Aatekah Owais

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pakistan's expanded programme on immunization: an overview in the context of polio eradication and strategies for improving coverage
    Aatekah Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Vaccine 31:3313-9. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in routine immunization coverage: a reason for persistent poliovirus circulation in Karachi, Pakistan?
    Nida Tariq Siddiqui
    1Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Asia Pac J Public Health 26:67-76. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Incidence of pneumonia, bacteremia, and invasive pneumococcal disease in Pakistani children
    Aatekah Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1029-36. 2010
  4. pmc Does improving maternal knowledge of vaccines impact infant immunization rates? A community-based randomized-controlled trial in Karachi, Pakistan
    Aatekah Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 11:239. 2011

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Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Pakistan's expanded programme on immunization: an overview in the context of polio eradication and strategies for improving coverage
    Aatekah Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Vaccine 31:3313-9. 2013
    ..Accurate vaccine coverage estimates at district/sub-district level and local accountability of district government officials are critical to improving performance and eradicating polio in Pakistan. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in routine immunization coverage: a reason for persistent poliovirus circulation in Karachi, Pakistan?
    Nida Tariq Siddiqui
    1Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Asia Pac J Public Health 26:67-76. 2014
    ..7-113.1) were most likely to be vaccinated. A quarter of study participants were unvaccinated. Targeted strategies for boosting DTP3 rates in communities with low immunization coverage are essential for polio eradication in Karachi...
  3. doi request reprint Incidence of pneumonia, bacteremia, and invasive pneumococcal disease in Pakistani children
    Aatekah Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1029-36. 2010
    ..To determine the incidence of pneumonia, bacteremia, and invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in Pakistani children <5 years old...
  4. pmc Does improving maternal knowledge of vaccines impact infant immunization rates? A community-based randomized-controlled trial in Karachi, Pakistan
    Aatekah Owais
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 11:239. 2011
    ..This randomized, controlled trial was conducted to assess the impact of a low-literacy immunization promotion educational intervention for mothers living in low-income communities of Karachi on infant immunization completion rates...