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 2020

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Prevalence of hypertension and its risk factors among cotton textile workers in low- and middle-income countries: A protocol for a systematic review, Naureen Akber Ali and Anam Feroz

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Leveraging the use of mHealth in patients with depression among low- and middle- income countries, Naureen Akber Ali and Adeel Khoja

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Community stakeholders' views on reducing violence against women in Pakistan, Tazeen S. Ali, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Hussain Maqbool Ahmed Khuwaja, Nasim Zahid Shah, Zahid Hyder Wadani, Saher Aijaz, and Asli Kulane

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Exploring the experiences of the older adults who are brought to live in shelter homes in Karachi, Pakistan: A qualitative study, Laila Akber Cassum, Keith Cash, Waris Qidwai Dr, and Samina Vertejee

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Implementation of simulation: A contemporary strategy to enhance clinical skills of undergraduate students in mental health nursing, Salima Farooq, Ambreen Tharani, Shamshad Begum, and Yasmin Parpio

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Paediatric respiratory isolation: A challenge for a secondary care hospital! A service innovation project, Nadia Mohammad, Shireen Mohammad, Arjumand Sohaila, Syed Mohammad Yousuf, Adnan Khan, Rahila Meghani, Kashif Sajwani, Khalil Ahmad, Ali Faisal Saleem Dr, and Pawan Vash

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School-based interventions to promote personal and environmental hygiene practices among children in Pakistan: Protocol for a mixed methods study, Nousheen Pradhan, Waliyah Mughis, Tazeen S. Ali, Maleeha Naseem, and Rozina Karmaliani Professor

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Adolescent food insecurity in rural Sindh, Pakistan: A cross-sectional survey, Sana Sheikh, Romaina Iqbal, Rahat Qureshi, Iqbal Azam Syed, and Rubina Barolia

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What will it cost to prevent violence against women and girls in low- and middle-income countries? Evidence from Ghana, Kenya, Pakistan, Rwanda, South Africa and Zambia, Sergio Torres-Rueda, Giulia Ferrari, Stacey Orangi, Regis Hitimana, Emmanuelle Daviaud, Theresa Tawiah, Rebecca Kyerewaa Dwommoh Prah, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Eleonah Kapapa, Edwine Barasa, Rachel Jewkes, and Anna Vassall

Submissions from 2019

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Physical maltreatment and its associated factors among adolescents in Karachi, Pakistan, Maryam Pyar Ali Lakhdir, Naureen Akber Ali, Fauzia Basaria Hasnani, Salima Farooq, Yasmin Parpio, Uzma R. Khan, Iqbal Azam Syed, and Muhammad Masood Kadir

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Growing evidence for the impact of air pollution on depression, Naureen Akber Ali and Adeel Khoja

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Validation of the recent life changes questionnaire (RLCQ) for stress measurement among adults residing in urban communities in Pakistan, Azmina Artani, Ayeesha Kamran Kamal, Iqbal Azam Syed, Moiz Artani, Shireen Shehzad, Mehreen Saif, Fariha Afzal Khan, and Nazir Alam

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Health-related quality of life and exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation in contemporary acute coronary syndrome patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Dion Candelaria, Sue Randall, Laila Ladak, and Robyn Gallagher

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Change management in health care and mental health nursing, Michelle Cleary, Sancia West, David Arthur, and Rachel Kornhaber

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Women in health academia: Power dynamics in nursing, higher education and research, Michelle Cleary, Sancia West, David Arthur, Rachel Kornhaber, and Catherine Hungerford

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Family ethnographic approach to explore the causes of suicide among married women of 20-40 years in Chitral, Khberpakhtunkhawa, Pakistan, Jafaryad Hussain, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Rozina Somani, Kausar S. Khan Ms, and Murad M. Khan Dr.

