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3 September 2021

Trained and Skilled Midwives Even More Essential for Reducing Maternal Deaths During COVID-19 Lockdown

The nationwide lockdown affected all learning institutions across the country, including the Public Health College located in Xiangkhuang province. All students had to fly back home as part of the... Read more

31 August 2021
Press Release

The National Population and Development Policy Integration into Provincial Plans

Bolikhamxay Province, 31 August 2021 - The Ministry of Planning and Investments (MPI) and Bolikhamxay provincial authority, with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), disseminated... Read more

26 August 2021
Call for research abstracts for the 6th ARD


Theme: ‘Protection of Adolescent Health and Development in the Context of COVID19’.  15th October 2021, Vientiane, Lao PDR   The Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute (Lao TPHI) and the United... Read more

24 August 2021
Press Release

The Release of the Manual on Boys Engagement for Gender Equality

24 August 2021, Vientiane Capital - The Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA... Read more

18 August 2021

We must urgently implement a COVID-19 response that protects women and girls!

  I am saddened by the recent news about a young pregnant woman aged 28 in Champasak province who died from COVID19. This tragedy reminds us of how COVID19 disproportionately affects women and girls... Read more

16 August 2021

Youth Voices: on International Youth Day, A Diverse Set of Youth Speak Up about COVID-19 Impacts

Vientiane Capital, 16 August 2021 - Youth volunteers from different ethnic groups, young entrepreneurs, young people from LGBTIQ groups and young women from Women with Disabilities Development Center... Read more

13 August 2021

International Youth Day 2021 - Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health during covid-19

Vientiane Capital, 13 August 2021 - Young people and policymakers celebrate International Youth Day under the theme: Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health. The... Read more

6 August 2021

Ministry of Health and UNFPA Convene the First Multi-Sectoral Consultation Meeting on Gender-based Violence Response

Vientiane capital, 6 August 2021 - The first multi-sectoral consultation meeting on Gender-based Violence (GBV) was attended by NCAWMC, Lao Women Union (LWU), Police, the People’s Supreme Court,... Read more

3 August 2021

Trained Health Providers Vital to Care for Gender-based Violence Survivors

Gender-based violence (GBV) undermines physical and mental health, including the dignity of anyone subjected to it. Its consequences can last a lifetime, depriving the right of survivors to lead a... Read more

21 July 2021

Crowne Plaza support Nang Noi mentors to adapt local resources into business Government led, UNFPA supported Nang Noi Programme continues to innovate!

23-27 March 2021, Sepone district, Savannakhet. Led by the Ministry of Education and Sports and local authorities, with support of UNFPA and  Crowne Plaza Hotel, a joint visit to the Nang Noi mentors... Read more