Strong support as Lao Government demonstrates action on preventing future cancers in Laos with launch of National Action Plan to Eliminate Asbestos-Related Diseases including a planned ban on chrysotile asbestos
World AIDS Day 2018
14th December, Vientiane Capital |WHO, UNAIDS, the Association of People living with HIV (APL+), and the Centre for HIV/AIDS and STI (CHAS) campaigned for HIV testing on the World ...
WHO “in it for the long haul” as flood-affected families in Attapeu, Lao PDR rebuild their lives
During the evening of 23 July 2018, torrential rain overwhelmed a dam in Attapeu province in the far south of Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The consequences were catastrophic. ...
WHO calls for more investment in primary health care
Primary health care is key to solving the health challenges facing countries in Asia and the Pacific, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Immunization gaps threaten gains on measles
Measles outbreaks in the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region are putting babies, children and young people at risk and threatening progress towards wiping out th ...
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