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9 July 2012

Deputy Minister of MPI: On World Population Day, Lao Government reafirms commitment to ensure Reproductive Health for all

On occasion of the World Population Day 2012, his Excellency Dr. Bounthavy Sisouphanthong, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Planning and Investment... Read more

28 June 2012

Fourth National Census set for 2015

Vientiane, Lao PDR, June 28th - On 1st March 2015, Lao PDR will undertake the 4th Population and Housing Census, the most important source of... Read more

19 June 2012

Essay contest about young people's reproductive health

Vientiane, Lao PDR - The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for third year in a row, launched... Read more

15 June 2012

Lao PDR celebrates the month of midwives

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

Lao PDR gets ready for the "ICPD Beyond 2014" review

Vientiane, 14 June 2012 - Seventeen years ago, 179 countries, including Lao PDR, met in Cairo (Egypt) for the United Nations International Conference... Read more

23 May 2012

Lao Parliamentarians headed to share country progress on ICPD PoA in Istanbul, Turkey

Vientiane (Lao PDR), Lao PDR will be represented by Honourable Professor Doctor Phonethep Pholsena, Chairman of the National Assembly's Social... Read more

1 April 2012

UNFPA review strategic planning for the implementation of 5th Country Programme with implementing partners

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... Read more

9 March 2012

Government and Development partners discuss implementation of national survey

Vientiane, Lao PDR, March 9th - The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Health with international development partners met on 9... Read more

5 March 2012

Government discuss progress of gender equality in Lao PDR

To mark the celebration of International Women's Day, the Lao National Commission for the Advancement of Women (LaoNCAW) and the Lao Women'... Read more

9 February 2012

The UN supports the government to improve mothers and babies health in Laos

The health and nutrition of mothers, babies and young children in remote areas of Lao PDR is receiving a major boost thanks to the joint Ministry of... Read more