Theses/Dissertations from 2014

Head teacher’s uptake of continuous professional development activities in school leadership: a case of school health and reading program in Uganda, Bariyo Nelson

An exploration of the factors that contribute to low students’ performance in physics: a case of a public secondary school in Embu Country, Kenya, Samson Murithi Ngiru


Prevalence of significant liver fibrosis in patients with HIV monoinfection compared to those with HIV-hepatitis b coinfection as assessed by shear wave elastography, Samuel Nguku

Exploring the impact of Maths anxiety on students’ cognitive engagement, Timothy Mugendi Njagi


Comparison of cardiometabolic risk profile between HIV patients on art and those who are art naïve, Erick Kimani Njenga

Chemistry teachers’ perceptions of team teaching in enhancing their pedagogical content knowledge: a case study of a secondary school in Embu County, Kenya., Margaret Karimi Njiru

Head teacher’s role in the utilization of universal primary education funds: a case of Bigandu primary school in Uganda, Moses Nsamba


Understanding the barriers to contraceptive use in HIV-positive women of child bearing age in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, Tabitha-Alexandria Njeri Nyanja


Surgical site infection rates in breast cancer surgery at a University hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, Andrew Nyangau Nyaoncha

Implementation of a secondary school strategic plan: a case study, Gabriel Wafula Nyongesa

Implementation of a secondary school strategic plan: a case study, Gabriel Wafula Nyongesa


Psychosocial factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding among pregnant women on follow up in a tertiary maternity hospital, Cornelia Akinyi Ochola

An investigation on the utilization of the public library by the community: a case study of a public library in Mombasa County, Kenya, Lydia Ethel Odhiambo

An exploration of the role of open distance learning in facilitating teachers’ professional development, Sije Daniel Ojala

How can inquiry-based teaching approach be used by physics teachers in a rural secondary school to improve students’ participation in learning physics? A case study of a rural public secondary school in Kanungu district in Uganda., Mugimba Kenneth Oryateisa

Physicians' and nurses' perspectives on the importance of advance directives in tertiary care hospitals of Karachi, Nasreen Panjwani

The head teacher’s experience in dealing with noncompliant teachers in a secondary school: a case of a school in Arua district, Uganda., Okecha Patrick

Head teacher’s role in fostering school- community partnership: a case of government aided primary school in Abin District- Uganda, Omara Polycarp

A retrospective study of women reproductive health calls in Aman Foundation tele-health call centre in Karachi, Pakistan, Neelam Saleem Punjani

The school leadership support on science teaching and learning, Samillah Qadar

Using portfolios to formatively assess the writing skills of undergraduate ESL/EFL students, Rabail Qayyum


Hospital-acquired malnutrition in children in a tertiary care hospital, Del-Rossi Sean Quadros

Exploring relationship dynamics to enhance effectiveness of public private partnerships for improving maternal health services delivery in Sindh, Farhan Qureshi

Impact of an educational program on knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) of healthcare professionals (HCP) towards family presence during resusciatation (FPDR) in an emergnecy department (ED) at a tertiary care setting, Karachi, Pakistan, Shaista Ismail Rajani

From problems to possibilities : Discovering the hidden talent of teacher leadership through appreciative inquiry in public school organization, Ghulam Raza

The role of indigenous knowledge in teaching social studies to nomadic pastoralists lower primary learners, Josphat Sempere Reteti


Prevalence and clinical characteristics of venous thromboembolism at the Aga Khan University hospital, Nairobi, Felix Mutuma Riunga

Science teachers' pedagogical beliefs and teaching practices in private nursing schools of Karachi, S. Naghma Rizvi

Mathematics vocabulary development utilising graphic organisers : An action research study with grade 5 students in a private school, in Karachi, Pakistan, Farzana Sadiq

Exploring the experiences of pediatric cancer survivors in Karachi, Pakistan, Muhammad Tahir Saleem

Exploring efficacy of geogebra in development of geometrical reasoning skills of students of grade 7, Zeenar Salim

Exploring grade ten students’ conceptual understanding and alternative conceptions about photosynthesis : Comparisons across school system and gender, Samiullah

Lived experiences of lower secondary school students in learning mathematics in English; a phenomenological study of ward secondary schools in Ukerewe district, Tanzania., Josephat Samwel

Mathematics teaching efficacy, Mwakulia Emily Sau

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

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

A randomized controlled behavioural intervention trial to improve medication adherence in adult stroke patients with prescription tailored short messaging services (SMS), Quratulain Shaikh

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

Investigating the use of concrete materials in the teaching of mathematics in primary one; insights from two public primary schools in Wakiso district, Uganda, Nansubuga Mercy Sharon


A double-blind randomized controlled trial comparing effectiveness of 0.2% topical nifedipine versus 0.2% topical glyceryl trinitrate in the treatment of chronic anal fissure, Mark Michael Wekundah Siboe

Early childhood caries; prevalance & associated factors in a low income, urban community of Karachi, Mohammad Faraz Siddiqui

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

Public expenditure monitoring in primary schools: a case of a primary school in Masaka Municipality- Uganda, Stephen Ssemutono

The nature of examination malpractice in a secondary school in Uganda, Fatumah Sserwanja

Stipend for the promotion of female education : Views of recipients and their parents, Syeda Gohar Sultana

Exploring use of mobile phones technology in learning mathematics at secondary school level in Karachi, Shueb Sultan

What makes public schools successful : Exploring the contributory factors behind successful public primary schools in District Sukkur, Sindh, Taiyaba Muhammad Taiyab

Role of TBI in developing accuracy and fluency in OCSs of grade 5 students in a government school of District TMK, Sindh, Mir Azhar Ali Talpur

Community based management of fast breathing infants aged <60 days>: a double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial in low income settlements of Karachi, Shiyam Sunder Tikmani

