It’s common for tourists to worry about the condition, quality and available health care facilities when traveling to other countries, and it’s quite normal to worry about your health in Luang Prabang if you’re planning to visit the city. If you’re healthy, there’s no need to be anxious as basic facilities and competent doctors are available in the city. If you have an existing serious illness, a little information on what kind of medical care awaits you there is essential.
Unfortunately, the best hospital in town cannot even rival the mediocre hospitals in Europe or in US. The best hospital in Luang Prabang is the Chinese Hospital. Built and donated by Chinese to Laos in 2003, it is also known as the Lao-China Friendship Hospital and Luang Prabang Provincial Hospital. [Read more…]