PAKISTAN FACES HEALTH EMERGENCY

ISLAMABAD, OCTOBER 14; Pakistan is facing health emergency as 352,000 children die every year before reaching the age of five. The country has the highest rate of first day new born and still birth deaths in the world and lead to deaths of 28,000 mothers every year.  Yet health is...

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Mishal Pakistan Building Government of Khyber Pakthunkhwa’s Capacity on Community Driven Local Development (CDLD) Policy Implementation

Mishal Pakistan Working with Human Dynamics on Support to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mishal Pakistan Working with Human Dynamics on Support to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Policy on Community Driven Local Development (CDLD). As a consortium member Mishal Pakistan is working closely with Human Dynamics, a leading provider of...

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Pakistan has highest infant mortality rate in the world – Breastfeeding stands at a record low of 37.7 per cent

Shikarpur September 29: Shikarpur faces a health emergency-like situation where more than half of the children are malnourished and suffering from illness while poor water and sanitation facilities and lack of vaccination cover is putting lives of children in danger. Pakistan has highest number of first day child deaths in...

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62% girls in Baluchistan are out of School

58% government schools in Baluchistan operate with only one teacher: ILM-O-AGAHI Quetta, PK – 26 June 2014 –“The post 18th amendment devolution made education a provincial subject. Forcing provinces to take charge and be responsible to improve the state of education for their citizens. However, the capacity to deliver still lags behind as...

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Pakistan ranks 5th amongst countries that spent the least on Education. Strong political will needed to meet education challenges: ILMOAGAHI

Lahore – 23 June, 2014 – “Pakistan needed strong political will to meet education challenges and rapidly deploy new resources to achieve some quick wins. After the devolution of powers to provinces, one of the alarming factor is that a substantial amount of allocated budget on education is remained unspent....

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Serious commitment on policy level is imperative to transform education landscape in Sindh

Editors emphasized on improved role of media to make education issues a priority – ILMOAGAHI Karachi – 02 June, 2014 –“Sindh’s overall education performance is very poor and it is a challenge for policy makers to transform the education landscape in Sindh. According to Alif Ailaan Education ranking 2014 there...

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24% Children in Bahawalpur have no access to schools. Dire need for improved accountability and media coverage of priority education issues: ILM-O-AGAHI Workshop

Bahawalpur – 08 May, 2014 – There is dire need for improved accountability and media coverage of priority education issues and consensus building on provincial education policies by engaging media, legislators, educationists and the community.“Low enrollment rate, poor quality, lack of accountability and total absence of discourse are the key problems...

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