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The Lao PDR Government Launches a Multi-Sectoral Priority Action Plan in Response to Violence against Children Survey
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GLO.ACT Signing Ceremony
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World is failing newborn babies, says UNICEF
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Pakkading district declared Open Defecation Free and a Healthy Model
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European Union and UNICEF support the fight against malnutrition in Lao PDR
European Union and UNICEF support the fight against malnutrition in Lao PDR

Lao People’s Democratic Republic reported one case of vaccine-derived poliovirus to the World Health Organization
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Government and UNICEF renew commitment to #ENDViolence against children in Lao PDR
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Lao PDR Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Convention on the Right of the Child
The Lao Government and UNICEF today celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), a historic promise made by 194 States to promote and protect children’s rights.

Nationwide Measles – Rubella Immunization Campaign launched in LAO PDR ‘A step towards measles elimination’
A two-week nationwide campaign to vaccinate close to 1.6 million Lao children against measles and rubella was launched by President Choummaly Sayasone in a ceremony attended by Government and international representatives at the Lao National Convention Ce

Lao National Assembly Hosts Regional Seminar on 'Promoting Child Nutrition in Asia'
The Lao National Assembly with the support of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UNICEF is organizing a regional parliamentary seminar in Vientiane this week addressing the effects of childhood malnutrition.

Winning Initiative for Schools and Students in Lao PDR
The Lao Government with the support of UNICEF kicked off a week-long international learning exchange this week focused on improving hygiene and sanitation in schools.

Lao PDR welcomes Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Violence against Children
Lao PDR today welcomed the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Violence against Children, Ms. Marta Santos Pais.

Lao PDR recognised for Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination
Following 12 years of concerted efforts between the Lao Government, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), Lao PDR has achieved Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination

Public-Private Child Nutrition Partnership Develops Lao ‘Superkids’
Public and private sector partners united in Savannakhet Province in the Lao PDR today to kick-start the ‘1000 Day Project.’ This important initiative targets child nutrition in three provinces (Savannakhet, Saravan, and Attapeu)

Prime Minister calls for end to violence against children on Children’s Day
Lao Prime Minister, His Excellency Thongsing Thammavong, has dedicated 1st June’s International Children’s Day to ending violence against children. On a televised message, the Prime Minister said that since signing the Convention on the Rights of the Chil

 

 
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