Public health

Development assistance for health sector

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

Health ministry signs cataract MoU with China’s GX Foundation

The Cambodian Ministry of Health and the GX Foundation of China signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on September 19 on a project to help eliminate cataract blindness in Cambodia by providing treatment to people in Prey Veng province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-signs-cataract-mou-chinas-gx-foundation

Parents urged to follow child’s immunisation schedule

As many children have yet to be inoculated with the 12 vaccines as per the national immunisation schedule, the government is stepping up efforts to encourage parents to take their children to be vaccinated. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501116675/parents-urged-to-follow-childs-immunisation-schedule/

Pasteur Institute and UNIDO sign lab agreement

The Pasteur Institute of Cambodia (IPC) on June 15 signed a partnership agreement with the UN Industrial Development Organisation’s (UNIDO) Post Harvest Fisheries Development project (CAPFISHCapture) to strengthen the capacity of its testing laboratories towards achieving ISO 17025 accreditation.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pasteur-institute-and-unido-sign-lab-agreement

Ministry, WHO and UNICEF discuss primary healthcare

The Ministry of Health, World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF in Cambodia are discussing the implementation of the Kingdom’s Primary Healthcare Booster (PHC Booster) programme, which aims to ensure that people in the community know how to take thorough care of their health.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-who-and-unicef-discuss-primary-healthcare

Deal inked for locally-made jabs

The government has signed an agreement with Cambodia Pharmaceutical Enterprise (CPE) and Chinese vaccine manufacturer Sinovac to purchase more than 104 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine that will be manufactured in the Kingdom from 2024 for a period of three years. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deal-inked-locally-made-jabs

Health ministry, Seoul discuss maternal, child health projects in northeast Cambodia

The health ministry and Seoul’s international development arm co-hosted the 2nd National Coordination Committee Meeting on May 20 to discuss “The Project for Strengthening Maternal and Child Health in North-Eastern Regions of Cambodia”. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/health-ministry-seoul-discuss-maternal-child-health-projects-northeast-cambodia

UNFPA, Japan help build resilient health care system in Cambodia

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Japanese Government jointly launched here last weekend a new project to support the Royal Government of Cambodia in building resilient and responsive health care systems in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501072226/unfpa-japan-help-build-resilient-health-care-system-in-cambodia/

UNFPA, Japanese government launch $1.17m project to support Cambodia health

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Japanese government yesterday jointly launched a project to support the Royal Government of Cambodia in building a resilient and responsive healthcare system during and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.​​ ...

So Cheata
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501071015/unfpa-japanese-government-launch-1-17m-project-to-support-cambodia-health/

Cambodia supports activities to build community of common health

Cambodia supports all activities and cooperation that have been undertaken to build a community of common health for humanity, especially the eradication of malaria through the use of artemisinin. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501063805/cambodia-supports-activities-to-build-community-of-common-health/

Five million China vaccines arrive over two-day period

Another 3.5 million doses of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines donated by China touched down at Phnom Penh International Airport on March 30, just a day after the first shipment of 1.5 million doses arrived.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/five-million-china-vaccines-arrive-over-two-day-period

China pledges 20M Covid jabs

Chinese President Xi Jinping has committed another 20 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Cambodia, five million of which are expected to arrive late this month. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-pledges-20m-covid-jabs

Kingdom open to WHO-approved Covid jabs

Cambodia does not discriminate among the different makes of Covid-19 vaccines or bring politics into its fight against the novel coronavirus, which includes jabs that originate from a variety of countries, Prime Minister Hun Sen said. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-open-who-approved-covid-jabs

China-aided medical building to help improve Cambodia’s healthcare quality

Situated in the capital of Cambodia, the newly-established Cambodia-China Friendship Preah Kossamak Hospital will play an important role in improving the quality of healthcare services in the southeast Asian nation. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501045402/china-aided-medical-building-to-help-improve-cambodias-healthcare-quality/

World Bank approves funds for healthcare project

The World Bank has approved $113 million in new financing to improve access to quality healthcare in Cambodia focusing on poor and vulnerable people and supporting effective responses to health crises.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/world-bank-approves-funds-healthcare-project

World Bank approves funds for healthcare project

The World Bank has approved $113 million in new financing to improve access to quality healthcare in Cambodia focusing on poor and vulnerable people and supporting effective responses to health crises. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/world-bank-approves-funds-healthcare-project

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