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January 2017 – Oculoplastic Surgery

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 [...]

September 2016 – Cataract Surgery by Phaco

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

October 2015

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 [...]

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 [...]

February 2014

February 2014

A team of health care professionals delivered mobile health care services in six main areas: dental, E.N.T., eye, internal medicine, expectant mothers and pediatric services, providing service to all patients free of charge, with no regard to gender, age, ethnicity or religion. All services included experts and nurse assistants to examine patients by manual and [...]

January 2014 –  ENT Surgery

January 2014 – ENT Surgery

It took 4 months to prepare the mission and to register patients (hyperthyroid and cleft lip/palate). For hyperthyroid cases, blood test T3, T4, TSH and EKG were done prior to the arrival of the team. Patients were examined before surgery by experts with modern equipment. Surgery was performed when deemed necessary and in order of [...]

September 2013 – Oculoplastic Surgery

September 2013 – Oculoplastic Surgery

With 17 team members that included 4 surgeons from Bumrungrad, Metapachrak and Jaroenkrungcharak Hospitals, 19 patients underwent surgery in September 2013 for severe eyelids diseases, reconstruction, duct obstructions, glaucoma and other eye injuries. This was LRF second oculoplastic surgery mission at Oudomxay Provincial Hospital, Oudomxay, Laos. Click here to download Part 1 and Part 2 [...]

October 2013

October 2013

LRF’s team of 14 Lao health care providers from Oudomxay Hospital provided health care in the remote village of Chom-Ong, Xay District, Oudomxay province, Laos in October 2013. The team included an ophthalmologist, two dentists, a pediatrician, a gynecologist and 5 nurses. We treated 330 patients and provided health and dental check to 216 children [...]

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