Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute

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Based in Vientiane, Lao PDR, the Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute is a public institution, placed under the oversight of the Ministry of Health. LTPHI focuses on major health issues affecting Lao PDR, including social health protection, and are one of the key institutions engaged in public health. Together with other organisations, such as medical service providers and national laboratories, LTPHI plays a crucial role in assisting the Government of Laos to design and deliver long-term, sustainable improvements to the health of the population. Lao TPHI is responsible for the analysis and evaluation of population health, health and disease surveillance, monitoring of emerging threats to public health, and promotion of coverage and access to health services.