Theses/Dissertations from 2015

Exploring practices of English language teachers in teaching English at middle level in a public school of Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, Alia Fehmi

Effect of diabetes self-management education on glycemic control, compared to usual care in Type 2 diabetic patients at the Family Medicine Clinic, Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi, Catherine Wanjiku Gathu

Body image perception and attitudes towards lifestyle interventions among obese pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya, Ingrid Helweg Gichere

Creating professional learning community through appreciative inquiry approach, Hina Abdul Majeed Huda

Exploring notions of 'effective mathematics teaching' among students, teachers, and head teachers and enactment of the perceived effective teaching in the selected region of Gilgit-Baltistan, Syed Amir Hussain

Exploring school leaders' perceptions about children's transition from home to school in early years, Silpa Iqbal

A randomized control trial comparing train of four ratio ≥0.9 to clinical assessment of return of neuromuscular function before endotracheal extubation on critical respiratory events in adult patients undergoing elective surgery at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Adembesa Isaac

Enhancing grade eight students’ conceptual understanding of mathematics through engaging them in problem posing in a private school in Chitral, Mukhtar Ali Khan

Development of a guide by postgraduate residents on receiving feedback from faculty in the operating theatre at Aga Khan University Hospital, David Karuri Maina

Exploring the efficiency of concept cartoons in enhancing grade VII students’ conceptual understanding in selected science concepts, Neveen Nizar Ali Manasia

Prevalence of suspicious ultrasound findings in patients with mammographic focal asymmetry at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Jacqueline Ndunge Mavuti

An investigation of primary school teachers’ ‘technological Pedagogical content knowledge’ in district Matiari, Sindh, Muneer Memon

Exploring the attempts of a grade V mathematics teacher towards improvement in mathematical tasks' selection and implementation for developing students' conceptual understanding in a private school of Karachi, Pakistan, Nida Nooruddin Moosani

Grade ten students' attitude towards mathematics : A study from Ghizer, Gilgit-Baltistan, Amin Muhammad

Respiratory function amongst asymptomatic HIV positive and HIV negative clients at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Noah Kipkemei Murbiy

Improving secondary students' English essay writing skills by implementing portfolio assessment in a private school in Gilgit-Baltistan, Zeeshan Muzaffar

Ultrasound evaluation of umbilical coiling index in second trimester of gestation and its association with small for gestational age status at birth, Josephine Mwikali Ndolo

Comparison of quantitative analysis to qualitative analysis for interpretation of lower limb lymphoscintigraphy, Edward Chege Nganga

Effect of pelvic floor muscle training among pregnant black African population on the risk of postpartum urinary incontinence, a single blind randomized control trial, Samuel Ngugi

Caregivers’ knowledge, perceptions and home management practices of fever in children under the age of five years presenting with acute febrile illnesses, Katherine Oyieke

Predict Observe and Explain (POE) : A teaching strategy for enhancing conceptual understanding of enzymes in grader 9 students in a private school of Karachi, Pakistan, Shukur Perver

Defining characteristics of an elite private school in the context of Karachi, Mustafa Ramazan

Exploring mathematics teachers’ responses to challenges in teaching and learning of mathematics, Dadu Riaz

Effect of a navigation program on patient return after an abnormal clinical breast cancer screening examination finding at Aga khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Esther Kemunto Riogi

Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in exclusively breastfed infants at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Nusrat. A. Said

Exploring early primary school teachers understanding of their practice to support early writing in a private school of Karachi, Saniya Muhammed Saleem

Exploring perceptions and practices of teachers in supporting educational needs of Differently Abled Children (DAC) in a mainstream school of Karachi, Pakistan, Bibi Salima

Advantages and disadvantages of boys in a government primary coeducation school : Exploring the other side of gender equality, Ghulam Muhammad Samejo

Exploring the relationship between the beliefs and practices of an English teacher in reading instruction in a private school in Karachi, Pakistan, Memona Shaheen

Comparison of cardiovascular risk profiles amongst newly diagnosed cancer patients and non-cancer patients at the Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi, Majid Lingani-Ncube Sikosana

Factors affecting reading culture in elementary schools of Naushahro Feroze, Amanullah Solangi

Connecting students’ learning of mathematics to their daily life experiences in Gilgit-Baltistan, Mehreen Sultana

Copying with private tuitions for higher secondary exams : Dilemma of students and their parents living in Karachi, Pakistan, Saima Irum Tariq

The effectiveness of dexamethasone as an adjunct to surgery on satisfactory resolution of chronic subdural haematomas: a randomised control trial, Carnjini Yogeswaran Thambaiya

Teaching science through songs and poems : An action research in early primary classroom in Pakistan, Zahra Virani

Influence of home environment on numeracy skills development of grade 2 students in one of private schools of District Ghizer, Gilgit-Baltistan, Didar Wali

