Lao morning news for July 9

Lao morning news for July 9
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All Travellers Exiting Laos Required to Have Medical Documents
All travellers exiting Laos will be required to produce medical certificates for their destination country to contain the spread of COVID-19, a Lao official said.
— Fresh News

Mobile clinic vans deliver youth-friendly services
The United Nations Population Fund and the Ministry of Health organized in Vientiane Capital on July 8 a handover ceremony for a mobile clinic van designed to deliver youth-friendly services to help youth gain access to sexual and reproductive health services, as well as to support providers and peers to overcome barriers when dealing with young people.

Kasy-Nan road closed after landslides
Authorities in Kasy district of Vientiane province have barred all vehicles from using a section of Road No 4C going to Nan district in Luang Prabang province after it was blocked following landslides.
— Vientiane Times

R. Korea’s Gyeonggi donates medical supplies to COVID-19-impacted Laos
The Korea Gyeonggido Company and the Gyeonggi Volunteer Center announced that they donated medical and hygiene supplies to the Lao PDR to support its anti-COVID-19 efforts.

Lao returnees complying with COVID-19 quarantine measures
Lao nationals returning home from overseas continue to be sent to the country’s quarantine centres for 14 days to ensure they comply with COVID-19 prevention measures.
— Vientiane Times

Champassak: Covid-19 prevention attached importance
The Champassak Provincial Health Department has attached importance to Covid-19 control and prevention in the province.

Govt to provide legal backing for establishing, operating co-ops
The government has completed a draft of a prime ministerial decree, which aims to provide legal back up for the establishment and facilitation of farming and commercial groups in Laos.
— Vientiane Times

Compensation underway for villagers affected by dam collapse: DPM
Compensation is underway for local villagers and businesses impacted by the 2018 collapse of an auxiliary dam of the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project in Attapeu province.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Nation records 8 dengue deaths year to date
Eight people have died following a nationwide outbreak of dengue fever from January 1 up to July 7 this year, with the highest number of cases occurring in Vientiane.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)

Computerised accounting system enhances ministry’s financial strength
The Ministry of Health has officially announced the application of the state health sector’s computerised central accounting system to enhance its financial strength striving.
— Vientiane Times (paywall)



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