Dr Sara Rizvi Jafree

Dr Sara Rizvi Jafree

Assistant Professor

PhD & MPhil (Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, University of the Punjab, PK)
BSc Honors (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)
Room # 123, Business and Social Sciences Building
Ext: 346

Dr. Jafree’s areas of interest lie in public health, minority studies, and social policy development. She has received funding for projects related to microfinance poverty alleviation, intergenerational learning between the elderly and youth, and digital health literacy access for women at primary healthcare level. She is currently pursuing an online post-doctorate from the University of Oxford, UK, and planning to write her next book on social policy development for women of Pakistan. Dr. Jafree is also working on a multifaceted nation-wide project related to COVID-19 and its effect on maternal health indicators.

Books

 

  • The Sociology of South Asian Women’s Health, Springer, Forthcoming: August 2020

 

Publications

Public Health and Patient Safety

Mahmood, Q.K., & Rizvi Jafree, S.
The Psychometric Validation of FCV19S in Urdu and Socio-Demographic Association with Fear in the People of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Province in Pakistan, 2020, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, Springer
https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs11469-020-00371-4.pdf

Rizvi Jafree, S & R., Zakar
Assessing the patient safety culture and ward error reporting in public sector hospitals of Pakistan, Journal of Safety in Health, 2017, Springer
https://safetyinhealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40886-017-0061-x

Rizvi Jafree, S & R., Zakar
Nurse perceptions of organizational culture and its association with the culture of error reporting: A case of public sector hospitals in Pakistan, BMC Health Services Research, 2016, Springer
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4700678/

Rizvi Jafree, S. & R., Zakar
Ethical violations in the clinical setting: The hidden curriculum learning experience of Pakistani nurses, BMC Medical Ethics, 2015, Springer
https://bmcmedethics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12910-015-0011-2 

Special Needs Families

Rizvi Jafree, S., Burhan, S.K.
Health challenges of mothers with special needs children in Pakistan and the importance of integrating health social workers, Social Work in Health Care, 2020, Taylor & Francis
https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/2PIVF3RDMRHXMCSXP4C8/full?target=10.1080/00981389.2020.1781738

Rizvi Jafree, S., Burhan, S.K.
Special Needs Parents of Pakistan: Identifying Policy to Reduce Risks of Sexual Abuse in Special Needs Children; SAFER SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN Conference on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention February 28th – February 29th 2020, Safer Society for Children (SSC) is a collaboration between Information Technology University, Pakistan and the United States Embassy, Islamabad
http://ssc.itu.edu.pk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/SSC_Conference_Proceedings_FD_FINAL.pdf

Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation

Rizvi Jafree, S. & M. Mustafa
The Triple Burden of Disease, Destitution and Debt: Pakistani Women Microfinance Borrowers Health Challenges; Health Care for Women International, 2020, Taylor & Francis
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07399332.2020.1716236

Rizvi Jafree, S.
Microfinance loan services, community and wellbeing- A case of women borrowers from Pakistan, The Microfinance Review, 2016, Centre for Research on Financial Inclusion and Microfinance (CRFIM), set up within Bankers Institute of Rural Development (BIRD)
http://www.i-scholar.in/index.php/Microfinance/article/view/149150

Rizvi Jafree, S
Women microfinance users and their association with improvement in quality of life: evidence from Pakistan, Journal of Asian Women, 2013, Research Institute of Asian Women
http://www.e-asianwomen.org/xml/01464/01464.pdf

Rizvi Jafree, S.
Women Borrowers of Microfinance- An urban Lahore Study, Journal of Third World Studies, 2013, Association of Third World Studies
https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1G1-352230761/women-borrowers-of-microfinance-an-urban-lahore-study

Religion and Social Welfare

Rizvi Jafree, S.
Informal Congregational Social Workers and Promotion of Social Welfare in Sermons: A study of Shia Women Religious Scholars of Pakistan, Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work, 2020, Taylor & Francis
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15426432.2020.1713963?af=R&journalCode=wrsp20

Maternal Health, and Women’s Health & Wellbeing

Rizvi Jafree, S, Zakar, R., Mustafa, M.,
Mothers employed in paid work and their predictors for home delivery in Pakistan, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2018, Springer
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30075757

Rizvi Jafree, S & R., Zakar
Workplace Violence against Women Nurses working in two Public Sector Hospitals of Lahore, Pakistan, Nursing Outlook, 2017, Elsevier
http://www.nursingoutlook.org/article/S0029-6554(17)30044-1/pdf

Jafree, S. & R., Zakar
Maternal employment in Pakistan: Socio-demographic shortfalls and association with birth weight, Maternal and Child Health Journal, 2015, Springer
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10995-015-1708-z

Jafree, S. & R., Zakar
Gender segregation as a benefit- a qualitative study from Pakistan, Journal of Nursing Management, 2014, Wiley
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jonm.12244