Development of cultural identity in students of secondary schools in Baltistan, Zakir Hussain Zakir

Exploring gaps and students’ difficulties in text and visuals about chemical bonding and acids & bases in grade nine chemistry textbook of Sindh Textbook Board, Zill-E-Huma

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

Exploring student participation in school governance in public secondary schools in Zanzibar : The case of Mkoani District, Mohammed Juma Abdalla

Incidence and risk factors for acute myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery at the Aga Khan University hospital Nairobi, Salim Said Ahmed

Exploring the practices of a head teacher in enhancing community participation in a public secondary school in District Quetta, Balochistan, Sher Ahmed

Pedagogical strategies used by EL teachers in developing reading skills : A comparative study of private and public middle school systems in Skardu city, Imdad Ali

Exploring secondary school physics teachers’ content knowledge of physics : A study from Gilgit-Baltistan, Imtiaz Ali

Exploring the changes that professional development interventions, under a funded project, have made in schools of District Khairpur, Ghulam Asghar

Association between parity and rubella seropositivity among older reproductive-age women, Ibtisam Salim Awadh

Exploring the power of appreciative inquiry in discovering the positive core of a public sector rural school in Gilgit-Baltistan, Rehman Ali Balti

Institutional and familial perspectives and level of parents’ involvement in their children’s education in public schools of Kech, Balochistan, Mehnaz Bashir

Exploring grade 10 students’ conceptions about the nature of science, Nasima Bibi

Androgen receptor expression and associated clinico-pathologic features in primary breast cancer from Kenya, Joshua Kibera Chege

Manifestations of global education in National Curriculum of Pakistan Studies : A case study of developing students' global perspectives in Chitral, Tajud Din

The heart weight–body weight coefficient in Kenyans aged 14 years and above, Mbayah Etabale

Contribution of head teachers’ motivation techniques to the performance of teachers of government secondary schools of Karachi, Muhammad Farooq

Exploring the causes of lack of community involvement in one of the public sector schools of Chilas, Diamer District, in Gilgit Baltistan, Abdul Ghafar

Racecadotril for the treatment of severe acute watery diarrhoea in children admitted to the Kenyatta National hospital - a randomised double blinded placebo controlled trial, Jaspreet Singh Gharial

Implementing pedagogies to engage the disengaged grade V girls’ students in science learning, Gul-e-Zehra

Influence of professional development programmes on teachers’ beliefs and classroom practices : A case of two English language teachers from Gilgit-Baltistan, Mirza Hassan

An investigation into the role of scouting as non-formal education in youth development in Karachi, Pakistan : A mixed methods study, Faisal Sadruddin Huda

Exploring the role of District Education Management Officers (DEMOs) in facilitating Teacher Professional Development (TPD) in District Ghanche, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, Zakir Hussain

The utility of a tablet computer device in comparison to a standard high resolution monitor for reporting CT KUB images, Kenneth Kiriinya Ibeere

Factors affecting general group students’ performance in mathematics at grade IX and X – an exploratory study in a private school of Karachi, Anna Muhammad Iqbal

Case of a professional learning community in Gilgit-Baltistan, Wazir Jan

A study of the changing role of the Balochistan Textbook Board, Naseeb Ullah Kakar

Focusing on the positive core : Using appreciative inquiry for developing leadership in school organization, Muhammad Kamal

The effect of a preanaesthesia clinic consultation on adult patient anxiety in Aga Khan University hospital; a cohort study, Anthony Kamau

Improving teaching of geometry in a multigrade classroom in a primary school of Tando Allah Yar, Sindh, Sadia Kanwal

Conceptual understanding of mathematics among students – a comparative study between students of International Baccalaureate and national curriculum, Salima Karim

An assessment of whether medical doctors have the Knowledge that would enable them to competently deliver tobacco cessation services, Miriam Miima Khamonya

Secondary school science teachers’ conceptions about the nature of science, Gulzadi Khan

“Aunty, cat chair pe bethi hai” - using stories to support and assess the development of vocabulary of two year old bilingual children through a collaborative action research, Aimen Lakhani

Perceived barriers among pregnant women towards cervical cancer screening, Visavilwa Vincent Lamuka

The prevalence of malaria and assessment of the uptake of malaria prevention measures in blood donors in two regional blood transfusion centres in Kenya, Valerie Magutu

Formative assessment classroom techniques and their influence on the instructional practices of primary school mathematics teachers, Asma Mamsa

One year symptom severity and health-related quality of life changes among patients undergoing uterine fibroid embolisation, Charles Muriuki Mariara

The incidence of early upper extremity disability after axillary surgery in patients with early breast cancer, Karen Mbaabu

A randomized control trial comparing weight adjusted dose versus fixed dose prophylactic phenylephrine infusion on maintaining systolic blood pressure during caeserean section under spinal anaesthesia, Lucy Wambui Mwaura

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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

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