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 school and 5 primary schools. 100% of the land is of high mountains. The village is located at a distance of 46 km from Oudomxay city by difficult dirt road. The center is staffed by 4 nurses. Their main activity is to provide disease prevention services and health education including vaccine injections, distribution of vitamin A and parasite medication. They provide basic treatment and refer difficult cases to the provincial hospital.

Click here to download the September 2014 report – Mobile Health Care in Chom-Ong, Oudomxay Province