Report of Mobile Health Care for Dental, E.N.T and Eye Diseases in Remote Areas of Oudomxay Province, September 2008
A Cooperation between Oudomxay Hospital – Lao Rehabilitation Foundation and Women for World Health Organizations
We knew that Oudomxay province is home to many poor people living in remote areas with limited access to health care. The province’s population of 272,297 (2007) includes 60% Kamu, 25% Lao Loum and 15% Hmong ethnic minorities. The mobile health care for dental, E.N.T and eye diseases project is a cooperation between Oudomxay Hospital and Lao Rehabilitation Foundation, Inc. it is a large mission that combines an ENT doctor, dentists, ophthalmologists and nurses equipped with modern mobile equipment and all necessary medicine to treat E.N.T., dental and eye diseases.