Public health

Development assistance for health sector

Pfizer vaccine will be used to protect most vulnerable

A shipment of 100,620 doses of the vaccine arrived in Laos on Monday, provided by the COVAX Facility a partnership between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, and the World Health Organisation (WHO). The government will use this batch to vaccinate ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Civil Society supports Lao government response to COVID-19 prevention across 10 provinces

Ten Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on May 28 signed partnership agreements to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in 10 provinces across Lao PDR. The 12-month partnership agreements were signed with Plan International in Lao PDR to implement activities as part of the ‘Civil Society Action ...

KPL

United States funds renovation of hospital in Saravan

The people of Khongxedon district and surrounding areas in Saravan province will have better opportunities for healthcare and medical treatment thanks to the US government’s support for the renovation of facilities at Khongxedon district hospital.A groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the renovation of the hospital ...

Times Reporter

Fight against emerging diseases in Laos, the region: 3rd steering committee of the ECOMORE 2 project

(KPL) On the 27th and 28th of November 2019, the third steering committee of ECOMORE 2 project, funded by the French Development Agency (AFD), took place at Settha Palace, Vientiane.To fight dengue fever and leptospirosis – two infectious diseases whose emergence in Southeast Asia is correlated with ...

KPL News Desk

Champassak villagers set to benefit from community health project

World Concern Lao (WCL) and the Ministry of Health are partnering in the launch of Phase 3 of the Integrated Development Project for Community Health Promotion in Phonthong district, Champassak province.The project will take place from 2020 to 2022 and will benefit more than 3,000 ...

Times Reporters

Australia provides aid to improve health, gender equality in Savannakhet

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Australian government has provided more than 25 billion kip (AUD4.2 million) to improve equitable access and use of safe sanitation and hygiene in Savannakhet province.A Memorandum of Understanding was signed recently between the Head of Savannakhet province’s Health Department, Dr ...

Phomphong Laoin

NGO PSI supports health sector upgrade with US$4.9 million 

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Population Services International (PSI) will provide US$4.9 million to help Laos improve the health sector from 2019 to 2022.The new assistance package “Concerning Strengthening Public Health Emergency Operations Centre to Accelerate Malaria Elimination and Respond to Public Health Emergencies in the ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Korea improves health standards in Borikhamxay

The Institute of Asian Culture and Development (IACD) in Laos, based in the Republic of Korea, will continue to provide free medical care and supplies for Borikhamxay province to improve the health status of local residents. The Director of IACD, Dr Hosik Im, said yesterday that ...

News Desk

Ministry, World Bank prepare to implement health and nutrition access project

Health officials of Laos and representatives of the World Bank met yesterday to discuss preparations to implement the Health and Nutrition Services Access (HANSA) Project, especially disbursement-linked indicators of the scheme. The HANSA Project is aimed at ensuring access to quality healthcare and nutrition in the ...

Phomphong Laoin

South Korea backs efforts to improve newborn and child health in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) of South Korea will provide about US$7.5 million to Laos from 2019 to 2023 to improve maternal, newborn and child health in three provinces.A funding agreement was signed in Vientiane on Tuesday by the Director ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth
http://annx.asianews.network/content/south-korea-backs-efforts-improve-newborn-and-child-health-102438

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