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Submissions from 2011

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Predictors of unintentional poisoning among children under 5 years of age in Karachi: a matched case-control study, Bilal Ahmed, Zafar Fatmi, Amna R. Siddiqui, and Abdul L. Sheikh

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Knowledge, perceptions and myths regarding infertility among selected adult population in Pakistan: a cross-sectional study, Sumera Ali, Raafay Sophie, Ayesha M. Imam, Faisal I. Khan, Syed F. Ali, Annum Shaikh, and Syed Farid-ul-Hasnain

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Participatory action research as the approach for women’s empowerment, Ayesha Aziz, Meenaz Shams Hashwani, and Kausar S. Khan

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Knowledge of asthma management by general practitioners in Karachi, Pakistan: comparison with international guidelines, Nizar Bhulani, Saima Lalani, Aziez Ahmed, Yahya Jan, Urooba Faheem, Ayub Khan, Zahra Samani, Wahaj Aman, Faria Bhatti, Omar Hayat, and Sarah Saleem

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Administration of misoprostol by trained traditional birth attendants to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in home births in Pakistan: randomised placebo-controlled trial., J. Durocher, J. Blum, G. Walraven, N. F. Zuberi, and N. Mobeen

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NGOs and government partnership for health systems strengthening: A qualitative study presenting viewpoints of government, NGOs and donors in Pakistan, Iram Ejaz, Babar T. Shaikh, and Narjis Rizvi

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Assessing reasons for school/college dropout among young adults and implications for awareness about STDs and HIV/AIDS: findings from a population-based study in Karachi, Pakistan., Syed Farid-ul-Hasnain and Gunilla Krantz

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Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding handling, storage, and purification of water among people living in a semi-urban community before and after the intervention at Karachi, Pakistan, Salima Farooq, Yasmin Parpio, Tazeen S. Ali, Nafeesa Dhalvani, and Fazal Ather

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Stillbirths 1 Stillbirths: why they matter, J. Frederik Froen, Joanne Cacciatore, Elizabeth M. McClure, Oluwafemi Kuti, Abdul Hakeem Jokhio, Monir Islam, and Jeremy Shiffman

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Determining the factors associated with Unmet need for family planning: A cross-sectional survey in 49 districts of Pakistan, Waqas Hameed, Syed Khurram Azmat, Mohsina Bilgrami, and Muhammad Ishaqe

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Antipsychotic treatment and weight gain: does risperidone behave differently in Pakistani psychiatric patients?, Saleem Perwaiz Iqbal, Rashid A M Khan, and Syed Ahmer

Ascerting the effectiveness of community integrated management of childhood and neonatal illness (C-IMNCI) through assessing mothers` knowledge and practice and exploring perceptions of the C-IMNCI trained lady health workers in District Quetta, Rakhshanda Ishaque

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Level and Determinants of Kidney Function in a South Asian Population in Pakistan, Tazeen Jafar, Muhammad Islam, Saleem Jessani, Rasool Bux, Lesley A. Inker, Christophe Mariat, and andrew S. Levey

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Association of Socioeconomic Position With Under- and Overnutrition in Pakistan, Naveed Zafar Janjua, Romaina Iqbal, and Bushra Mahmood

Gestational weight gain and term intrauterine growth restriction: a hospital based prospective cohort study, Wajiha Javed

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Meeting the 2015 Millennium Development Goals with new interventions for abused women., Rozina Karmaliani, Shireen Shehzad, Saima Shams Hirani, Nargis Asad, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani, and Judith McFarlane

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Complementary feeding: a Global Network cluster randomized controlled trial, Nancy F. Krebs, K. Michael Hambidge, Manolo Mazariegos, Jamie Westcott, Norman Goco, Linda L. Wright, Marion Koso-Thomas, Antoinette Tshefu, Carl Bose, Omrana Pasha, Robert Goldenberg, Elwyn Chomba, Waldemar Carlo, Mark Kindem, Abhik Das, Ty Hartwell, and Elizabeth McClure

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Behavioral problems among children living in orphanage facilities of Karachi, Pakistan: comparison of children in an SOS Village with those in conventional orphanages, Zohra S. Lassi, Sadia Mahmud, Ehsan U. Syed, and Naveed Z. Janjua

