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Pakistan - Time to take education seriously

Alarm bells should be ringing:  Pakistan’s educational system is characterized by low literacy and enrollment levels, high dropout rates, poor infrastructure, insufficient training for education professionals, unequal opportunities and low public spending, writes Irfan Mufti.  Primary education has never been a priority for our government.

 

Amidst claims and galore of achievements, the condition of education in Pakistan is dismal.

Charity Workers Kidnapped in Pakistan

CHARITY WORKERS KIDNAPPED IN PAKISTAN

SIMILAR CASES IN NEARLY 100 COUNTRIES

After the storm: A dispatch from Pakistan

This is the fourth in a series of commentaries contributed by the Pneumococcal Awareness Council of Experts (PACE). PACE is working to ensure that existing safe and effective vaccines for pneumonia—the world’s leading childhood killer—reach all of the children who need them.

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Global Fund helps flood-ravaged Pakistan

We’ve all seen the devastation in Pakistan caused by historic flooding, but what might have been less obvious was the impact on their health system. Imagine the challenge of getting daily medicines to people with tuberculosis or keeping up efforts to control malaria, which was already difficult before the floods.

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GCAP Pakistan Writes the PM

GCAP Pakistan hands over a letter and and Civil Society Perspective report to the Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on September 14th, 2010.

Love trivia? Use it to help Pakistan

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