Exploring the impact of in-service training on elementary science teachers’ professional competence, Inayat Ullah

Types and determinants of coping with cancer and its treatment among adult cancer patients attending two tertiary care hospitals of Karachi, Khadija Barkat Ali Vadsaria

Using cooperative learning, to enhance oral skills in preschool children in a preschool in Kilifi County, Kenya: an action research, Anne Nasambu Wamalwa

Early childhood education: exploring the relationship between the headteacher of a public primary school and the on- site Kindergarten classes in Kenya, Catherine Kathini Wambua

Profiling headteachers’ competencies in primary schools in Taita-Taveta County, Kenya: identifying the gaps, Mwarigha Rachel Wanjallah


Prediction of breast tumor size by ultrasound: a comparison with pathology, David Toyis Wanyonyi

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

Association of excessive mobile usage with generalized anxiety disorder in psychiatric outpatient setting : a matched case control study, Aamir Abbas

Exploring differences in physics achievements in secondary schools in District Headquarter Skardu Gilgit-Baltistan: Comparisons across gender and school system, Zaheer Abbas


The impact of introduction of the Canadian CT – head rule on the use of CT-scan on minor head injury patients at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Ramadhani Omari Abdalla

Investigating the instructional strategies in reading comprehension lessons in a public secondary school in Pemba, Rukia Ali Abdalla

The practice of integration, islamic and secular education: harmony in dichotomy, Aden Ali Abdi

Immunodynamics of HIV-1 in genetically diverse cohorts, Syed Hani Abidi


Association between elevated third trimester maternal haemoglobin and neonatal gestational age adjusted birth weight, Bob Otieno Achila


Perception of final year undergraduate medical students towards family medicine in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Eric Luggar Aghan

Enabling lower secondary school mathematics teachers to incorporate cooperative learning strategies in their teaching, Arif Ahmad

Exploring the differences in biology achievements of secondary school students across school systems and gender in Chitral, Rukhsana Ahmad

Determinents of the parents' choice in selection of private school for their children in District Hunza Nagar of Gilgit-Baltistan, Sajjad Ahmed

Exploring the differences in chemistry achievements of secondary school students across school system and gender in Quetta, Pakistan, Muhammad Alamgeer

Implementation of the competence based curriculum in the English classroom: A case study of an urban public secondary school in Zanzibar., Amina Masheko Ali

Burden of dental caries among 5-14 years old children and role of environmental tobbaco smoke in urban and peri-urban areas of Karachi, Pakistan, Anna Zulfiqar Ali

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Karachi, Pakistan; burden and association of type of transportation (EMS vs. Non-EMS) with survival- a multicentre study, Minaz Zulfiqar Ali

Helping an ELT teacher in assessing students' speaking skills: An action research, Qurban Ali

Parental participation in secondary school of Zanzibar: A case of public secondary school of Zanzibar., Massoud Khalfan Amour

Experiences of district management and school staff regarding newly introduced teacher performance assessment system in Government Schools of Ghizer, Gilgit-Baltistan, Sadia Bano

Validation of urdu version of wagnild and young's long and short resilience scale among married women of age 20 to 40 years living in urban squarter settlements of Karachi, Pakistan, Shireen Shehzad Bhamani

Management of change through strategic planning in teacher training colleges in Kenya, Omari Borura

Validating the child behavior checklist for ages 1.5-5 years in Karachi, Pakistan, Yusra Sajid Chachar

Exploring students' experience of schooling: A case study of a rural community secondary in Arumeru district, Tanzania, Eunice Christopher


A randomised controlled trial comparing the effect of adjuvant intrathecal 2MG midazolam to 20-micrograms fentanyl on post-operative pain for patients undergoing lower limb orthopaedic surgery under spinal anaesthesia, Francis Otieno Codero


Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in an ethnic African urban obstetric population in an equatorial city hospital, Raj Hasmukh Dodia


Prevalence of acute kidney injury using urine neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin as an early biomarker in neonates with perinatal asphyxia, Farida Essajee

The use of portfolio in assessing students’ English writing skills, Mariam Farooq

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

Narratives of personal and professional identity construction of teachers of English in the multilingual context of Karachi, Pakistan, Meenaz Shams Hashwani

Understanding the use of formative assessment to develop conceptual understanding of grade 6 science students, Gul-e- Hina

A process approach in improving grade VIII students' writing skills in a government school of District Kech Turbat, Abid Hussain

Perceptions of stakeholders regarding integration mental health into primary health care in Pakistan, Syed Shahzad Hussain

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

Effective leadership practices of a government secondary school head teacher in the rural context of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), Muhammad Issa

Implementing indirect error correction strategy to enhance grade 8 ESL learners' written compositions, Ferkhanda Jabeen

Exploring opportunities for linkage of Benazir Income Support Programme with food conitionalities among pregnant and lactating women and children under five in Matiari, Sindh : a cross sectional study, Aminah Jahangir

Strategic planning in public secondary school in Tanzania: A survey of schools in Mwanza city, Malimi Joram

Strategic planning in public secondary schools in Tanzania: A survey of schools in Mwanza city, Malimi Joram

Senior teacher classroom supervisory practices in Boane district, in Mozambique, Aleixo Amelia Jose

Exploring the preparation of pre-service teachers to teach about HIV/AIDS education in secondary school in Tanzania, Steven Rwezaula Kapele


Effect of mobile phone short message service on adherence rates to antihypertensives at the Family Medicine Clinic, Barbara Karau

Exploring a private educational organisation's response to Education in Emergencies (EiEs) in the context of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan, Ayub Khan

Adaptation and validation of a community worker administratered stroke symptom questionnaire in a peri-urban Pakistani community, Maria Khan

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

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