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1 Year of Corona Pandemic in Laos

1 Year of Corona Pandemic in Laos

Due to the Corona pandemic, we have not been able to send volunteers from Switzerland to Laos since March 2020. Thanks to Regine Wehrle, a German pediatrician on site, and frequent contacts with our Laotian partners via internet, we were nevertheless able to provide...

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New Operating Room in Nong Het District Hospital

New Operating Room in Nong Het District Hospital

The district hospital of Nong Het is responsible for primary health care in the mountainous north of Laos. Since 2014, it has been visited three to four times a year by our GP group. The small hospital is to be expanded step by step over several years. In a first...

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Renovation of Surgery Rooms in Luang Nam Tha Hospital

Renovation of Surgery Rooms in Luang Nam Tha Hospital

At Luang Nam Tha Provincial Hospital, the two existing operating rooms, sterilization, post-operative monitoring rooms, wet rooms and ancillary rooms were renovated. In addition, a third operating room was built, in which primarily caesarean sections will be...

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In memory of Prof. Bouavanh Sensathit

In memory of Prof. Bouavanh Sensathit

From Vientiane we receive the sad news that Prof. Dr. med. Bouavanh Sensathit has died after a long and serious illness among his family. Professor Bouavanh was the medical director of the Mother and Child Hospital for many years and an important representative in the...

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