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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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United States Provides $129,000 for preservation of Plain of Jars

XIENGKHOUANG PROVINCE, LAO PDR — The United States announced today it intends to provide $129,000 in funding for conservation of the Ancient (500 BC-500AD) Megalithic Jars (Plain of Jars) in Xiengkhouang province, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as part of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). U.S. Ambassador to Laos, Dr. Peter Haymond ...
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United States Provides $700,000 to Support Malaria Elimination in Lao PDR

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR — The United States provided $700,000 to Population Services International in support of the Ministry of Health, Department of Communicable Disease Control, Center of Malariology, Parasitology, and Entomology (CMPE), via the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). This grant will support the Strengthening Surveillance to ...
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