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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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She kept losing her eyesight, and no one knew why. Then a doctor asked...

When she was 14 years old, Diana Chao began having migraines. She often felt dizzy as she walked. Sunlight seemed to pierce her skull.

Experts aim to tackle mental illness among Cambodians

Pyschologists and mental health experts said on Sunday that mental illness is curable, but there is a lack of understanding of it among Cambodians, causing them not to consult with experts.

Fighting malaria in the remote reaches of Cambodia

Malaria causes nearly half a million deaths worldwide every year.

Cervical cancer in Cambodia, prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Worldwide, 500,000 women suffer from cervical cancer each year, 80 per cent of them from developing countries.

Mystery surrounds deaths of two Korean students in Cambodia

Two Korean university students have died of an unknown cause while doing volunteer work in Cambodia, school officials said Thursday.

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Warrants Issued for 8 Former Cambodian Opposition Leaders Charged With Treason

The warrants were issued shortly after Sam Rainsy made a public statement pledging to return to Cambodia despite the threat of arrest.