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Respiratory Therapy Volunteers Helping our Patients to Breathe Easy

Arlyn Cortez and Scott Ferguson are both respiratory therapists from the US who recently volunteered in AHC’s Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units (PICU and NICU). Respiratory therapists play an important role in the diagnosis,Read the full story


Infection Prevention and Control – Protecting our Patients

Infection Prevention and Control is a critical issue in health-care settings and is required to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases. Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that patients acquire while receiving medical care and canRead the full story


Chantrea’s Brave Fight Against Retinoblastoma

40 year old Sorphea and her husband tried for ten years to conceive their third child. Their other children were all grown up and they had almost given up hope when Sorphea became pregnant withRead the full story


World Heart Day: Raising Awareness of Rheumatic Heart Disease in Children

“Children from 5 years old are at higher risk of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD)”, says AHC’s Paediatrician and Cardiologist, Dr Nget Pises. Rheumatic heart disease is a condition that can cause permanent damage to theRead the full story


World Rabies Day: Education, Vaccinate, Eliminate!

Children are at higher risk of contracting the rabies virus because they are more likely to play with animals, and do not have the ability to protect themselves from aggressive animals – animals that canRead the full story


Ready for Emergencies: Training Cambodian Medical Staff in Advanced Paediatric Life Support

Twice a year, AHC conducts the 3-day Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) training – recognized as the international gold standard in paediatric emergency training. This interactive and practical training consists of class-room theory, small groupRead the full story


An Innovate Approach to Patient Feedback – Peer-led Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Whilst inputs from patients’ parents are important, even more crucial is direct, honest patient feedback – articulated by our young patients. Children can often feel intimidated by adults asking questions about their experience, or tryRead the full story


Passionate about child health, one volunteer believes ‘no child should die of cancer because of where they live’

Volunteer nursing advisor, Liz Sniderman, has returned to the United States after two busy weeks volunteering at AHC, with an even greater passion for working with children with cancer. Liz, who has a Masters degreeRead the full story