Established in 1980, the School of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan has the honour of being the founding academic entity of the University and a benchmark for nursing education in Pakistan. ​The school is committed to excellence in the fields of education, practice, research and administration. The school caters to students from all over Pakistan as well as from East Africa, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Syria and Egypt.

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Submissions from 2018

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Dose-response of Cotton Dust Exposure with Lung Function among Textile Workers: MultiTex Study in Karachi, Pakistan, Naureen Akber Ali, Asaad A. Nafees, Zafar Fatmi, and Iqbal Azam Syed

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Sex differences in symptoms experienced, knowledge about symptoms, symptom attribution, and perceived urgency for treatment seeking among acute coronary syndrome patients in Karachi Pakistan, Saleema Allana, Debra K. Moser, Tazeen S. Ali, and Aamir Hameed

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Determinants of Inadequate Provision and Utilization of Post Abortion Care Services in Pakistan, Marina Baig and Kiran Mubeen

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Academic incivility in modern generation of nursing students, Laila Akber Cassum

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Impact of divorce on students’ life, Laila Akber Cassum

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Perceptions of nursing students of educational environment at a private undergraduate School of Nursing in Karachi, Salima Farooq, Rehana Rehman, Jacqueline Maria Dias, and Mehwish Hussain

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Comparison of undergraduate educational environment in medical and nursing program using the DREEM tool, Salima Farooq, Rehana Rehman, Mehwish Hussain, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Feed-forward: Paving ways for students' subsequent learning, Lubna Ghazal, Amina Aijaz khowaja AP, Yasmin Parpio, Ambreen Tharani, and Raisa B. Gul

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Experiences of the Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy at a Public Hospital Peshawar Pakistan, Gulzar Habibullah, Raisa Raisa, Shanaz Hussein Cassum SC, and Rehana Elahi

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Social support intervention to promote resilience and quality of life in women living in Karachi, Pakistan: a randomized controlled trial, Saima Hirani, Colleen M. Norris, K. Jessica Van Vliet, Sander Veldhuyzen Van Zanten, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, and Gerri Lasiuk

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Asian Midwifery in 2018, Rafat Jan and Edwin van Teijlingen

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Experiences of the graduates of the first baccalaureate midwifery programme in Pakistan: A descriptive exploratory study., Arusa Lakhani, Rafat Jan, Marina Baig, Kiran Mubeen, Sadia Abbas Ali, Shahnaz Shahid Ali, and Karyn Kaufman

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Influence of supportive care on chemotherapy patients' self-care behaviour and satisfaction: A pilot study conducted in Karachi, Pakistan, Salima Shams, Adnan Jabbar, Kashmira Nanji, rafat jan, and Ambreen Tharani

Submissions from 2017

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Infection Control in Labor and Delivery Room, Learning from the Small Hospital Based Project, Savera Aziz Ali and Sumera Aziz Ali

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Can Right to Health Help Policy Makers to Address Maternal Mortality?: A Short Communication, Sumera Aziz Ali, Nadir Suhail, and Savera Aziz Ali

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Attitude towards gender roles and violence against women and girls (VAWG): baseline findings from an RCT of 1752 youths in Pakistan, Tazeen S. Ali, Rozina Karmaliani, Judith Mcfarlane, Hussain M. A. Khuwaja, Yasmeen Somani, Esnat D. Chirwa, and Rachel Jewkes

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Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Mid-Level Providers regarding Post Abortion Care in Sindh, Pakistan, Marina Baig, Rafat Jan, Arusa Lakhani, Sadia Abbas Ali, Kiran Mubeen, Shahnaz Shahid Ali, and Farzana Adnan

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Exploring the impact of gender inequities on the promotion of cardiovascular health of women in Pakistan, Rubina Barolia, Alexander M. Clark, and Gina M. Higginbottom

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Risk factors of cardiovascular disease and its recommendations in Pakistani context., Rubina Barolia and Amber Hussain Sayani

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Creating enabling environment for student engagement: faculty practices of critical thinking., Shanaz Hussein Cassum SC and Raisa B. Gul

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Quality of life and its determinants in adult cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment in Pakistan., Parveen Chagani, Yasmin Parpio, Raisa B. Gul, and Adnan Jabbar

