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USAID and WHO Provide US $2 million in Medical Supplies to Fight COVID-19 and Other Diseases

15 November 2022, Vientiane, Lao PDR: In Vientiane today, U.S. Ambassador to Lao PDR H.E. Dr. Peter M. Haymond and WHO Officer-in-Charge Dr. Yu Lee Park handed over more than US$2 million of medical equipment and supplies to H.E. Dr. Phayvanh Keopaseuth, Vice Minister for Health. The commodities, including protective and medical equipment, medication, test ...
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United States and Laos Hold 10th Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue

Vientiane, Laos – The United States and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) held their tenth Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue on October 14, 2022, in Vientiane, in which the two sides discussed their ever-expanding range of cooperation. Lao Vice Foreign Minister Bounleua Phandanouvong led the Lao delegation, while U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel J. Kritenbrink ...
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United States and Laos Hold 10th Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue

Vientiane, Laos – The United States and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) held their tenth Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue on October 14, 2022, in Vientiane, in which the two sides discussed their ever-expanding range of cooperation. Lao Vice Foreign Minister Bounleua Phandanouvong led the Lao delegation, while U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel J. Kritenbrink and U.S. Ambassador to the Lao ...
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USAID Supports the Ministry of Health to Expand COVID-19 Vaccination in Lao PDR

Vientiane, 29 June 2022 – Today, the United States through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officially handed over cold chain and IT equipment worth around U.S. $150,000 to the Ministry of Health (MOH) to further expand COVID-19 vaccination coverage in Lao PDR, especially in hard-to-reach communities. The handover of the equipment, which was ...
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