2nd September 2021
H.E. Mme. Sisomboun Ounavong, Director General of the Department of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and Convener of the NIPN Secretariate, Mr. Vincent Vire, the Head of Cooperation of the European Union Delegation to the Lao PDR and Dr. Pia Rebello Britto, Representative of UNICEF to Lao PDR, today co-chaired the National Information Platforms for Nutrition (NIPN) dissemination meeting aimed at sharing the latest nutrition data to support research and academic work around nutrition in the country, as well as to introduce the NIPN dashboard and data repository to government stakeholders.
The blended meeting was attended in person by heads of faculty and academic staff from the National University of Lao PDR and the University of Health Sciences of Lao PDR, as well as researchers from the Lao Tropical Health Institute, while students from various institutions also joined the meeting virtually.