January-February 2020 – Eye Care in Remote Areas

This mission was a partnership between the Eye Care Unit of Oudomxay Provincial Hospital and Lao Rehabilitation Foundation (LRF) in association with SEE International to provide health care for cataract surgery, short optometry training and screening vision for student at school for 10 days, January 27 to February 08, 2020.

November 2019 – Mobile Eye Care & Surgery

On the 2nd week of October 2019 the Eye Unit of Oudomxay provincial hospital in cooperation with the Lao Rehabilitation Foundation (LRF) offered mobile eye care service in 3 districts (Beng, Houn and Xai) of Oudomxay, providing eye exams, refraction testing, dispensing eyeglasses, performing eye surgery when needed and donating medical equipment to Km 32 Health Center. Click to download reports (Part 1) and (Part 2)

October 2018 – Mobile Eye Care

On the 3rd and 4th week of October 2018 the Eye Unit of Oudomxay provincial hospital in cooperation with the Lao Rehabilitation Foundation (LRF) offered mobile eye care service in 3 districts (Houn, Beng and Xai) of Oudomxay Province for eye disease exams, refraction testing, dispensing eyeglasses and providing cataract surgery. Click to download reports (Part 1) and (Part 2)

June 2018 – Oculoplastic and Cataract Surgery

This mission was the fourth oculoplastic surgery mission in Laos, this time held at Mahosot and 113 Hospitals in Vientiane. It was also the second cataract surgery  mission in the northern provinces.  The mission was funded by doctors from Bumrungrad Hospitals of Thailand and SEE International of California in association with Lao Rehabilitation Foundation from USA. Click here to download (Part 1) and (Part 2) or (Lao Language) report.

January 2017 – Oculoplastic Surgery

This mission was the third oculoplastic surgery and DCR mission at Oudomxay Provincial Hospital and the first time dacryocustorhinostomy was performed by Endo DCR in Laos. The mission was funded by generous doctors from Bumrungrad, Mettapracharak, Nakhornrajsema, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rutnin Eye Hospitals of Thailand in association with Lao Rehabilitation Foundation from USA. Click here to download (Part 1) and (Part 2) or (Lao Language) report

September 2016 – Cataract Surgery by Phaco

The primary focus for this mission was the training of two local ophthalmologists to perform cataract surgery by phacoemulsification technique on a machine donated by Lao Rehabilitation Foundation.  During this mission, 274 patients were examined and surgery performed on by phacoemulsification on 44 patients. Click here to download the report

Somchan & Lina

Lao Rehabilitation Foundation (LRF) provides support for two children of Oudomxay Province A little boy with both arms and one leg fractured, a little girl with congenital heart disease October, 2016 – Somchan and Lina are two of the many children Lao Rehabilitation Foundation took care of in Laos.                       Somchan a nine year old little boy broke both arms and one leg when falling Read more…

Hadset Water Project

Hadset is a small Akha village of Bountai district, Phongsaly province, Lao PDR. It is located in Bountai district at a distance of 24 km of dirt road from the district center. The access is difficult. For many years, the village of 71 families living in 51 houses did not have clean water access, no toilet, and not much hope for a better future. People washed themselves from a polluted stream that runs near the Read more…

March 2016

This is the first time a mobile health care team visited BanKhon and Nahom Health Centers in Beng District, Oudomxay province. Health care in Beng District is provided by 6 health centers covering 57 villages. Ban Khon health center covers 9 villages (Thaidam and Khamou) with a catchment population of 4,612. Nahom health center covers 15 villages (Hmong and Khamou) with a catchment population of 4,950 people. The centers are located at 28 and 25 Read more…

October 2015

This is the first time a mobile health care team visited Ban Khouang Health Center in Namor District, Oudomxay province. The team was staffed by Lao physicians, dentists and nurses. Namor district is one of 7 districts of ODX province. The population numbers 38,891 people (2014). 90% of the land is in high mountains, the economy is mainly agricultural and farming. Health care in Namor district is provided by 9 health centers covering 74 villages. Read more…