Public health

Development assistance for health sector

Cambodia and Hungary to boost health cooperation

The Government of Cambodia, through the Ministry of Health, and the Ambassador of Hungary, agreed to cooperate in improving the quality of the health sector and the well-being of the Cambodian people. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501440124/cambodia-and-hungary-to-boost-health-cooperation/

USAID announces new project for enhancing quality of healthcare across Cambodia

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announces the award of its new, five-year Enhancing Quality of Healthcare Activity II (EQHA II) to continue supporting efforts to improve the quality of public and private health services for all Cambodians. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396747/usaid-announces-new-project-for-enhancing-quality-of-healthcare-across-cambodia/

NSSF extends healthcare access

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has released a statement specifying the contributions and implementation date for the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) regarding voluntary healthcare contributions for self-employed individuals and NSSF members. ...

Thang Sinorn
https://kiripost.com/stories/nssf-extends-healthcare-access

Korea University Anam Hospital wins KOICA bid to upgrade the National Pediatric Hospital Cambodia

Korea University Medical Center (KUMC) said that Korea University Anam Hospital (KUAH) has successfully secured the project for enhancing the internal medicine department at the National Pediatric Hospital Cambodia project, sponsored by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501390495/korea-university-anam-hospital-wins-koica-bid-to-upgrade-the-national-pediatric-hospital-cambodia/

Siem Reap project elevates healthcare

In Siem Reap town and province, where history and modernity converge, the Project for Improvement of Referral Hospitals – an initiative funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) – is ushering in a new era of “healthcare excellence”. ...

Hong Raksmey
https://phnompenhpost.com/national-post-depth/siem-reap-project-elevates-healthcare

Siem Reap project elevates healthcare

In Siem Reap town and province, where history and modernity converge, the Project for Improvement of Referral Hospitals – an initiative funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) – is ushering in a new era of “healthcare excellence”. ...

Hong Raksmey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-post-depth/siem-reap-project-elevates-healthcare

Chinese doctors step up solidarity programme in Cambodia and Laos

Chinese doctors have performed more than 10,000 free surgeries on cataract patients in Cambodia and Laos, as reported by Xinhua News Agency, a partner of TV BRICS. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501362065/chinese-doctors-step-up-solidarity-programme-in-cambodia-and-laos/

Explainer: NSSF - How Cambodian workers are protected under a social security safety net

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a public administration institution in Cambodia that provides essential social security coverage and benefits to workers in the formal sector. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-nssf-national-social-security-fund-explained

Youth Health App now reaching some 50,000 users

The Youth Health Mobile App has currently been accessed by nearly 50,000 people across Cambodia, with most users residing in Phnom Penh, and Siem Reap and Kampong Cham provinces, according to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-health-app-now-reaching-some-50000-users

Tuk Tuk drivers can register for NSSF cards

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) on Wednesday announced it will provide NSSF cards to tuk tuk and motodop drivers, who can register to receive health insurance for a monthly contribution of 15,600 riel. ...

Mon Sokeo
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-tuk-tuk-driver-can-register-for-nssf-cards

Vietnamese doctors offer free medical check-ups, medicines for people in Cambodia

Medical workers from the Ho Chi Minh City Charity Association, donors, and authorities in, Sa’Ang district, and Cambodia’s Kandal province on June 17 gave free medical check-ups and medicines for about 800 local people. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501310364/vietnamese-doctors-offer-free-medical-check-ups-medicines-for-people-in-cambodia/

Cambodia’s workers in informal sector of tourism to receive health care support

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has decided to provide health care scheme through the Health Equity Fund for individuals working in the informal sector of tourism in accordance with the regulations in force. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501307068/cambodias-workers-in-informal-sector-of-tourism-to-receive-health-care-support/

Volunteer doctors treat 5,000 in Kampong Speu

More than 500 representatives of Hun Many’s volunteer medical team provided free medical checkups and treatment to more than 5,000 people in Samrong Tong district’s Skuh commune in Kampong Speu on June 11. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/volunteer-doctors-treat-5000-kampong-speu

Over 2,000 Cambodians receive free medical examination in the capital and Siem Reap

More than 830 wounded and sick soldiers, policy beneficiary families and people in Bakong district, Siem Reap province and about 1,200 people in Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh capital of Cambodia, have been examined, given free gifts and medicines by a delegation of Can Tho ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501291202/over-2000-cambodians-receive-free-medical-examination-in-the-capital-and-siem-reap/

Ministry urges stakeholders to heed the work of local village health support groups

Ministry of Health urged all relevant departments and institutions to pay attention to the work of local village health support groups, who improve village health and treat people with quality and efficiency. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501290936/ministry-urges-stakeholders-to-heed-the-work-of-local-village-health-support-groups/

Kingdom seeks United States investment in health sector

Cambodia urged the US-ASEAN Business Council to explore the possibility of investing in the health sector and private hospitals in the Kingdom. Boun Sarakmoni, Secretary of State, in a meeting also told the visiting delegates to consider investing in the processing and packaging of agricultural ...

Hong Sovannary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501247706/kingdom-seeks-united-states-investment-in-health-sector/

Digitizing Cambodia’s health sector

Cambodia’s health sector is evolving thanks in part to improved human resources and the emergence of HealthTech. Kiripost speaks to medical experts who are using technology in the form of electronic medical records to improve services nationwide. ...

Kiripost staff writers
https://kiripost.com/stories/digitizing-cambodias-health-sector

Healthcare facilities late pay complaints due to late data entry

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) instructed all partnered health facilities to fulfil their obligations by entering all members’ medical and healthcare data into the payment system in a timely manner as there are nearly 2,000 health facilities that signed the agreement with the NSSF, ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/healthcare-facilities-late-pay-complaints-due-late-data-entry

Child nutrition project runs to ‘27 in target trio

To help address acute malnutrition in Cambodia, Helen Keller International, supported by the Ministry of Health, has launched a project to treat and care for children with moderate to severe malnutrition in three target provinces. ...

Sem Pisey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/child-nutrition-project-runs-27-target-trio

Prince Foundation gives a helping hand to children’s healthcare in Cambodia

Prince Foundation, via a donation by Chen Zhi, Chairman of Prince Holding Group, has contributed $200,000 to Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation (CKF). This will aid the ongoing operations of Kantha Bopha Hospitals, which provide free and quality health care to children in the Kingdom. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501191288/prince-foundation-gives-a-helping-hand-to-childrens-healthcare-in-cambodia/

Too many still unaware of diabetes-diet link: experts

Medical experts have expressed concerns at the growing number of diabetes cases in Cambodia, and indeed the world. It appears that many people are unaware of the link between a poor diet and an increased risk of contracting the disease. ...

Bor Pich Zelin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/too-many-still-unaware-diabetes-diet-link-experts

Australia announces more support for Cambodia’s health sector

Australia has launched a new project, reaffirming its ongoing to support for Cambodia’s health sector. The launch of the second phase of Health Equity and Quality Improvement (HEQIP-2) project in Phnom Penh was presided over by Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health, Hem Vanndy, Secretary of ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501175882/australia-announces-more-support-for-cambodias-health-sector/

Run with Sai aims to raise $400K to fight cancer

The “Run with Sai: 400,000 steps to save children with cancer”, a charity run initiated by Cambodian singer and performer Uon Pakthom, better known as Sai, officially kicked off on October 22. This event will see Sai run from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap – ...

Keo Kereya
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2022-10-23-1023-242615.html

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