Public health

Health care policy and administration

Authorities vow to elevate public healthcare

Chheang Ra, Minister of Health, on Monday responded to complaints raised by citizens about health care and public services. ... ...

Yatt Malai

Prime Minister pitches for quality medical education for all

Prime Minister Hun Manet yesterday urged the Ministry of Health to evolve multi-disciplinary medical education programmes that do not compromise on quality for students in both public and private sector institutions. ... ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Ministry plans expanded rollout of public health insurance

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) remains committed to ensure the effective provision of social security support for all Cambodians. ... ...

Tith Kongnov

Minister urges health centres, referral hospitals to provide 24-hour services

The Minister of Health has urged workers in the health sector to improve the quality of health centres and referral hospitals by providing 24-hour health services. ... ...

Hang Punreay

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

Ministry of Health instructs local authorities to eliminate unauthorised health services

The Ministry of Health has instructed local authorities in all capitals and provinces to participate in preventing or eliminating the provision of health services without the Ministry’s permission, and all private health workers must strictly adhere to professional ethics. ... ...

Torn Vibol

Vietnamese group helps improve health care in Cambodia

Medlatec Group on October 7 opened a clinic in Cambodia with the hope of providing high-quality medical services to local people in the neighbouring country. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

NSSF access jumps more than 80%

The number of people accessing healthcare services at local health facilities through the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) increased by more than 80 per cent in the first six months of 2023, if compared with the same period last year, officials said. ... ...

Long Kimmarita

MOH orders checks on all health service providers’ licences

The Ministry of Health has ordered all the directors of the capital and provincial health departments to check all clinics and polyclinics to ensure they are licenced. ... ...

Tith Kongnov

NSSF to extend healthcare access

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is set to launch a five-year strategy focused on job development and vocational training. This is a key step in broadening the range of services available to the families and dependents of fund members. ... ...

Chea Sokny

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

PM pushes for TB eradication

Cambodia needs to step up efforts to control tuberculosis (TB), Prime Minister Hun Sen said. Although the number of deaths from TB has dropped, he said the morbidity and mortality are still high and many people still do not have easy access to treatment services. ...

Chea Sokny

Oddar Meanchey inaugurate new hospital building worth over $2 million

Minister of Health Prof Mam Bunheng, with the participation of the leadership of the Ministry of Health, officially inaugurated a new building in Oddar Meachey Provincial Referral Hospital. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

S Treng health centre opens to serve remote community

Santepheap Health Centre, located in a remote and forested area in Stung Treng province, will contribute to the reduction of maternal and child mortality in the region, while providing access to primary health care for almost 20,000 people, according to Plan International Cambodia. ... ...

Long Kimmarita

ILO holds third meeting on occupational safety, health in construction

The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Project Advisory Committee on enhancing Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) standards in the construction sector on September 6 held its third consultative meeting, where they shared the results of the projects that were implemented this year and outlined their 2023 ...

Chea Sokny

Primary healthcare framework introduced

The introduction of a new framework to promote primary healthcare in Cambodia will help ensure that the Ministry of Health’s latest strategic plan can be implemented effectively, its senior official said. The framework will be based on the National Health Policy, the fourth phase of which ...

Mom Kunthear

Factories ‘follow all’ Covid guidelines

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) said it has been disseminating Covid-19 prevention measures set by authorities to factories, enterprises and workers. GMAC stressed that it has no authority to force factories to implement the measures, but has urged them to follow all Covid-19 ...

Mom Kunthear

Ministry promotes breastfeeding, says it is the ‘perfect’ food for newborns

The Ministry of Health yesterday moved to promote breastfeeding after an apology was released from the company involved in the milk formula scandal. ... ...

Sen David

Ministry urges journalists to respect patient privacy

The Health Ministry yesterday urged journalists not to name or show pictures of COVID-19 patients because it violates their right to privacy. ... ...

Sun Mesa

Government to take action against doctors who cheat NSSF

The National Assembly is drafting a law to take action against doctors and patients who collude with each other to cheat the National Social Security Fund into paying for false medical expenses. Chheang Vun, chairman of the National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, Information and Media ...

Khuon Narim

South Korea to continue aiding Kingdom’s healthcare sector

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday received assurance that South Korea will continue to assist the Kingdom with the development of its healthcare sector, including training doctors.​ ... ...

Khuon Narim

PM proposes free medical treatment for foreign workers

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said the Kingdom should begin providing free medical treatment to foreign workers in order to kick start reciprocal treatment for migrants working abroad. ... ...

Mom Kunthear

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

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