PM: Gov’t to inject millions to modernise Calmette Hospital

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that the government will provide $30 million for the state-run Calmette Hospital to continue the construction of a new 12-storey building. Estimated to cost $39.7 million, the building is currently only 17 per cent complete. In a Facebook ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-govt-inject-millions-modernise-calmette-hospital

Unlicensed medicine sale banned

The Ministry of Health has banned the sale of medicine without a legal permit at supermarkets, mini-marts and baby shops nationwide. It said offenders face strict legal measures, including fines of up to 10 million riel ($2,500). A letter signed by secretary of state at ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unlicensed-medicine-sale-banned

Health Minister targets illegal medical practitioners

The Minister of Health has instructed all health departments to completely eliminate illegal medical practitioners in order to ensure that only proper treatment is provided across the Kingdom. Speaking during the Roundtable Forum on Hepatitis C at the University of Health Sciences in Phnom Penh on ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50645365/health-minister-targets-illegal-medical-practitioners/

Joint Asean action sought to fight fake medicine

Cambodia yesterday urged Asean member countries to jointly combat the spread of substandard and counterfeit medicines which are endangering people’s health and welfare and affecting economic growth in the region. Defence Minister General Tea Banh, representing Prime Minister Hun Sen, made the call during the 14th ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50638362/joint-asean-action-sought-to-fight-fake-medicine/

Ministry records decrease in dengue

The Health Ministry yesterday said that the number of people contracting dengue fever continues to decrease across the Kingdom in the wake of a spike. The ministry noted that about 2,400 new cases were found across the Kingdom this month since a spike in July. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635149/ministry-records-decrease-in-dengue/

Mental health patients relocated to new centre

Dozens of patients with mental health disorders were admitted to the newly built Mental Health Rehab Centre in Kandal province’s Kandal Stung district. The centre was established under the Ministries of Social Affairs, Health and Interior. The three-hectare treatment facility was funded with a $500,000 budget ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50622648/mental-health-patients-relocated-to-new-centre/

Ministry: Dengue fever cases kill 24, see fivefold increase

Twenty-four people have been killed by dengue fever in the first six months of this year – a fivefold increase on the same period last year when seven people died from the virus. There have been more than 10,000 reported cases of dengue so far ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-dengue-fever-cases-kill-24-see-fivefold-increase

Siem Reap sees sixfold rise in dengue fever

From January 1 to June 9, more than 6,000 patients received treatment for dengue fever at hospitals in Siem Reap province, out of whom eight died. The figure represents a sixfold increase compared to the same period last year when there were no casualties. Bou ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/siem-reap-sees-sixfold-rise-dengue-fever

E-hospital system launched

The Ministry of Health formally launched the Kingdom’s first digital hospital service, using the new Peth Yoeung system, on Thursday at Preah Ang Duong Hospital in Phnom Penh following a successful one-month trial. Peth Yoeung, an innovative web-based hospital operating management system for the digital ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/e-hospital-system-launched

Government warns floods imminent

The Ministry of Health has instructed people to brace themselves for imminent floods after the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology forecast a full week of medium to heavy rainfall, which it attributed to climate change. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-warns-floods-imminent

NSSF pays more than $3 million to new mothers

More than 30,000 female workers delivered babies during the first five months of this year, an increase of more than 8,000 workers from the same period last year. A National Social Security Fund report issued on Friday said that from January to May, the government ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50610045/nssf-pays-more-than-3-million-to-new-mothers-2/

Increase in dengue reported in Siem Reap

The Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) has expressed its concerns over an increase in severe dengue cases in Siem Reap province. AHC admitted 265 children infected with the virus in the past two months alone, which is more than all of last year, according to ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/increase-dengue-reported-siem-reap

Unlicensed doctors called by court

The Tbong Khmum provincial court on Monday summoned the first 17 medical practitioners, out of a total of 148, for questioning over allegations they were operating without permission from the provincial health department or the Ministry of Health. The remaining 131 have been summoned for ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unlicensed-doctors-called-court

Unlicensed doctors to face legal action

Some 393 unlicensed doctors who dispensed medical treatment in Svay Rieng province will face legal action, the head of the provincial Health Department Ke Rotha said on Sunday. He said he had sent their names to the provincial court last week for illegally providing health ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unlicensed-doctors-face-legal-action

Midwives celebrated on national day

The contribution of midwives to Cambodia’s maternal and infant health was praised by the government as the Kingdom celebrated the National Day of Midwife on Sunday. Prime Minister Hun Sen issued a sub-decree in 2008, designating May 5 as the National Day of Midwife – ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/midwives-celebrated-national-day

Ministry warns of food poisoning over New Year

The Ministry of Health has called on the people to take 11 preventive measures to protect themselves from food or alcohol poisoning during the Khmer New Year celebration. Those who felt unwell should immediately seek medical treatment, it said. On Friday, the ministry said hundreds ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-warns-food-poisoning-over-new-year

Swine fever detected in Ratanakkiri

African swine fever has been detected for the first time in Cambodia with an outbreak in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Yadav district. Some 400 pigs have been killed, said a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries statement. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/swine-fever-detected-ratanakkiri

Government issues advice amid heatwave

The Ministry of Health has issued advice on avoiding health problems as temperatures continue to rise this hot season, warning some conditions brought risks to life. The announcement comes as the weather heated up across Cambodia, with the dry season predicted to prolong into the ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-issues-advice-amid-heatwave

PM: Do not overload clinics trying to get rabies vaccine

Prime Minister Hun Sen advised people on Monday not to be irrationally afraid of rabies to the extent of flocking to get vaccinated against the disease, and rendering institutions unable to provide timely services. The prime minister’s call came during the 7th National Clean City ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-do-not-overload-clinics-trying-get-rabies-vaccine

Ministry issues guidelines to deal with hot weather

The Health Ministry yesterday issued guidelines on how people can prevent illnesses during extremely hot weather caused by the El Nino phenomenon. Ly Sovann, Communicable Disease Control Department director, yesterday said that people should drink boiled water regularly and avoid drinking too much alcohol or ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50576721/ministry-issues-guidelines-to-deal-with-hot-weather-2/

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