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27 October 2011
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Vientiane province, The Lao Government with funding and technical support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), AusAID, USAID, Government of... Read more
27 October 2011
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The world population is projected to reach 7 billion this year. How we respond now will determine whether we have a healthy, sustainable and prosperous future or one that is marked by inequalities,... Read more
5 September 2011
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Pakse, Lao PDR – The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) through its Department of International Cooperation in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), held a Population... Read more
5 September 2011
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Vientiane - September 2, Japanese parliamentarians visited programmes of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Lao PDR, in relation to achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5, to... Read more
21 August 2011
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The Lao National Commission for the Advancement of Women (LaoNCAW) with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and UN Women, held a workshop on Friday 12 August to discuss and... Read more
11 July 2011
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Vientiane - As human numbers climb towards a new milestone, 7 billion, the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, is launching the 7 Billion Actions campaign, a worldwide advocacy effort, on 11 July... Read more
7 July 2011
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Responding to the recent floods that have affected the country, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has provided the Ministry of Health with 10 delivery kits to be used by health providers in... Read more
7 July 2011
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140 health facilities in remote areas all over the country now have professionally trained skilled health providers to save the lives of mothers and babies. The new Community Midwives were trained,... Read more
9 June 2011
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GENEVA, 19 May 2011-- 16 countries, including Lao PDR, announced new commitments to dramatically reduce maternal, newborn and child mortality, as part of the Global Strategy for Women's and Children... Read more
9 June 2011
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The health and nutrition of mothers, babies and young children in remote areas of Laos will receive a major boost thanks to the launch of the joint Ministry of Health - United Nations (UN) Maternal,... Read more

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