As of May 1, all cigarette products of all brands, either domestically made or imported for commercial purposes in Laos, must be affixed with health warnings covering 75 percent of the packaging.Read more
Health officials are investigating a report that human sperm has been imported into LaosRead more
Children will receive free healthcare treatment at government hospitals this year according to a new government policy aiming to reduce the rate of mortality of children under five.Read more
Laos, Nepal and Myanmar are the countries which have the lowest number of contraceptive users in Asia, according to the latest United Nations’ figures.
All three countries have just over 50 percent contraception usage with Laos (53 percent) and Nepal and Myanmar (52 percent) each for ….
Source: William Russell Many countries have strict rules governing the use of antibiotics. In the UK, Europe and US, theyRead more
Around 3,300 tuberculosis (TB) related deaths have been reported each year in Laos, according to the World Health Organisation.
Lao PDR still has a high TB burden and is one of the countries with the highest prevalence of TB, with an incidence of 182 per 100,000, and a death rate of 53 per 100,000; every year, there are an estimated 3,300 TB related death …