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Prevalence of head lice and hygiene practices among women over twelve years of age in Sindh, Balochistan, and North West Frontier Province: national health survey of Pakistan, 1990-1994., Sadia Mahmud, Gregory Pappas, and Wilbur C Hadden

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Lung function decrement with arsenic exposure to drinking groundwater along river Indus: A comparative cross-sectional study, Asaad Ahmed Nafees, Ambreen Kazi, Zafar Fatmi, Muhammad Irfan, Arif Ali, and Fujio Kayama

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Stewardship in health policy and its relevance to Pakistan, Asaad Ahmed Nafees and Parvez Nayani

Screening of pcychiatric disorders in hearing-impaired children and adolescents 4-16 years old attending special education institution in Karachi : a cross sectional study, Afshan Nazar

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Pakistan and Water: New Pressures on Global Security and Human Health, Gregory Pappas

Incidence of human immune deficiency virus among injection drug users enrolled in a harm reduction program at Karachi, Rab Nawaz Samo

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The association between parity, infant gender, higher level of paternal education and preterm birth in Pakistan: a cohort study, Kiran Shaikh, Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Marianne S. Rose, Ambreen Kazi, Shaneela Khowaja, and Suzanne Tough

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Risk factors predisposing to congenital heart defects., Faheem Ul Haq, Fatima Jalil, Saman Hashmi, Maliha Iqbal Jumani, Aamer Imdad, Mehnaz Jabeen, Javad Tauseef Hashmi, Furqan Bin Irfan, Muhammad Imran, and Mehnaz Atiq

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Three-level quality assessment of a dental hospital using EFQM., Farhan Vakani, Zafar Fatmi, and Kashif Naqvi

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Neurological involvement in patients with falciparum malaria: frequency and prognostic value, Mohammad Wasay, Asif Taqi, Huma Aziz, Iqbal Azam, and Mohammad Asim Beg

Social environment and depression among pregnant women in rural areas of Sind, Pakistan, Aysha Zahidie, Ambreen Kazi, Zafar Fatmi, Muhammad Tufail Bhatti, and Sayeda Dureshahwar

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Bureaucrats as purchasers of health services: limitations of the public sector for contracting, Shehla Zaidi, Susannah H. Mayhew, and Natasha Palmer

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Access to essential medicines: in Pakistan identifying policy research and concerns, Shehla Zaidi and Noureen Nishtar

Submissions from 2010

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Father's support and literacy--factors associated with child mortality in Gambat, Sindh-Pakistan, Ajmal Agha, Fozia Ajmal, Azam Iqbal, and Franklin White

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Knowledge and awareness about cervical cancer and its prevention amongst interns and nursing staff in Tertiary Care Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan., Syed Faizan Ali, Samia Ayub, Nauman Fazal Manzoor, Sidra Azim, Muneeza Afif, Nida Akhtar, Wassi Ali Jafery, Imran Tahir, Syed Farid-Ul-Hasnian, and Najam Uddin

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Menstrual knowledge and practices of female adolescents in urban Karachi, Pakistan., Tazeen Saeed Ali and Syeda Naghma Rizvi

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Needle stick injuries among health care workers of public sector tertiary care hospitals of Karachi, Mubashir Aslam, Tahir Taj, Arif Ali, Waseem Mirza, Hammad Ali, Mudassir Iqbal Dar, and Nasira Badar

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Assessment of quality of care for the management of type 2 diabetes: a multicentre study from a developing country., Iqbal Syed Azam, Ali Khan Khuwaja, Ghazala Rafique, and Franklin White

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Hospitalized pediatric trauma patients have fewer complications than adults: An analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank, H. Basdag, T. Oyetunji, O.B. Bolorundoro, E.R. Haut, K.A. Stevens, D.T. Efron, D.C. Chang, E.E. Cornwell, F. Abdullah, and Adil H. Haider

Role of social health insurance in improving financial access to health care : a qualitative appraisal of the situation in district Thatta Sindh, Pakistan, Kinza Siddique Chaudhary

Factors affecting engagement of NGOS for health systems strengthening in Pakistan-developing a framework for meaningful public-private partnership, Iram Ejaz

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Social marketing for early neonatal care: Saving newborn lives in Pakistan., Iram Ejaz and Babar Tasneem Shaikh

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Pediatric lymphoma: A 10-year experience at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan, Zehra Fadoo, Asim Belgaumi, Matloob Alam, Syed Iqbal Azam, and Ahmed Naqvi

