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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

Science Cafe Sessions Continue – bringing more scientific health information to our community!

AHC’s Science Cafes aims to bridge the gap between healthcare professionals and ordinary community members, and provide access to child health information – all within a relaxed and informal setting. This activity is a jointlyRead the full story

02/02/2017

Improving our children’s oral health – treatment and prevention are both key

Sothy,* 10 years old, lives with her parents and two siblings in the Svay Leu district, 50km from Siem Reap. Sothy’s father is a teacher, while her mother looks after their home. Recently Sothy hadRead the full story

01/02/2017

Looking back on 2016…

The past month has been one of reflection on all we have achieved at AHC during 2016. Faced with challenges aplenty, but armed with talent, experience and tenacity, the hope and hard work from staff,Read the full story

17/01/2017

The Development of a Sustainable Hospital

Providing free high quality healthcare to Cambodia’s children is Angkor Hospital for Children’s mission since 1999 – so why should a hospital be so concerned about waste management? Health-care waste contains potentially harmful microorganisms, whichRead the full story

14/12/2016

AHC welcomes both Cambodian and International Volunteers… meet our favorite student pharmacist – Marynet!

Born and raised in Siem Reap, Tep Y Marynet was aware of Angkor Hospital for Children for many years before she visited our website. Marynet, in her fourth year at the University of Health andRead the full story