1 April 2021

Improved digital information systems necessary for better healthcare


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Improved digital information systems necessary for better healthcare
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- Preparations underway for 2025 population and housing census
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- University hosts health checks for chicken farmers 
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- Phongsaly moves to prevent locust swarm
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- Workshop shines spotlight on disaster recovery
Laos will continue to coordinate with partners and agencies involved to support building capacity for resilient recovery from disasters and to use recovery as an opportunity to build back better.
UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, with the support of the LuxDev funded project Building Capacity for Resilient Recovery Phase II, organised the three-day workshop, which also discussed the use of sets of disaster recovery toolkits. ....More >>>






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