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Pregnant women among 15 arrested for alleged surrogacy in Cambodia

Fifteen people have been arrested in Cambodia for allegedly taking part in illegal surrogacy, the Kingdom's anti-trafficking authority says.

China, Cambodia to up healthcare cooperation

Officials in China’s Jiangsu province say they will cooperate with Cambodia on healthcare as Sino-Cambodian relations are “at the highest point”, with bilateral trade reaching $5.5 billion last year.

Cambodia breaks ground for China-funded hospital building

Cambodia on Tuesday broke ground for the construction of a new building in the China-Cambodia Friendship Preah Kossamak Hospital in Phnom Penh.

Methanol-laced rice wine kills 3 and hospitalises 44 in Cambodia

Locally produced rice wine with high levels of methanol has killed three villagers and hospitalised 44 others in the Kratié province in Cambodia last week.

GE Foundation funds millions to support safe surgery in Cambodia

The GE Foundation has committed $25 million to global safe surgery to support the expansion of Safe Surgery 2020 into Southeast Asia, with the inclusion of Cambodia and Laos.

‘I will not give them the baby’: the plight of Cambodia’s detained surrogates

Women lured by the chance to escape poverty explain how they have gone from being treated as victims to criminals.

Cambodia sees increase in landmine/UXO casualties in 8 months

The number of casualties from landmines and unexploded ordnances (UXOs) in Cambodia had increased in the first eight months of 2018, a Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) report showed on Thursday.

Cambodia’s surrogacy law set to lift burden from ‘victims’

Hundreds of rights organisations from 18 countries campaigned for “a global ban on women’s womb rental” on Monday during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Indian PM Launches World’s Biggest Health Insurance Scheme

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the world's biggest health insurance scheme, promising free coverage for half a billion of the country's poorest citizens ahead of national elections next year.

China Detains, ‘Disappears’ Parents of Faulty Vaccine Victims

Authorities in China are holding at least one vaccine campaigner and have 'disappeared' another following an attempted protest on Beijing's Tiananmen Square earlier this month, RFA has learned.

Cambodian Vlogger Promotes Equal Rights With Positive Sex-Ed Posts

Catherine V. Harry is 23, has 243,000 Facebook followers, generates between $1,000 to $2,000 a month from her vlog, A Dose of Cath, which focuses on sexual and reproductive health, and she doesn’t much care if people disagree with her on women’s rights as long as they discuss the topics she considers important.

When “Healing Medicine” Is Bad for Public Health

Poor control of antibiotics has raised the risk of deadly drug resistance developing in Cambodia.

Mystery over Brit who died in Cambodian hostel as family are still not being...

Ten months on, Natalie's family are still waiting for answers with the case remaining a mystery.

Macclesfield mum’s desperate bid to bring seriously-ill son home from Cambodia

A huge fundraising effort is underway to help a Macclesfield midwife bring her stricken son home from a Cambodian hospital after a suspected stroke left him fighting for his life.

‘Your Dreams Are Possible if You Work Hard’: From Rural Cambodia to New York...

VOA’s Sotheary You caught up with Chat Vylyny, a Ph.D. student in epidemiology at New York University, to discuss her research and what motivated her to pursue an academic career overseas.

Everest, WAH Foundation and the Cambodian Health Ministry Improve Healthcare for Mothers in Cambodia...

The first of its kind program aims to enhance and deliver health services to 500,000 Cambodians.

Unprepared for the ‘Silent Killer’: Cambodia’s Coming Epidemic of Kidney Disease

Some patients refer to kidney disease as “the sell everything you have illness.”

Cambodia reports sharp rise in dengue fever cases in H1, killing 10

Cambodia had reported a total of 5,284 dengue fever cases in the first six months of 2018, a 234 percent rise compared with 1,580 cases over the same period last year, according to a dengue fever report on Friday.

In Cambodia, a tobacco control campaign helped. But now what?

“When you smoke around kids, you expose them to thousands of chemicals that are killing them alive …” begins a public service announcement by Cambodia’s National Center for Health Promotion and NGO Cambodia Movement for Health.

For Cambodia Anemia Crisis, The Limits Of A ‘Lucky Iron Fish’

They're cute, affordable and simple to use. But upon further review, Lucky Iron Fish aren't, perhaps, a legitimate cure to the widespread health problem of anemia.

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