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9 June 2011

Lao PDR announce new commitment to save women and children

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

4 March 2011

Luxembourg provides Euros 8.1 million to promote maternal, neonatal and child health in Lao PDR

Vientiane, March 4, 2011: Efforts to improve the health of women and children living in remote areas of Lao PDR have been given an important boost with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (... Read more

26 November 2010

National Assembly Hosts Conference on Gender Based Violence

The National Assembly of the Lao PDR, the Lao Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (LAPPD) and the Lao Women Parliamentarians Caucus with the support of the United Nations... Read more

27 July 2010

MPI and UNFPA announced the winners of the essay contest about the importance of data for development

VIENTIANE, Lao PDR - The Lao Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announced the winners of the essay contest titled "Why is Data Collection... Read more

21 July 2010

23 July 2010: World Population Day 2010: Everyone counts

More than 140 countries worldwide will observe World Population Day around 11 July by emphasizing the importance of data for development. In this regard, the Department of International Cooperation... Read more

3 June 2010

Laos attended Women Deliver Conference in Washington

Vientiane (Lao PDR): The Lao delegation led by Dr. Ponmek Dalaloy, Minister of Health, has just returned to Vientiane having attended the global Women Deliver Conference, held in Washington DC from 7... Read more

7 May 2010

New Nursing and Midwifery Training Center in Vientiane

A Nursing and Midwifery training center open its doors in Vientiane, Lao PDR within the framework of the International Day of the Midwife (May 5th) and the International Day of Nursing (May 12th).... Read more