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7 July 2011
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140 new midwives saving lives of mothers and babies in Lao PDR

140 health facilities in remote areas all over the country now have professionally trained skilled health providers to save the lives of mothers and babies. The new Community Midwives were trained,... Read more

9 June 2011
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Ministry of Health's Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health and Nutrition Programme receives additional boost from the UN

The health and nutrition of mothers, babies and young children in remote areas of Laos will receive a major boost thanks to the launch of the joint... Read more

9 June 2011
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Australia supports the Lao Social Indicator Survey (MICS/DHS)

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 6th June 2011 - The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) signed an agreement with the United Nations... Read more

9 June 2011
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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... Read more

4 March 2011
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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... Read more

26 November 2010
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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... Read more

27 July 2010
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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... Read more

21 July 2010
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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... Read more

3 June 2010
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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
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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)... Read more

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