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Prevalence and risk factors for stunting among children under 5 years: a community based study from Jhangara town, Dadu Sindh, Syed Farid-ul-Hasnain and Raafay Sophie

Gentamicin use and hearing loss in children of peri areas of Karachi : a cohort study, Urooj Fatima

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Situational analysis of household energy and biomass use and associated health burden of indoor air pollution and mitigation efforts in Pakistan, Zafar Fatmi, Asma Rahman, Ambreen Kazi, Muhammad Masood Kadir, and Nalini Sathiakumar

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Infection-related stillbirths, Robert L. Goldenberg, Elizabeth M. McClure, Sarah Saleem, and Uma M. Reddy

Prospects for financial sustainability of basic package of health services in Afghanistan, Ahmad Murid Haidari

Objective-oriented verses participant-oriented approach to develop a monitoring and evaluation tool for mental health program in Afghanistan, Mohammad Hussain Hasseen

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Prevalence and associated risk factors of sleep-disordered breathing symptoms in young and middle-aged Pakistani employed adults, Syed Fayyaz Hussain, Yona Keich Cloonan, Muhammad Islam, and Mohammad Hossein Rahbar

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Association of self-reported nasal blockage with sleep-disordered breathing and excessive daytime sleepiness in Pakistani employed adults, Syed Fayyaz Hussain, Yona Keich Cloonan, Mohammad H. Rahbar, and Muhammad Islam

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Sharp injuries and their determinants among health care workers at first-level care facilities in Sindh Province, Pakistan, Naveed Z. Janjua, Mohammad I. Khan, and Bushra Mahmood

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Health care risk factors among women and personal behaviours among men explain the high prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in Karachi, Pakistan, N. Z. Janjua, H. B. Hamza, M. Islam, S. F. A. Tirmizi, A. Siddiqui, W. Jafri, and Saeed Hamid

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Dating gestational age by last menstrual period, symphysis-fundal height, and ultrasound in urban Pakistan, Imtiaz Jehan, Shahida Zaidi, Sameera Rizvi, Naushaba Mobeen, Elizabeth M. McClure, Breda Munoz, Omrana Pasha, Linda L. Wright, and Robert L. Goldenberg

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Knowledge, attitudes and practices of barbers about hepatitis B and C transmission in Hyderabad, Pakistan., A. H. Jokhio, T. A. Bhatti, and S. Memon

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Exposure of pregnant women to indoor air pollution: a study from nine low and middle income countries, Muhammad Masood Kadir, Elizabeth M. McClure, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Ana L. Garces, Janet Moore, Marie Onyamboko, Christine Kaseba, Fernando Althabe, Eduardo E. Castilla, Salvio Freire, Sailajanandan Parida, Sarah Saleem, Linda L. Wright, and Robert L. Goldenberg

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The hidden figure: sexual intimate partner violence among Pakistani women, Mufiza Zia Kapadia, Sarah Saleem, and Mehtab S. Karim

Emerging role of community based midwife (CMW) in Pakistan: a case of district Lasbela, Balochistan province, Ghulam Mustafa Khan

Low case detection rate of tuberculosis in Ziarat : how the target will be achieved?, Muhammad Dawood Khan

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Potential benefits and perceived need for health promoting hospitals in Pakistan: a healthcare stakeholder's perspective, Asif Raza Khowaja, Rozina Mistry, Ajmal Agha, and Rozina Karmaliani

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Quit Smoking for Life-Social Marketing Strategy for Youth: A Case for Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khowaja, Ali Khan Khuwaja, Parvez Nayani, Saleem Jessani, Malika Parveen Khowaja, and Saima Khowaja

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Screening of hepatitis B and C among people visiting general practice clinics in a rural district of Sindh, Pakistan., Ameet Kumar, Saima Lalani, Asad Ali Khan Afridi, and Ali Khan Khuwaja

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Childhood injuries in Pakistan: Results from two communities, Seema Zainulabdin Lasi, Ghazala Rafique, and Habib Peermohammad

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Secondhand smoke exposures in indoor public places in seven Asian countries, Jiyeon Lee, Soogil Lim, Kiyoung Lee, Xinbiao Guo, Ramachandra Kamath, Hiroshi Yamato, Adinegara L. Abas, Sumal Nandasena, Asaad Ahmed Nafees, and Nalini Sathiakumar

