Achievement in Medicine Award: Kazumi Akao

  We are excited to announce that Kazumi Akao, Clinical Outreach Coordinator at LFHC and representative of our sister organization in Japan, Friends Without A … Read more

Run For Children – Registrations Open for Luang Prabang Half Marathon 2017

The Luang Prabang Half Marathon is an annual charity race benefiting Lao Friends Hospital for Children. The race takes place in the beautiful and historic … Read more

Online Asian Market #FWABGALA benefits children’s health

Our Annual Spring New York Gala, celebrating children’s health and Southeast Asia culture, features an increasingly popular Asian Market where guests can purchase unique Asian … Read more

Friends earns top 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

Friends Without A Border’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned us a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent … Read more

Speech Therapy at Lao Friends Hospital for Children

Lao Friends Hospital for Children recently welcomed its first volunteer speech pathologist, Debbie Brady from the United States. Debbie is a certified speech pathologist in early … Read more

Delivering Our Promise – Friends New York Gala, April 6, 2017

Tickets are now available for our upcoming 15th New York Gala. This year’s Gala will take place on April 6, 2017, at The Lighthouse at … Read more

Lao Friends Hospital for Children Celebrates its Second Anniversary

Since opening its doors in 2015, Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC) has treated over 25,000 patients from different areas of Northern Laos. On January 25th, … Read more

Art for Laos – Charity Photo Sale

Friends Without A Border, in association with MAISON 10, is delighted to invite you to an exclusive auction of photographic art works! All proceeds from the sale … Read more

LFHC Staff Attend Emergency Medicine Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Two of our LFHC staff, Dr. Dorkmai and Dr. Vilayvone, together with the Medical Education Director, Dr. Chris Sanderson, traveled together to attend the Developing … Read more

Songs of Lao Book available by Kenro Izu

Friends is excited to share a new book, published by Nazraeli Press and Friends Without A Border. Experience the beauty of Laos with a hardcover, 112-page … Read more

Save the Date – Luang Prabang Half Marathon, October 22, 2017

Mark your calendars! This year’s Luang Prabang Half Marathon will be on Sunday October 22nd, 2017. Event registration details will be available starting late February. In … Read more

Neonatal Unit Opens at Lao Friends Hospital for Children

Newborn babies require special care and in recognition of this the Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC) has opened a dedicated neonatal unit. While LFHC … Read more

Two Twins and a Newborn Arrive at LFHC – all on the same day!

One Thursday in August, Lao Friends Hospital for Children was contacted by the Swiss Red Cross saying that one of their midwives had found a … Read more

Operating Theater Opens at Lao Friends Hospital for Children

Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC), located on the campus of Luang Prabang Provincial Hospital (LPPH), opened its own Operating Theater (OT) on July 26, … Read more

Introducing Yo-Yo Ma, Goodwill Ambassador of 2016

Grammy Award-winning cellist and virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma has been announced as a Goodwill Ambassador for Friends Without A Border (Friends) as part of the nonprofit’s … Read more

Emergency Room Opens at LFHC

We are proud to share that our new Emergency Room has opened at Lao Friends Hospital for Children! The ER will have a great impact … Read more

Three’s A Treat at the Luang Prabang Half Marathon

The third edition of the Luang Prabang Half Marathon drew 508 runners, a record number of participants, raising over $50,000 for three Lao charities: a … Read more

Inpatient Department Opens at LFHC

LFHC has welcomed its first Inpatient, a 9-year old Hmong girl named Yong Wa. One of 21 children, she came to the hospital from a … Read more

First Health Promotion Day in Nong-Heo Village, Laos

Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC) held its first Health Promotion Day in Neong Ho Village, Laos. LFHC’s Outreach team, led by Outreach Coordinator Kazumi, … Read more

Friends Without A Border Opens a Children’s Hospital in Lao PDR

Friends Without A Border opened a new pediatric hospital during a Grand Opening ceremony in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR. Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC) … Read more

Kenro Izu Named 2014 World of Children Award Health Honoree

We are excited to announce that Friends Without A Border founder Kenro Izu has been named the 2014 World of Children Award Health Honoree! Since … Read more

Baseline Medical Survery (BMS) Conducted in Laos

To ensure the future doctors and nurses of Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC) are providing the best care possible, Friends Without A Border is … Read more

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Lao Friends Hospital for Children

Friends staff and the Luang Prabang community in Laos came together to celebrate the ground breaking ceremony of Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC) on … Read more