Case Study SCALING Mentorship English 09.02.2022
Laos has a population of nearly eight million, of which 68% are living in rural areas. Thirty-two percent
of the population are below the age of 14. Lao Social Indicator Survey 2 (LSIS 2) commissioned in 2017
reported that Laos Maternal Mortality Rate is estimated at 206 deaths per 100,000 livebirths, higher than
the average MMR of lower-middle to low-income Asia-Pacific countries at around 140 deaths per 100,000
livebirths. Infant Mortality Rate is at 40 deaths per 1000 livebirths also higher than that of lower-middle to
low-income Asia-Pacific countries average at 27.2 deaths per 1000 livebirths...
Sectors: Gender, Health, WASH