First HIV/AIDS treatment centre opens in Laos

The first infectious disease ward, which shall include the first HIV/AIDS treatment centre in Laos, opened yesterday in Vientiane, aiming to improve the medical environment to treat infectious disease patients including those with HIV.

The centre received financial support from the government of Japan. The new facility comprises seven patients’ rooms with a total of 28 beds, two nursing stations, an examination room, a laboratory, a counseling room, a pharmacy and other facilities.

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