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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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 Read more…

September 2013 Oculo Plastic 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 Read more…

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 Read more…

Post Op

June 2013 ENT Surgery

LRF funded and organized the surgical mission from June 11-19th, 2013. Winchester Hospital (Boston) and Queen of the Valley Hospital (Napa) donated medical supplies. Ethicon donated medical sutures. America-Cares donated the anesthetics. A glidescope videolaryngoscope by Verathon Medical was on loan for use on this mission. Dr. Luc Janssens, president Read more…

February 2013

A team of 25 health care professionals provided mobile health care services in 2 district hospitals of Oudomxay province (Houn and Pakbeng districts) during 8 days, providing 5 main services: ENT, dental, eye, expectant mother and pediatric services. ENT specialist from Mittaphab Hospital joined Oudomxay provincial team to examine patients Read more…

October 2012

A team of 29 health care professionals provided mobile health care services in 1 district hospital of Vientiane province (Hatsayfong district) and 2 district hospitals of Oudomxay province (La and Namor districts) during 8 days, providing 5 main services: ENT, dental, eye, expectant mother and pediatric services. ENT specialist from Read more…

February 2012

A team of 25 health care professionals provided mobile health care services in 3 districts hospitals (Nga, Beng and Houn) during 8 days, providing 5 main services: ENT, dental, eye, expectant mother and pediatric services. ENT specialist from Mittaphab Hospital joined Oudomxay provincial team to examine patients by manual and Read more…