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India to set up medical college, hospital in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam region,...

India has decided to set up a medical college and hospital in Cambodia as part of its plan to strengthen economic ties with CLMV region, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said.

Planet-Warming Gases Make Some Food Less Nutritious, Study Says

Rising levels of planet-warming gases may reduce key nutrient levels in food crops, according to a new study.

Scores of Indigenous Villagers Fall Ill After Drinking Stream Water in Cambodia’s Mondulkiri Province

Scores of indigenous ethnic Phnorng residents of four villages in east Cambodia’s Mondulkiri province have fallen ill after drinking contaminated water, a representative said Tuesday, as the death toll from a similar incident in neighboring Kratie province increased to 18.

China delivers first batch of 20 mobile clinics to Cambodia

China on Thursday delivered the first batch of 20 mobile clinics to Cambodia in order to serve the country's rural communities, officials said.

Cambodian Villagers Return From Hospital, Worry Over Water Source

Cambodian villagers hospitalized after drinking water taken from a polluted river have begun to return home, with many openly concerned that clean water distributed by authorities may soon run out, leaving them again dependent on a contaminated source.

Tainted wine kills 13, hospitalizes 200 in Cambodia

Tainted rice wine may have killed at least 13 villagers in Cambodia and sent 200 more to the hospital, a Chinese news agency reported.

Cambodian Villagers Dispute Government Findings, Blame Deaths on Polluted Water

Not everyone who died or fell ill could have been sickened by rice wine, they say.

Bootleg Liquor, Not Water, Killed Cambodian Villagers

A senior Cambodian health official says 14 villagers whose sudden deaths were thought to have been caused by polluted water actually died from drinking rice wine containing methanol.

Farmers Encouraged to Use State Food Safety Screening Lab

A recent decree stated that the new control measures were intended to protect public health and promote better export-quality goods.

Death toll from contaminated water in Cambodia rises to 6, 52 hospitalized: police

The death toll from drinking contaminated water in Eastern Cambodia's Kratie province has risen to six as 52 others hospitalized, a local police official said Saturday evening.

A mission to vaccinate: Cambodian health workers’ efforts to reach every child

Most weekday mornings, you’ll find Vorn Vannak at the health centre in northeastern Cambodia’s Sambo village, where he vaccinates children. But today, he’s speeding...

Cambodia is eligible to receive Global Fund aid

Cambodia has met a co-financing requirement to be eligible for millions of dollars from the Global Fund for HIV and TB, following through on a new “incentive” requiring it to increase its own contribution in order to continue receiving funds.

Cambodian PM launches new foundation to support kingdom’s largest pediatric hospitals

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Wednesday launched the Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation to raise funds for the country's Kantha Bopha Hospitals.

The town that breeds resistance to Malaria drugs

As new waves of the disease threaten the globe, worried scientists want to conduct a mass inoculation in a Cambodian region where new vaccines always seem to stop being effective

Ensuring health care for all people in Cambodia

If you or a member of your family had a heart attack, was badly injured in a traffic collision, or was diagnosed with diabetes, would you be able to get the health care you need?

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Cambodian Political Commentator Hit With New Charges, Goes Into Hiding

A Cambodian political commentator and critic of Hun Sen has been hit with new criminal charges a month after completing a prison sentence for defamation, and has gone into hiding, fearing arrest, sources say.

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