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Preventing peer violence against children: methods and baseline data of a cluster randomized controlled trial in Pakistan., Judith Mc Farlane, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Hussain Maqbool Ahmed Khuwaja, Saleema Gulzar, Rozina Somani, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Yasmeen Hassan Somani, Shireen Shehzad, Ryan D. Krone, Rene M. Paulson, Atta Muhammad, and Rachel Jewke

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Self-care and its predictors among patients with heart failure in Karachi, Pakistan., Ambreen Gowani, Raisa B. Gul, and Sajid H. Dhakam

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Cultural practices of rearing preterm infants: A qualitative study in a tertiary care hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, Salima Sulaiman Gulamani, Ambreen Tharani, Sharifa Bashir Lalani, and Kiran Shaikh

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Practices of faculty members regarding teaching and learning strategies in nursing education., Shams Ul Huda, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Kashmira Nanji, and Shanaz Hussein Cassum SC

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Nurse teachers’ conceptions and practices of written feedback in Karachi., Sobia Idrees, Raisa B. Gul, Ambreen tharani, and Syeda Kauser Ali

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Physical violence and its associated factors among married women in Multan, Southern Punjab, Pakistan, Shafquat Inayat, Shahina Pirani, Tazeen S. Ali, Uzma Rahim Khan, and Josefin Särnholm

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Exploring community midwives' perceptions of their work experience after deployment in the rural areas of Chitral, Pakistan., Mehtab Q. Jaffer, Rafat Jan, Karyn Kaufman, Arusa Lakhani, and Shahnaz Shahid Ali

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Developments in midwifery in Asia in 2017, Rafat Jan and Edwin van Teijlingen

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Exciting Times in South-Asian Midwifery, Rafat Jan and Edwin van Teijlingen

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Women experiences of using external breast prosthesis after mastectomy., Zohra Asif Jetha, Raisa B. Gul, and Sharifa Bashir Lalani

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Peer violence perpetration and victimization: prevalence, associated factors and pathways among 1752 sixth grade boys and girls in schools in Pakistan., Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Judith Mcfarlane, Rozina Somani, Hussain Maqbool Ahmed Khuwaja, Shireen Shehzad, Tazeen Saeed Ali, S. A. Gulzar, Yasmeen Hassan Somani, Esnat D. Chirwa, and Rachel Jewkes

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Exploring the fears of Pakistani Primi gravidas about Childbirth, Zohra Kurji, Amina Aijaz khowaja, Zahra Shaheen, Yasmin Mithani, and Naveeda Haq

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Implementation of a Bachelor’s in midwifery programme in Pakistan: Reflections of Midwifery Faculty, Arusa Lakhani, Sadia Abbas Ali, Kiran Mubeen, Marina Baig, Shahnaz Shahid, Rafat Jan, and Karyn Kaufman

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Women’s perceptions and experiences of domestic violence: an observational study from Hyderabad, Pakistan., Farhana Irfan Madhani, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Cyra Patel, Carla M. Bann, Elizabeth M. McClure, Omrana Pasha, and Robert L. Goldenberg

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Palliative care: an alien concept in Pakistan., Nadia Pyarali Mulji and Sumaira Sachwani

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Association of socio-demographic characteristics with pattern of health seeking behavior among Hepatitis C patients in Pakistan, Shahina Parani, Tazeen S. Ali, Saleema Allana, and Faisal Wasim Ismail

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Association of awareness about hepatitis C infection with patterns of health seeking behavior among hepatitis C patients in Karachi, Pakistan, Shahina S. Pirani, Saleema Allana, Tazeen S. Ali, and Faisal Wasim Ismail

Physician-Nurse Interactions in Critical Care, Sumaira Khowaja Punjwani, Charlotte Smardo, Monica Rita Hendricks, and John D. Lantos

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Who teaches science to nurses?, Naghma Rizvi

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Patient education and mind diversion in supportive care., Salima Sadruddin, Rafat Jan, Adnan Jabbar, Kashmira Nanji, and Ambreen Tharani

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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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Development of Mentorship Module and its Feasibility for Community Midwives in Sindh, Pakistan: A Pilot Study, Amber Hussain Sayani, Rafat Jan, Susan Lennox, and Yasmeen Jan Mohammad

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Evaluating the results of mentorship training for community midwives in Sindh, Pakistan., Amber Hussain Sayani, Rafat Jan, Susan Lennox, Yasmeen Jan Mohammad, and Safia Awan

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Nursing education, profession and practice in Bishkek, Kyrgyz republic: a situation analysis., Salima Somani and Rozina Karmaliani Professor

