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Naxaythong Well Project

Naxaythong Well Project

At the request of Vientiane Health Department, LRF drilled a deep well at Naxaythong village located at an hour drive North of Vientiane Capital. The borehole, 180 feet deep, now provides the community of several thousand residents supplemental clean water which is particularly needed during the dry season. Click here to watch a video on [...]

HouiPhord water project

HouiPhord water project

For many years, water arrived at HouiPhord village (a remote Akha village of Phongsaly province) from a spring located at nearly two kilometers from the village through old pipes the villagers had salvaged from a previous failed water project. Water was delivered at a central location where all people used it for drinking, cooking bathing [...]

June 2015

June 2015

This is the first time a mobile health care team visited SaenJod Health Center in Oudomxay province. The team was entirely staffed by Lao physicians and nurses from Oudomxay Provincial Hospital. SaenJod is one of 8 health care centers of Nga district in Oudomxay province. The population is 4,095. The village is located at a [...]

February 2015

February 2015

Our largest team yet of health care professionals (32 people) drove to Phongsaly province to deliver mobile health care services in six main areas: ENT, dental, eye disease; expectant mothers, adult internal medicine and pediatric services. All services included experts, medical doctors and nurses to examine patients and provide treatment to a total of 3,385 [...]

September 2014

September 2014

This is the second Health Care in Remote Area mission organized by LRF at Chom Ong village, entirely staffed by Lao physicians and nurses from Oudomxay Provincial Hospital. Chom-Ong Health Center is one of 8 health care centers of Xay district in Oudomxay province. The population is 2,158 of Kamhou minority. There are 1 secondary [...]