Boys primary schools lack non-teaching staff

A report based on monitoring of 146 government boys\’ primary schools in 85 districts in November

ISLAMABAD, 15th January 2013: Lack of sanctioned positions for non-teaching staff was observed in government boys’ primary schools with on average only one person appointed to work

Details

Extortion cases proliferate

A report based on October’s crime statistics collected from 91 DPO offices

ISLAMABAD, 10th January 2013: Extortion cases sharply increased 16 times during October with 427 FIRs registered in eight districts as compared to the preceding month

Details

Prices of 27 commodities up; 13 drop

A report based on prices collected from 200 retail outlets in 118 districts in December

ISLAMABAD, 9th January 2013: Prices of 27 commodities, including all fruit, poultry, kitchen fuel, medicines and medical services increased by up to 10% in December as compared with November while

Details

41% medical positions unoccupied

A report based on monitoring of 72 Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals in 55 districts in November

ISLAMABAD, December 27, 2012: Forty-one percent medical slots lay vacant in 72 Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals (THQs) – 777 staffers posted against the sanctioned 1,329 positions –

Details

Cheating cases increase 40% in September

A report based on crime statistics collected from 92 DPO offices in September 

ISLAMABAD, December 18, 2012: Cheating incidents increased 40% in September – 37 districts reporting 518 First Information Reports (FIRs) as compared with

Details

63% increase in gastroenteritis cases

A report based on data collected from 87 district health offices in as many districts in September

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Gastroenteritis cases registered a sharp increase of 63% in September – an average 3,520 incidents reported in each district compared

Details
BHUs Lack Trained Staff for Disease Control Programs

BHUs Lack Trained Staff for Disease Control Programs

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2012: Half of the monitored Basic Health Units (BHUs) did not have specially trained staff to treat tuberculosis (TB) patients while around one-third lacked staff to run the Control of Diarrheal Disease (CDD) and Malaria Control Programs (MCP), says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report released here on Tuesday.

Details

Pulses, dairy and poultry products see price hike

ISLAMABAD, December 06, 2012: Prices of pulses, dairy products and poultry items increased in November as compared with those monitored in October, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report. FAFEN observers visited 183 retail outlets in 107 districts to collect prices of 52 commodities.

Details

Pulses, dairy and poultry products see price hike

ISLAMABAD, December 06, 2012: Prices of pulses, dairy products and poultry items increased in November as compared with those monitored in October, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report. FAFEN observers visited 183 retail outlets in 107 districts to collect prices of 52 commodities.

Details

Noncompliance of Access to Information Policy

ISLAMABAD, November 27, 2012: Around two-thirds of the monitored 126 police stations in Punjab and Sindh did not have separate registers to record requests seeking information while a similar number had no Information Access Officers, a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report says.

Details