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 2017

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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

Publications from 2016

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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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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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Schools of public health in low and middle-income countries: an imperative investment for improving the health of populations?, Fauziah Rabbani, Leah Shipton, Franklin White, Iman Nuwayhid, Leslie London, Abdul Ghaffar, Bui Thi Thu Ha, Rajiv Rimal, Anwar Islam, Amirhossein Takian, Samuel Wong, Shehla Zaidi, Kausar S. Khan, Rozina Karmaliani, Imran Naeem Abbasi, and Farhat Abbas

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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

Publications 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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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

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Lifestyle a Social production of disease, Salma Amin Rattani

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Association between breastfeeding and childhood obesity among school-going children, 5-16 years of age in Karachi, Pakistan, Saima Sachwani, Rozina Karmaliani, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani, Asif Raza Khowaja, and Erum Lalwani

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Whether maternal factors are associated with childhood obesity: a matched case-control study, Saima Sachwani, Rozina Karmaliani, Shela Akbar Ali Hirani, Asif Raza Khowaja, and Erum Lalwani

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Midwives' perception about their practice in a midwifery-led care model in Karachi, Pakistan, Zulekha Saleem, Rafat Jan, Helen McInytre, Salma Amin Rattani, and Rozina Sikandar Sultanali

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Quality of life among women with symptoms of gynecological morbidities: results of a cross‐sectional study in Karachi, Pakistan, Neelofar Sami, Tazeen Saeed Ali, and Muhammad Osama

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Recurrent Miscarriages: Causes, Management and Impact by applying the Transactional Model of Stress, Shahnaz Shahid and Rafat Jan

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Factors Affecting the Midwifery-Led Service Provider Model in Pakistan, Surriya Shahnaz, Rafat Jan, Arusa Lakhani, and Rozina Sikandar

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Validation of the urdu version of wagnild and young's long and short resilience scales among 20- to 40-year-old married women living in urban squatter settlements of Karachi, Pakistan, Shireen Shehzad, omrana Pasha, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, Nargis Asad, and Iqbal Azam Syed

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Am I born to be hurt? the voice of women living in urban squatter settlement of Karachi, Pakistan: a case study, Shireen Shehzad and Nida Zahid

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Association of depression and life satisfaction with low resilience among married women of Karachi, Pakistan, Shireen Shehzad, Nida Zahid, Iqbal Azam Syed, Nargis Asad, Rozina Karmaliani Professor, and Omrana Pasha

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Content validity of a tool measuring medication errors., Nishat Tabassum, Saleema Allana, Tanveer Saeed, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

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Discourse analysis of online discussion forum of undergraduate nursing student's perceptions and observations about elder abuse in society, Samina Vertejee

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Students’ cognitive engagement in "Care of Elderly Course" using Blended Learning Methodologies, Samina Vertejee, Rozina Somani, Saleema Allana, and Jacqueline Maria Dias

Publications from 2014

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Child sexual abuse leads to Psychological disorders: Literature review, Savera Aziz Ali and Sumera Aziz Ali

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Perinatal women's perceptions about midwifery led model of care in secondary care hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan., shahnaz shahid Ali ali, Rafat Jan, Rahat Qureshi, and Salma Rattani

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Unmet need for Contraception and unintended Pregnancies among women of reproductive age group: A situation analysis, Sumera Aziz Ali and Savera Aziz Ali

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Associations of controlling behavior, physical and sexual violence with health symptoms, Tazeen S. Ali, Aamir Abbas, and Fazal Ather

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Women’s perception and attitude towards male dominancy and controlling behaviors, Tazeen S. Ali, Noureen Karamali, and Omer Malik

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Elderly depression in Pakistan: An emerging public health challenge, Laila Akber Cassum

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Refusal to autopsy: a societal practice in Pakistan context, Laila Akber Cassum

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Verbal violence at workplace: A reality from Pakistani context., Laila Akber Cassum

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Organizational analysis of private nursing educational institution in Karachi,Pakistan, Laila Akber Cassum and Mohammed Tahir Saleem

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Comparative assessment of health care delivery systems of developing countries: Pakistan versus Cuba, Laila Akber Cassum and Muslim Shah

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Graduate Students’ Perceptions of Written Feedback at a Private University in Pakistan, Lubna Ghazal, Raisa B. Gul, Mehnaz Hanzala, Tansy Jessop, and Ambreen Tharani

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A Medical error: To disclose or not to disclose, lubna Ghazal, Zulekha Saleem, and Gulzar Amlani

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Resolving ethical dilemma: An application of a theoretical model, Lubna Ghazal, Zulekha Saleem, and Gulzar Amlani

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Enhancing Educators’ skills for promoting Critical Thinking in their classroom discourses: A randomized control trial, Raisa Gul, Shehla Khan, Azra Ahmad, Shanaz Cassum, Tanveer Saeed, Yasmin Parpio, Joanne Profetto- McGrath, and Donald Schopflocher

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Prospects for the sustainability of delivering the basic package of Health Services in Afghanistan: a stakeholder analysis, A. M. Haidari, S. Zaidi, and Raisa B. Gul