Lower Mother Mortality Rate in Laos Recorded Last Year

(KPL) Last year witnessed a reduction in mother mortality rate to 129 from 151 recorded in 2017, according to a report of the Ministry of Health.

“We record a lower mother mortality rate because mother healthcare is more accessible and more mothers realise the importance of prenatal care and giving births at hospitals,” said Dr Nao Boutta, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health.