Theses/Dissertations from 2018

Knowledge, attitude and practices of skilled birth attendants towards immediate postpartum family planning services, Shazia Nasim Akbani

An investigation of primary children’s misconceptions on floating and sinking concepts: a survey in one Government primary school in Soroti municipality, eastern Uganda, Cathy Martha Akello

Exploring the role of open distance learning in improving teachers professional development, Dickson Owuor Alai

Patient safety through the lens of human factors system approach : qualitative exploratory-descriptive study of public and private tertiary care hospitals of Karachi, Ammarah Ali

Exploring experiences of key stakeholders of the new BEd (Hons) elementary programme in a public sector university and a government elementary college of education in Karachi, Pakistan, Barkat Ali

Unearthing literacy conceptions of middle school students: A qualitative exploration, Komal Waqar Ali

Exploring English language teachers' classroom assessment practices of class VIII in Larkano, Sindh, Rashid Ali

Exploring the efficacy of specially designed hands-on activities to develop conceptual understanding of the scientific method for middle school science teachers, Sumaira Ali

Exploring the use of multiliteracies pedagogy in the teaching of English language in a secondary school in Koboko district, Uganda: action research, Lilian Amaniyo

Policy, procedures and head teachers leadership approaches for teacher motivation, Muhammad Amin

Perceptions of stakeholders about the role of health system in suicide prevention in Ghizer, Gilgit-Baltistan, Anila Anjum

Millennial nursing students' perceptions regarding pedagogies implemented in a private school of nursing Karachi, Pakistan, Nazia Asad

Validity evidence of multiple mini interviews for selection into an undergradudate medical education program, Rukhsana Ayub

Estimating the impact of "Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cancer project" on household economic : cost analysis of chronic myeloid leukemia in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa before & after the cancer project, Muhammad Zeeshan Bangash

Use of animated videos to enhance grade V students' conceptual understanding of an abstract topic of science, Muhammad Bashir

Enhancing grade vii students' conceptual understanding of mathematical content 'Area' by using manipulatives, Khushan Begum

Exploration of students’ conceptual understanding of Trigonometric functions, Stedius Salivatory Bernado

Prevelence and associated factors of childhood obesity among school-going children aged 10-14 years in community-based schools of Karachi, Pakistan, Shaileena S. Bhimani

Exploring teachers' experiences of a blended teacher professional development programme in Karachi, Pakistan, Shehnaz Bhutto


Prevalence and Factors associated with Female Sexual Dysfunction amongst Women using Hormonal and Non-Hormonal Contraception at The Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi Clinics, Momin Butt

Assessing peer coaching practices in improving teacher professional development: a case study of two community primary schools in Moshi district council: Kilimanjaro region, Adria Calist


Evaluation of Breast Cancer Biomarkers using Genexpert® on Core Biopsy-A Retrospective Laboratory Based Validation Study., Erick Chesori

Induction of labour & neurodevelopmental outcome among small for gestational age fetuses with deranged cerebral hemodynamics : a cohort study, Naveen Shaikh Dr

Exploring students’ difficulties in solving mathematical word problems: case of a private secondary school, Dar es salaam, Tanzania., Kiyombi Edward

Secondary school teachers' conceptual understanding about selected concepts of genetics: An exploratory study from Baltistan, Annes Fatima

Validation of an assessment tool for direct observation performance skills at triage (DOPS-T) for the health care professionals in the emergency department of tertiary care hospital - a work place based assessment, Jabeen Fayyaz


A Randomized control trial of English-speaking advanced cancer patients at AKUs medical and surgical clinics and the impact on QOL of one session of Dignity Therapy, Miriam Gatehi-Muriithi

The roles of internal instructional supervision in enhancing teachers effectiveness: a case study of two primary schools in Awere sub-County Pader district, Uganda, Otto George

Exploring the experiences of principals in managing the area of Early Childhood Development (ECD) provisions in the context of Karachi, Pakistan, Sabir Hussain

Examining language used in science instruction in pupils’ conceptualization of science ideas in secondary schools: a case study of one Tanzanian public secondary school, Alnaji Iddi

Exploring pre-service teachers' motivation for joining the teaching profession in Karachi, Pakistan, Nida Ijaz

Blended pedagogy for radiograpic interpretation skills and its effect on test scores, Marium Iqbal

Frequency of musculoskeletal disorder among physiotherapists in public and private hospitals, Yasir Iqbal

