Cambodian to meet some MDG goals, deal landmine issues: envoy

Cambodia will meet some of the Millennium Development Goals by the end of 2015 and will continue to deal with landmine threats, said a Cambodian envoy to UN Tuesday at the General Debate of the UN General Assembly. The number of people below the poverty line ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-10/02/c_132767290.htm

HIV battle still flares

Despite massive reductions in HIV infection rates over the past two decades, HIV-positive Cambodians continue to face a wide array of non-medical challenges, a report released yesterday says. Written by NGOs, aid agencies and the government, the report says that vulnerable groups, including those who are ...

Amelia Woodside
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hiv-battle-still-flares

Groups seek UN help on health rights issues

Legalisation of same-sex marriage, comprehensive sex education and non-discriminatory guidelines for health workers treating LGBT people and those living with HIV/AIDS are among a handful of ways to bolster human rights in Cambodia, according to a submission delivered to the United Nations ahead of the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/groups-seek-un-help-health-rights-issues

Study charts AIDS progress

Cambodia’s decline in HIV/AIDS mortalities has made it a regional anomaly, according to a new study published today by a global health research centre at the University of Washington. While HIV/AIDS remains a leading cause of disease burden in Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, and mortality ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/study-charts-aids-progress

Cambodia to stop HIV by 2020

During a presentation at the 2013 International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Cambodia showed its new initiative called “Cambodia 3.0” which aims to eliminate new infections of HIV by 2020. Cambodia had one of the fastest growing HIV ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=N2U3NjkyZDJiYTM

Farmers with HIV/AIDS Gain Confidence, Skills With Program

Leng Sopheap used to wake up before the crack of dawn and walk with crates of vegetables from her farm to the nearby market underneath a blanket so her neighbors wouldn’t know they were buying produce from someone infected with HIV/AIDS. Not long after her ...

Vulnerable evictees speak out

An 11-year-old HIV-positive girl evicted from Borei Keila moved back to Phnom Penh to live with her aunt because she had no access to medication at her relocation site in Kandal province, she said yesterday. During another day of protests outside the National Assembly, schoolgirl Theng ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012012654158/National-news/vulnerable-evictees-speak-out.html

Government suspends Malaysia maids recruitment firm

Officials said yesterday that the government had suspended a recruitment agency in Kompong Chhnang province suspected of forcibly confining 45 women and that plans were underway to shut it down permanently. Police rescued the women, including 26 girls under the age of 18, who were training ...

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