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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Publications from 2014

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Vulnerability of internally displaced children in disaster relief camps of Pakistan: issues, challenges, and way forward, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani

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Pediatric Baccalaureate Nursing Curriculum in Pakistan: Strengths, limitations and recommendations, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Teachers’ accounts of their perceptions and practices of providing written feedback to Nursing students on their assignments, Sajid Iqbal, Raisa Gul, Arusa Lakhani, and Nusrat Fatima Rizvi

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Welcome to the first Journal of Asian Midwives, Rafat Jan

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Rape: crime hidden under social stigma., Zohra Asif Jetha and Neelam Saleem Punjani

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Factors that affect attachment between the employed Mother and the Child, Infancy to two years, Naureen Kassamali and Salma Amin Rattani

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Associated factors of stress among nursing students in their clinical settings, T Kausar, Tazeen S. Ali, and Raisa B. Gul

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Lifetime prevalence of emotional/psychological abuse among qualified female healthcare providers., Azmat Jehan Khan, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Nargis Asad, and Farhana Madhani

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Accessing Community through a Nursing Course: Evidence Based Practice, Amina Aijaz Khowaja, Lubna Ghazal, Fatima Jawad, and Naveeda Haq

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Practice of written feedback in nursing degree programmes in Karachi: the students' perspective, Amina Aijaz Khowaja, Raisa B. Gul, Arusa Lakhani, Nusrat Fatima Rizvi, and Faiza Saleem

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Birth Centre Management and Business Skill Training for Community Midwives of Pakistan, Laila Lalji, Laila Akbar Ali, Marina Baig, Rozina Sewani, Arusa Lakhani, Karyn Kaufman, and Rafat Jan

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Mapping publication status and exploring hotspots in a research field: chronic disease self-management, Yang Lu, Zheng Li, and David Arthur

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Co-supervision of doctoral students: enhancing the learning experience, Pauline Paul, Joanne K. Olson, and Raisa Gul

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Perinatal distress in women in low- and middle-income countries: Allostatic load as a framework to examine the effect of Perinatal distress on Preterm Birth and Infant Health., Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Dorcas Akoya Amunga, Dorcus Asami Satia, Susan Dahinten, Farooq Ghani, Imtiaz Jehan, Zeenatkhanu Kanji, Adam King, Nicole Letourneau, Aliyah Mawji, Alliya Mohamed, Joseph Wangira Musana, Mwasha Loveluk, Haider Ali Naqvi, Christopher T. Naugler, Christine Omukani Okoko, M. Sarah Rose, Pauline Samia, Kiran Shaikh, Salima Gulamani, Josephat Wambua, Saba Wasim, and Ilona S. Yim

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Analysis of health care delivery systems: Pakistan versus United States., Neelam Saleem Punjani, Salima Shams, and Sahreen Malik Bhanji

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Colostomy care: management beyond hospitalization case report, Zulekha Saleem and Lubna Ghazal

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A review related to midwifery led model of care, Shahnaz Shahid, Rafat Jan, Rahat Najam Qureshi, and Salma Rattani

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Complementary and alternative medicine in oncology nursing, Salima Somani, Fauziya Ali, Tazeen S. Ali, and Nasreen Sulaiman Lalani

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Active ageing in Pakistan: challenges and opportunities, Samina Vertejee and Noureen Nasruddin Karamali

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The feasibility of an internet-based intervention for chinese people with mental illness: a survey of willingness and attitude, Xiu-Y Yao, Zheng Li, David Arthur, Lili Hu, and Gen Cheng

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Validation of the violence risk screening-10 instrument among clients discharged from a psychiatric hospital in Beijing, Xiuyu Yao, Zheng Li, David Arthur, Lili Hu, and Gen Cheng

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Acceptability and psychometric properties of broset violence checklist in psychiatric care settings in China, X. Yao, Z. Li, David Arthur, L Hu, F-R An, and G Cheng

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Harassment: a challenge at workplace, Muhammad Younas and Salma Rattani

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Self-management in chinese people with schizophrenia and their caregivers: a qualitative study on facilitators and barriers, Haiou Zou, Zheng Li, David Arthur, and Hongxing Wang