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Predictors of obesity among post graduate trainee doctors working in a tertiary care hospital of public sector in Karachi, Pakistan, Sajid Mahmood, Muhammad Kazim Rahim Najjad, Nasir Ali, Naeem Yousuf, and Yasir Hamid

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A probit- log- skew-normal mixture model for repeated measures data with excess zeros, with application to a cohort study of paediatric respiratory symptoms, Sadia Mahmud, W. Y. Wendy Lou, and Neil W. Johnston

Factors influencing dots default in Kabul : need a responsive health care system-more than ever!, Hamid Hassan Momand

Myths and misconceptions about contraceptive methods: an exploratory qualitative study amongst married youth of Karachi, Noureen Aleem Nishtar

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Communities, birth attendants and health facilities: a continuum of emergency maternal and newborn care (the global network's EmONC trial), Omrana Pasha, Robert L. Goldenberg, Elizabeth M. McClure, Sarah Saleem, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Fernando Althabe, Archana Patel, Fabian Esamai, Ana Garces, Elwyn Chomba, Manolo Mazariegos, Bhala Kodkany, Jose M. Belizan, Richard J. Derman, Patricia L. Hibberd, Waldemar A. Carlo, Edward A. Liechty, K. Michael Hambidge, Pierre Buekens, Dennis Wallace, Lisa Howard-Grabman, Suzanne Stalls, Marion Koso-Thomas, Alan H. Jobe, and Linda L. Wright

Availability and affordability of essential medicines : exploring the effects on health seeking behaviours and health services utilization for children under-5 years, living in a settlement of Karachi, Yasir Shafiq

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Contracting of primary health care services in Pakistan: is up-scaling a pragmatic thinking, Babar Shaikh, F. Rabbani, Najibullah Safi, and Zia Dawar

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Coverage and predictors of vaccination among children of 1-4 years of age in a rural sub-district of Sindh, Shiraz Shaikh, Tahir M Taj, A. Kazi, Jamil Ahmed, and Zafar Fatmi

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A multicentre matched case control study of risk factors for preeclampsia in healthy women in Pakistan., Uzma Shamsi, Juanita Hatcher, Azra Shamsi, Nadeem Zuberi, Zeeshan Qadri, and Sarah Saleem

Seroprevalence of measles IgG in children 12-59 months of age in Karachi one year after measles vaccine supplementry immunization activity, Sana Sadiq Sheikh

DPT3 coverage and the role of the private sector in vaccinating children 12-23 months of age, in Karachi : a cross sectional survey, Nida Tarique Siddiqui

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Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding dengue fever among adults of high and low socioeconomic groups, Madiha Syed, Taimur Saleem, Umme-Rubab Syeda, Manal Habib, Rehan Zahid, Atif Bashir, Madiha Rabbani, Madiha Khalid, Asif Iqbal, Ehsen Zawwar Rao, Shujja-ur-Rehman, and Sarah Saleem

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Brain Research to Ameliorate Impaired Neurodevelopment - Home-based Intervention Trial (BRAIN-HIT), Jan L. Wallander, Elizabeth McClure, Fred Biasini, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Omrana Pasha, Elwyn Chomba, Darlene Shearer, Linda Wright, Vanessa Thorsten, Hrishikesh Chakraborty, Sangappa M. Dhaded, Niranjana S. Mahantshetti, Roopa M. Bellad, Zahid Abbasi, and Waldemar Carlo

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Landscaping health financing works in Pakistan, Shehla Zaidi, Shafqat Shehzad, Asad Sayeed, and Liaquat Khowaja

Differences in health care seeking patners for childern less than five years of age who died of severe diarrhea compared to those with non-fatal severe diarrhea in selscted semi Urban areas of Karachi, Pakistan, Umber Zaman

Submissions from 2009

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and they kill me, only because I am a girl'... review of sex-selective abortions in South Asia, Farina Gul Abrejo, Babar Tasneem Shaikh, and Narjis Rizvi

Predictors of unintentional poisoning among childern under 5 years of age in Karachi, a matched case control study, Bilal Ahmed

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Public private mix model in enhancing tuberculosis case detection in District Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan, Jameel Ahmed, Mubashir Ahmed, A Laghari, Wasdev Lohana, Sajid Ali, and Zafar Fatmi

