Chronic illnesses targeted in new health campaign

The Ministry of Information and the World Health Organisation (WHO) are joining forces to raise awareness about non-communicable diseases (NCDs), with the aim of reducing the incidence of NCDs across the country. ...

Chea Sokny

Govt to promote mental health services nationwide

Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport, said that the government is planning to expand mental health services nationwide to reduce deaths caused by mental illness. ...

Hang Punreay

Only 437,821 people have stepped forward to receive the 6th dose of COVID-10 vaccine in six months

Despite the dangers faced by the ever evolving COVID-19 virus with new strains still wrecking havoc across the region and fluctuating known cases in Cambodia, the take up of the 6th dose of the vaccine is still lagging. ...

Khmer Times Staff

WHO to continue working with Cambodia on COVID-19 and other diseases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is determined to continue working closely with the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) in combating the Covid-19 pandemic and other diseases such as malaria, hepatitis, hypertension, and so on. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM lauded in Covid-19 fight

World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus sent a letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen thanking him for following the WHO’s guidance and commending Cambodia’s efforts in the fight against Covid-19. ...

Khorn Savi

Ministry trains journos on Covid-19

In a bid to tackle the spread of misinformation, the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation (WHO) will on Friday trained journalists on reporting correctly about Covid-19. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Ministry urges schools uphold harmful food ban

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport has renewed calls for all educational establishments across the country to uphold the ban on the sale of unhealthy or unsafe food, after finding that some are still failing to comply with food safety guidelines. ...

Khorn Savi

Midwives celebrated on national day

The contribution of midwives to Cambodia’s maternal and infant health was praised by the government as the Kingdom celebrated the National Day of Midwife on Sunday. Prime Minister Hun Sen issued a sub-decree in 2008, designating May 5 as the National Day of Midwife – ...

Long Kimmarita

Health experts call for more tobacco taxes to save lives

Health experts on Tuesday called on the government to save Cambodian lives by raising tobacco taxes and use the revenues to expand healthcare benefits for the general public.​ The call was made by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), World Health Organisation (WHO) and ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya

Parents urged to be cautious over dengue

The Health Ministry has urged parents who suspect their children to be suffering from dengue infections, to immediately send them to state-run hospitals for treatment. The call follows the death of 13 children due to dengue fever over the last eight months. ...

Voun Dara

Health Ministry warns travellers of Ebola outbreak

The Health Ministry on Monday released a statement warning travellers of Ebola after the World Health Organisation declared a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ...

Pech Sotheary

Cambodia gears up for Ebola prevention

The Health Ministry has issued advice to be careful about the Ebola virus disease after the World Health Organisation announced a renewed outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo last week.​ ...

Mom Kunthear

Cambodia's garment workers vulnerable to unsafe abortions

The garment industry is the linchpin of Cambodia’s economy, and the single biggest employer of women. Some 500 factories hire almost 500,000 female workers, many of whom are young and have migrated to the city from the countryside. ...

Marta Kasztelan

Malaria is down, not out: report

Cambodia is moving closer to its goal of eliminating malaria deaths by 2015, with the number of fatal cases declining from 93 in 2011 to 12 last year, data from a new World Health Organisation report show. ...

Laignee Barron

Innovative Cambodia method could curb TB cases

A fast-track approach in identifying patients with tuberculosis (TB) may help tackle the spread of the disease in the city. Currently, the WHO-approved model is practiced in Cambodia to reduce the burden of TB. “The idea is to identify patients who come into hospital with ...

Jyoti Shelar

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