Lao People's Democratic Republic
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic joined WHO on 17 May 1950, when it was one of the Associate States of the French Union. The Republic became independent when French Indochina was dissolved in 1954.
The Lao People's Democratic Republic was covered by the WHO Area Representative Office in Saigon, Viet Nam from 1956 to 1 January 1968, when the WHO Representative Office in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic was established. Before the establishment, the WHO Country Liaison Office was administered by the WHO Representative Office in Saigon.
News and press releases
A workshop to launch the development of the National Action Plan to Eliminate Asbestos-Related Diseases including a ban on asbestos in Lao PDR sees strong interest from concerned ministries and stakeholders
WHO backed the Government of Lao PDR in calling for compliance to the Tobacco Control Law and its 2016 regulations