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Covid puts stress on Kingdom’s mental health

October 10 is World Mental Health Day and the Ministry of Health and World Health Organisation (WHO) have expressed concern for those whose mental health has suffered due to stress and anxiety caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/covid-puts-stress-kingdoms-mental-health

US announces more Covid aid

US ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy said the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health has proven itself to be remarkably well-prepared for its mission to prevent the spread of Covid-19 since the earliest days of the pandemic, making it one of the leading countries in the region ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-announces-more-covid-aid

US pledges $4 million to fight Covid-19, protect Cambodians

The United States has promised to provide $4 million to Cambodia through WHO and UNICEF to implement projects to combat Covid-19 and the COVAX Facility for vaccines. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50935253/us-pledges-4-million-to-fight-covid-19-protect-cambodians/

WHO: Covid in Cambodia goes into new phase

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Cambodia said that Cambodia has reached a new phase of the pandemic with “decreasing case numbers, high vaccination coverage and a more transmissible circulating variant threatening a hidden surge”. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/who-covid-cambodia-goes-new-phase

UN trains 3,000 in mental health

The UN in Cambodia has trained nearly 3,000 health workers nationwide to provide mental health and psychosocial support to Covid-19 vulnerable people. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/un-trains-3000-mental-health

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

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

How governments can protect people and earn more revenue

The Covid-19 outbreak has put families, the economy and the country under tremendous pressure. Protecting public health to save lives is more important and urgent than ever. ...

Sponsored
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/how-governments-can-protect-people-and-earn-more-revenue

US' Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines arrive

The first batch of 455,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine donated by the US touched down in Phnom Penh on the morning of July 30. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/us-johnson-johnson-covid-19-vaccines-arrive

UNICEF pledges continued support for Cambodia

UNICEF reiterated that it will continue to support the immunisation programme in Cambodia through planning, cold chain and vaccine management, demand generation, technical know-how and training, and communications campaigns. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50901238/unicef-pledges-continued-support-for-cambodia/

Kingdom buys 5M Chinese vaccines for children 12-17

The government has purchased an additional five million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from China to vaccinate the 12-17 age group in a bid to reopen schools, with their shipments expected in August and September. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-buys-5m-chinese-vaccines-children-12-17

WHO, UNICEF laud action on infant formula violations

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef)  commended the Health Ministry’s crackdown on four companies for violating the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitute. The four companies are Royal Platinum Co Ltd, Nutrilatt, LMM Distribution and VVH Import Export. ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740345/who-unicef-laud-action-on-infant-formula-violations/

Measles cases rise sharply

Cambodia has recorded 341 measles cases in the first four months of this year, a significant increase from just 44 cases in the same period last year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed the total on Monday and reported that 65 percent of those infected ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/measles-cases-rise-sharply

Ebola measures have been taken, gov’t tells investors

As world leaders vowed to dramatically step up the global response to the Ebola virus this week, the Cambodian government sought to reassure investors that they are making adequate preparations to contain an outbreak in the Kingdom. Speaking at an American Chamber of Commerce luncheon yesterday, ...

Daniel de Carteret
http://phnompenhpost.com/post-weekend/ebola-measures-have-been-taken-gov%E2%80%99t-tells-investors

Youth seek tobacco curbs: org

A survey has found that while only 12 per cent of young Cambodians smoke cigarettes, more than four times that number are exposed to passive smoke every day, and a broad majority back tougher regulation of tobacco products. Mom Kong, executive director at the Cambodian Movement ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-seek-tobacco-curbs-org

Thais mandate migrant worker health checks

On the road to legal employment in Thailand, Cambodian migrant workers are being made to undergo check-ups that have them cough, strip and give blood and urine samples to prove they are physically and mentally sound enough to work in the country. Obtaining a workers’ permit, ...

Laignee Barron
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/thais-mandate-migrant-worker-health-checks

Cambodians drinking more

Cambodian men drink more than the global norm and their liquor habits are on the upswing, according to a recent report by the World Health Organization. People – especially men – throughout the Western Pacific and Southeast Asian regions are drinking more, according to the WHO’s ...

Laignee Barron
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodians-drinking-more

Cambodia begins annual campaign to fight dengue fever

Cambodia on Thursday commenced its annual campaign to fight against dengue fever as the rainy season is approaching. Approximately 700 health officials, health-related non- governmental organization representatives, teachers and students gathered here to launch the campaign. Speaking at the event, Health Minister Mam Bunheng appealed to all ...

Asean - China Centre News Staff
http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2014-04/24/c_133287180.htm

Hand, foot and mouth disease reoccurs in Cambodia, killing 1

Hand, foot and mouth disease ( HFMD), which is caused by enterovirus 71 (EV-71), has reappeared in Cambodia and recently killed a boy and sickened seven other children, a local Kampuchea Thmey Daily newspaper reported Wednesday.   Dr. Ly Sovann, chief of the Health Ministry’s Communicable Disease ...

Asean - China Centre News Staff
http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2014-04/24/c_133286742.htm

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