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)
Introduction. Undernutrition in children is a major public health concern in Pakistan. A number of interventions which focused only on providing nutrient supplementation have failed to change child undernutrition status during the last 2 decades. The present study aimed to assess the impact of nutrition education on the nutritional status of children living(More)
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