Public health

Development assistance for health sector

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

Jab trucks set for capital, 11 provinces

Prime Minister Hun Sen has received new donations in the form of 20 trucks and handed them over to health departments in the capital and 11 provinces for use in transporting Covid-19 vaccines to the public. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/jab-trucks-set-capital-11-provinces

Australia upgrades Kingdom’s cold chain capacity

The Ministry of Health has received an Australian donation of 33 freezers to assist with keeping certain Covid-19 vaccines at temperatures of -80C as well as 100 freezers that can chill their contents to -20C.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/australia-upgrades-kingdoms-cold-chain-capacity

China providing Covid traditional medicines assist

The Ministry of Health and its counterpart from China have signed an agreement to add traditional Chinese medicine to the Covid-19 treatment toolkit, under the guidance of a team of practitioners.   ...

Modern Chinese-funded hospital in Tbong Khmum nearing completion

The construction of the Tbong Khmum Cambodia-China Friendship Hospital in Tbong Khmum province is scheduled to be completed at the end of this month, with its opening planned for early next year.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/modern-chinese-funded-hospital-tbong-khmum-nearing-completion

What explains Cambodia’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution success?

One of the less heralded recent aspects of the COVID-19 story in Southeast Asia has been Cambodia’s remarkable success in vaccine distribution. As of September 6, just over two-thirds of the country’s population had received at least one dose of vaccine, while 53 percent were ...

Sebastian Strangio
https://thediplomat.com/2021/09/what-explains-cambodias-covid-19-vaccine-distribution-success/

ADB’s $4.4 mil boost for health systems amid C-19

A six-year, pioneering regional technical assistance initiative, being undertaken by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and worth $4.4 million, is boosting the capacity of health systems in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam to respond to climate-induced health threats amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the ADB said. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50898170/adbs-4-4-mil-boost-for-health-systems-amid-c-19/

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