Exploring awareness of children on street regrading road traffic injuries in Karachi, Pakistan : a qualitative study, Munira Ismail

Effects of teacher empowerment strategies on teachers' motivations: A phenomenological study in a private secondary school system Karachi, Pakistan, Sitara Jabeen

Stress and social support among fulltime working mohters, Nabea Jawaid

Role of vitamin E supplementation in improving blood hemoglobin levels in apparently healthy mildly anemic Pakistani adults and the probable mechanism of this action of vitamin E, Tanveer Jilani


Assessment of patient satisfaction with primary health care at the Family Medicine Centre of Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Alvin M. Juma


Factors associated with substance use among adolescents living with HIV in Kenya, Wambui Kagucia

Awareness about occupational hazards and workplace safety measures among construction workers of AKUH: a qualitative exploratory study, Ayesha M Amin Karamali

Exploring teachers' feedback practices to enhance learning outcomes of students studying in grade V social studies classrooms of two public elementary schools located in Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, Arman Karim

Prevalence and factors associated with suicidal ideation among young youth 15-24 years in community setting of Hunza, Pakistan, Saeeda Karim

Challenges in financing healthcare among elderly population of Karachi, Samana Ali Kazmi

School practices to reduce student absenteeism: A case of a boys' public secondary school in District Tando Allahyar, Sindh, Khalidah

Understanding education faculty members' (EFMs) experiences and perspectives on the B.Ed. Honors programme at a public international university (PIU) in Northern Pakistan, Abdul Wali Khan

An Exploratory case study of public-private partnership in education : A case from Karachi Pakistan, Khushal Khan

Exploring how English language teachers develop reading comprehension skills of grade 5 students in a private school in Karachi, Pakistan, Mirbaz Ali Khan

Sero-prevalence, sociodemographic factors and T cell responses specific to human cytomegalovirus, Saira Ibrahim Khan

Exploring perceptions and practices of teachers about inclusion of students with special educational needs (SEN) : A case study of a private inclusive school in Karachi, Yasmeen Khan

Factors affecting quality of maternal care during childbirth : a qualitative exploratory study in public and private maternity care centers of Karachi, Pakistan, Nirmal Nasir Ali Khimani


Association of tissue Vitamin D Receptor expression with Breast Cancer Molecular Subtypes in Kenyan Women, Mutambuki Kimondo

Exploring mothers' perceptions of the role of play in early childhood development (4 to 6 years old) in the context of upper Chitral, Pakistan, Kirran

Investigating the use of pictures to enhance reading in early years: A case study of an early childhood development Centre in Western Kenya, Damary Luvayo Kisiang'ani

Investigating the influence of non-technical words to the teaching and learning of science: a case study of a primary school in Taveta sub-county, Buya Yorrum Komora


Determining the level of agreement for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk stratification between coronary artery calcium score and traditional cardiovascular risk models., Menge Kuria


Investigating MPM-III, sofa and delta sofa scoring systems as predictors of mortality at a tertiary hospital in Nairobi, Kenya: a retrospective cohort study, Lilian Lukoko

Attitude of secondary school students towards physics subject: a case of a secondary school in Moshi municipality, Erick Makange

Improving performance appraisal practices to foster professional development of teachers, Najia Maqsood

Exploring the use of drama in the English language classes, Florence Kambura Marundu


Factors associated with development of retinopathy of prematurity in three private tertiary hospitals in Kenya, Annette A. Metho

Exploring how teachers are assisted by tie to cope with teaching and learning process during the transition period of curriculum change, Godfrey Emeran Mishomari

Teachers' experiences and practices of developing teaching portfolios: An exploratory study, Samira Din Mohammad

Exploring teachers’ pedagogical practices in delivering early childhood curriculum content in the classroom, Winfrida Jacom Mrope

Feasibility of offering a positive learning environment through positive disciplining module for public school teachers: a cluster randomized trial in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Farida Bibi Mughal

Comparsion of oral hygiene status amongst male orphans and males living with parents of age 6-16 years urban Karachi, Pakistan, Ammar Ali Muhammad

Developing students' conceptual understanding and reasoning skills of geometrical proofs through integrating geogebra software in grade 10 in a private higher secondary school situated in Chitral, Pakistan, Noor Muhammad

Oral care practices and oral mucositis in the pediatric oncology patients receiving chemotherapy at a tertiary care hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, Seren Amin Muhammad

