February 2013

February 2013

A team of 25 health care professionals provided mobile health care services in 2 district hospitals of Oudomxay province (Houn and Pakbeng districts) during 8 days, providing 5 main services: ENT, dental, eye, expectant mother and pediatric services. ENT specialist from Mittaphab Hospital joined Oudomxay provincial team to examine patients by manual and automated equipment. Treatment and procedures were provided with good medicine and equipment.

A total of 2,259 patients were examined, treated when possible and recorded in 2 districts hospitals. This included: E.N.T. 369 cases, dental: 494 cases (including children in primary school), eye: 465 cases, expectant mothers: 105 cases, adult internal medicine: 26 cases and pediatrics: 407 cases.

The team performed 76 cataract surgery cases, 21 pterygium and eyelid cases and provided 33 pairs of glasses. Post-surgery for all cases was completed without complications.

Click to download part 1 and part 2 of the February 2013 reports of the Mobile Health Care mission in Houn and Pakbeng district hospitals!