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Learning environment and emotional well-being: a qualitative study of undergraduate nursing students., Ambreen Tharani, Yusra Husain, and Lan Warwick

Submissions from 2016

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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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Important strategies for effective family planning counseling, 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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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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Experiences of adopting blended pedagogies in health assessment course in post RN baccalaureate program of nursing in Karachi, Pakistan., Shanaz Hussein Cassum SC, Saleema Allana, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Teachers’ perceptions and practices of written feedback in higher education., Raisa Begum Gul, Ambreen Tharani, Arusa Lakhani, Nusrat Fatima Rizvi, and Syeda K. Ali

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Does empowerment matter? Perceptions of nursing leaders in Pakistan through qualitative approach., Saleema A. Gulzar, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Kausar S. Khan Ms, Rubina Barolia, Shirin Rahim, and Aneeta Pasha

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Down syndrome: genetically enhanced with the 21st chromosome with more special gifts than needs., Hunaina Hadi

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An ethnographic investigation of the maternity healthcare experience of immigrants in rural and urban Alberta, Canada., Gina M. Higginbottom, Jalal Safipour, Sophie Yohani, Beverly O’Brien, Zubia Mumtaz, Patricia Paton, Yvonne Chiu, and Rubina Barolia

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Perceptions of undergraduate nursing students regarding active learning strategies, and benefits of active learning., Shams Ul Huda, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Kashmira Nanji, and Shanaz Hussein Cassum SC

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“Let’s work: Involving nursing students in the care of elderly people at nursing home”, Mehtab Qutbuddin Jaffer and Shanaz Hussein Cassum SC

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The first competency-based higher education programme for midwives in the South Asian region – Pakistan, Rafat Jan, Arusa Lakhani, Karyn Kaufman, and Sadia Abbas Ali

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Editorial - JAM June 2016, Rafat Jan and Edwin van Teijlingen

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Looking forward to more and better midwifery in Asia in 2017, Rafat Jan and Edwin van Teijlingen

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Quality of life after stroke in Pakistan, Wardah Khalid, Shafquat Rozi, Tazeen S. Ali, Iqbal Azam Syed, Michael Mullen, Saleem Illyas, QamarunNisa, Nabila Soomro, and Ayeesha Kamran Kamal

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A pilot study of a 6-week parenting program for mothers of pre-school children attending family health centers in Karachi, Pakistan., Yasmeen Khowaja, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Shela A. Hirani, Asif Raza Khowaja, Ghazala Rafique, and Judith McFarlane

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Analysis of the health care system of Pakistan: lessons learnt and way forward., Zohra Kurji, Zahra Shaheen Premani, and Yasmin Mithani

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Strengthening the Knowledge and Skills of Community Midwives in Pakistan through Clinical Practice Internships, Arusa Lakhani, Rafat Jan, Kiran Mubeen, Sadia Karimi, Shahnaz Shahid, Rozina Sewani, Marina Baig, and Farzana Adnan

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Beliefs about antidepressant medication and associated adherence among older Chinese patients with major depression: a cross-sectional survey, Yang Lu, David Arthur, Lili Hu, Gen Cheng, Fengrong An, and Zheng Li

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Adolescent Pregnancies: The case of Pakistan, Kiran Mubeen and Marina Baig

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Awareness about hepatitis C among patients suffering from hepatitis C in Karachi, Pakistan, Shahina Pirani, Tazeen S. Ali, Saleema Allana, and Faisal Wasim Ismail

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Shining a light on nursing art in Pakistan, Shirin Rahim, Rafat Jan Ruknuddin, and Kathryn L. Gramling

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Misconceptions and Mismanagement of Menstruation among Adolescents Girls who do not attend School in Pakistan, Naghma Rizvi and Tazeen Saeed Ali

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The effect of individualized patient education, along with emotional support, on the quality of life of breast cancer patients - A pilot study, Sehrish Sajjad, Asho Ali, Raisa B. Gul, Ahmed Mateen, and Shafquat Rozi

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Factors affecting depression among married women living in urban squatter settlements of Karachi, Pakistan, Shireen Shehzad, Salima Farooq, Yasmin Parpio, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Nargis Asad, Iqbal Azam Syed, and Omrana Pasha

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Integration of health promotion into nursing practice: a case study in Pakistan., Muneerah Vastani, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, and Pammla M. Petrucka

