Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Prevalence and factors associated with depression among patients with epilepsy in a Kenyan tertiary care hospital, Nduku Kiko

Early onset type 2 diabetes and associated risk factors, Grace Nyambura Kiraka

Risk of childhood asthma in a tropical African urban setting: a case - control study at The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, Lynda C. Koech

The role of inflammation in contrast induced nephropathy, Elijah A. Kwasa

Promoting the “notion of cultural diversity” in grade XII students in a government college Sukkur, Sindh, Kamran Malik

Exploring the relationship between mathematics anxiety and mathematics achievement of grade 10 students across gender in single gendered government secondary schools in District Khairpur Mirs’, Sindh, Kalander Bux Memon

Effect of a voice recognition system on paediatric outpatient medication errors, Angela Nyangore Migowa

Uterine fibroid embolization for symptomatic fibroids; correlation of mid-term changes in disease-specific symptoms and magnetic resonance imaging results at a teaching hospital in Kenya, John Kiprop Mutai

Leadership practices in early years education: A case study of a private school head teacher in Chitral, Bibi Amina Nigar

Primary antiretroviral drug resistance profiles among HIV-1 therapy naïve patients in two referral hospitals in Kenya, Simon Onsongo Nyangena

A randomized control trial to assess the effect of aketamineinfusion on tourniquet hypertension during General anaesthesia in patients undergoing upper and lower limb surgery, Joyce Atieno Ongaya

Prostate specific antigen as a risk factor for skeletal metastases in black African men with prostate cancer, Ayman Mahmood Qureshi

Building teacher leadership capacity: Appreciative inquiry in action, Mehboob Ali Shah

Inculcating aspects of fluency and appropriacy for enhancement of oral communication skills through Task-Based Instruction (TBI), Sayed Dilshad Hussain Shah

Improving students' English reading comprehension skills through Reciprocal Teaching Approach (RTA), Syed Afiat Shah

Exploring successes and challenges in implementing AKU-EB based portfolio assessment in lower secondary schools situated in Karachi, Syed Anwar Ali Shah

Validation of the ottawa ankle rules at a tertiary teaching hospital: a cross-sectional study, Mark Karanja Tharao

Expression of mismatch repair proteins in colorectal cancer at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Charles M. Wahome

Foot dimensions as a tool for gender determination in Kenyan adults, Maureen W. Waithaka

Exploring teachers' and students’ experiences about the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in teaching and learning science, Kousar Khush Wali

Role of Aga Khan Examination Board (AKU-EB) in improving teaching and learning in schools: A case study, Sumbul Yezdan

Exploring the experiences of the appraisers and the appraisees about performance appraisal, Muhammad Yousaf

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

Improving English oral communication skills of grades-6 students in public school Karachi, Pakistan, Qutbi Alam

Exploring male and female headteachers views and practices of discipline and disciplinary measures in the secondary schools, Shamim Ara Jan Alam

Understanding the role of principal in transforming school into a learning organisation: A case of a private sector school in Karachi, Zahra Alidad

Representation of ethnic/religious minorities in social studies curriculum: Implications for education for pluralism, Karam Ali Kashif Ali

Exploring the role of electronic media in augmenting oral communication skills: Acase study of secondary level students in the context of District Shikarpur, Tarique Ali

Inquiry based teaching through drama in science education: An action research approach, Salima Shahzad Arwani

Immunophenotyping of chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma at Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi, Evelyne N. M. Babu

Exploring the contribution of teaching and learning processes to the construction of students gender identity in early years classroom of two government primary schools in Karachi, Pakistan, Amina Bibi Baig

Developing number sense in young children through collaborative action research, Noor Bano

Exploring classroom based assessment strategies to assess reading skills of young learners, Shaheena Sadruddin Daewani

The use of effective questioning to enhance students active participation in a Grade - XI chemistry classroom of a Government Degree College in the rural district of Jacobabad, Mahmood Ahmed Dool

Enquiry - based teaching: Heart of critical thinking, Rehmat Hasil

Exploratory study of a principal's teachnology (ICT) leadership practices in the rural context of Pakistan, Abdul Qadir Jan

Classroom interactions and the construction of students gender identity in a private primary school, Hamida Jessa

What makes a school a model school? A comparative study of management practices in two schools, Abdullah Khan

Facilitating students creative writing (story writing) in English through 'fields trips', Bahadur Khan

Facilitating creative writing (story writing) in English using concrete materials, Jamiat Khan

Causes of English teachers turnover and its effects on students learning, Omidullah Khawary

Tracing spaces of knower's autonomy for knowledge construction in International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, Raheel Tajuddin Lakhani

The effect of use of a structured data collection form on the accuracy of diagnosing causes of acute abdominal pain, Winston Makanga

Diagnostic accuracy of a commercial cross priming amplification diagnostic kit in smear negative sputum, Paul M. Makau

A randomised controlled trial comparing haemodynamic stability in elderly patients undergoing spinal anaesthesia at L5,S1 versus spinal anaesthesia at L3,4 at The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Karen N. Mbaya