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24 May 2018
Press Release
24 May 2018, Vientiane Capital – Quality of care for women and newborns have essentially contributed to the decrease of maternal and newborn mortality ratio, it is a key component of the right to... Read more
5 May 2018
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Vientiane Capital –May 5th 2018 marks the celebration of the annual International Day of the Midwife. The theme of this year’s celebration set by the International Confederation of Midwives ‘Midwives... Read more
26 February 2018
Press Release
Vientiane Capital, February 26, 2018 – Reproductive and sexual health information and services will become more available for young people. Health service providers will be trained to make services... Read more
19 December 2017
Press Release
UNFPA Representative in Lao PDR hands the State of World Population 2017 report over to Vice Minister, Ministry of Planning and Investment
Vientiane - Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face threats to their development goals, according to... Read more
15 December 2017
Press Release
SSTC Programme-end workshop
South-South Trilateral Cooperation focused on strengthening National Midwifery Educators Capacity 2015-2017   Vientiane Capital – Department of Health Professional Education (DHPE), Thailand... Read more
30 November 2017
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Representatives of WFP and UNFPA in Lao PDR signed a joint letter of collaboration
Vientiane – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today joined forces to work on an advocacy initiative to promote discussion and increase... Read more
23 October 2017
Press Release
Adolescent Research Day
Vientiane Capital – Multi-stakeholders including nationals, international participants and speakers from across the globe joined this year’s Adolescent Research Day at Crowne Plaza, Vientiane, Lao... Read more
17 October 2017
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Villagers like Out living in remote areas can now access maternal health from trained midwives. © UNFPA / Ruth Carr
Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR – From the sky, Savannakhet Province, in southern Lao PDR, exudes an idyllic beauty. Roughly translated as ‘Land of Fertility’ or “Golden Land”, Savannakhet appears as a... Read more
11 October 2017
Press Release
International Day of the Girl Child Event
More and more partners join the efforts to invest in Adolescent girls for the achievement of the 2030 Development Agenda Vientiane Capital – Adolescent girls were the center of dialogue between... Read more
12 August 2017
Press Release
Vientiane Capital – Massive crowd of young people around the capital have made a sprightly night at Thatluang Lake Walking Street. With support from United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Lao Youth... Read more

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