Medics assess developments in internal medicine

Development partners along with the line Health Departments of each province under the Ministry of Health met on February 9 in Vientiane to discuss the provision of better healthcare in the field of internal medicine. The 14th Lao Internal Medicine Conference was chaired by the President ...

WHO extends support for health sector reform

The World Health Organisation is providing US$2.1 million in initial assistance for the strengthening of healthcare services in Laos. With US$11.3 million committed for 2016-17, the amount of funding has increased by 22 percent over 2014-15. An agreement for the funding was signed in Vientiane ...

President Tan arrives in Laos for state visit

Fresh off his state visit to Cambodia, President Tony Tan Keng Yam arrived on January 11 in Vientiane, the capital city of neighbouring Laos. Dr Tan, in Laos for a state visit until Saturday, was received at the Wattay International Airport by Lao Health Minister ...

Patient numbers at public hospitals continue to tumble

The number of patients checking in to receive advice and treatment at government hospitals continues to decline because healthcare services were lacking in quality. Minister of Health, Associate Prof. Dr Bounkong Syhavong made the admission at a signing ceremony for construction of a patient’s service ...

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