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Training for health professionals

Published articles​​​
The Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG): Saving lives by providing training (PDF, 11,520KB). S.  Wieteska. European Paediatric Association Newsletter Issue 18 July 2013.Pages 14-16


Treating the wrong child with fluids will cause harm: response to 'mortality after fluid bolus in African children with servere infection' (PDF, 66KB).  D P Southall, M P Samuels.  Arch Dis Child June 2011


Evidence for improvement in the quality of care given during emergencies in pregnancy, infancy and childhood following training in life-saving skills: a postal survey (PDF, 77KB)

Zaeem-ul-Haq, Farrukh Qureshi, Assad Hafeez, Shamsa Zafar, Bile Khalif Mohamud, David P Southall
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association January 2009


Emergency maternal and child health training courses and advocacy to achieve Millennium Development Goals in a poorly resourced country; challenges and opportunities (PDF, 115KB)

Assad Hafeez, Shamsa Zafar, Farrukh Qureshi, Irfan Mirza, Khalif Bile, David P Southall
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association 2009

Structured training in the management of emergencies in mothers, babies and children in a poorly resourced health system: Logbooks to document skill use (PDF, 4.75MB)
Shamsa Zafar, Assad Hafeez, Farrukh Qureshi, Naureen Arshad, David Southall


Resuscitation, Volume 80, Issue 4, April 2009.


The Need for Formal Paediatric Resuscitation Training in Pakistan (PDF, 31KB)
Adina R. Sheikh-Sajjad, Junaid A. Razzak.  Department of Paediatrics, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi.
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association Vol. 58, No. 2, February 2008


Achieving Health Millennium Development Goals through Capacity Building of Health Workers-ESSEMCH Strategy (PDF, 46KB)
Assad Hafeez, Shamsa Zafar, Faisal Rifaq, Prof. M. Ashraf Sultan, Prof. David P Southall, Khalif Bile Muhammad
Pak Paed J 2006; 30(1): 3-9


A Pilot Study to Determine if Nurses Trained in Basic Neonatal Resuscitation Would Impact the Outcome of Neonates Delivered in Kampala, Uganda

B. A. O‘Hare 1, M. Nakakeeto, and D. P. Southall
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, doi:10.1093/tropej/fml027


Helping you to help them (PDF, 367KB)
Gammon A.
BMA News, 20th November 2004


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