(KPL) Evolution Power Investment Corporation (EPIC) and Khounmixay Bridge and Road Construction and Repair Company (KMX) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Laos to conduct a feasibility study on the development of a clean thermal fired power plant in Xekong on May 27.

(KPL) U.S. Ambassador Dr. Peter M. Haymond delivered additional supplies from the United States to help the Lao PDR fight against the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19. Ambassador Haymond delivered the additional supplies to Vice Minister of Health, Dr Phouthone Meuangpak, at a handover ceremony in Vientiane on May 26.

(KPL) U.S. Ambassador Dr. Peter M. Haymond on May 22 announced additional funding from the United States to help the Lao PDR fight against the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19. The United States has committed an additional US$3.17 million in new funding support, provided through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC), for prevention, preparedness, and response activities in response to COVID-19 in the Lao PDR.

(KPL) Since Dec 28, 2019 more than 1,200 people have been infected with dengue and two have died from the disease including one each in Vientiane Capital and Xayaboury. Some 149 dengue cases were reported over the past nine days, according to the Centre of Information and Education for Health, Ministry of Health.

Sexual reproductive health well-being information on mobile phones (KPL) The Centre for Communication and Education on Health (CCEH), Ministry of Health with support of UNFPA developed a mobile application “Noi Yakhoo” to increase access of adolescents and young people to technically accurate and high quality basic sexual and reproductive health information and to develop referral linkages with adolescent helpline for needs based in-depth information.



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