Effectiveness of teacher performance and appraisal document (TPAD) use as a curriculum supervisory tool in improving teacher performance competencies. A case study of a primary school in Taita-Taveta County, Kenya., Duncan Mwarimbo Mwae

Behavior problem and its associated factors among 6-17 years old siblings of developmentally disabled children in Karachi Pakistan, Apsara Ali Nathwani

Experienced nurse managers' perceptions about their role in quality improvement and patient safety, Asma Naveed


Factors associated with late diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease in Kenya, Mercy Chebet Ng’eno-Owino

Contribution of Central Asia institute higher secondary school in promoting girls' education in Immit (Ishkoman), Gilgit-Baltistan, Bibi Bulbul Niaz

Role of parental involvement in secondary education, Shamsun Nisa


Women and maternal health care providers’ perceptions, beliefs and attitudes towards use of Epidural Analgesia for labour pain relief, Stella Njenga


Comparison of Xpert Mtb/Rif with Histology for the Detection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded Tissues at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Njau Allan Njoroge


Prevalence of metastatic disease in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients as seen on contrast enhanced computed tomography of the chest, abdomen and pelvis at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi., Gregory Obala

Use of rubric in assessment to support learning, Dennis Odhiambo Ogollah


Difference in the level of utilization and determinants of preconception care among pregnant women in Aga Khan University Hospital and Maragua level four hospital., Joan Okemo

Investigating the role that multimodal pedagogy can play in improving the teaching and learning of english language in a resource constrained rural Kenyan public secondary school: action research., Veronica Atieno Okoth

Impact of text message language on writing skills of secondary school students, Bob Otieno Ondiek


Two to nine year Review of Breast Conservation Therapy (BCT) for Breast Carcinoma: Clinico-Pathological features and Survival in a Single Centre in East Africa, George Orerah

The frequency of hypothermia in preterm neonatal (d 34 weeks gestation) during transportation from the labour room to the neonatal intensive care unit, Afsana Mansoor Padaniya

Access or beyond access? Unpacking gender and gender equity in Gilgit-Baltistan eduacation strategy, Nasira Parveen

Exploring the practices in developing the 21st century soft skills in secondary schools in Tanzania: A case study of a public secondary school in Arusha region, Ulrick T. Passian


Acinetobacter infections: a retrospective study to determine in – hospital mortality rate and clinical factors associated with mortality, Rajiv Patel

The role of parents and community in the management of student discipline in a secondary school, Eyotaru Patricia

An examination of the role that integration plays in promoting teaching and learning for refugee learners in secondary schools: case study of public secondary schools in Moyo district Uganda, Tiondi Patrick

Nutritional interventions for maternal and child health (MCH) in armed conflict and humanitarian crisis in low income and middle income countries (LMICS): a systematic review of effects and contextual factors, Zahra Peera

Situational analysis of antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) among public and private tertiary care hospitals in Karachi : a qualitative case study, Asma Sadruddin Pethani

Factors associated with depression among adult primary brain tumor patients diagnosed at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan : a cross-sectional study, Anum Sadruddin Pidani

Addressing cultural diversity in early childhood classes: what are teachers competencies?, Prezy Emanuel Ramadhani

Childbirth practices of facilities in district Thatta : a qualitative exploratory study, Sana Roujani


A comparison of caesarean section rates before and after introduction of free maternity services at Maragua Level IV Hospital, Grace Rwamba

Enhancing English language speaking skills through boosting motivation, using task-based instruction (TBI) with an elementary students group studying in a government school in Ghizer, Gilgit District, Sadia

Exploring the factors influencing parental involvement in early childhood education in Masasi district, Tanzania., Azam Saidi

Influence of secondary science and mathematics (SESEMAT), programme in teaching and learning mathematics in lower secondary schools. A case study of one school in Uganda., Gule Saidi

A follow-up exploration of the implementation of teachers' learning after professional development programme in Early Childhood Education (ECE): A case study, Salima

Perceived barriers for mothers to practice appropriate complementary feeding of infant in district Gilgit, Sonaila Sarwar

Exploring strategies that the language teachers used in supporting learners with reading difficulties: A case study in Kisuta primary school in Ojolla zone-Kisumu west sub-County, Kenya, Aluoch Alice Schafer

Leadership and community mobilization for education access to marginalized communities : The case of an NGO in Sindh, Pakistan, Amjad Ali Shah