Mahmood Memon

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BACKGROUND The study objective was to assess the incidence of neonatal tetanus (NT) in Dadu District, Pakistan. METHODS We analyzed the NT surveillance data for the period 1993-2003 in order to determine the NT incidence. We identified unreported NT cases retrospectively in 2005, by active surveillance and hospital record reviews. The 2-source(More)
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to assess the case ascertainment and completeness of neonatal tetanus (NT) reporting and to estimate the incidence of NT in Dadu District, Pakistan. METHODS We conducted active surveillance and hospital record reviews for suspected NT cases. We compared the cases of NT reported to the routine surveillance(More)
OBJECTIVES To estimate the incidence of neonatal tetanus (NT) and to study the factors associated with NT mortality in Dadu district, Pakistan. METHODS This study is a retrospective analysis of surveillance data from 1993-2003. NT cases were identified from the district surveillance database and hospital records reviews. Cases were ascertained using the(More)
BACKGROUND Human resources are an important building block of the health system. During the last decade, enormous investment has gone into the information systems to manage human resources, but due to the lack of a clear vision, policy, and strategy, the results of these efforts have not been very visible. No reliable information portal captures the actual(More)
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