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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.

Cambodia reiterates tainted rice wine, contaminated water blamed for 13 deaths

Cambodia on Friday issued a statement, reiterating that methanol-laced rice wine and contaminated water left 13 people dead and nearly 300 others hospitalized in eastern Cambodia's Kratie province earlier this month.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Slams Cabinet Member For Contradicting Official Line on Poisoning Deaths

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen blasted a member of his cabinet on Friday for saying that cyanide run-off from Chinese-operated gold mines had caused the deaths of villagers recently poisoned by local water sources.

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.

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