RHCs Lack Staff for Diagnosis and Treatment of Diarrheal Diseases and Malaria

RHCs Lack Staff for Diagnosis and Treatment of Diarrheal Diseases and Malaria

A report Based on Monitoring of 97 Rural Health CentersĀ in 66 Districts across Pakistan in June 2011 Rural health centers monitored nationwide in June 2011 did not have staff to run disease control programs for diagnosing and treating specific diseases. Almost a quarter of the RHCs monitored nationwide did not have staff to run the…

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18% FIRs Pertain to Property Crimes

18% FIRs Pertain to Property Crimes

A report based on crime statistics collected fromĀ 66 DPO offices across Pakistan during June 2011 As many as 7,204 FIRs were registered against crimes pertaining to property making up 18% of the total 39,497 FIRs registered in 66 districts monitored across the country in June 2011. On average, 109 FIRs were registered against property-related crimes…

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Gastrointestinal Infections and Scabies Widespread During May 2011

Gastrointestinal Infections and Scabies Widespread During May 2011

ISLAMABAD, August 21: More than 1.4 million cases of diseases, including widespread instances of gastrointestinal infections and scabies, were reported in 51 districts nationwide in May this year, according to a FAFEN monitoring report released on Sunday. The total number of gastrointestinal infections and scabies cases reported was 437,515 and 211,320 respectively, the highest recorded this year.

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Commodity Prices Show Mixed Trend in Ramazan

Commodity Prices Show Mixed Trend in Ramazan

ISLAMABAD, August 17: A FAFEN report on Wednesday said prices of commodities have witnessed a mixed trend in the first half of Ramazan, with 26 items going up by 5% and 20 going down by 7% on monthly basis. Prices of 26 commodities including meat, rice, poultry, sweeteners and some kitchen fuel items registered an average increase of 5% while 20 commodities including apple, potato, tomato, some pulses and vegetable ghee registered an average decrease of 7% in Ramazan, compared to their prices on 10th July 2011.

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Crimes against Women Increased by 18% in a Year

Crimes against Women Increased by 18% in a Year

ISLAMABAD, August 5, 2011: Crimes against women, including forced marriages and sexual assaults, registered an increase of 18% over a period of one year, according to a comparison of cases registered in 61 districts across the country. Based on the comparison of number of FIRs pertaining to anti-women crimes in 61 districts, the number of…

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Murder and Crimes against Women Frequent in Urban Districts

Murder and Crimes against Women Frequent in Urban Districts

Serious crimes like murder and rape were frequently reported in urban districts of the country in April 2011. The highest numbers of FIRs regarding murder (98) were registered in the district of Karachi while the district of Lahore reported the highest number of rape cases (29). The regions of Punjab and Sindh reported more crimes…

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Murder, attempted murder most widespread crimes in May 2011

Murder, attempted murder most widespread crimes in May 2011

Murder remained the most prevalent crime in the country during May 2011. FAFEN collected the number of FIRs registered against 27 offences in 63 districts across the country. Murder cases were reported in 61 of these districts. A total of 790 murder FIRs were lodged with police in 61 districts during the reporting month of…

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