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Kandal closes successful vaccinations drive effort

Kandal province closed the vaccination campaign for people aged 18 and over on September 8, making it the first province to end the programme, with nearly 100 per cent of the targeted population vaccinated and about 1.5 per cent remaining unvaccinated. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kandal-closes-successful-vaccinations-drive-effort

Adolescents aged between 12 and 17 in Cambodia urged to get vaccinated quickly to achieve herd immunity

A total of 1,573,131 adolescents aged between 12 and 17 have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, of which 383,461 have been fully vaccinated. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50927911/adolescents-aged-between-12-and-17-in-cambodia-urged-to-get-vaccinated-quickly-to-achieve-herd-immunity/

WHO encourages jabs for pregnant and breastfeeding women

The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday approved Covid-19 vaccines for women who are menstruating, pregnant, trying to get pregnant or breastfeeding. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50927650/who-encourages-jabs-for-pregnant-and-breastfeeding-women/

MOH to explore vaccinating children under 12 years

The government is looking into the possibility of vaccinating children under 12 years in a bid to ensure everyone in the country is protected from Covid-19. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50926901/moh-to-explore-vaccinating-children-under-12-years/

More than 40 percent of Cambodia’s stock of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines administered

A total of 548,670 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, leaving slightly more than 866,000 doses left for those who are eligible for booster shots or for elderly who qualify for this vaccine. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50923336/more-than-40-percent-of-cambodias-stock-of-astrazeneca-covid-19-vaccines-administered/

Slightly more than 200,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines remain in Cambodia, alternatives considered for booster

Cambodia remaining stock of Janssen’s Johnson & Johnson vaccines, which was designated for frontliners and general population in remote, far lying places and hill tribes now stands at just above 200,000. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/923318/slightly-more-than-200000-doses-of-johnson-johnson-covid-19-vaccines-remain-in-cambodia-alternatives-considered-for-booster/

WHO donates three vaccine cooling vans for Covid campaign

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Cambodia has donated more than $320,000 in medical supplies to the Ministry of Health for pandemic prevention and response efforts. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/who-donates-three-vaccine-cooling-vans-covid-campaign

Added push to wrap up first, second Covid shots

Or Vandine, head of the national Covid-19 vaccination committee, has urged municipal and provincial governors to accelerate their campaign for both first and second doses after noticing slow progress in recent days. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/added-push-wrap-first-second-covid-shots

Koh Kong prepared to wrap up first-dose vaccination drive

The Koh Kong Provincial Administration has instructed local authorities to determine the number of people in territories under their jurisdiction who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 as the province’s first-dose vaccination campaign is approaching an end. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-prepared-wrap-first-dose-vaccination-drive

China pledges 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses for Cambodia

The Chinese government has donated another 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for Cambodia with their shipment expected on August 23. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-pledges-500000-sinopharm-vaccine-doses-cambodia

Jabs could swell 2022 GDP by 6%: think-tank

Cambodia’s “well-strategised and rapidly-executed” Covid-19 vaccination programme are set to underpin economic growth that may top six per cent next year, eclipsing the preponderance of regional and global peers, according to a new report from consulting firm Mekong Strategic Partners Co Ltd (MSP). ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/jabs-could-swell-2022-gdp-6-think-tank

Among global vaccine leaders, Cambodia on track for more than 6% growth in 2022

Cambodia is on track to achieve GDP growth of more than six percent next year thanks to its “well strategised and rapidly executed” vaccine rollout, according to an investment advisory firm. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50919098/among-global-vaccine-leaders-cambodia-on-track-for-more-than-6-growth-in-2022/

Cambodia to complete COVID-19 vaccination programme 12 months ahead of neighbours

Cambodia should complete its vaccine programme eight months ahead of its targeted plan and up to 12 months before neighbouring countries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918983/cambodia-to-complete-covid-19-vaccination-programme-12-months-ahead-of-neighbours/

Phnom Penh most vaccinated capital in the world against COVID-19

Phnom Penh is the most vaccinated capital in the world with around 99 percent of adults fully vaccinated, according to Mekong Strategic Partners (MSP). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918185/phnom-penh-capital-of-cambodia-is-the-most-vaccinated-capital-in-the-world-against-covid-19/

Six listed firms post Q2 recovery

Six companies with securities listed on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) reported a recovery in business performance in the second quarter of this year over the early days of the health crisis, on the back of the rapid pace of the Covid-19 vaccination programme in ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/six-listed-firms-post-q2-recovery-0

Economic growth projected at 4.8 percent in 2022: Deputy PM

Cambodia’s economic growth is projected to see robust growth next year because of economic recovery resulting from the government’s Covid-19 vaccination programmme. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918131/economic-growth-projected-at-4-8-percent-in-2022-deputy-pm/

Nat’l Covid-19 campaign kicks off

World Health Organisation (WHO) representative to Cambodia Li Ailan said Cambodia has had one of the most successful campaigns to vaccinate its people against Covid-19 in the WHO’s entire western-pacific region. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/natl-covid-19-campaign-kicks

Vaccinations for prisoners may finish by August’s end

The vaccination of prisoners against Covid-19 is likely to be completed by the end of the month as only 5,000 inmates still need to get vaccinated, according to General Department of Prisons (GDP) spokesman Nouth Savna. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vaccinations-prisoners-may-finish-augusts-end

Public urged to get Covid shots

The national Covid-19 vaccination committee appealed to people aged 18 and over who have not been vaccinated to immediately do so. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/public-urged-get-covid-shots

Negotiations underway to buy third booster shots

To enhance immunity and to protect against the increasing prevalence of new coronavirus variants, Cambodia is in negotiation with its friendly countries to buy the AstraZeneca vaccine to administer as the booster shot to those who already took two doses of the Covid-19 vaccines.​ ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50914848/negotiations-underway-to-buy-third-booster-shots/

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