Public health

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Kantha Bopha raise $1.3M in first 11 days of fundraising drive

The Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation (CKBF) received over $1.3 million in donations from more than 130,000 philanthropists in the first eleven days of its “10,000 Riel 10,000 Donors” campaign, which aims to help provide free medical treatment to Cambodian children. ...

Ry Sochan

PM unveils 12-year plan for universal health coverage

In a significant stride towards ensuring equitable healthcare access for all citizens, Prime Minister Hun Manet has officially launched the Roadmap for Universal Healthcare Coverage in Cambodia 2024-2035. ...

Torn Vibol

Kingdom narrows healthcare gap for mothers in last two decades

Cambodia has managed to provide quality maternal care for all women, rich and poor, in the last two decades, said a World Bank report. Data shows the gap in access to maternal health care between the richest and poorest has narrowed. ...

Rachel David

Government to allocate over $170 million to develop health centres

The Royal Government of Cambodia has decided to allocate more than $170 million to strengthen the capacity of health centres across the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kantha Bopha delivers 1,858 babies in December

The Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital provided examinations and operations for nearly 100,000 children and offered pregnancy check-ups for over 8,000 women in December, with all treatments free of charge and without discrimination. ...

Kim Yutharo

Korea University Anam Hospital wins KOICA bid to upgrade the National Pediatric Hospital Cambodia

Korea University Medical Center (KUMC) said that Korea University Anam Hospital (KUAH) has successfully secured the project for enhancing the internal medicine department at the National Pediatric Hospital Cambodia project, sponsored by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM opens Techo Santepheap National Hospital today

Prime Minister Hun Manet will officially inaugurate the Techo Santepheap National Hospital, the largest and most modern national hospital, in Phnom Penh today. ...

Torn Vibol

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

Donor diversity powers Angkor Hospital for Children

In the first half of this year, Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) in Siem Reap successfully raised approximately $4 million through local and international donations. ...

Long Kimmarita

Kantha Bopha Siem Reap maternity wards nears completion

The construction of a dedicated maternity and post-natal ward at Jayavarman VII Hospital, also known as the third Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital, in Siem Reap province, has reached 80 per cent completion. ...

Post Staff

Over 220,000 philanthropists help Kantha Bopha children’s hospitals

The Cambodian Kantha Bopha Foundation has successfully concluded its “10,000 riel, 10,000 donors” campaign, amassing more than $2 million in donations from a staggering number of over 220,000 contributors. Foundation officials have lauded this campaign as a standout, praising the active public participation it drew. ...

Long Kimmarita and Ry Sochan

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. ...

Long Kimmarita

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. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

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. ...

Neang Sokunthea

Healthcare capacity rapidly upgraded in recent years

The Ministry of Health expanded its capacity and made it easier for people to get healthcare services between 2018 and 2022, with the numbers of health centres increasing from 1,205 to 1,288 and hospitals from 123 to 132. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

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

Techo Santepheap National Hospital to open in June

“Techo Santepheap National Hospital”, the largest national hospital in Cambodia, is expected to officially open in June this year, providing services to people across the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Run with Sai aims to raise $400K to fight cancer

The “Run with Sai: 400,000 steps to save children with cancer”, a charity run initiated by Cambodian singer and performer Uon Pakthom, better known as Sai, officially kicked off on October 22. This event will see Sai run from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap – ...

Keo Kereya

11,000-bed Covid treatment centre now 30% complete

The Kingdom’s first state-of the-art Covid-19 treatment centre, which is being constructed on an 8ha site on the northwestern outskirts of the capital, is now 30 per cent complete, according to officials from the Ministry of Health and Phnom Penh Municipal Administration following their June ...

Mom Kunthear

Kantha Bopha fundraiser nets $100K on first day

The “10,000 Riel 10,000 Donors” campaign to fund the quintet of Kantha Bopha’s Children’s Hospital raised around $100,000 in its first day, on June 1, according to the organiser. ...

Ry Sochan

Kantha Bopha treated over 2,300 children in 24-hour period: report

In just over a single day, from April 25 to early on April 26, the Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital treated more than 2,300 sick children, an unprecedented figure even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Ry Sochan

New Preah Kossamak Cambodia-China Friendship Medical Building starts operations in Cambodia

The Cambodia-China Friendship Medical Building, a key livelihood project shouldered by State-owned China State Construction Engineering Corp, was officially put into use in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on March 21. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Preah Ang Duong ENT hospital opens with funding from Korea

The Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Centre of Preah Ang Duong Hospital, completed at a cost of about $8 million – received as a grant from South Korea through the Korea International Cooperation Agency – was inaugurated on March 28. ...

Mom Kunthear

Publicise Kingdom as kidney transplant destination: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen advised that the Ministry of Health consider the possibility of advertising kidney transplant surgery in the country, as Cambodia has the ability to do so with successful kidney surgery having been performed here since 2010. ...

Mom Kunthear

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