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In depth: Piloting service delivery innovations for education and healthcare in Pakistan

This briefing note explores innovative solutions to scale up the access to and quality of healthcare and education services.

Stephanie Allan

Usman Khan, Stephanie Allan, Mohammad Fayyaz

The provision of basic services in Pakistan has for a long time fallen short of acceptable international standards, with marginalised and vulnerable groups struggling to access basic health and education opportunities. As such, the country lags behind on a number of key social indicators: Pakistan ranks 23rd in the world for under-five deaths and, at 60%, has one of the world’s lowest literacy rates. 

This publication was co-authored by Usman Khan.