Salma Halai Badruddin

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OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness of a community based lifestyle intervention on blood pressure in children and young adults in a developing country setting. DESIGN Cluster randomised controlled trial. SETTING 12 randomly selected geographical census based clusters in Karachi, Pakistan. PARTICIPANTS 4023 people aged 5-39 years. INTERVENTION(More)
BACKGROUND Precise measurements of activity at a population level are important for monitoring trends and evaluating health promotion strategies. Few studies have assessed the measurement of physical activity in developing countries. The aim of this study was to validate the MOSPA (Monica Optional Study of Physical Activity) questionnaire which was(More)
Tawana Pakistan Project, a multifaceted pilot project (Sept. 2002 to June 2005) was funded by the Government of Pakistan to address poor nutritional status and school enrollment of primary school age girls. The core strategy was to create safe environment empowering village women to take collective decisions. Through reflective learning process women learnt(More)
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