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“Crossing the river” to a safe delivery in rural Cambodia

When Bora was pregnant with her fifth child, she prepared to “cross the river.”

How 3D printing has sped up prosthetic development for people around the world

For alumnus Jerry Evans, every job is a custom job.

The woman aiming to transform healthcare sector in Cambodia 

Though we now live in a digital age, it is not uncommon to see nurses handwriting information or browsing physical files on the shelf searching for information in hospitals and private clinics across Cambodia.

Four countries report avian flu outbreaks in poultry

In the latest avian flu developments in poultry, China reported a highly pathogenic H7N9 outbreak in zoo birds, Nepal reported three more highly pathogenic...

Toxic fumes sicken 84 Cambodians

A wave of “faintings” swept through the women working at the Indochine Apparel in Cambodia in Kandal province’s Ksach Kandal district on Friday morning without causing them severe harm.

Overcoming mental health taboos in Cambodia with Chhim Sotheara

Now 51 years old, Chhim Sotheara lost his childhood as he spent his formative years living in the thick of civil war, genocide and conflict.

Southeast Asia Defends Against African Swine Fever

Southeast Asian nations are taking precautions against the spread of African swine fever (ASF), which has been spreading rapidly throughout China since August.

Some 538 Cambodians infected with HIV in 2018: health minister

About 538 people were newly infected with HIV in 2018 in Cambodia, remarkably down from 2,562 a decade ago, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Tuesday.

Traveller with confirmed case of measles passed through Pearson airport

A traveller with a confirmed case of measles passed through Pearson Airport on Feb 22., according to Niagara Region Public Health. The health agency says the person contacted the infection while traveling in Cambodia and China before returning to Toronto.

World’s healthiest countries according to Wellness Index

The study’s results reveal that economic health doesn’t always mean actual health — surprisingly low rankings for G20 countries.

Study shows economic burden of dengue fever

Researchers have now conducted an analysis of the economic burden of dengue fever in Burkina Faso, Kenya and Cambodia.

Cambodia breaks ground for construction of China-funded hospital in southeastern province

Tboung Khmum - Cambodia on Friday broke ground for the construction of Cambodia-China Friendship Tboung Khmum Hospital here.

Mother’s Death in Childbirth Sparks Outcry in Cambodia

Prak Soda and Suon Sakhen, high school sweethearts, married seven years ago. Lifelong residents of Svay Rieng province, one of Cambodia’s poorest, they were expecting an uneventful delivery of their second child earlier this month.

Concern over Vietnam swine fever

An outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Vietnam is threatening Cambodia’s domestic pig market, with industry insiders concerned that illegally imported pigs could bring the disease to Cambodia.

Cambodia sees zero death from malaria for 1st time last year

Cambodia has reported zero death from malaria in 2018, achieving its self-imposed target three years earlier, Huy Rekol, director of the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, said Wednesday.

US Doctors to Provide Free Treatment in Kampong Thom Province

More than 100 medical practitioners will take part in the mission, which is the ninth annual mission carried out by CHPAA.

Collaboration Brings Beetle Collection and Curation From Illinois to Cambodia

Tommy McElrath, Ph.D., held on tight to the back of the motorcycle as he and collaborator Sophany Phauk swerved through honking, congested holiday traffic in Phnom Penh.

We Need to Stop Drug-Resistant Malaria at Its Source, Right Now

Immediate, targeted interventions in Southeast Asia could prevent a pandemic.

NHS bosses spend £1m sending medics to multi-millionaire Angelina Jolie’s charity in Cambodia despite...

Medics travel to Cambodia as part of the Improving Global Health programme. Around 40 volunteers have taken part in the past decade, costing up to £1million.

Cambodians warned vs bird flu, food poisoning

The Cambodian health minister reminded all the people in the kingdom to avoid activities during the Chinese New Year festivities that might result in getting the bird flu, or food and alcohol poisoning.

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A Cambodian community’s struggle to survive virus economic fallout

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, Cambodia’s urban-poor communities have suffered severe economic shocks and fallen further into poverty. Without a secure social security safety net to fall back on, many are now relying on NGOs to keep them afloat.