News in diseases

Laos remote communities benefit from clean water

Google News - Wed, 2014-11-19 05:56
Waterborne diseases are endemic in rural village in parts of Laos and other developing countries, contributing to child mortality and malnutrition rates, with reduction remaining a key challenge recognized in the United Nations Millennium Development ... catched

Lao measles immunization drive continues toward 1.6-mln target

Google News - Mon, 2014-11-17 08:12
VIENTIANE, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Laos is attempting to vaccinate 1.6 million children against measles and rubella in a campaign to eradicate the diseases from the country by 2017, the state-run Vientiane Times reported Monday. Some 30,000 children in ... catched