Affiliation: The Aga Khan University
- Are pre-school girls more likely to be under-nourished in rural Thatta, Pakistan?-a cross-sectional studyRozina Nuruddin
Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, P O Box 3500, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
Int J Equity Health 14:151. 2015..Through this population-based study, we examined gender differentials in the prevalence of stunting, wasting and under-weight defined by World Health Organization (WHO) Growth Standard among rural pre-school Pakistani children...
- Maternal chronic ill health negatively affects child survival in a poor rural population of PakistanR Nuruddin
Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, P O Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
World Health Popul 9:27-35. 2007..Child survival strategies should include screening and treating mothers for common chronic illnesses. This is particularly important in a setting where only a quarter of chronically ill mothers seek care outside the home...
- Comparison of estimates of under-nutrition for pre-school rural Pakistani children based on the WHO standard and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) referenceRozina Nuruddin
Department of Community Health Sciences, The Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
Public Health Nutr 12:716-22. 2009..To compare estimates of under-nutrition among pre-school Pakistani children using the WHO growth standard and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reference...
- Does child gender determine household decision for health care in rural Thatta, Pakistan?R Nuruddin
Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
J Public Health (Oxf) 31:389-97. 2009..In South Asia, gender disparity in child mortality is highest in Pakistan. We examined the influence of child gender on household decision regarding health care...