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Danish Red Cross

Mission Statement

To prevent and alleviate human suffering by improving the lives of vulnerable people.

Programme Description

The main purpose of the Danish Red Cross in Lao PDR is to work in partnership with the Lao Red Cross to prevent and alleviate human suffering by improving the lives of vulnerable people with specific focus on Mother, newborn and child (MNCH) and community health.

Presently Danish Red Cross in partnership with Lao Red Cross implement a Community Based Mother, Newborn and Child Health Development Programme in Lunag Namtha Province with the following objective: 

Improved health and resiliance status of women and children living in 40 vulnerable target villages in remote northern districts of Lao PDR.

The program has three components:

The primary target group of the programme are remote, vulnerable communities (primarily ethnic minorities) with a specific focus on women, and children under 5-years of age living in five districts in Luang Namtha province of Lao PDR. It is estimated the programme will reach some 12,000 direct beneficiaries between 2014 and 2017.


Contact Details

Address: Setthatirath Rd, Impasse, Xiengnhune, , Lao PDR P.O Box 11845
Telephone: +856 (021) 219559
Fax: N/A
Email: pesch@rodekors.dk
Website:
Contact Person: Peter Rothe Schultz, Country Representative
Other Contact: ,

General Information

Number of Local Staff: 1->5
Number of Expatriate Staff: 1->5
Average Annual Budget: 800000 USD
In Lao PDR Since: 1998
Country of Origin:

Branches

Luang Namtha Province

Address: Luang Namtha Province
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
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Networks

There are no networks specified

Partners

Lao Red Cross Society


Projects and Sector of Activities

Title Description Provinces/Districts Sectors/Sub-sectors
Danish red Cross - Lao Red Cross Improving Community Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Remote Communities in Northern Laos Program

Start Date: Jan 1st 2014
Danish Red Cross is supporting Lao Red Cross in implementing a Community and Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Development Programme at village ...
Luang Namtha
- Community Development - Education - Health Care - Human Resources Development - Social Development