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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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

Millennial nursing students' perceptions regarding pedagogies implemented in a private school of nursing Karachi, Pakistan, Nazia Asad

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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, 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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Faculty perception about active learning strategies: A cross sectional survey, Shams UL Huda, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Shanaz Hussein Cassum, Kashmira Nanji, and Jehanzaib Khan Yousafzai

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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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Physical and psychological violence against married men in district Dir (Lower), Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa, Pakistan, Hizbullah Khan, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Aamir Abdullah, and Shadbehr Shahid

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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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Depression in medical students: A worldwide psychiatric issue or much ado about nothing?, Farida Bibi Mughal

Feasibility of offering a positive learning environment through positive disciplining module for public school teachers: a cluster randomized trial in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Farida Bibi Mughal

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Epidemiology of rabies in Pakistan: A review of literature, Farida Bibi Mughal and Bibi Hajira Irshad Ali

Oral care practices and oral mucositis in the pediatric oncology patients receiving chemotherapy at a tertiary care hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, Seren Amin Muhammad

Experienced nurse managers' perceptions about their role in quality improvement and patient safety, Asma Naveed

The frequency of hypothermia in preterm neonatal (d 34 weeks gestation) during transportation from the labour room to the neonatal intensive care unit, Afsana Mansoor Padaniya

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Motivation: An integral part towards job satisfaction among nurses, Nasreen Panjwani

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Physicians’ and nurses’ perspectives on the importance of advance directives in tertiary care hospitals, Nasreen Panjwani, Raisa B. Gul, Fauziya Ali, and Robyna Irshad Khan

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Measuring socio-economic status of an urban squatter settlement in Pakistan using WAMI index, Nousheen Pradhan, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Fauzia Basaria Hasnani, Shireen Shehzad Bhamani, and Rozina Karmaliani

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Out-of-school children: Examining the reasons in semi- urban setting in Pakistan, Nousheen Pradhan, Tanzil Jamali, Shireen Shehzad Bhamani, Tazeen Saeed Ali, and Rozina Karmaliani

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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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Health in surroundings: Application of the theory of environment in nursing practice, Nasreen Rafiq

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Escaping from life: Suicidal behaviors, Nasreen Rafiq and Neelam Rafiq

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Nursing and #metoo, Nasreen Rafiq, Shyrose Sultan, Afsheen Hirani, Samreen Verasiya, Zainish Hajani, and Neelam Rafiq

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Routine episiotomies without consent, Komal Abdul Rahim and Nasreen Rafiq

Perceived barriers contributing to non-compliance among dialysis patients at a private tertiary care hospital Karachi, Pakistan : a qualitative exploratory study, Saima Dawar Shah

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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

Qualitative evaluation of the helping baby breathe training for community midwives in Gujrat, Pakistan, Anila Naz Ali Sher

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JAM – Winter 2018, Edwin van Teijlingen and Rafat Jan

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The politics of abortion and maternal health: A discussion paper, Ihsan Ullah, Ayaz Ayub, and Edwin van Teijlingen

Knowledge and practices among nurses regarding patients' care following cardiac catherization in a tertiary care hosptial Karachi, Pakistan, Adnan Yahoob

Assessment of critical thinking dispositions of final year (Fourth-Year) baccalaureate nursing students in Lahore , Pakistan, Iqra Yasin

Exploring critical thinking disposition among fourth year BSC nursing students of various armed forces colleges of nursing, Pakistan, Sadaf Younis

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

Perceptions of staff nurses about the leadership attributes of effective head nurses in two hospitals of Islamabad, Pakistan, Khalil Ahmed

Undergraduates' experiences of the post RN BScN program, Karachi, Pakistan, Liaquat Ali

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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

Experiences of informal caregivers of stroke survivors in Islamabad, Pakistan, Suria Bano

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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

Quality of life among post-liver transplant recipients at a private tertiary care hospital, in Islamabad Pakistan, Shumaila Batool

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Creating enabling environment for student engagement: Faculty practices of critical thinking, Shanaz Hussein Cassum 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 A. Gulzar, Rozina Somani, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Yasmeen Hassan Somani, Shireen Shehzad Bhamani, Ryan D. Krone, Rene M. Paulson, Atta Muhammad, and Rachel Jewke

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Why women suffer domestic violence in silence: Web-based responses to a blog, Salima Farooq, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Yasmin Parpio, Nasreen Lalani, and Muecke Marjorie

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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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Development of the school health education program from the perspective of comprehensive school health model: An example at a higher secondary school of Karachi, Pakistan, Saleema A. Gulzar, Parvez Nayani, Syed Shajee Husain, and Amna Khan

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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

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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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Understanding intimate partner violence in Pakistan through a male lens, Rozina Karmaliani, Nargis Asad, Kausar S. Khan, Sohail Bawani, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Nicola Jones, Taveeshi Gupta, Anita Allana, Hussain Maqbool Ahmed Khuwaja, and David Walker

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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 Bhamani, Tazeen Saeed Ali, Saleema A. Gulzar, Yasmeen Hassan Somani, Esnat D. Chirwa, and Rachel Jewkes

Magnitude of risk factors for non-communicable diseases among health professionals at a private tertiary care hospital Karachi, Pakistan, Santosh Kumar

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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

To identify the risk factors associated with pathogenic organisms in surgical site wound infections after cardiac surgeries in specialized cardiac hospital, Shaheen Liaquat

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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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Enhancing patient well-being: Applying environmental theory in nursing practice, Farida Bibi Mughal and Bibi Hajira Irshad Ali

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The horns of dilemma: Life or sovereignty, Farida Bibi Mughal and Bibi Hajira Irshad Ali

Quality of life of hematopoietic stem cell transplant survivors in Pakistan, Nadia Pyarali Mulji

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

Depression, perceived stress, and resilience among pregnant woman in two maternity hospitals Karachi, Pakistan, Summaira Nasir

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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

Self-care behavior and its associated factors among hypertensive patients in Buraidah, Al Qassim, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kahkashan Sana

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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

Knowledge and practices regarding standard precuations for infection control among nurses working at a publica tertiary care hospital Islamabad, Pakistan, Samina Yasmeen

Palliative care needs assessments of adult cancer patients in home healthcare setting in Karachi from the perspective of patients and their caregivers : a qualitative approach, Sadaf Nooruddin Zindani

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

Factors influencing nurses' job satisfaction and retention in public sector tertiary care hospital Karachi, Shazia Bano Amir 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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Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome in tertiary hospital, Pakistan, Shirin Badruddin and Salma Rattani

Exploring the research participants' perceptions and experiences of the informal consent process in clinical trials and observational studies at Karachi, Pakistan, Dilshad Begum

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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, Saleema Allana, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

Factors associated with gestational diabetes among women registered at secondary hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan, Sumaira Feroz

Burden of care as perceived by informal caregivers of the patients receiving chemotherapy in tertiary care hospital of Karachi, Pakistan, Asher Ghori

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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