Amna Rehana Siddiqui
King Saud University
EpidemiologyOdds ratioPopulationMedicineEnvironmental health
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Publications 38
#1Sobiya Sawani (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 1
#2Amna Rehana Siddiqui (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 14
Last. Romaina Iqbal (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 24
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BACKGROUND: Type 1 diabetes (T1D) has been increasing globally over the past three decades. Self-monitoring of blood glucose is a challenge in both developed as well as developing countries. Self-management guidelines include maintaining logbooks for blood glucose, physical activity, and dietary intake that affect glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) and a multitude of life-threatening acute complications. Innovative, cost-effective interventions along with beneficial lifestyle modifications can improve ...
#1Amna Rehana Siddiqui (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 14
#2Apsara Ali Nathwani (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 1
Last. Jamila SoomroH-Index: 1
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Introduction In April 2019, 14 children were diagnosed with HIV infection by a private healthcare provider in Larkana district, Sindh province, Pakistan. Over the next 3 months, 930 individuals were diagnosed with HIV, >80% below 16 years, the largest ever outbreak of HIV in children in Pakistan. In this protocol paper, we describe research methods for assessing likely modes of HIV transmission in this outbreak and investigate spatial and molecular epidemiology. Methods and analysis A matched ca...
#1Fatima Mir (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 6
#2Faisal Mahmood (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 3
Last. Rashida A. Ferrand (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 22
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Summary Background In April 2019, an HIV screening camp for all ages was established in response to a report of an unusually large number of paediatric HIV diagnoses in Larkana, Pakistan. We aimed to understand the clinical profile of the children who registered for HIV care. Methods In this cross-sectional study, we review the outbreak response from the government, academia, and UN agencies in Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan. We report age-stratified and sex-stratified HIV prevalence estimated among i...
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#1AlJohara M. AlQuaiz (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 5
#2Amna Rehana Siddiqui (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 14
Last. Ali M. Al-Hazmi (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 4
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Studies from Saudi Arabia have reported a continued increase in the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases and their associated risk factors. The objective of this study was to measure the gender differences in the cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk based on Framingham risk scores (FRS) and to explore the association of FRS with sedentary life style including physical inactivity, sitting time and central obesity among Saudi adults. A cross-sectional survey was conducted on 2997 Saudi adults (males...
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#1Hayfaa A. WahabiH-Index: 9
#2Amel A FayedH-Index: 9
Last. Amna Rehana SiddiquiH-Index: 14
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#1Mohammad Afzal Mahmood (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 10
#2Ismi MufidahH-Index: 1
Last. Hayfaa A. Wahabi (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 9
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Background. Despite significant reduction in maternal mortality, there are still many regions in the world that suffer from high mortality. District Kutai Kartanegara, Indonesia, is one such region where consistently high maternal mortality was observed despite high rate of delivery by skilled birth attendants. Method. Thirty maternal deaths were reviewed using verbal autopsy interviews, terminal event reporting, medical records’ review, and Death Audit Committee reports, using a comprehensive r...
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#1Bhargav Krishna (Public Health Foundation of India)H-Index: 2
#2Kalpana Balakrishnan (SRU: Sri Ramachandra University)H-Index: 47
Last. Michael Brauer (UBC: University of British Columbia)H-Index: 76
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Bhargav Krishna and colleagues call for health driven, multisectoral policy making with defined air quality targets to curb the impact of air pollution exposure in South Asia
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#1Shafiq Ur Rehman (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 3
#2Amna Rehana Siddiqui (KSU: King Saud University)H-Index: 14
Last. Mohammad Tahir Yousafzai (Aga Khan University)H-Index: 9
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Objectives: We aimed this study to determine the relationship of various factors related to poor immunization in children in an earthquake affected community. Methods: We conducted this cross sectional study during 2007-2008 in Muzaffarabad district of Pakistani side of Kashmir. We selected 43 villages as clusters and in the second, 860 children between 12-24 months were selected from households through systematic sampling. Mothers of the eligible children were interviewed with a questionnaire. ...