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/

Religious gatherings banned after COVID-19 infection surges

Prime Minister Hun Sen today announced a ban on all religious gatherings as COVID-19 infection surges in the Kingdom. The ban came after 11 Cambodian who had recently returned from a religious congregation in Malaysia tested positive for COVID-19. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50702722/pm-bans-all-religious-gatherings-in-wake-of-covid-19-pandemic/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700792/ministry-urges-journalists-to-respect-patient-privacy

Third COVID-19 detected on British national

The Health Ministry yesterday announced the Kingdom’s third COVID-19 case detected in Cambodia. Minister Mam Bun Heng during a press conference last night said a 65-year-old British woman is now under quarantine at the Kampong Cham Provincial Referral Hospital. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700374/third-covid-19-detected-on-british-national

$400 million to fight COVID-19

The Finance Ministry today reported the government has accumulated approximately $400 million in savings to be used during COVID-19 emergency cases in the Kingdom. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50699477/400-million-to-fight-covid-19

Cambodia puts 44 people under quarantine for contact with COVID-19-infected Japanese man

Cambodia’s health authorities have put 44 people under quarantine for having contact with a Japanese man reportedly diagnosed with COVID-19, said a Health Ministry’s Communicable Disease Control Department statement on Thursday evening.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698739/cambodia-puts-44-people-under-quarantine-for-contact-with-covid-19-infected-japanese-man

Ministry of Health releases statistics at annual congress

The Ministry of Health held its 41st annual congress to promote public health on Tuesday, attended by more than 500 officials from the ministry, local authorities and 25 provincial and municipal health departments. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-health-releases-statistics-annual-congress

PM: Remain vigillant over Covid-19

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday reiterated that Cambodians have not been infected by Covid-19. But despite this, he urged the public to remain vigilant and follow all precautionary measures laid out by the government and health authorities to combat the coronavirus. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-remain-vigillant-over-covid-19

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