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Health Frontiers

Mission Statement

To build human resources for healthcare through training of specialist in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine.

Programme Description

Health Frontiers helped to initiate and continues to support post-graduate training programs in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. HF has also taken a leading role in supporting and facilitating Pediatric and IM subspecialty fellowships as well as Continuing Medical Education for Lao physicians.

Projects: Ongoing teaching and administrative support of post-graduate training programs; financial and administrative support for Lao IM graduates to Khon Kaen University for fellowship; coordination and administrative support for Lao pediatric graduates to KKU for fellowship; annual Continuing Medical Education for practicing Lao pediatricians; malnutrition project with Pediatric residents in Salavan province, active Social Pediatrics curriculum within residency program; building English language proficiency among Lao doctors in training.

Contact Details

Address: Ban That Kao, Settharitath Street Vientiane, Lao PDR P.O Box 2548
Telephone: +856 (021) 214787
Fax: N/A
Contact Person: Dr. Emily Esmaili, Field Representative
Other Contact: ,

General Information

Number of Local Staff: 1->5
Number of Expatriate Staff: 1->5
Average Annual Budget: 0 USD
In Lao PDR Since: 1991
Country of Origin:


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Case Western University, Ohio
Khon Kaen University, Thailand (KKU)
Ministry of Public Health
University of Health Sciences (UHS)

Projects and Sector of Activities

Title Description Provinces/Districts Sectors/Sub-sectors
University of Health Sciences Post Graduate Medical Education

Start Date: Jan 1st 1998
In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Lao University of Health Sciences, Health Frontiers has helped establish and continues to ...
National Level
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