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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.

Lightning strikes kill 110 in Cambodia last year: spokesman

Lightning strikes claimed 110 lives in Cambodia in 2018, up 37 percent from 80 deaths recorded a year earlier, a disaster control spokesman said on Tuesday.

Malnutrition concerns raised

In conjunction with the Ministry of Health, two civil society groups on Friday expressed their concern about malnutrition among children and pregnant women in Cambodia, quoting statistics showing that almost one in three children in the Kingdom suffers from it.

Japanese vet to help Cambodia prevent rabies

A Japanese veterinarian will open a clinic in Cambodia in February to support the country's anti-rabies measures.

‘Millions at risk’ if antimalarial drug resistance spreads from Asia, doctors warn

One by one, previous treatments are failing against a disease that kills hundreds of thousands of people every year.

New fish-based therapeutic food launched in Cambodia to treat kids with malnutrition

A new fish-based wafer snack - Nutrix, produced to treat severe acute malnutrition in children, was launched in Cambodia on Monday, according to a joint statement.

Malaria’s ticking time bomb

Scientists are racing to stamp out the disease in southeast Asia before unstoppable strains spread.

Cambodia releases detained surrogates

Thirty-two Cambodian women charged with human trafficking for acting as surrogates have been released on bail on the condition that they keep the children.

Cambodia releases surrogate mothers who agree to keep children

Thirty-two surrogate mothers charged with human trafficking in Cambodia for carrying babies for Chinese clients have been released after agreeing to keep the children, officials say.

‘I love the boy’: Cambodian surrogates forced to keep babies say they will care...

When Lee had just given birth, she saw a Chinese man peering desperately through the window to her Phnom Penh hospital room. Security would not let him enter.

Cambodia frees 32 surrogate mothers charged with human trafficking

Cambodia has released 32 women who were detained while pregnant on charges of human trafficking for acting as surrogate mothers for Chinese couples, a government official said on Thursday.

Cambodia sees 15,233 dengue fever cases in 11 months, killing 16

Cambodia had reported a total of 15,233 dengue fever cases in the first 11 months this year, an increase of about 50 percent over the same period last year, a health official said on Tuesday.

AIDS fight successes praised in Cambodia

The chairman of the National AIDS Authority (NAA) said on Saturday that Cambodia is successfully combating AIDS, having reached 90 per cent of its 2025 target.

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.

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China's pledge followed a meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday on the third day of the prime minister's four-day visit to Beijing.

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