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Việt Nam, Laos to boost economic cooperation, maintain great ties

Vietnam News 11 Jan 2023
The two sides signed 10 cooperation documents on banking-finance, transport, economic diplomacy, science and technology, IT and communications, education and training, and health ... VIENTIANE — Việt Nam’s Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính and his Laotian counterpart Sonexay Siphandone ...

New Lao PM inherits multiple poison chalices

Asiatimes 02 Jan 2023
“I am 72 years old, and am no longer in good health,” Phankham said before the assembly ... Even though Phankham used the excuse of poor health, which may or may not be true, many Laos reckon he was forced out. But another resident of Vientiane says that “most people are just resigned to how things are now.

Health chiefs raise food safety concerns at National Games

Marietta Daily Journal 05 Dec 2022
Dec. 5—VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) — The Ministry of Health has warned members of the public to eat only clean, fresh and well-cooked food to avoid an outbreak of food poisoning during the 11th National Games, which kick off in Xieng ... .

Lao gov't urges public to get COVID-19 booster shots to prevent further outbreak

People Daily 25 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Lao Health Ministry called on people to get a booster shot of COVID-19 to strengthen their immunity as there is a high risk of a further outbreak ... The health authorities are expediting the vaccination program as Laos strives to prevent a further outbreak of the virus.

Laos sets target to vaccinate over 80 pct of children aged 6 to 11 in 2022 06 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Lao Ministry of Health has set a target for more than 80 percent, ideally 100 percent, of children aged 6-11 to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of 2022 ... The Lao health authorities advised teachers and students to strictly follow measures on COVID-19 prevention and control.

21 dead, over 26,000 infected with dengue in Laos since January 03 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The dengue virus has killed 21 people and infected 26,867 across Laos so far this year, according to the country's Ministry of Health ... The 21 deaths included six in Attapeu, five in Vientiane, three each in Luang Namtha and Saravan, two in Xieng Khuang, and one each in Sekong and Oudomxay province.

Lao gov't urges public to stay vigilant against COVID-19

Xinhua 03 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct ... Phonepaseuth Ounaphom, director general of the Department of Hygiene and Health Promotion under the Lao Ministry of Health, told a press conference in Vientiane on Monday that this decline did not mean that the virus had disappeared and that all measures relating to COVID-19 prevention and control should continue to be practiced.

Laos, Cuba agree to boost cooperation

Xinhua 03 Oct 2022
VIENTIANE, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Laos and Cuba have signed four memorandums of understanding to step up cooperation in education, health and agriculture. The signing ceremony, held in the Lao capital Vientiane on Sunday, was witnessed by Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh and his visiting Cuban counterpart, Manuel Marrero Cruz.

Lao health ministry records new COVID-19 death 20 Sep 2022
VIENTIANE, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Lao Ministry of Health on Tuesday reported one new COVID-19 death in the past 24 hours, raising its national death toll to 665 ... report by the Center of Information and Education for Health under the Lao Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

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