Publications from 2013

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Dowry practices and their negative consequences from a female perspective in Karachi, Pakistan —a qualitative study, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Gunnhildur Árnadóttir, and Asli Kulane

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Prevalence of perceived heavy postpartum hemorrhage and its associated factors among married mothers in squatter settlements of Karachi, Tazeen S. Ali and Fazal Ather

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Intimate partner violence and mental health effects: a population-based study among married women in Karachi, Pakistan, Tazeen S. Ali, Ingrid Mogren, and Gunilla Krantz

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Conceptualization of a research study: an exemplar, Saleema Allana, Khowaja Khurshid, Tazeen S. Ali, Amir Hameed Khan, and Debra Moser

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Preventing Abuse and Trauma to internally displaced children living in camps due to disasters in Pakistan, Nargis Asad, Rozina Karmaliani, Rozina Somani, Shela Hirani, Aneeta Pasha, Saima Hirani, Laila Akber Cassum, and Judith McFarlane

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Multidimensionality of critical thinking: A holistic perspective from multidisciplinary educators in Karachi, Pakistan, Shanaz Hussein Cassum, Joanne Profetto McGrath, Raisa Begum Gul, Ashraf Dilshad, and Kauserali Syeda

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The future of nursing education, Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Prevalence and factors associated with maternal postpartum haemorrhage in Khyber agency, Pakistan, N Gani and Tazeen S. Ali

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Postpartum Depression in Pakistan, Salima S. Gulamani, Kiran Shaikh, and Jehanara Chagani

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Faculty Members as Students in the Same Institution: Implications for the Learning Environment, Raisa B. Gul, Rubina Barolia, and Salima M. Meherali

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Validity and reliability testing: Urdu translated modified Response to Symptoms Questionnaire., Saleema A. Gulzar, Tazeen S. Ali, Khurshid Khowaja, Aamir Hameed, and Debra Kay Moser Debra Kay Moser Debra Kay Moser

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Experience of nurses with using eHealth in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan: a qualitative study in primary and secondary healthcare., Saleema Aziz Gulzar, Shariq Khoja, and Afroz Sajwani

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Use of Play Therapy in educating Asthmatic and Diabetic pediatric patients: A pilot clinical project at a private tertiary setting in Karachi, Pakistan, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani

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Evidence based workplace interventions to promote breastfeeding practices among Pakistani working mothers, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani and Rozina Karmaliani

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The experiences of urban, professional women when combining breastfeeding with paid employment in Karachi, Pakistan: A qualitative study, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani and Rozina Karmaliani

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Perceived Breastfeeding Support Assessment Tool (PBSAT): Development and testing of psychometric properties with Pakistani urban working mothers, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani, Rozina Karmaliani, Thomas Christie, Yasmin Parpio, and Ghazala Rafique

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Experiences and Perceptions of Patients Living With Hepatitis C in Karachi, Pakistan, Noureen Shehzad Jiwani, Raisa Begum Gul, Asho Ali, Mohammad Salih, and Mehnaz Hanzala

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Family-centered rounds in Pakistani pediatric intensive care settings: non-randomized pre- and post-study design, Laila Akbar Ladak, Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Muneer Amanullah, Anwarul Haque, Khairulnissa Ajani, and Fahad Javaid Siddiqui

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The impact of caring for children with mental retardation on families as perceived by mothers in Karachi, Pakistan., Arusa Lakhani, Irma Gavino, and Aisha Yousafzai

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Clinical application of Nightingale’s environmental theory., Shirin Rahim

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Love and belonging: strategies to help mentally ill patients, Shirin Rahim

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Reproductive tract infections among married women in peri-urban areas of Karachi, Pakistan: a population-based study, Neelofar Sami, Tazeen S. Ali, and Erum Khan

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The relationship between Prenatal Stress, Depression, Cortisol and Preterm Birth: A review, Kiran Shaikh, Shahirose Premji, Khurshid Khowaja, Suzanne Tough, Ambreen Kazi, and Shaneela Khowaj

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Parents’ role in prevention of childhood obesity, Shireen Shehzad

