Ministries to establish more medical facilities in Kingdom

The ministries of Health and Interior have plans in the works to establish nearly 30 new medical facilities in underserved provinces, including health centres, health posts and referral hospitals. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministries-establish-more-medical-facilities-kingdom

Ministry explains new UK Covid-19 strain

Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine addressed the new mutation of the Covid-19 virus that was found in England, saying that research was underway in multiple countries. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-explains-new-uk-covid-19-strain

Recovered Covid patients ‘may relapse’

The Ministry of Health has claimed that as many as 10 to 15 per cent of recovered Covid-19 patients could potentially suffer a spontaneous relapse which would again render the virus communicable. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/recovered-covid-patients-may-relapse

Utmost caution urged after Covid outbreak in Thailand

Following the Covid-19 outbreak in Thailand’s Samut Sakhon province, Cambodian Minister of Health Mam Bun Heng has urgently advised residents near the border to exercise heightened caution and quarantine all people crossing the border for 14 days. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/utmost-caution-urged-after-covid-outbreak-thailand

‘Nov 28 incident’ not over; new cases found

The Ministry of Health said it was still too early for the government to declare an end to the outbreak of Covid-19 community transmissions, despite the relatively low number of cases since the first one was confirmed on November 28. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nov-28-incident-not-over-new-cases-found

Vaccine not a cure-all for Covid-19, official warns

While the government prepares to purchase Covid-19 vaccines, it has appealed to the public to understand that vaccinations will not be a panacea solution and to remember to remain vigilant in efforts to prevent spread of infection. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vaccine-not-cure-all-covid-19-official-warns

Families with HIV receive support

National Centre for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STD (NCHADS) deputy director Hor Bun Leng told The Post on December 7 that the Council of Ministers, in a letter dated February 21 last year, determined people living with HIV to be a vulnerable group. This entitles them ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-hiv-receive-support

Food safety forum chews over challenges

Among all of the industries affected by the pandemic, perhaps the food industry is one of the least surprising. Heavily interconnected with the tourism industry – particularly in hotspots such as Siem Reap and the capital – falling footfall and partial lockdowns have been biting. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785811/food-safety-forum-chews-over-challenges/

1,166 People tested for COVID-19 in relation to Hungarian Foreign Minister

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday (Nov.10) said that 1,166 people have been tested for COVID-19 after coming into close contact with Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó during his Nov. 3 visit to Cambodia. ...

Phoung Vantha
https://cambodianess.com/article/1166-people-tested-for-covid-19-in-relation-to-hungarian-foreign-minister

Cambodia to monitor effectiveness of Chinese C-19 vaccine before use

Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine said yesterday the ministry will continue to monitor the effectiveness of the vaccine before it makes any decision on adopting it in Cambodia. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756876/cambodia-to-monitor-effectiveness-of-chinese-c-19-vaccine-before-use/

WHO, UNICEF laud action on infant formula violations

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef)  commended the Health Ministry’s crackdown on four companies for violating the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitute. The four companies are Royal Platinum Co Ltd, Nutrilatt, LMM Distribution and VVH Import Export. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740345/who-unicef-laud-action-on-infant-formula-violations/

CSOs urge further action on non-communicable diseases

Civil society organisations asked the government to issue urgent measures in the health sector, as well as increase its budget in order to address non-communicable diseases, as nearly 60,000 Cambodians each year die from illnesses. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740291/csos-urge-further-action-on-non-communicable-diseases/

Measles cases rise sharply

Cambodia has recorded 341 measles cases in the first four months of this year, a significant increase from just 44 cases in the same period last year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed the total on Monday and reported that 65 percent of those infected ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/measles-cases-rise-sharply

Ministry of Health warns of dengue fever as rainy season looms

The Ministry of Health has warned the public of the likely increase in dengue fever cases in the coming weeks due to the onset of the rainy season. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50728458/ministry-of-health-warns-of-dengue-fever-as-rainy-season-looms/

No plan to reopen entertainment venues now, health minister says

The Ministry of Health is still not clear about a plan to reopen some business, particularly KTVs, which were closed because of Covid-19. Even though the situation appears to be under control, the ministry is asking citizens to be patient a little longer. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-plan-reopen-entertainment-venues-now-health-minister-says

Malaria sees no death since 2018

Cambodia will celebrate National Malaria Day on April 25 under the theme, “Zero malaria starts with me”, although there have been no reported deaths from malaria in the Kingdom since 2018. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/malaria-sees-no-death-2018

Kingdom ‘has done more virus tests than some neighbours’

With no new reported coronavirus  cases over the past eight days, the Ministry of Health as of yesterday has tested nearly 10,000 specimens for possible infections in the Kingdom, showing a higher ratio compared with some other Asean members.​ ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715191/kingdom-has-done-more-virus-tests-than-some-neighbours/

Ministry reports increased COVID-19 national recovery figure

The Health Ministry yesterday reported two COVID-19 patients have recovered, raising the national recovery figure to 25. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708513/ministry-reports-increased-covid-19-national-recovery-figure/

Virus cases soar to 84, latest patients quarantined in Preah Sihanouk hotel

Twenty-nine French tourists and two Cambodians being quarantined at a hotel in Preah Sihanouk province’s Sihanoukville have tested positive for the virus after coming into contact with two COVID-19 patients, raising the tally to 84, according to a Health Ministry’s statement. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50704525/virus-cases-soar-to-84-latest-patients-quarantined-in-preah-sihanouk-hotel/

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