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24/03/2017

Our Neonatal Tetanus Survivor; Thanks to Round-the-Clock, Specialised Care

In Cambodia, as in other developing countries, it is rare for a newborn to survive neonatal tetanus. However, *Mean – now three months old – is an exception to the rule; after spending a monthRead the full story

22/03/2017

Water Means Life – Angkor Hospital for Children’s commitment to improve water infrastructure and conserve water resources

Water is life, and as water resources become scarcer around the world, it is certainly time for us all, including Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC), to be strategic about water use and conservation. Water conservationRead the full story

14/03/2017

The Children Left Behind

From 2012 to 2016, there has been a total of 43 children abandoned at Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC), according to AHC’s Social Work unit statistics. So what circumstances could cause a family to abandonRead the full story

06/03/2017

ស្វែងយល់ពីកុមារ ដែលត្រូវគ្រួសារយកមកបោះបង់ចោល ក្នុងមន្ទីរពេទ្យកុមារអង្គរ រយៈពេល៥ឆ្នាំនេះ

ក្រុមការងារផ្នែកសង្គមកិច្ចនៃមន្ទីរពេទ្យកុមារអង្គរ បានឲ្យដឹងថា ចាប់តាំងពីឆ្នាំ ២០១២ រហូតដល់ឆ្នាំ ២០១៦ មានកុមារចំនួន ៤៣នាក់ ត្រូវបានក្រុមគ្រួសារ សាច់ញាតិ ឬអាណាព្យាបាល យកមកបោះបង់ចោល ដោយផ្ទាល់ នៅក្នុងមន្ទីរពេទ្យកុមារអង្គរ។ តាមរយៈស្ថិតិនេះ បានបង្ហាញឲ្យឃើញថា ក្នុងមួយឆ្នាំៗ មានកុមារចំនួន ប្រហែល ២០នាក់ ត្រូវបានបោះបង់ចោល។ ប្រធានផ្នែកសង្គមកិច្ចនៃមន្ទីរពេទ្យកុមារអង្គរ លោក ឌីម សុភារិន បានឲ្យដឹងថា កុមារដែលត្រូវគ្រួសារបោះបង់ចោល អាចប្រឈមនឹងបញ្ហាជាច្រើន ហើយពួកគេទាមទារឲ្យមានការថែទាំ ទាំងផ្លូវកាយ និងផ្លូវចិត្ត ខ្ពស់ជាងកុមារដែលរស់នៅជាមួយក្រុមគ្រួសារ។ តាមលោកសុភារិន កុមារដែលត្រូវបោះបង់ចោល អាចទទួលហនិភ័យRead the full story

04/03/2017

Paediatric Pancreatic Cysts – how they form and what to look out for

Pancreatic cysts are fairly uncommon at AHC, but when they do occur they are normally the result of an accident, such as when children fall heavily onto the handles of a bicycle. In 2016, AHCRead the full story

17/02/2017

AHC/COMRUs ground-breaking research on melioidosis: a retrospective analysis

Turner et al. BMC Infectious Diseases (2016) A retrospective analysis of melioidosis in Cambodian Children 2009-2013, BMC Infection Diseases, 16:688, DOI 10.1186/s12879-016-2034-9. Melioidiosis is an important but frequently under-recognised cause of morbidity and mortality inRead the full story

15/02/2017

A decade of visits: Dr Brown’s steady development of AHC’s paediatric orthopedics

“Year by year, AHC has continued to improve…more organized, more training, and there is clear progression each time I visit. I am impressed – that is why I come here every year”, says Dr. DesmondRead the full story

03/02/2017

World Cancer Day: “No innocent children should die of cancer without the chance for treatment”

On this World Cancer Day (4th February), we are reminded that cancer is a disease the unfairly touches the lives of so many children. Retinoblastoma is a cancer of the eye that most commonly affectsRead the full story