F F Fikree
Affiliation: Population Council
- Pakistani obstetricians' recognition of and attitude towards domestic violence screeningF F Fikree
The Population Council, International Programs Division, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:59-65. 2004..Our study assesses Pakistani obstetricians knowledge of the prevalence of domestic violence in clinical practice and attitudes towards instituting screening protocols during routine antenatal care...
- Time to focus child survival programmes on the newborn: assessment of levels and causes of infant mortality in rural PakistanFariyal F Fikree
Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
Bull World Health Organ 80:271-6. 2002....
- Newborn care practices in low socioeconomic settlements of Karachi, PakistanFariyal F Fikree
International Programs Division, Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
Soc Sci Med 60:911-21. 2005....
- Role of gender in health disparity: the South Asian contextFariyal F Fikree
International Program Division, Population Council, 1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York 10017, USA
BMJ 328:823-6. 2004
- Health service utilization for perceived postpartum morbidity among poor women living in KarachiFariyal F Fikree
Reproductive Health, International Programs Division, Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
Soc Sci Med 59:681-94. 2004..We suggest promoting maternal health education that encourages women to seek appropriate and timely care by accessing public or private health services...
- A quality of care issue: appropriate use and efficacy knowledge of five contraceptive methods: views of men and women living in low socioeconomic settlements of Karachi, PakistanFariyal F Fikree
Population Council, USA
J Pak Med Assoc 55:363-8. 2005....
- Health-seeking behavior of Karachi women with reproductive tract infectionsLubna Ishaq Bhatti
Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Soc Sci Med 54:105-17. 2002..We therefore suggest training of healthcare providers for appropriate counseling and that treatment management protocols be advocated...
- Do mothers-in-law matter? Family dynamics and fertility decision-making in urban squatter settlements of Karachi, PakistanMuhammad Masood Kadir
Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
J Biosoc Sci 35:545-58. 2003..It is suggested that mothers-in-law should be included in Information-Education-Communication (IEC) campaigns about family planning...
- Validation of verbal autopsy to determine the cause of 137 neonatal deaths in Karachi, PakistanDavid R Marsh
Office of Health, Save the Children Federation US, Westport, CT, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:132-42. 2003..VA correctly identified some important causes of neonatal death in the field. Assigning multiple diagnoses using both open- and closed-ended questions increases the likelihood of correct ascertainment...
- Where is the "E" in MCH? The need for an evidence-based approach in safe motherhoodSuellen Miller
J Midwifery Womens Health 48:10-8. 2003..Adequate evaluation of intervention effectiveness under real-life conditions in developing countries is an efficient way to identify interventions for large-scale program replication and could speed progress in reducing maternal deaths...
- Estimating the incidence of abortion in PakistanZeba A Sathar
Population Council, House 7, Islamabad, Pakistan
Stud Fam Plann 38:11-22. 2007..4 women hospitalized as a result of unsafe induced abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-49...
- The quest for small family size among Pakistani women--is voluntary termination of pregnancy a matter of choice or necessity?Sarah Saleem
Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi
J Pak Med Assoc 55:288-91. 2005..To present the socio-biologic predictors of induced abortion among married women residing in low income squatter settlements of Karachi, Pakistan...
- Frequency and determinants of vaginal infection in postpartum period: a cross-sectional survey from low socioeconomic settlements, Karachi, PakistanTazeen Saeed Ali
Department of Community Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Aga Khan University Hospital [corrected] Karachi, Pakistan
J Pak Med Assoc 56:99-103. 2006..We recommend deliveries to be conducted by trained personnel and provision of health education for persons who conduct delivery and women to use hygienic material for staunch of lochia during post partum period...
- She may reach a facility but will still die! An analysis of quality of public sector maternal health services, District Multan, PakistanFariyal F Fikree
Regional Health Programs, West Asia and North Africa, Population Council, Cairo
J Pak Med Assoc 56:156-63. 2006..CONCLUSION: Strengthening the four interlinked health system elements--human resources, access to, use and quality of services is essential though not sufficient...
- Intimate partner violence before and during pregnancy: experiences of postpartum women in Karachi, PakistanFariyal F Fikree
Health Communications Population Reference Bureau, Washington, USA
J Pak Med Assoc 56:252-7. 2006..CONCLUSION: Annually an estimated one million pregnant Pakistani women are physically abused at least once during pregnancy. Reproductive health stakeholders should be encouraged to advocate for domestic violence screening...