Investing in Ethnic Midwives to Protect Maternal Health, UNFPA
Vida is a 28-year-old midwife from the Akha community who is proud of her role in ensuring women in Lao PDR realize positive maternal health outcomes. Based at Long District hospital in Luang Namtha province, this Akha midwife graduated from the Oudomxay UNFPA-MOH supported midwifery ...
NA Ethnic Affairs Committee opens plenary meeting
On Oct 20, the Ethnic Affairs Committee of the National Assembly’s 9th legislature held its plenary meeting under the presidency of the Chairman of the Committee. She noted that over the past one year, the Ethnic Affairs Committee in cooperation with relevant authorites has met eligible ...
Laos, development partners discuss ethnic affairs, service user feedback survey
Government officials and development partners met in Vientiane last week to discuss a draft decree on ethnic affairs and a public service users’ feedback survey, to determine how such surveys might be improved in the future.The provincial survey on public service delivery was discussed at ...