Red Cross delivers more supplies to flood-hit communities

The Lao Red Cross delivered supplies to communities in the southern provinces who suffered losses in the recent floods, with the donated items worth more than 60 million kip.Last week the Red Cross took educational supplies to Phouthongloum Primary School in Xanasomboun district, Champassak province, ...

Times Reporters

Blood transfusion centre appeals for more donors

The Lao Red Cross National Blood Transfusion Centre is calling for more people to donate blood in order to meet the increasing need for blood transfusions at hospitals around country.In recent years the centre has collected an average of 55,000 bags of blood annually, but ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Lao Red Cross Gives Flood Victims’ Families Over 1 Billion Kip

(KPL) The Lao Red Cross presented last week over 1.04 billion kip as relief aid to over 1,400 flood victims’ families in 9 villages in Sanamxay district, Attapeu Province.Sanamxay district was heavily flooded following the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in late July last ...


Germany provides 9.3b kip to improve blood donation system

The German government has provided more than 9.3 billion kip (EUR 950,000) through the German Red Cross to strengthen the blood donation project in target provinces of Laos, as well as to improve aspects of blood processing and supply.More ...

Times Reporters

Red Cross appeals for more volunteers on World Blood Donor Day 

Vientiane schoolchildren, soldiers, police and government officials regularly give blood to supply the country’s hospitals, with blood especially needed by road accident victims. But supply does not meet demand, largely because of the increasing number of injuries caused by road accidents. The rapid increase in the number ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

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