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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.

The Hong Kong and mainland Chinese doctors heading to Cambodia on a mission to...

Dr Chow Pak-chin and other medics are heading abroad to remove cataracts from thousands of the continent’s poorest people.

Child cancer ward opens in Cambodia

Cambodia's economy is growing, but its medical services lag behind. In an effort to close the gap, a hospital run by a Japanese NGO is expanding treatment for childhood cancer.

Cambodia destroys over 100 tons of inferior, chemical-contained food products

Cambodian authorities on Thursday destroyed more than 100 tons of inferior, illegal, and chemical-contained food products, which were seized late last year, officials said.

Spotlight: Cambodia achieves goal of reducing hepatitis B in children

Cambodia has achieved a landmark public health victory by reducing the prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen among children to less than 1 percent, said a joint statement on Friday.

Agricultural diversification: Empowering women in Cambodia with ‘wild gardens’

In a perfect world, everyone would have access to nutritious, affordable food.

Cambodia: So little, yet so much for people with disabilities

Of Cambodia’s total population, close to 150,000 people are said to be living with disabilities.

‘So many kids were dying’: Meet the Perth woman saving lives in Cambodia

A Perth scientist has spent more than a decade helping sick children in Cambodia. The testing and treatment set up by Robyn Devenish has saved the lives of more than 1,000 children suffering from crippling blood disorders.

117 workers in Cambodia fall ill after smelling paint, welding fumes: police

About 117 workers at a bag factory in southern Cambodia's Kandal province were hospitalized on Monday morning after smelling paint and welding fumes from a nearby factory, a local police chief said.

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PM Hun Sen’s UN Summit Trip to Be Met With Protest

An estimated 300 to 500 protestors are expected to travel to New York from other states in the US to join the protest, according to an organizer.

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