WHO Says Cambodia on Track to Reach Zero Malaria Deaths

Eight Cambodians have died from malaria so far this year, compared to 37 in the same period last year, a drop of about 80 percent and a sign that the country could soon reach the goal of zero malaria deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) ...

Denise Hruby

Cambodia Sees 33,770 Malaria Cases In 10 Months, Eight People Dead

Cambodia reported 33,770 malaria cases in the first ten months of the year, a drop of 43 percent from 59,670 cases a year earlier, Xinhua news agency reported a health official as saying Saturday. A total of eight patients died during the ten-month period, down 78 ...

Bernama News Staff

Global Fund axes suppliers over Cambodia malaria graft

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria announced Thursday it had suspended contracts with two international suppliers of mosquito nets after uncovering serious financial wrongdoing in Cambodia. The move followed a probe by Global Fund inspectors into claims of corruption at the suppliers, ...

AFP Staff

WHO Asks for $15M More to Fight Malaria

The World Health Organization (WHO) is requesting that $15 million be allocated to Cambodia from a new $100 million grant to stop the spread of resistance to the best available drugs currently used to fight malaria. Eva Christophel, the WHO’s regional malaria adviser in Manila, said ...

Zsombor Peter

Cambodia reports 29,631 malaria cases in 9 months, down 46 pct

Cambodia recorded 29,631 malaria cases in the first nine months of 2013, down 46 percent from the 54,464 cases over the same period last year, the figures of the National Center for Malaria showed Monday. During the January-September period this year, the disease killed only 7 ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Cambodia’s flooding brings specter of disease

Flooding is a perennial pain in Cambodia, the low-lying, deeply impoverished nation squeezed between Thailand and Vietnam. About this time each year, rivers swell, lakes expand and villages sink beneath soupy brown waters. But this year’s flooding woes are proving particularly miserable. More than 100 are dead, ...

Global Post News Staff

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

Cambodia records 25,050 malaria cases in 8 months, killing 6 people

Cambodia reported 25,050 malaria cases in the first eight months of this year, down 49 percent from the 48,810 cases over the same period last year, figures from the National Center for Malaria showed Thursday. During the January-August period this year, the disease has killed six ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Malaria deaths dip in first half

A new report from Cam­bodia’s centre for malaria control shows fatalities from the disease have dropped 85 per cent in the first half of 2013 compared with the same period last year. The total number of malaria cases reduced by 52 per cent during that period, ...


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