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Lao PDR: Celebrating the 7 Billionth Baby

Image- LAO PDR : 7 billion day

Each country celebrated the world population reaching 7 Billion in their own way. In Lao PDR the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) partnered with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to present people with welcome gift baskets that included a health information package and a birth certificate to the mothers of all babies born on this very important day at the Mahosot Hospital in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Read the entire press release here

Photo Credit: UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, Country Office: Lao PDR.