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Our patients: Mr. Sa heard about the AEC visit on the radio


You wouldn’t believe he was already 73, Mr. Sa. His entire life he has lived in the village of Yong, where he and his wife have raised six children. Mr. Sa has always been a rice and mango farmer. Even though he reached the retirement age a long time ago, he hoped he could continue […]

Our patients: Mr. Did is referred to another hospital


In een tijdsbestek van ongeveer zes maanden verloor meneer Did (72), gepensioneerd boer uit het dorp Muang, het zicht in zijn rechteroog. Hij maakte zich daar grote zorgen over, maar tegelijkertijd leek hij zich er ook bij neer te leggen. Staar komt immers zo vaak voor bij ouderen in zijn omgeving. Natuurlijk kun je ermee […]

Our patients: Mr. Guoragang is going to enjoy his pension


As a primary school principal in the village of Nakaew and father of as many as 10 children, Mr. Guoragang has always led an active life. He is 68 now and has just had his left eye operated on. A couple of years ago, his other eye was operated on. The cataract made him stop […]

Our patients: Mr. Onhthong does not give in too easily


Mr. Onhthong lives in Xaisawaang, a village just outside Pakse. Although he is 65 and his pension is drawing near, it made him sad when he could no longer do his job properly because of his cataract. Mr. Onhthong is a teacher at a military academy and he is proud of what he has achieved. […]