While we always try to get the nearest and best healthcare treatment for our patients, there are still particular specialties that are missing or inexistent in Laos, that force us to look across borders for solutions. During this pandemic, we’ve started to get used to Air Ambulance evacuation from Laos to Malaysia, UK, or Thailand. Today is actually the first
Official Inauguration of the EMU China-Laos train: “mountains are no longer high, and the roads are no longer lengthy”
The Laos-China Railway was officially launched on the 3rd December 2021 during a ceremony presided over by Lao President Thongloun Sisoulith and Chinese President Xi Jinping. President Xi Jinping, in a broadcast from Beijing, while a train stood ready to depart from Xishuangbanna Railway Station in Kunming, declared: “On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Laos and
In a historic moment, the first passenger train to travel along the Laos-China Railway has arrived in Laos, on the 15th October 2021. Construction of the historic railway linking the Lao capital of Vientiane to the Chinese border up North over a distance of 427 km began in December 2016, linking five provinces including Luang Namtha, Oudomxay, Luang Prabang, Vientiane Province, and
On the afternoon of Wednesday 4th April, the former President of Laos, Choumaly Sayaxone, was on a boat cruise with his family on NamNgum lake, 50km from Vientiane capital. A violent storm suddenly came upon the lake, capsizing the boat and throwing the whole 39 people into the water, some being stuck inside the boat’s cabin. Alongside with Vientiane Rescue team,
The military has suspended scheduled international commercial passenger flights until 31st May 2021 at the earliest. This does not apply to medevac flights. New tourist visa applications are currently suspended. At present Myanmar authorities can offer business visas to foreign nationals with a compelling case. You or your employer must make your case to your nearest Myanmar Embassy and obtain permission.
Mr X, 43 yo, started to feel unwell while in quarantine in Vientiane. He was first sent to a nearby hospital, but his condition quickly dropped with cardiac & diabetic complications. When we got the case notification, the patient was in ICU for 4 days already, and with low consciousness. We sent our doctor to the ICU to change the medication,