MoH urges more action to reduce maternal mortality rate
Ministry of Health urges the Cambodia Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics to provide more training to improve the level of skills for local doctors and reduce maternal mortality. ...
Kantha Bopha treats over 70,000 kids so far this year
KANTHA Bopha Hospital treated 74,975 seriously ill children admitted to the hospital from January until the end of May this year, an increase of 108% over the past year. ...
Kantha Bopha Hospital calls for $2.50 donations
Kantha Bopha Hospital has launched a campaign calling for donations of $2.50 per person to help sick and needy Cambodian children. ...
Annual Kantha Bopha fund drive underway
The Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation have announced the launch of its annual “10,000 riel, 10,000 donors” campaign on May 29. The campaign, which gives philanthropists of all levels the chance to support the foundation’s five hospitals, will run for 30 days. ...
Concern as Omicron variant cases rise in neighbouring countries
The Ministry of Health has alerted people to be vigilant and continue to practise preventive measures followed for COVID-19, as transmission from a new sub- variant, Omicron XBB.1.5, are increasing in neighbouring countries. ...
Cambodia’s health sector moves away from the situation left by the Khmer Rouge
Prime Minister Techo Hun Sen said the Cambodian health sector has moved away from the legacy left by the Khmer Rouge regime since 1979. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Over 2,000 Cambodians receive free medical examination in the capital and Siem Reap
More than 830 wounded and sick soldiers, policy beneficiary families and people in Bakong district, Siem Reap province and about 1,200 people in Russey Keo district, Phnom Penh capital of Cambodia, have been examined, given free gifts and medicines by a delegation of Can Tho ...
Khmer Times Staff
Ministry urges stakeholders to heed the work of local village health support groups
Ministry of Health urged all relevant departments and institutions to pay attention to the work of local village health support groups, who improve village health and treat people with quality and efficiency. ...
COVID-19 still a threat, says WHO
Despite downgrading the threat level of COVID-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that Cambodians must remain vigilant and keep abreast of booster updates. ...
Kantha Bopha treats over 70,000 kids in Apr
Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals provided examination, treatment and operations to more than 70,000 sick children during the month of April, according to its latest report. ...
Bun Rany calls for further investment in midwifery
President of the Cambodian Red Cross Bun Rany released a statement ahead of International Day of the Midwife on May 5, calling for continued investment in midwifery, to ensure the present and future health of the Cambodian people. ...
PM calls on continued effort to meet zero-malaria target in 2025
With Cambodia’s noticeable antimalaria achievements, the Prime Minister called on continued collective effort to meet zero-malaria target by 2025. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Sharp drop in malaria cases
Cambodia’s malaria cases have gone down dramatically in the past five years thanks to effective measures. ...
PM calls for 2025 end to malaria in Cambodia
Prime Minister Hun Sen called on the nation to work together to completely eradicate malaria from Cambodia by 2025 and from the world by 2030. ...
Cambodia ends mandatory facemask wearing and rapid test for mass gathering
Prime Minister Hun Sen declared this yesterday afternoon that the mandatory facemask wearing and rapid COVID-19 testing at any public gathering will be discontinued. ...
Khmer Times Staff
No new Covid cases in Cambodia
The Ministry of Health on April 19 reported no new Covid-19 cases or new recoveries. ...
PM: Covid measures suspended
Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced that all Covid-19 preventive measures, including mask wearing and rapid tests at various establishments, are now officially lifted following zero new cases of transmission in recent days, including the Khmer New Year. ...
National state-of-the-art hospital scheduled for June opening
The Ministry of Health and the Phnom Penh Municipal Administration said they expect the Techo Santepheap National Hospital to be completed in June this year. When complete, it will be the largest state-of-the-art hospital in the country. ...
NGO campaign urges mothers, fathers to be nurturing to children
Several NGOs, in collaboration with the government, held “My Good Husband, My Smart Children” event last week to promote nurturing care from both male and female caregivers for children from before birth until age 5, to help them thrive and reach their full potential. ...
Cambodians urged to take health measures against heat
The Ministry of Health on Monday advised citizens to adhere to precautions to stay safe during the summer heat, urging people to drink water to stay hydrated and avoid consuming alcohol. ...
NGOs issue heatstroke warnings
Plan International Cambodia (PIC) has advised all parents and caregivers to pay close attention to the health of children during the current hot weather conditions. ...
Long Kimmarita and Chea Sokny
Cambodia elected to UNAIDS board
The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) convened a meeting in New York to allow Cambodia to join the Program Coordinating Board (PCB) of UNAIDS for the Asia-Pacific Region for the 2023-2025 term, according to the National AIDS Authority (NAA) ...