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Workshop talks media’s participation in COVID-2019 response

(KPL) A workshop was held in Vientiane Capital on March 6 to look into the media’s participation in COVID-2019 Response including the way they report on this issue.

The workshop was organized by the Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, World Health Organization and UNICEF.

“This workshop aims to discuss and promote understanding on COVID-2019 for the media which will help media deliver accurate information to the public,” Mr Lanasay Phetsouvan, Director of the Department of Communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Public Health.

However, there is no any novel coronavirus case in the Lao PDR but our ministry in cooperation is working with relevant sectors on preventive and response meassures against COVID-2019.

Participants also discussed COVID-2019 concerns in the country, regional and international community and misinformation going viral on social media.

Source: Lao News Agency