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Knowledge, attitude and practice of private practitioners regarding TB-DOTS in a rural district of Sindh, Pakistan, Mubashir Ahmed, Zafar Fatmi, Sajid Ali, Jamil Ahmed, and Naseem Ara

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Multilevel Modeling of Household Contextual Determinants of Tuberculin Skin Test Positivity among Contacts of Infectious Tuberculosis Patients, Umerkot, Pakistan, Saeed Akhtar and Suresh K. Rathi

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An autoregressive integrated moving average model for short-term prediction of hepatitis C virus seropositivity among male volunteer blood donors in Karachi, Pakistan, Saeed Akhtar and Shafquat Rozi

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Association of various reproductive rights, domestic violence and marital rape with depression among Pakistani women, Faridah A. Ali, Syed M. Israr, Badar S. Ali, and Naveed Z. Janjua

Repoductive health programmes of Pakistan: stand alone or integrated, Aamir Akram Alizai

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High-risk behaviours among juvenile prison inmates in Pakistan, A. Altaf; N. Z. Janjua; S. Kristensen; N. A. Zaidi; A. Memon; E. W., III Hook; S. H. Vermund; and S. A. Shah

Factors influencing implementation of integrated management of neonatal and childhood illness (IMNCI) strategy at public sector primary health care facilities in Matiari district, Sindh, Nousheen Alwani

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Awareness of stroke risk factors, signs and treatment in a Pakistani population, Zarmeneh Aly, Kanza Abbas, Syed Faraz Kazim, Fawad Taj, Fatima Aziz, Affan Irfan, Rashid Sheikh, Mariam Shakir, Syed M Javed, and Zafar Fatmi

A randomized clinical trail of fissure sealant retention : self etch adhensive versus total etch adhensive, Nadia Aman

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Psychiatry as a career: a survey of factors affecting students' interest in psychiatry as a career., Mubashir Aslam, Tahir Taj, Arif Ali, Nasira Badar, Farzan Saeed, Muhammed Abbas, Saad Muzaffar, and Bilal Abid

Assessing the knowledge skills, ability and performance of paramedical staff in delivering primary health care sevices: a case of District Jamshoro Sindh Pakistan, Sher Bahadur

Prevalence of depression and it's associated factors in the elderly population of Karachi, Pakistan: a cross sectional study, Mehreen Bhamani

Seroprevalence and risk factors for hepatitis C infection among male prisoners in Karachi, Amna Subhan Butt

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A systematic review of the use of telehealth in Asian countries, Hammad Durrani and Shariq Khoja

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Using verbal autopsy to ascertain perinatal cause of death: are trained non-physicians adequate?, C. Engmann, Imtiaz Jehan, J. Ditekemena, A. Garces, M. Phiri, M. Mazariegos, E. Chomba, Omrana Pasha, A. Tshefu, Y. Hemed, E. M. McClure, V. Thorsten, C. Bann, R. L. Goldenberg, C. Bose, P. Setel, W. A. Carlo, and L. L. Wright

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What do young adults know about the HIV/AIDS epidemic? Findings from a population based study in Karachi, Pakistan., Syed Farid-ul-Hasnain, Eva Johansson, and Gunilla Krantz

Prevalence and corrleates of non-use of condom among red light area based female sexworkers of Lahore and Karachi role of health belief model to explain non-use of condom, Mehreen Fatima

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Health burden of skin lesions at low arsenic exposure through groundwater in Pakistan. Is river the source?, Zafar Fatmi, Iqbal Azam, Faiza Ahmed, Ambreen Kazi, Albert Bruce Gill, Muhmmad Masood Kadir, Mubashir Ahmed, Naseem Ara, and Naveed Zafar Janjua

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Incidence and pattern of unintentional injuries and resulting disability among children under 5 years of age: results of the National Health Survey of Pakistan, Zafar Fatmi, Ambreen Kazi, Wilbur C. Haddend, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Junaid A. Razzak, and Gregory Pappas

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Educating and informing patients receiving psychopharmacological medications: are family physicians in Pakistan up to the task?, Hammad Ashraf Ganatra, Hadi Bhurgri, Roomasa Channa, Fauzia Ahmad Bawany, Syed Nabeel Zafar, Rafia Ishfaq Chaudhry, Syeda Hina Batool, Abdul Basit, Mehmood Asghar, Sarah Saleem, and Haider Naqvi