F. Fikree

PDF

Quality of health care: an absolute necessity for patient satisfaction, Babar T. Shaikh

Link

Medical education: let's change the emphases, Babar Tasneem Shaikh and Fauziah Rabbani

Link

Health management information system: a tool to gauge patient satisfaction and quality of care., Babar Tasneem Shaikh and Fauziah Rabbani

PDF

Health seeking behaviour and health service utilization in Pakistan: challenging the policy makers, Babar T. Shaikh and Juanita Hatcher

Link

Nosocomial outbreak of hepatitis E infection in Pakistan with possible parenteral transmission, Amna Rehana Siddiqui, Rashid Jooma, and Raymond A Jr Smego

PDF

Does malaria during pregnancy affect the newborn?, Mohammad Yawar Yakoob, Asma Zakaria, Saima Naheed Waqar, Samiah Zafar, Ali Saeed Wahla, Sarah Kulsoom Zaidi, Arif R. Sarwari, Rahat N. Qureshi, and Amna Rehana Siddiqui

Submissions from 2004

Link

Intra-household clustering of hepatitis C virus infection in Karachi, Pakistan, Saeed Akhtar and Tariq Moatter

Link

Hepatitis C virus infection in asymptomatic male volunteer blood donors in Karachi, Pakistan, S Akhtar, M Younus, S Adil, S H. Jafri, and F Hassan

PDF

Prevalence and factors associated with practice of modern contraceptive methods among currently married women in District Naushahro Feroze, S Ali, S Rozi, and M A. Mahmood

Link

Determinants of therapeutic injection overuse among communities in Sindh, Pakistan., Arshad Altaf, Zafar Fatmi, Agha Ajmal, Tanweer Hussain, Henna Qahir, and Mubina Agboatwalla

Link

HIV risk behavior and practices among heroin addicts in Lahore, Pakistan, Faran Emmanuel, Saeed Akhtar, Arrastus Attarad, and Cyril Kamran

Link

The onset and duration of benefit from counselling by minimally trained counsellors on anxiety and depression in women, A Gul and B S. Ali

Link

Elevated blood lead levels among children living in a fishing community, Karachi, Pakistan, Siroos Hozhabri, Franklin White, Mohammad Hossein Rahbar, Mubina Agboatwalla, and Stephen Luby

Link

Risk factors for non-fatal myocardial infarction in young South Asian adults, J Ismail, T H. Jafar, F H. Jafary, F White, A M. Faruqui, and N Chaturvedi

Link

Ethnic differences and determinants of diabetes and central obesity among South Asians of Pakistan, T H. Jafar, A S. Levey, F M. White, A Gul, S Jessani, A Q. Khan, F H. Jafary, C H. Schmid, and N Chaturvedi

PDF

Knowledge and practices of barbers about hepatitis B and C transmission in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, N Z. Janjua and M A M Nizamy

PDF

Prevalence and factors associated with anxiety and depression among family practitioners in Karachi, Pakistan, A K. Khuwaja, R Qureshi, and S I. Azam

PDF

Macrovascular complications and their associated factors among persons with type 2 diabetes in Karachi, Pakistan--a multi-center study, A K. Khuwaja, G Rafique, F White, and S I. Azam

Link

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

Link

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

Link

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

Link

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

Link

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

Link

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

Link

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

Submissions from 2003

PDF

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

Link

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

Link

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

PDF

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

Link

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

Link

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

Link

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

Link

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

Link

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

Link

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

PDF

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

Link

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

Link

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

Link

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

Link

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

PDF

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

Submissions from 2002

PDF

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

PDF

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

Link

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

PDF

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

Link

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

Link

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Health sector reform in Pakistan: future directions, A Islam

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

Link

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

Link

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

PDF

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

Link

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, A Latif, A Khan, and A R. Sarwari

PDF

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

Link

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

Link

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

PDF

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

Link

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

PDF

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

Link

The case for an epidemiology of terrorism, Franklin White

Link

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

Submissions from 2001

Link

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

Link

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

PDF

Evaluation and management of urinary tract infection in children in general practice, N S. Ali

PDF

The proposition: an insight into research, B I. Avan and F White

Link

Significance of immunohistochemical c-ErbB-2 product localisation pattern for prognosis in human breast cancer, Syed Abdus Aziz, Shahid Pervez, Shaista Khan, Naila Kayani, Syed Iqbal Azam, and Mohammed Hussain Rahbar

Link

Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection in male adults in Rawalpindi-Islamabad, Pakistan, A Bari, S Akhtar, M H. Rahbar, and S P. Luby

PDF

Role of traditional birth attendants in improving reproductive health: lessons from the family health project, Sindh, A Islam and F A. Malik

PDF

A low-cost intervention for cleaner drinking water in Karachi, Pakistan, S Luby, M Agboatwalla, A Raza, J Sobel, E Mintz, K Baier, M Rahbar, S Qureshi, R Hassan, and F Ghouri

Link

Microbiologic effectiveness of hand washing with soap in an urban squatter settlement, Karachi, Pakistan, S P. Luby, M Agboatwalla, A Raza, J Sobel, E D. Mintz, K Baier, R M. Hoekstra, M H. Rahbar, R Hassan, and S M. Qureshi

PDF

Patients' perceptions of blood transfusion risks in Karachi, Pakistan, S P. Luby, Q Niaz, S Siddiqui, S A. Mujeeb, and S Fisher-Hoch