|The Japanese Consortium for Lao Health Research was established in 2003,
by Japanese who are eager to help to advance the health of Lao people.
Currently, the consortium consists of more than 50 Japanese including researchers
from a variety of expertise, health practitioners and health policy advisers.
The consortium promotes collaboration and information exchange among consortium
members, in order to reduce the work burden of Lao counterparts who collaborates
with consortium members and to implement a research and project in a more
efficient manner. The consortium also promotes human resource development
among Lao and Japanese young practitioners and researchers. The National
Institute of Public Health, Lao PDR, has annually held a National Health
Research Forum since 2007. The consortium has continuously supported the
forums where consortium members actively disseminate a research finding
and lesson learnt from thier activities for health-policy planning and
The 9th National Health Research Forum will be held on 13-14 October 2015.
Ms. Chie Asanuma, nursing director of the National Center for Global Health
and Medicine, explained the nursing management system (Vientiane Times)
Abstract submission and registration are now open (the 6th Lao National
Health Research Forum).
The conference place and tentative program of the 6th Lao National Health
Research Forum have been announced.
The 6th Lao National Health Research Forum will be held in Savannakhet
between 14th and 15th September, 2012.
Vientiane Times interviewed Prof. Masamine Jimba, the vice president of
Prof. Boungnong Boupha visited the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto.
National Center for Global Health and Medicine established a joint laboratory
at Institut Pasteur du Laos.