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Royal Australian College of Surgeons Providing Scholarship for AHC’s Doctor to Observe Surgeries

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA- Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Seng Soputhirith, Paediatric Surgeon in-training, has been awarded a two month scholarship to observe paediatric surgery from the Royal Australian CollegeRead the full story


Healing the Whole Child: Poverty, Violence, Abandoment and HIV

Synoun* is 3 year old girl, the only child in her family. Her parents are both farmers—her mother her father’s third wife. His first wife died, and second wife divorced him before disappearing. Neither ofRead the full story


From Siem Reap to Battambang and Back Again: Sim Sinoun’s Nursing Journey

My name is Sim Sinuon, and I am a 27-year old nurse at Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC). I am the fourth of six children. When I was two years old, my mother died asRead the full story


The Complex Journey to Correct a Common Defect

Rith*,a four year old boy, lives in Kompong Cham Province with his parents. Although he does not go to school, he loves playing with trucks and helping his parents around the house. Rith was bornRead the full story


The Realities of Poverty: Overcoming Severe Acute Malnutrition

Sreypich*, a two-year old girl living with her deaf mother, is the youngest of 5 children. Sreypich’s father illegally crossed into Thailand to find work after being unable to do so in Cambodia—a common problemRead the full story


Preparing for the Worst: Improving the Lives of Abandoned Children through a Collaborative Workshop

In order to increase awareness about best practices when dealing with abandoned children, AHC launched our workshop on Procedures for Working with Abandoned Children last week. This workshop was lead by Mr. Sorn Sokchea, ourRead the full story


Healthy Hearts, Healthy Starts

Until recently, six-year-old Buntha* had given up hope on his dream to go to school. Today, Buntha and his mother are happy and hopeful for the future. *Patient’s name has been changed for confidentiality WhenRead the full story


Working in Roka: AHC’s Efforts to Mitigate the HIV Epidemic

Following the late-2014 HIV Outbreak in Roka Village, AHC’s HIV/Homecare Unit has been working tirelessly to support the needs of the more than 281 people (including 69 children) infected with HIV in Roka Village. SupportedRead the full story