Child mortality on the rise

A report based on the monitoring of 74 health facilities in as many districts across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, May 8: Of the 74 districts monitored in February, five reported 189 incidents of child mortality as compared to the preceding month when 157 children died in seven districts. Also, 51

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Prices of 34 commodities up in April

  • Sweeteners, fruit, meat and cooked items register increase in prices
  • Decline in prices of some pulses and condiments

A report based on prices at 175 retail outlets in 98 districts across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, May 3: The prices of 34 commodities went up, 12 came down while six remained unchanged in

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More districts report cases of honour killings

A report based on the monitoring of 78 DPO offices in February 2012

ISLAMABAD, April 27- Cases of honour killings were more widespread in February 2012 as compared to the preceding month – 24 cases being reported

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Cases of infant mortality continue to rise

A report based on monitoring of 74 health offices across Pakistan in January 2012

ISLAMABAD, April 20: Cases of infant mortality continued to grow in January as compared to the previous months with on average, 65 children

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Girls Schools Without Support Staff, Playgrounds

Girls Schools Without Support Staff, Playgrounds

ISLAMABAD, April 15: As much as 92% of the 154 government girls’ primary schools monitored in 84 districts in February were without cleaners while about three-fifths did not have peons and security guards, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report. The report released Sunday says that information was withheld on the appointments of support staff by the administration of 57 schools. However, in schools that did share information, an average 10% vacancy rate was observed.

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Specialised services lacking at DHQs

A report based on the monitoring of 65 District Headquarter Hospitals  across the country

 

ISLAMABAD, April 10: District Headquarter Hospitals (DHQs) have been found lacking specialized services with three-fourths out of 65 facilities monitored in February 2012 being without psychiatry and 61% having no physiotherapy

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Prices of 33 commodities increase; 13 go down

A report based on prices at 193 retail outlets in 107 districts across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, April 3: The prices of 33 commodities and services increased in March 2012 as compared to the preceding month while those of

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Rise in cases of infant mortality

A report based on reported cases of diseases at government health offices in 79 districts in December

ISLAMABAD, March 30 – Cases of infant mortality registered an increase in December last year as compared to the preceding

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FIRs for counterfeiting currency increase

ISLAMABAD, March 29: The number of First Information Reports (FIRs) filed for counterfeiting currency continued to increase with 44 per district being filed in January 2012 as compared to 37 registered in December and 28 in November 2011, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report released Thursday.

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