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.
Health care in Namor district is provided by 9 health centers covering 74 villages. Ban Khouang is one of the 9 health centers of Namor district, it covers 9 villages with a catchment population of 4,516. It includes 3 Lao Loum villages, 3 Khmou villages, 2 Hmong villages and 1 Akha village. The health center is located at 28 Km from Namor city and is accessible by dirt road only. There are 6 nurses at the health center, no doctors and medical supplies are severely limited.