Saeed Akhtar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Randomized controlled trial to improve childhood immunization adherence in rural Pakistan: redesigned immunization card and maternal education
    Hussain R Usman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 16:334-42. 2011
  2. pmc Determinants of third dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) completion among children who received DTP1 at rural immunization centres in Pakistan: a cohort study
    Hussain R Usman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:140-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Redesigned immunization card and center-based education to reduce childhood immunization dropouts in urban Pakistan: a randomized controlled trial
    Hussain R Usman
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, P O Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Vaccine 27:467-72. 2009
  4. pmc Correlates of cigarette smoking among male college students in Karachi, Pakistan
    Shafquat Rozi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 7:312. 2007
  5. pmc Prevalence and determinants of asthma in adult male leather tannery workers in Karachi, Pakistan: a cross sectional study
    Khurram Shahzad
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 6:292. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Population beliefs about the efficacy of injections in Pakistan's Sindh province
    Naveed Z Janjua
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Public Health 120:824-33. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with current smoking among high school adolescents in Karachi, Pakistan
    Shafquat Rozi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:498-504. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Reassessment of selected healthcare associated risk factors for HBV and HCV infections among volunteer blood donors, Karachi, Pakistan
    Muhammad Younus
    Biomedical Research and Informatics Center, Department of Epidemiology, Colle of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, 100 Conrad Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cent Eur J Public Health 17:31-5. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behavior and practices among heroin addicts in Lahore, Pakistan
    Faran Emmanuel
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:940-8. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Case-control study of risk factors associated with hepatitis C virus infection among pregnant women in hospitals of Karachi-Pakistan
    Uzma R Khan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Trop Med Int Health 13:754-61. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Randomized controlled trial to improve childhood immunization adherence in rural Pakistan: redesigned immunization card and maternal education
    Hussain R Usman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 16:334-42. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Determinants of third dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) completion among children who received DTP1 at rural immunization centres in Pakistan: a cohort study
    Hussain R Usman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:140-7. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Redesigned immunization card and center-based education to reduce childhood immunization dropouts in urban Pakistan: a randomized controlled trial
    Hussain R Usman
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, P O Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Vaccine 27:467-72. 2009
    ..31, 95% CI=1.18-1.46) in DPT3 completion was estimated in the group that received both redesigned card and center-based education compared with the standard care group...
  4. pmc Correlates of cigarette smoking among male college students in Karachi, Pakistan
    Shafquat Rozi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 7:312. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is important to understand the factors that might influence their smoking habit. Our study aims to assess the influence of factors that encourage college students to smoke cigarettes...
  5. pmc Prevalence and determinants of asthma in adult male leather tannery workers in Karachi, Pakistan: a cross sectional study
    Khurram Shahzad
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Public Health 6:292. 2006
    ..This study aimed to estimate the prevalence and to identify some risk factors of adult asthma in male leather tannery workers in Karachi, Pakistan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Population beliefs about the efficacy of injections in Pakistan's Sindh province
    Naveed Z Janjua
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Public Health 120:824-33. 2006
    ..We conducted this study to identify factors associated with receiving at least one injection during the past 3 months in an urban and a rural area in the Sindh province of Pakistan...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with current smoking among high school adolescents in Karachi, Pakistan
    Shafquat Rozi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, PO Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 36:498-504. 2005
    ..7; 95% Cl: 1.1-2.8), uncle smoking (OR = 1.7; 95% Cl: 1.2-2.8), peer smoking (OR = 6.2; 95% Cl: 3.9-9.9), and spending leisure time outside home (OR = 3.9; 95% Cl 1.2-13.2) were significantly associated with adolescent smoking...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reassessment of selected healthcare associated risk factors for HBV and HCV infections among volunteer blood donors, Karachi, Pakistan
    Muhammad Younus
    Biomedical Research and Informatics Center, Department of Epidemiology, Colle of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, 100 Conrad Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cent Eur J Public Health 17:31-5. 2009
    ..Additional multi-disciplinary efforts are needed to control healthcare associated HBV and HCV transmission in Pakistan...
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behavior and practices among heroin addicts in Lahore, Pakistan
    Faran Emmanuel
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:940-8. 2004
    ..Of the subjects, 5.5% reported trading sex for drugs or money. We recommend HIV/STD prevention programs encompassing health education and health promotion strategies based on harm reduction techniques be used for drug users...
  10. doi request reprint Case-control study of risk factors associated with hepatitis C virus infection among pregnant women in hospitals of Karachi-Pakistan
    Uzma R Khan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Trop Med Int Health 13:754-61. 2008
    ..To identify risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among pregnant women seeking antenatal care in tertiary care hospitals of Karachi, Pakistan...
  11. ncbi request reprint HIV transmission among drug users in Larkana, Pakistan
    Nadeem ur Rehman
    Country Office for Pakistan, UNODC, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Trop Doct 37:58-9. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Injection use in two districts of Pakistan: implications for disease prevention
    Naveed Zafar Janjua
    Department of Com, munity Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:401-8. 2005
    ..To estimate the annual number of injections per person in Sindh province of Pakistan and to describe their distribution with regard to prescribers, settings, and safety...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with heroin addiction among male adults in Lahore, Pakistan
    Faran Emmanuel
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:219-26. 2003
    ..mOR = 2.4, 95% CI, 1.3-4.8). It is recommended that public health strategies be formulated based on various facets of the problem revealed by this and previous research to prevent illicit drug use...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intra-household clustering of hepatitis C virus infection in Karachi, Pakistan
    Saeed Akhtar
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:535-9. 2004
    ..44, P=0.032). The results showed that non-sexual household exposure may play a role in efficient HCV spread to household contacts of HCV-infected persons and needs further evaluation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in prisoners, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan
    Hamid Hussain
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int J Epidemiol 32:794-9. 2003
    ..This cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the prevalence of and identify factors associated with latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection in prisoners of North West Frontier Province (NWFP)...
  16. pmc Space-time clustering of childhood leukaemia cases in Karachi, Pakistan
    Saeed Akhtar
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:221-2. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum among children with history of fever, Sindh, Pakistan
    Siroos Hozhabri
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Infect Dis 6:233-5. 2002
    ..To identify clinical predictors for malaria and develop a clinical algorithm to more accurately identify malaria from non-malaria cases...