December 2016, Volume 66, Issue 12

JCR IMPACT
FACTOR

0.781
JCR 5-YEAR
IMPACT FACTOR

0.928
H INDEX

43
SJR

0.24

Editorial

A second major HIV outbreak in Larkana, Pakistan

Arshad Altaf  , Safdar Pasha  , Sten H. Vermund  , Sharaf Ali Shah

The first major outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Pakistan occurred in 2003 among persons who inject drugs (PWID) in Larkana. At that time, a survey of PWID revealed that 17 out of 175 (9.7%) were confirmed HIV positive, compared

Autoimmune hepatitis in Pakistan

Nasir Hassan Luck  , Abbas Ali Tasneem

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is a potentially treatable chronic liver disease (CLD) of unknown cause, characterized by ongoing hepatocellular necroinflammation which may progress to cirrhosis if untreated. AIH is a unique clinical entity, which ca

Planning a research project: The seven As checklist

Sanjay Kalra  , Yashdeep Gupta

The Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA) has repeatedly drawn attention to the need for robust medical research in Pakistan and beyond.1 Editors and reviewers contribute to the growth of research by suggesting ti

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