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Health & Environment

USAID Pledges USD 15 Million to Aid Persons with Disabilities in Laos

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is set to provide Laos with up to USD 15 million to improve the lives of persons with disabilities in Laos. This initiative is part of the second phase of the Okard Project, which spans from 2024 to 2027   and focuses...

EU, ASEAN Team Up in Education to Address Global Challenges

In a landmark discussion hosted by the European Union (EU), ASEAN, and leading scholars...

Vientiane Steps Up Efforts to Protect Phou Phanang Conservation Area

Vientiane authorities are intensifying efforts to re-designate the Phou Phanang National Conservation Area to...

Vientiane Capital to Tackle Persistent Flooding Issues

In response to the persistent flooding in Vientiane Capital during the yearly rainy season,...

Lao Statistics Bureau, International Partners Plan for Landmark 2025 Census

The Lao government is gearing up for the country's first-ever digital Population and Housing...

World Hepatitis Day 2016

The recent viral outbreak of hepatitis A in Xieng Khuang, that occurred two weeks before annual World Hepatitis Day that is marked on 28...

World Hepatitis Day 2016

The recent viral outbreak of hepatitis A in Xieng Khuang, that occurred two weeks before annual World Hepatitis Day that is marked on 28 July...

Commission Says Violence against Women Still a Major Concern

Violence against women and especially domestic violence remains an issue in Laos, a recent study undertaken by the National Commission for the Advancement of...

New Zealand Gives Boost to Foot-and-Mouth Disease Control

The New Zealand Aid Programme, through the New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has provided US$3.1 million to the Lao government to...

Pregnant Women in Need of Better Healthcare

Pregnant women are in need of more information concerning healthcare which should be provided by specialists including midwives, to reduce Laos' high rate of...