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Chinese COVID-19 vaccines save lives, boost economic growth in Cambodia

Chinese COVID-19 vaccines have not only helped protect the lives of Cambodian people but also boosted the economic growth in the Southeast Asian nation, an academic said on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501143690/chinese-covid-19-vaccines-save-lives-boost-economic-growth-in-cambodia/

COVID-19 vaccines boost Cambodia’s economic growth: PM

Covid-19 vaccines have helped boost Cambodia’s economic recovery and growth since last November, the country’s Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501135168/covid-19-vaccines-boost-cambodias-economic-growth-pm/

WHO-Cambodia official urges people to get booster doses as more COVID-19 cases detected

World Health Organization (WHO) representative to Cambodia Li Ailan on Sunday called on people to get their booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines as the number of daily cases has seen an uptick. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501123917/who-cambodia-official-urges-people-to-get-booster-doses-as-more-covid-19-cases-detected-2/

COVID-19 pandemic fuels largest continued backslide in vaccinations in three decades

WHO and UNICEF sound the alarm as new data shows global vaccination coverage continued to decline in 2021, with 25 million infants missing out on lifesaving vaccines. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501113173/covid-19-pandemic-fuels-largest-continued-backslide-in-vaccinations-in-three-decades/

New variants easily re-infect vaccinated

With the Omicron sub-variants BA.4 and BA.5 spreading faster than the previous omicron variants, the Ministry of Health renewed its calls to the public to remain on high alert and protect themselves against the virus. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-variants-easily-re-infect-vaccinated

Hun Sen calls on public to receive booster jabs to stop Covid return

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered that national authorities establish more vaccination sites and assemble teams who can offer booster shots to those who cannot travel to the sites. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-calls-public-receive-booster-jabs-stop-covid-return

Deal inked for locally-made jabs

The government has signed an agreement with Cambodia Pharmaceutical Enterprise (CPE) and Chinese vaccine manufacturer Sinovac to purchase more than 104 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine that will be manufactured in the Kingdom from 2024 for a period of three years. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/deal-inked-locally-made-jabs

MoU on cooperation for filling and packaging COVID-19 Inactivated vaccines signed

The Ministry of Health signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation for filling and packaging COVID-19 Inactivated Vaccines with China’s Sinovac Life Sciences and Cambodian Pharmaceutical Enterprise, a move that will enable Cambodia to package vaccines. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086524/mou-on-cooperation-for-filling-and-packaging-covid-19-inactivated-vaccines-signed/

Paxlovid Covid pill authorised for patients 12 and over

The Ministry of Health, National Commission for Combating Covid-19 (“NCCC”) and commission in charge of medical drug supply have authorised and arranged for the import of Pfizer’s Paxlovid pill to treat Covid-19 in patients aged 12 years and older.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/paxlovid-covid-pill-authorised-patients-12-and-over

Covid jab making delayed on lack of gov’t purchasing deal, Hun Sen says

Prime Minister Hun Sen said the “sluggishness” of the establishment of a Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing facility in Cambodia was due to the government not yet signing an agreement to purchase vaccines produced by the factory. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-jab-making-delayed-lack-govt-purchasing-deal-hun-sen-says

Vandine: Covid vaccines ‘harmless’, protect health

A senior health ministry official reiterated that getting a combination of different Covid-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for emergency use is harmless. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vandine-covid-vaccines-harmless-protect-health

Cambodia has received more than 53 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines with another 20 million doses on the way

The Minister of Health, Dr Mam Bunheng, said that so far Cambodia has received more than 53 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, including bilateral assistance, assistance from the Covax Center and direct orders. An additional  20 million doses are due to arrive in a row ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501069006/cambodia-has-received-more-than-53-million-doses-of-covid-19-vaccines-with-another-20-million-doses-on-the-way/

Today another two million doses of US-donated Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Cambodia

Two more million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, donated by the US to Cambodia via the COVAX facility, is scheduled to arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport’s VIP pavilion today. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501068070/today-another-two-million-doses-of-us-donated-pfizer-covid-19-vaccines-arrive-in-cambodia/

Five million China vaccines arrive over two-day period

Another 3.5 million doses of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines donated by China touched down at Phnom Penh International Airport on March 30, just a day after the first shipment of 1.5 million doses arrived.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/five-million-china-vaccines-arrive-over-two-day-period

New arrival of China-donated jabs helps Cambodia’s COVID-19 vaccination

A plane carrying another batch of China-donated Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the capital of Cambodia on Tuesday amid the country’s booster shots vaccination drive. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501049424/new-arrival-of-china-donated-jabs-helps-cambodias-covid-19-vaccination/

China remains as the leading supplier of COVID-19 vaccines for Cambodia

China is the leading supplier of vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic for Cambodia, said Secretary of State at the Ministry of Health Dr. Yuok Sambath while welcoming the arrival of China-donated over 1.5 million doses of Sinovac vaccine along with medical supplies for the vaccination ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501049478/china-remains-as-the-leading-supplier-of-covid-19-vaccines-for-cambodia/

Pfizer, AstraZeneca ready for booster use: health ministry

Municipal and provincial health departments across the country have received AstraZeneca and Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines intended to be used for people’s third and fourth doses – as the nationwide vaccination rate hit 92.55 per cent of the population. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pfizer-astrazeneca-ready-booster-use-health-ministry

Sokhonn honours Chinese commitment to Mekong-Lancang cooperation

Cambodia values China’s commitment to the establishment of the Mekong-Lancang Public Health Community and its leading role in providing medicines, medical supplies and millions of Covid-19 vaccine doses to the Mekong River nations, especially Cambodia. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sokhonn-honours-chinese-commitment-mekong-lancang-cooperation

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