Omrana Pasha

Summary

Affiliation: The Aga Khan University
Country: Pakistan

Publications

  1. pmc A combined community- and facility-based approach to improve pregnancy outcomes in low-resource settings: a Global Network cluster randomized trial
    Omrana Pasha
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Med 11:215. 2013
  2. pmc Antenatal corticosteroids trial in preterm births to increase neonatal survival in developing countries: study protocol
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Dr Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    Reprod Health 9:22. 2012
  3. pmc Home birth attendants in low income countries: who are they and what do they do?
    Ana Garces
    IMSALUD, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:34. 2012
  4. pmc Classifying perinatal mortality using verbal autopsy: is there a role for nonphysicians?
    Cyril Engmann
    Departments of Pediatrics and Maternal Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:42. 2011
  5. pmc Communities, birth attendants and health facilities: a continuum of emergency maternal and newborn care (the Global Network's EmONC trial)
    Omrana Pasha
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:82. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of suicidal thoughts and attempts among pregnant Pakistani women
    Nargis Asad
    Department of Psychiatry, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:1545-51. 2010
  7. pmc Dating gestational age by last menstrual period, symphysis-fundal height, and ultrasound in urban Pakistan
    Imtiaz Jehan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 110:231-4. 2010
  8. pmc Neonatal mortality, risk factors and causes: a prospective population-based cohort study in urban Pakistan
    Imtiaz Jehan
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Bull World Health Organ 87:130-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Domestic violence prior to and during pregnancy among Pakistani women
    Rozina Karmaliani
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1194-201. 2008
  10. pmc Prevalence of anxiety, depression and associated factors among pregnant women of Hyderabad, Pakistan
    Rozina Karmaliani
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 55:414-24. 2009

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Publications13

  1. pmc A combined community- and facility-based approach to improve pregnancy outcomes in low-resource settings: a Global Network cluster randomized trial
    Omrana Pasha
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Med 11:215. 2013
    ..Fetal and neonatal mortality rates in low-income countries are at least 10-fold greater than in high-income countries. These differences have been related to poor access to and poor quality of obstetric and neonatal care...
  2. pmc Antenatal corticosteroids trial in preterm births to increase neonatal survival in developing countries: study protocol
    Fernando Althabe
    Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy IECS, Dr Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    Reprod Health 9:22. 2012
    ..There is currently no clear evidence about the safety of antenatal corticosteroid use for community-level births...
  3. pmc Home birth attendants in low income countries: who are they and what do they do?
    Ana Garces
    IMSALUD, Guatemala City, Guatemala
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:34. 2012
    ..Nearly half the world's babies are born at home. We sought to evaluate the training, knowledge, skills, and access to medical equipment and testing for home birth attendants across 7 international sites...
  4. pmc Classifying perinatal mortality using verbal autopsy: is there a role for nonphysicians?
    Cyril Engmann
    Departments of Pediatrics and Maternal Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Popul Health Metr 9:42. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Communities, birth attendants and health facilities: a continuum of emergency maternal and newborn care (the Global Network's EmONC trial)
    Omrana Pasha
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:82. 2010
    ..However, the effectiveness of emergency obstetric and neonatal care services has never been proven. Also unproven is the effectiveness of community mobilization and community birth attendant training to improve pregnancy outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of suicidal thoughts and attempts among pregnant Pakistani women
    Nargis Asad
    Department of Psychiatry, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:1545-51. 2010
    ..to determine the prevalence of suicidal thoughts and attempts and to identify demographic variables and mental health correlates such as anxiety/depression and domestic violence among pregnant women in an urban community in Pakistan...
  7. pmc Dating gestational age by last menstrual period, symphysis-fundal height, and ultrasound in urban Pakistan
    Imtiaz Jehan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 110:231-4. 2010
    ..To compare the accuracy of the reported date of the last menstrual period (LMP) with that of symphysis-fundal height (SFH) in the estimation of gestational age (GA), using an ultrasound (US) scan as reference...
  8. pmc Neonatal mortality, risk factors and causes: a prospective population-based cohort study in urban Pakistan
    Imtiaz Jehan
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Bull World Health Organ 87:130-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the prevalence, sex distribution and causes of neonatal mortality, as well as its risk factors, in an urban Pakistani population with access to obstetric and neonatal care...
  9. doi request reprint Domestic violence prior to and during pregnancy among Pakistani women
    Rozina Karmaliani
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1194-201. 2008
    ..Data about abuse from developing countries are scarce, especially from Muslim societies. Our objective was to investigate domestic violence before and during pregnancy among women in an urban area of Pakistan...
  10. pmc Prevalence of anxiety, depression and associated factors among pregnant women of Hyderabad, Pakistan
    Rozina Karmaliani
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 55:414-24. 2009
    ..There is a paucity of research on mood disorders, their predictors and sequelae among pregnant women in Pakistan...
  11. doi request reprint Exposure of pregnant women to indoor air pollution: a study from nine low and middle income countries
    Muhammad Masood Kadir
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:540-8. 2010
    ..We studied exposure to solid fuel and second-hand tobacco smoke among pregnant women in south Asia, Africa and Latin America...
  12. pmc Chlorhexidine vaginal and infant wipes to reduce perinatal mortality and morbidity: a randomized controlled trial
    Sarah Saleem
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1225-32. 2010
    ..To estimate the effects of chlorhexidine vaginal and baby wipes on fetal and neonatal mortality, respectively, and infection-related morbidity...
  13. pmc Stillbirths in an urban community in Pakistan
    Imtiaz Jehan
    Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:257.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine stillbirth risk factors and gestational age at delivery in a prospective developing country birth cohort...