Muhammad Zia-ul-Islam Khan

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BACKGROUND Poliomyelitis mainly affects children under five years of age. Pakistan is one of the few countries where wild polio is still endemic. The purpose of this study was to find out the coverage rate and factors associated with the failure of OPV in urban and rural areas of Peshawar. METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted in Peshawar. Data(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the current procedures in practice and visual outcome following a cataract surgery. METHODS The study was conducted from January 7 to April 7, 2011 in the Eye Unit of the Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar, involving 181 patients. Basic demographics of the patients as well as the type of cataract surgery were noted. Risk factors like(More)
Hepatitis B is a major burden in Pakistan. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Peshawar, from 9th June to 19th June 2010. Cluster random sampling was done. Confidence level of 95% and confidence interval of 5 was used to derive sample size. Parents of 506 children were asked about their hepatitis B immunization status who were aged 4 years or under.(More)
BACKGROUND Pakistan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, with widely prevalent maternal and neonatal tetanus. The purpose of this study was to estimate the coverage and determine the factors associated with tetanus toxoid vaccination status among females of reproductive age in Peshawar. METHODS A Cross-sectional study was(More)
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