Over 5,000 people have been infected with dengue virus, with capital Vientiane hard hit with one death, Lao Ministry of Health has reported.Read more
MORE than four decades after the last bomb fell from the skies above the remote and landlocked Southeast Asian nation of Laos, its countryside remains littered with deadly remnants from a conflict which long-ago faded into distant memory for many in the West.Read more
The Healthcare Department of the Ministry of Health will order the closure of foreign-owned clinics when their professional Lao medical licences expire this year.Read more
Year-to-date dengue fever infections have increased from 1,760 up to May 31 to 3,000 cases until June 30, along with five deaths being recorded in the country.
Authorities are particularly concerned that dengue has been recorded in the capital at a higher rate than other provinces in the country.
Koi pla, raw fish ground with spices and lime, is thought to kill up to 20,000 people in Thailand every year.Read more
J&C Services together with Lane Xang Assurance (LAP) just launched a new groundbreaking Health & Life Insurance, called J&C Elite Care. “It’s the first health & life insurance product with a comprehensive cover up to US$ 100’000 which is available for Lao citizens and Expats living in Laos” says Mr. Stephan Aeschbach, owner of J&C Services.Read more