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17/01/2017

The Development of a Green 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

29/11/2016

World AIDS Day: Children with HIV/AIDS should Get Higher Care Not Discrimination!

It is a twenty-eight years since the first World AIDS Day was marked on 1st December – and awareness of the disease is just as pertinent now as it was then. This special day isRead the full story

18/11/2016

Antibiotic Resistance: Incorrect Usage of Antibiotics a Global Health Risk

Antibiotics are powerful medicines that have revolutionised the medical world since their discovery the in 1920’s. Antibiotics are used to prevent and treat bacterial infections, and when used properly save lives. Antibiotic resistance is aRead the full story

03/11/2016

The results are in! Our patients tell us how we can improve the hospital

At Angkor Hospital for Children, we are always striving to improve our operations and to ensure the best possible quality care for our young patients. There are many indicators we measure regularly to ensure weRead the full story

Treating dengue fever at Angkor Hospital for Children: Ponlue’s Story

Ponlue* is a healthy nine year old boy from Siem Reap province, who is in grade three at school. Ponlue lives with his family who are livestock farmers, about 30km away from the Angkor HospitalRead the full story

21/10/2016

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

12/10/2016

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