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The United States Provides 1,698,840 Doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to Lao PDR

Vientiane, January 26, 2022 – Today, the United States officially handed over 1,698,840 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Lao PDR, which were delivered to the country through the COVAX Facility. COVAX is  a partnership co-led by Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), and the World Health Organization (WHO), with UNICEF ...
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USAID supports Lao Media in Enhancing Role to Counter Trafficking in Persons

With support from the United States through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of Media, the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism (MICT), and Winrock International conducted a workshop on countering trafficking in persons for media, culture, and tourism stakeholders.  The workshop aimed to help media representatives understand their role in countering ...
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899,730 Pfizer Doses Donated by the United States Arrive in Lao PDR

Vientiane, January 24, 2022 – Today, Lao PDR received a new shipment of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine via direct donation by the United States through the COVAX Facility. COVAX is a partnership co-led by Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), and the World Health Organization (WHO), with UNICEF as a key delivery partner. ...
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U.S. and Germany Provide a Refrigerated Truck and IT Equipment to Support the COVID-19 Vaccination Effort in Laos

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Federal Ministry of Health of Germany (BMG) are continuing to support the Lao PDR’s goal to vaccinate 80 percent of the population by donating IT equipment and a refrigerated truck, valued at LAK3.83 billion ($383,794 USD) to the Ministry of Health (MOH), through the World Health ...
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799,110 Pfizer Doses Donated by the United States Arrive in Lao PDR

Vientiane, 2 January 2022 – Today, Lao PDR received a new shipment of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, which is a donation by the United States through the COVAX Facility - a partnership co-led by Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), and the World Health Organization (WHO), with UNICEF as a key delivery partner. ...
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