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Lao medical residents and nurses join KKU-MD emergency medicine exchange program


KKU-MD recently welcomed the following residents and nurses from Lao PDR for a two-week medical emergency exchange training program from June 5 to 16, 2023:

1) Dr. Thitsamone Inphakham, resident, Mahosot Hospital
2) Dr. Phaly Phanmalavong, resident, Mittaphap Hospital
3) Ms. Souvanvixai Nanthavongsa, nurse, Setthathirath Hospital
4) Ms. Khamvaen Munhmor, nurse, Mahosot Hospital

The program was coordinated by Mr. Kensho Ueda, Project Coordinator, University of Tsukuba Hospital, Japan as part of the “Stop Accident Fatality rise by EMS development and Road Safety (SAFER)” project aimed at reducing road fatalities and improving emergency medical services in Vientiane, Lao PDR.


Reporting by Sathaphorn Onlamun
Editing by Prof. John F Smith