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U.S. Provides Supplies Worth $530,000 USD to Combat Malaria

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR —USAID Country Representative to Lao PDR Mr. Michael Ronning presented 70,000 mosquito nets, 450,000 malaria diagnostic kits, along with 200,000 tablets of antimalarial drugs, valued at more than $530,000 USD, to Minister of Health Dr. Bounfeng Phommalaysith at a ceremony in Vientiane on September 10.  The malaria commodities, funded by the United ...
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Ministry of Health, USAID and Save the Children Celebrate the Success of the Nurture project

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR — On September 7, 2021, the Ministry of Health (MoH) together with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Save the Children celebrated the success of the integrated Nutrition and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Project – USAID Nurture.  The closing ceremony was chaired by Minister of Health Dr. Bounfeng ...
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U.S. Provides More than $180,000 in Supplies and Training to Help Lao PDR Combat COVID-19

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR — Embassy of the United States of America Deputy Chief of Mission Joy Michiko Sakurai on August 18 handed over US$183,000 in equipment and supplies to the Department of Communicable Disease Control (DCDC) of the Ministry of Health to help the Lao PDR in its continued fight COVID-19 and other communicable diseases.  ...
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