U.S. Provides Additional 174,000 Mosquito Nets To Prevent Malaria In Laos
USAID: U.S. Provides 174,000 Additional Mosquito Nets to Prevent Malaria
“Continuing the United States deep support of the Lao health sector, U.S. Ambassador to Lao PDR Rena Bitter presented more than 174,000 additional mosquito nets to Mr. Khamphone Phoutthavong, deputy minister of health, at a ceremony in Vientiane on July 9. These mosquito nets will be distributed to families in rural areas of the southern province of Champasak, where the number of malaria cases remains high…” (7/17).