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Mobile phones could be anti-HIV tool: study

Mobile phone technology could be an effective means to promote improved health practices among Cambodia’s female entertainment workers and help curb the spread of HIV, according to a new study conducted by the organisation KHANA and the Center for Global Health Research at Touro University ...

Cristina Maza
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mobile-phones-could-be-anti-hiv-tool-study

Livelihoods ‘key’ in HIV fight

The research branch of the NGO Khana has argued in a new peer-reviewed study that livelihood programs for people living with HIV – which address recipients’ economic rather than medical needs – could be the key to significant improvements in quality of life for the ...

Cristina Maza
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/livelihoods-key-hiv-fight

Gov’t pushing for softer touch on drug rehab programs

The Kingdom’s much-maligned drug rehabilitation programs may be getting a facelift, thanks to a new government-led push towards ‘community-based treatment’, according to officials and NGOs working in the sector.  ...

James Reddick and Tin Sokhavuth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/18445/gov---t-pushing-for-softer-touch-on-drug-rehab-programs/

After shock of HIV outbreak, facing the future

Som Saron has not worked since testing positive for HIV late last year. Taking care of her young niece at her parents’ home in Roka commune last week, the 37-year-old said that a fear of being stigmatized kept her from walking the community’s gravel roads selling ...

Khy Sovuthy and Anthony Jensen
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/after-shock-of-hiv-outbreak-facing-the-future-99077/

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