Lao People Country Data: LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

Demographic Overview

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Population
6.9 million (2015)
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Population Under-Five
789,000 (2015)
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Live Births
168,000 (per year, 2015)

Child and Maternal Health Overview

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Deaths Under-Five
12,000 (per year, 2015)

Causes of Child and Maternal Mortality in Lao People's Democratic Republic

Hover over each cause of mortality below to see the Accelerator Behaviors that contribute to mortality reduction globally, listed in alphabetical order. Note that the behaviors are not linked to mortality at the country level.

Neonatal Causes

Age 0 to 30 days

Source: WHO-MCEE Estimates for Child Causes of Death, 2015

Child Causes

Age 1 month to 5 years

Source: WHO-MCEE Estimates for Child Causes of Death, 2015

Maternal Causes


Source: Global Causes of Maternal Death: A WHO Systematic Analysis, 2014

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Insecticide-Treated Net Use

Pregnant women and children sleep under an insecticide-treated net (ITN)

Percentage of pregnant women who slept under an insecticide-treated net (ITN) the night before the survey

No Data Available

Percentage of children under age five who slept under an insecticide-treated net (ITN) the night before the survey

No Data Available

Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy

Pregnant women take intermittent preventive treatment of malaria (IPTp) during antenatal care (ANC) visits

Percentage of women age 15-49 with a live birth in the two years preceding the survey who during the pregnancy took 3 or more doses of SP/Fansidar, with at least one dose during an antenatal care visit

No Data Available

Percentage of women age 15-49 with a live birth in the two years preceding the survey who during the pregnancy took 2 or more doses of SP/Fansidar, with at least one dose during an antenatal care visit

No Data Available

Care for Malaria

Caregivers appropriately manage care for signs and symptoms of Malaria for children

Among children under age five with fever in the two weeks preceding the survey, percentage for whom advice or treatment was sought from a health facility or provider

No Data Available
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