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Public health

43 schools in three provinces used as quarantine centres

The studies of more than 30,000 students have been affected by their schools being taken as quarantine centres for Cambodian migrant workers returning from Thailand, especially now with the numbers increasing every day. ...

Tith Kongnov
http://khmertimeskh.com/50804673/43-schools-in-three-provinces-used-as-quarantine-centres/

Cambodia to get 1 million doses of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines, enhancing ironclad ties with China

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced Friday via a Facebook voice message that the Chinese government has provided 1 million doses of COVID19 vaccines to the Royal Government of Cambodia to vaccinate 500,000 people. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804187/cambodia-to-get-1-million-doses-of-chinese-covid-19-vaccines-enhancing-ironclad-ties-with-china/

Cambodia a safe tourist destination as WHO praises C-19 pandemic impact management

Cambodia is a safe tourist destination with the Kingdom ranked by the World Health Organization (WHO) as among the top nations in the world with the best COVID-19 containment and impact management.​ .. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803895/cambodia-a-safe-tourist-destination-as-who-praises-c-19-pandemic-impact-management/

Bird flu outbreak kills 1,300 chickens

An outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) in Battambang province’s Ek Phnom district has killed around 1,300 chickens from one location, officials said. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803077/bird-flu-outbreak-kills-1300-chickens/

Public advised to safeguard health as temperatures drop

Ministry of Health spokeswoman Or Vandine on January 13 called on the public and members of the armed forces to pay close attention to their health as colder weather sweeps across the region. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/public-advised-safeguard-health-temperatures-drop

Government provides additional 700 million riels for quarantining of workers returning from Thailand

The government has decided to increase the budget allocated to four border provinces for the quarantine of Cambodian workers returning from Thailand by 700 million riels ($170,000). ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50802078/government-provides-additional-700-million-riels-for-quarantining-of-workers-returning-from-thailand/

157 Cambodian workers test positive for COVID-19 in Thailand

The Thai Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Disease Control has reported on its website that 157 Cambodians working in Thailand have tested positive for COVID-19. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50802175/157-cambodian-workers-test-positive-for-covid-19-in-thailand/

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

Private clinics ordered to follow prescription rule

The Ministry of Health has again reminded all private health service providers to issue computer-printed prescriptions and results from laboratories after finding that some clinics still give patients handwritten paperwork which is not in accordance with medical regulations. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/private-clinics-ordered-follow-prescription-rule

PM: Private schools can now resume today

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) has just issued a directive this morning through Prime Minister Hun Sen in his special statement broadcast live from his residence in Takhmao city, Kandal province by the TVK to allow private educational institutions to resume physical ...

Rhea Mae Soco
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50798455/private-schools-can-now-resume-today/

Ministry of Health reopens shops relating to November 28 incident

Minister of Health Mam Bunheng has announced today that shops and restaurants related to the community transmission on November 28 are now allowed to reopen starting today. ...

Rhea Mae Soco
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50797685/ministry-of-health-reopens-shops-relating-to-november-28-incident/

Gov’t extends financial support programmes for next three months

The government has extended its financial support programmes to aid the garment and textile industry, tourism sectors and poor people for another three months from January to March 2021, according to a government statement released yesterday. ​ ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50797131/govt-extends-financial-support-programmes-for-next-three-months/

Sar Kheng urged to look into NSSF graft claims

Around 200 people, including medical staff, officials and locals from Prey Veng province’s Preah Sdech district, have submitted their petition to Minister of Interior Sar Kheng requesting legal action against Operational Health District of Preah Sdach director You Sy Le for allegedly embezzling National Social ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-urged-look-nssf-graft-claims

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

Mandatory quarantines, high alert at Thai border

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng stressed to authorities of provinces bordering Thailand that they must strictly enforce instructions from Prime Minister Hun Sen concerning Covid-19 preventive measures following detection of a new outbreak of the disease in Thailand’s Samut Sakhon province. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mandatory-quarantines-high-alert-thai-border

Japanese aid expected to improve services for 7,500 hearing impaired

The Japanese government has provided $288,473 in total for three recipient organisations under the framework of the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (“KUSANONE”). The funds are earmarked to be used for the installation of medical equipment, braille equipment and hearing diagnostic equipment. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japanese-aid-expected-improve-services-7500-hearing-impaired

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

Kingdom, development partners talk vaccination

On December 17, several government ministries called an emergency meeting with major aid organisations and partner nations about a procurement plan for Covid-19 vaccines and plans for implementing a vaccination programme. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-development-partners-talk-vaccination

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