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 2014

Quality of life and its determinants among pulmonary TB patients taking DOT therapy in Karachi, Pakistan, Sana Sehar

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

Educational needs of tuberculosis patients based on their experiences in Karachi, Pakistan /, Muslim Shah

Health care providers' experiences about the factors influencing their performance of the cardio-pulmonary resuscitation in the emergency department of a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Shamsa Shamsuddin

Agreement between orthodontist's and patients' perception using IOTN-AC and its correlation with IOTN-DHC, Tania Arshad Siddiqui

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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

Submissions 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

Self-care behaviors and their determining factors among heart falilure patients in Pakistan, Ambreen Gowani

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

Postpartum depression in Pakistan: a neglected issue, 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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Headphones: a potential threat to the blessing of hearing., Hunaina Hadi

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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

Prevelence, frequency, and associated factors of intimate partner violence among married women in Multan, Southern Punjab, Pakistan, Shafquat Inayat

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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

Practices of tracheal suctioning technique among health care professionals for hospitalized adult patients at tertiary care hospital Karachi, Pakistan, Rozina Khimani

The effects of individualized patitent education with emotional support by a nurse on the QoL of breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, Sajida Khowaja

Ray of hope: opportunities for reducing unsafe abortions!, Shaneela Sadruddin Khowaja, Aneeta Pasha, Shamshad Begum, and Mehr-un-Nisa Mustafa

Feasibility of offering a 6-week parenting program for mothers of pre-school children : a randomized control trial in Karachi, Pakistan, Yasmin Khowaja

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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

Exploring the experiences of community midwives (CMWs) regarding their Department in District Matyari, Sindh, Pakistan, Yasmeen Jan Mohammad

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Advance directives: A policy required in the Asian countries, Nasreen Panjwani

The effect of individualized patient education with emotional support by a nurse on the quality of life (QoL) of breast cancer patients, Sehrish Pirani

Awareness about hepatitis C and patterns of health seeking behavior among hepatitis C patients in Karachi, Pakistan, Shahina Pirani

Exploring the perceptions of community midwives (CMWS) about their work experiences after deployment in the rural areas of Chitral, Pakistan, Mehtab Qutbuddin

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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

Exploring the art of nursing among bedside nurses working in an tertiatry care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Shirin Akbar Rajan

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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 E. 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

Submissions from 2012

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Burden of communicable disease among the native and repatriating Afghans, Syed Hani Abidi, Farwa Ali, Farida Shah, Farhat Abbas, and Syed Ali

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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

Vaginal discharge and women's sexual health : a qualitative study in Karachi, Pakistan, Nausheen Salim Ghulam Ali

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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

Perinatal women's perceptions about midwifery led model of care in secondary care hospitals Karachi, Pakistan, Shahnaz Anwar

Medication errors at a tertiary care hospital underlying factors and health care professional experiences, Shirin Badruddin

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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

Quality of written feedback and its perception by graduate students in a private university Karachi, Pakistan, Lubna Ghazal

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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

Analyzing nursing notes by cross-mapping to ICNP(International Classification for Nursing Practice) in maternity unit of one of the tertiary hospitals in Pakistan, Jungyun Hong and Rafat Jan Ruknuddin

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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

Perceptions of hope among individuals suffering from schizophrenia in Karachi, Pakistan, Sami Khokhar

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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

Prevalence, reasons, and consequences of pre-marriage disclosure or concealment of epilepsy disorder in the marital lives of women in Karachi, Pakistan, Erum Abdul Majeed Lalwani

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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

Exploring experiences of midwives practicing midwifery led care in the Aga Khan Hospital women and children (Garden and Kharadar), Zulekha Rattani

Association between breast feeding and childhood obesity among school-going children (5-16 years of age) in Karachi, Pakistan, Saima Abdul Aziz Sachwani

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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 Hussein 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

Quality of life with lmyphedema : post breast cancer patients in Karachi, Pakistan, Humaira Yasmin Waheed

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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

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

Assessment of medical surgical nurses shift handover practices at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Nazbano Ahmed Ali