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Exploring lived experiences of married Pakistani women post-mastectomy, Laila Hussain, Zeenatkhanu Kanji, Sharifa Bashir Lalani, Shabnam Moledina, and Abida K. Sattar

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Introducing ICM’s President – Author of Editorial December, 2019, Rafat Jan and Franka Cadee

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Can CMWs sustain quality services and high coverage as private providers in Chitral? A three-year prospective qualitative study, Rafat Jan, Arusa Lakhani, Salma Rattani, Laila Lalji, Kiran Mubeen, and Mehtab Q. Jaffer

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Asian Midwifery in 2019, Rafat Jan and Edwin van Teijlingen

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Barriers to conducting clinical trials in developing countries, Adeel Khoja, Fizzah Kazim, and Naureen Akber Ali

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Students’ perspectives regarding clinical preceptors (CPs) in the baccalaureate undergraduate nursing programme in Karachi, Pakistan, Amina Aijaz khowaja AP and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Male Involvement in Family Planning among Squatter Settlement Residents of Karachi, Fahmida Khowaja, Mehak Pervaiz, and Naushaba Khatoon

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Health-related quality of life in congenital heart disease surgery in children and young adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Laila Ladak, Babar Hasan, Janice Gullick, and Robyn Gallagher

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Knowledge, attitude, and practice of healthcare professionals regarding family presence during resuscitation: An interventional study in a tertiary care setting, Karachi, Pakistan, Shaista Meghani, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Shireen Shehzad, Nadeem Ullah Khan, and Nasreen Lalani

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Factors associated with postoperative pain among patients after cardiac surgery in the tertiary care teaching hospital of Karachi, Pakistan, Sineer Micah, Rubina Barolia, Yasmin Parpio, Santosh Kumar, and Hasanat Sharif

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Antigay "Honor" abuse: A multinational attitudinal study of collectivist- versus individualist-orientated populations in Asia and England, Michelle Lowe Michelle Lowe, Roxanne Khan Roxanne Khan, Vanlal Thanzami Vanlal Thanzami, Mahsa Barzy Mahsa Barzy, and Rozina Karmaliani Professor

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Maternal and newborn outcomes of care from community midwives in Pakistan: A retrospective analysis of routine maternity data, Kiran Mubeen, Rafat Jan, Sana Sheikh, Arusa Lakhani, and Sahib Jan Badar

Psychosocial factors of deliberate self-harm in Afghanistan: A hospital based, matched case-control study, Akbar Paiman, Murad M. Khan Dr., Tazeen S. Ali, Nargis Asad, and Iqbal Azam Syed

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Caesarean Section rates in South Asian cities: Can midwifery help stem the rise?, Sulochana Dhakal Rai, Amudha Poobalan, Rafat Jan, Malin Bogren, Juliet Wood, Ganesh Dangal, Pramod Regmi, Edwin van Teijlingen, Keshar Bahadur Dhakal, Sahib Jan Badar, and Farhana Shahid

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Development of quality indicators for cardiac rehabilitation in Australia: A modified delphi method and pilot test, Robert Zecchin, Dion Candelaria, Cate Ferry, Laila Ladak, Dawn McIvor, Kerry Wilcox, Alexandra Bennett, Sheryl Bowen, Bridie Carr, and Sue Randall

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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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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Integration of mental health into primary healthcare: Perceptions of stakeholders in Pakistan, Syed S. Hussain, Murad M. Khan Dr., Raisa B. Gul, and Nargis Asad

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Asian Midwifery in 2018, Rafat Jan and Edwin van Teijlingen

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Making prescriptions “talk” to stroke and heart attack survivors to improve adherence: Results of a randomized clinical trial (The Talking Rx Study), Ayeesha Kamran Kamal; Wardah Khalid; Abdul Muqeet,; Anum Jamil,; Kashfa Farhat; Sehar Rahim Ali Gillani; Maryam Zulfiqar; Mehreen Saif; Aliya Amin Muhammad; and Fabiha Zaidi

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The intersection of school corporal punishment and associated factors: Baseline results from a randomized controlled trial in Pakistan, Hussain Maqbool Ahmed Khuwaja, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Judith McFarlane, Rozina Somani, Saleema Gulzar, Tazeen S. Ali, Zahra Shaheen Premani, Esnat D. Chirwa, and Rachel Jewkes

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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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Challenges on-the-way of nursing administration at public hospitals in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wais M. Qarani, Rafat Jan, Khwaja M. I. Saeed, and Laila Khymani

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We need higher education: Voice of nursing administration from Kabul, Afghanistan, Wais M. Qarani, Rafat Jan, Khwaja M. I. Saeed, and Laila Khymani

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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