RHCs Ill-Equipped to Facilitate Child Birth

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2011: Around one sixth (17%) of Rural Health Centers (RHC) monitored by FAFEN during January, 2011 did not have trained staff to attend to Tuberculosis patients. Similarly, around one fifth (19%) of observed RHCs were lacking operational delivery rooms, according to FAFEN Health Institution Monitor, released here Monday.

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670 Murder FIRs Registered in 60 Districts During December 2010

A total of 23,439 First Information Reports (FIRs) were registered with the police in 67 districts monitored by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) during the month of December 2010. Of the total registered crimes, 1,422 cases (6%) pertained to murder and attempted murder, according to FAFEN’s monthly Pakistan Crime Monitor, the first report of which was released here Tuesday.

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Pakistan Crime Monitor 670 Murder FIRs Registered in 60 Districts During December 2010

ISLAMABAD, March 8, 2011: A total of 23,439 First Information Reports (FIRs) were registered with the police in 67 districts monitored by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) during the month of December 2010. Of the total registered crimes, 1,422 cases (6%) pertained to murder and attempted murder, according to FAFEN’s monthly Pakistan Crime Monitor, the first report of which was released here Tuesday.

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30 Suspected HIV cases Detected in December 2010

Thirty (30) cases of suspected Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and six cases of Probable Poliomyelitis were reported in four districts during December 2010, according to FAFEN’s monthly Health Scan, a report based on the compilation of data of the cases of a selection of diseases collected by the Offices of Executive District Officers (Health) across Pakistan.

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More Resources, Greater Oversight for Police Efficiency

Police at one-sixth of police stations monitored across the country have to seek logistical support from public for the conduct of investigations of the registered cases, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its first Police Monitor, a report based on the monitoring of 105 police stations in 75

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NA suspends regular agenda to debate on assassination of Federal Minister

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2011: The ninth sitting of the ongoing 29th session of the National Assembly met for four hours and four minutes. The sitting, like many previous sittings of the current session was marked by low attendance of Members. A total of 84 Members were present at the outset of the sitting, while only 19 were present when the sitting was adjourned.

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7th Sitting More than two-third of time consumed by Points of Order

ISLAMABAD, March 01, 2011: The National Assembly met for three hours and five minutes in the 7th sitting of the ongoing Session. The sitting witnessed low attendance of Members with only 11% of the legislators present at the outset of the sitting and 10% were present when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum of 38% MNAs were observed to be present at one point during the sitting.

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