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A literature review about effectiveness of massage therapy for cancer pain., Salima Somani, Saima Merchant, and Sharifa Bashir Lalani

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A novel EEG for alpha brain state training, neurobiofeedback and behavior change, Bruce Stinson and David Arthur

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Compliance to antipsychotic medication: a challenge for client, family and health care providers., Ambreen Tharani, Salima Farooq, Faiza Saleem, and Anila Naveed

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Women's health: an achievable goal for public health nursing in Pakistan, Samina Vertejee and Noureen Nasruddin Karamali

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A core competency model for chinese baccalaureate nursing graduates: a descriptive correlational study in Beijing, Fang Yu Yang, Rong Rong Zhao, Yi Si Liu, Ying Wu, Ning Ning Jin, Rui Ying Li, Shu Ping Shi, Yue Ying Shao, Ming Guo, David Arthur, and Malcolm Elliott

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Self-management education interventions for persons with schizophrenia: a meta-analysis, Haiou Zou, Zheng Li, Marie T Nolan, David Arthur, Hongxing Wang, and Lili Hu

Publications from 2012

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Triage; a literature review of key concepts, Khairulnissa Ajani

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Exploring knowledge about Breast Self- Examination among Middle-Aged Women in Aswan, Egypt (upper Egypt), Fauziya Ali, Hanan Hussanien, Salma Rattani, and Nadia Abedallah

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Violence permeating daily life: a qualitative study investigating perspectives on violence among women in Karachi, Pakistan, Tazeen S. Ali, Gunilla Krantz, and Ingrid Mogren

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Continuous renal replacement therapy, Gulzar Salman Amlani

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Coronary artery bypass grafting: quality of life of patients in Karachi., Rozina Barolia, Fauziya Ali, and Salma Jaffar

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Media created violence: a social determinant of mental health., Shamshad Begum, Shaneela Sadruddin Khowaja, and Gulnar Ali

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Perceptions of "caring" in nursing education by Pakistani nursing students: an exploratory study., Shamshad Begum and Hazel Slavin

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Role of community health nurse in earthquake affected areas, S. A. Gulzar, Zahid Ali Faheem, and Rozina Karim Somani

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Rapidly progressive periodontal disease associated with human immunodeficiency virus, Khalid Al Hezaimi, Fawad Javed, Tazeen S. Ali, Mansour Al Askar, and Abdulaziz Al Rasheed

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Malnutrition in young Pakistani children, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani

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Breastfeeding support for working mothers: Global and Pakistani Pprspectives, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani and Rozina Karmaliani

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Child with idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: a case report from pakistan with multiple ethical and moral issues., Shela Akbar Ali Hirani and Arshalooz Rahman

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Ways of teaching: striving to enhance student's understanding in classroom setting., Zohra Asif Jetha, Shaneela Sadruddin Khowaja, and Shamshad Begum

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Hidden voices of hermaphrodites., Zohra Asif Jetha, Nasreen Sulaiman Lalani, and Gulnar Akber Ali

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Experience of caregivers with the survivors of Hepatitis C, Noureen Shehzad Jiwani, Raisa B. Gul, and Rubina Sultan

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Violence against Women in Pakistan: Contributing factors and new interventions, Rozina Karmaliani, Aneeta Pasha, Saima Hirani, Rozina Somani, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani, Nargis Asad, Laila Cassum, and Judith McFarlane

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Students' perceptions of clinical teaching and learning strategies: a Pakistani perspective., Basnama Ayaz Khan, Fauziya Ali, Nilofar Vazir, Rubina Barolia, and Seema Rehan

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Assessment of knowledge, skill and attitude of oncology nurses in chemotherapy administration in tertiary hospital Pakistan., Najma Khan, Khurshid Zulfiqar Ali Khowaja, and Tazeen Saeed Ali

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Women trafficking: causes, concerns, care!, Shaneela Sadaruddin Khowaja, Ambreen Tharani, Ajmal Agha, and Rozina Karmaliani Professor

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Experiences of Nurses Related to Prolonged-Stay Patients in a Postanesthesia Care Unit in Karachi, Pakistan, Sharifa Bashir Lalani, Zeenatkhanu Kanji, and Fauziya Ali

