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9 July 2012
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On occasion of the World Population Day 2012, his Excellency Dr. Bounthavy Sisouphanthong, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Planning and Investment delivered a statement. On behalf of the Government of... Read more
28 June 2012
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Vientiane, Lao PDR, June 28th - On 1st March 2015, Lao PDR will undertake the 4th Population and Housing Census, the most important source of national data for policy formulation, monitoring,... Read more
19 June 2012
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Vientiane, Lao PDR - The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for third year in a row, launched an essay contest to raise awareness about... Read more
15 June 2012
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Every day in Lao PDR, more than two women die because of complications during pregnancy and childbirth. For every woman who dies many more suffer from illness or disability from complications during... Read more
13 June 2012
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Vientiane, 14 June 2012 - Seventeen years ago, 179 countries, including Lao PDR, met in Cairo (Egypt) for the United Nations International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). The... Read more
23 May 2012
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Vientiane (Lao PDR), Lao PDR will be represented by Honourable Professor Doctor Phonethep Pholsena, Chairman of the National Assembly's Social and Cultural Affairs Committee and Honourable Ms.... Read more
1 April 2012
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Vientiane, 26 March 2012 - The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) met on March 26 and 27 at Rashmi's Plaza Hotel to discuss strategic planning... Read more
9 March 2012
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Vientiane, Lao PDR, March 9th - The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Health with international development partners met on 9 March at Don Chan Palace Hotel in Vientiane to... Read more
5 March 2012
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To mark the celebration of International Women's Day, the Lao National Commission for the Advancement of Women (LaoNCAW) and the Lao Women's Union (LWU) with the support of the United Nations... Read more
9 February 2012
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UNFPA supports the training of around 100 Community Midiwives per year. In the spirit of delivering as one UN entity and in line with the Vientiane Declaration, the Joint Programme is a cooperation... Read more

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