January 2009 – Plastic surgery

January 2009 – Plastic surgery

Second Plastic Surgery Mission in Luang Prabang, January 2009

In Cooperation with Plasticos Foundation, Lao Rehabilitation Foundation organized and coordinated a second plastic surgery mission at Luang Prabang Provincial Hospital, Luang Prabang in January 2009. This time, with a team of 15 health professionals, surgeons, anesthesiologists, pediatricians and specialized nurses from Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay area, North Carolina, Singapore and London performed free reconstructive surgeries for children and adults from impoverished regions of Laos’ Northern provinces. Once again with the help of Cathay Pacific Airways, the team brought all necessary medical equipment and supplies for the mission. In ten days, 125 surgical procedures were performed on 97 patients.

Click to download the complete report on the mission (1.1 mb PDF)