Submissions from 2015

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Effects of Maternal employment on Child's emotional development, Erum Akbar Ali and Salma Rattani

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Enhancement of knowledge and skills of community midwives in Sindh, Pakistan, Sadia Abbas Ali, Arusa Lakhani, Rafat Jan, Shahnaz Shahid, Marina Baig, and Farzana Adnan

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Polio - an endemic disease in Pakistan: Literature review, Savera Aziz Ali, Nadir Suhail, Hunaina Hadi, Mohsina Hussain, Marium Manji, Jaweria Bano, Abdul Salam, Sajida Naseer, and Sumera Aziz Ali

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Community midwives' experiences resulting from business skills training in the Sindh and Punjab provinces of Pakistan., Shahnaz Shahid Ali, Sadia Abbas Ali, Rozina Rukanuddin Sewani, Arusa Lakhani, Rubina Saleem, Farzana Adnan, Marina Baig, Rafat Jan, and Kiran Mubeen

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Gender differences in factors associated with prehospital delay among acute coronary syndrome patients in Pakistan., Saleema Allana, Khurshid Khowaja, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Debra Kay Moser, and Aamir Hameed

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Interaction and cognitive engagement in online discussions in professional development leadership and management course at a private nursing institution, Nimira Asif, Samina Vertejee, and Sharifa Bashir Lalani

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My teaching and learning philosophy, Laila Akber Cassum

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Initiation and Implementation of an E-assessment: An experience, Lubna Ghazal, Khairulnissa Ajani, Amber David, and Karim Wallani

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A step by step methodological approach to appraise the quality of written feedback using comment analysis, Lubna Ghazal, Raisa B. Gul, and Amina Aijaz Khowaja

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A qualitative study of nursing leader's perceptions of professional empowerment amongst Pakistani nurses, S. A. Gulzar, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Samina Vertejee, Kausar Khan, Yasmin Amarsi, and Judith Macfarlane

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Uncovering the concealed part of Motherhood-Postpartum Depression in mothers, Hunaina Hadi and Shamsa Hadi

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The magical role of play therapy, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani

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JAM carries on to serve Midwives and the Midwifery Profession, Rafat Jan

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Another year over …., Rafat Jan and Edwin van Teijlingen

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JAM: Sharing the voices of regional practicing midwives, Rafat Jan and Edwin van Teijlingen

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Prevalence of interpersonal sexual abuse among married female nurses and doctors in Karachi, Pakistan., Azmat Jehan Khan, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, and Nargis Asad

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Interpersonal verbal and physical abuse against female nurses and doctors in Karachi, Pakistan., Azmat Jehan Khan, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, and Tazeen Saeed Ali

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Practices of tracheal suctioning technique among health care professionals for hospitalized adult patients at tertiary care hospital Karachi, Pakistan, Rozina Khimani, Fauziya Ali, Salma Rattani, and Sohai Awan

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Exploring perception of Parents about the impact of Parental conflict on Children's Social and Emotional development, Farida Khowaja and Salma Amin Rattani

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Review and analysis of quality healthcare system enhancement in developing countries., Zohra Kurji, Zahra Zahra Shaheen Premani Shaheen, and Yasmin Mithani

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Foreign body aspiration: a life-threatening situation., Sharifa Bashir Lalani

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Case report : discontented life versus peaceful death, Erum Lalwani, Saima Sachwani, Nishat Tabassum, Nimira Asif, and Shireen Shehzad

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Exploring fathers' role in breastfeeding practices in the urban and semiurban settings of Karachi, Pakistan., Yasmin Mithani, Zahra Shaheen Premani, Zohra Kurji, and Shehnaz Rashid

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Community Based Midwives Practice in Patriarchal Social System, Yasmeen Jan Mohammad and Rafat Jan

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Preserving Health Rights of Female Sex Workers (FSWs): Are we doing Justice?, Kiran Mubeen and Marina Baig

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Reported Medication errors committed by undergraduate (Four Year BScN) students at AKU-SoNaM, Karachi, Pakistan, Tabassum Nishat, Allana Saleema, Saeed Tanveer, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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The patterns of health seeking behavior among patients with hepatitis C in Karachi, Pakistan, Shahina Sabz Ali Pirani, Tazeen S. Ali, Saleema Allana, and Faisal Wasim Ismail

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Ethical perspective of Cancer Pain Management, Salma Amin Rattani