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By Dr. James Ogden
For the Sentinel 

Ogden team moves on to Phonxay


March 22, 2017

March 17, 2017

Dear Friends:

Monday morning (13 March), we left on a four day expedition in the mountains of Laos. We hired a 15 passenger van and driver and drove many hours, mostly on narrow and rough dirt roads. Our first stop was Phonxay Town where the District Health Office for that area of the country is located. We paid a courtesy call to Dr. Sochit, the director for the district and then set up our clinic at the local hospital and saw abut 30 patients, since it was already early afternoon. We spent the night in Phonxay at a guest house that looked like something from the set in Casablanca. Accommodations were basic with squat toilets and real showers with cool water.

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