IOM Allocates USD 75,000 to Aid Victims of Lao Dam Disaster

The damage caused by the dam breach was particularly severe in 13 villages in Sanamxay district, which affected an estimated 6,351 people.


WHO study shows drug could save thousands of women’s lives

The study, published on 27 June 2018, in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown an alternative drug – heat-stable carbetocin – to be as safe and effective as oxytocin in preventing postpartum haemorrhage.