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An exploratory study of traditional birthing practices of Chinese, Malay and Indian women in Singapore, Eliana Naser, Sandra Mackey, David Arthur, Piyanee Klainin- Yobas, Helen Chen, and Debra K. Creedy

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Factors associated with stress among adolescents in the city of Nawabshah, Pakistan., Yasmin Parpio, Salima Farooq, Saleema Gulzar, Ambreen Tharani, Tazeen Saeed Ali, and Fawad Javed

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Managing work-role transition: from nurse clinician to nurse educator, Shirin Rahim and Munira Prasla

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Working and Nonworking Women’s descriptions and experiences of their roles in Society, Salma Rattani

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Women's descriptions of good Life, Salma Amin Rattani

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Development of students' critical thinking: the educators' ability to use questioning skills in the baccalaureate programmes in nursing in Pakistan, Tanveer Saeed, Shehla Khan, Azra Ahmed, Raisa Gul, Shanaz Cassum, and Yasmin Parpio

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Domestic violence against infertile women in Karachi, Pakistan, Neelofar Sami and Tazeen S. Ali

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Perceptions and experiences of women in Karachi, Pakistan regarding secondary infertility: results from a community-based qualitative study, Neelofar Sami and Tazeen S. Ali

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Risk factors for secondary infertility among women in Karachi, Pakistan., Neelofar Sami, Tazeen S. Ali, Saba Wasim, and Sarah Saleem

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Community mental health services: a way forward to rehabilitate chronic mentally ill client., Ambreen Tharani, Salima Farooq, and Anila Naveed

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The application of a violence risk assessment tool among chinese psychiatric service users: a preliminary study, X. Yao, Zheng Li, David Arthur, L Hu, and Gen Cheng

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Graduate nursing education in China, Haiou Zou, Zheng Li, and David Arthur

Publications from 2011

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Intimate partner violence in urban Pakistan: prevalence, frequency, and risk factors., Tazeen S. Ali, Nargis Asad, Ingrid Mogren, and Gunilla Krantz

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Gender roles and their influence on life prospects for women in urban Karachi, Pakistan: a qualitative study., Tazeen S. Ali, Gunilla Krantz, Raisa Gul, Nargis Asad, Eva Johansson, and Ingrid Mogren

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Applying community participatory methods to meet women's mental health needs in Karachi, Pakistan, Nargis Asad, Judith McFarlane, Saima Hirani, Farhana Madhani, and Shireen Shehzad

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Women's empowerment in Pakistan-definitions and enabling and disenabling factors: A secondary data analysis, Maria Irma Bustamante-Gavino, Salma Rattani, and Kausar Khan

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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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The use of video role play for teaching therapeutic communication skills, Hong- Gu He, Sandra Mackey, Anthony O'Brien, Elaine Ng, and David Arthur

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Capacity development for community health nurses in Pakistan: the assistant manager role., S. A. Gulzar, R Mistry, and M. J. Upvall

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International column: Effects of humanitarian emergencies on newborn and Infants' health in Pakistan, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani and Carole Kenner

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A Silent Storm: Hepatitis C in Pakistan, Noureen Jiwani and Raisa B. Gul

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The role transition of nurses in a university teaching hospital in Pakistan., Nasreen S Lalani and Jacqueline M Dias

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Nurses' knowledge of evidence-based guidelines for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in critical care areas: a pre and post test design, SM Meherali, Y Parpio, Tazeen S. Ali, and F Javed

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Faculty practice in a private teaching institution in a developing country: embracing the possibilities., Shahirose Sadrudin Premji, Naureen Lalani, Khairulnissa Ajani, Arusa Lakhani, Salima Moez, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Phasing out the General Nursing Diploma Programme at Aga Khan University School of Nursing Karachi, Pakistan, Salma Amin Rattani, Laila Akbar Ali, Shireen Salim Velji, and Amina Malik

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Teachers’ and Parents’ perspective as how the Social Environment of immediate vicinity can affect the academic learning of a Child 4-6 years age group, Salma Amin Rattani and Deedar Shah