Pakistan: Overseas Aid

International Development written question – answered on 3rd November 2008.

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Photo of Claire Curtis-Thomas Claire Curtis-Thomas Labour, Crosby

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 6 October 2008, Official Report, column 119W, on Pakistan: overseas aid, what the key performance indicators are for each of the 10 programmes referred to.

Photo of Douglas Alexander Douglas Alexander The Secretary of State for International Development

For each of the 10 programmes referred to we will monitor progress in the following areas:

General Budget Support

Macro economic policy.

Government expenditure on poverty related activities.

Education sector performance.

Implementation of commitments on human rights.

Improvements in public financial management.

Pakistan Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation

Availability of finance for landless families to buy plots for house-building.

Immunisation for children under two years.

Proportion of population having access to safe water and improved sanitation services.

Epidemics averted by a disease early warning system.

Proportion of poor and vulnerable people with access to education and health services.

Gross and net school enrolment rates.

National Health Facility

Contraceptive prevalence rates among married women.

Coverage of fully immunised children.

Percentage of female sex workers using a condom during last sex act (also relevant for the HIV/AIDS programme).

Percentage of injecting drug users always using new syringe (also relevant for the HIV/AIDS programme).

TB case detection rate.

TB treatment success rate.

Malaria prevalence rates (passive case detection).

Prevalence of underweight children.

Strengthening Education in Pakistan:

Access to education (particularly for grades 0 to grade 12.)

Transition of girls from primary to middle schools in the public sector.

Drop-out and completion rates among girls enrolled in grades 6 to 10.

Governance and institutional performance.

Maternal and Newborn Health

Proportion of births attended by skilled birth attendants.

Proportion of births in public/private health facilities.

Proportion of pregnant women visiting health facility for pre-natal consultation.

Proportion of rural health centres providing 24/7 basic, and district hospitals providing 24/7 comprehensive emergency obstetric and neonatal care services.

Maternal and neonatal case fatality rates in health facilities.

Proportion of population in reproductive age group satisfied with public reproductive and child health services.

Financial Inclusion Programme

Number of microfinance borrowers.

Proportion of women with access to formal or semi-formal financial services.

Proportion of young people with access to formal or semi-formal financial services.

Proportion of female managers in the microfinance industry.

Outreach of financial services to underserved areas.

Increase in small enterprise credit.

Microfinance clients' interest savings.

Polio Programme

Number of wild polio virus cases reported.

Non-polio Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) cases per 100,000 children less than 15 years of age during 2008 and 2009.

HIV/AIDS Programme

Percentage of blood transfusions in public sector that are screened for HIV, Hepatitis B and C.

Percentage of injecting drug users always using new syringe in last month (this indicator is also relevant for the NHF programme above).

Percentage of female sex workers using a condom during last sex act (this indicator is also relevant for the NHF programme above).

Humanitarian Assistance to Flood Victims and Internally Displaced People

Demonstrable reductions in mortality and morbidity following DFID-funded interventions in camps.

Reductions in the numbers of reported human rights abuses or abductions following DFID-funded interventions.

Cluster approach is adopted and maintained where appropriate.

Programmes are implemented in concurrence with DFID Humanitarian policy.

Devolved Social Servi ces Programme Financial Support

Proportion of deliveries conducted by trained health professionals.

Antenatal care services.

Literacy and primary education rates.

Proportion of lowest income quintile accessing services.

Gender ratios for accessing basic health units.

Proportion of fully immunised children in rural areas.

Female gross enrolment rates for primary education.

Enrolment rates for handicapped children.

Family planning services for married women.

Water sources.

Bed-occupancy rates.

Per-capita utilisation of health facilities.

Absenteeism rates for doctors and teachers.

Number of non-functional schemes made functional.

Increase in capacity to deliver basic social services at provincial and local government levels.

Availability and use of funds for operation and maintenance of service delivery (proxy).

Facility staffing and service delivery rationalisation (proxy).

Allocations and expenditures provincial level social sectors.

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