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14/11/2017

Sepsis: A Little Known but Common and Life-threatening Illness

Votey* is 5 years old and lives in Vat Leap Village in Battambang District with her widowed mother, grandmother, three sisters and five cousins. Votey’s mother has a disability so uses a wheelchair at homeRead the full story

02/10/2017

From the Olympics to the Research Lab – American-Khmer Student Volunteers with COMRU

Soviija Pou, a 22 year-old student from America, has always had a keen interest in research. After completing his studies in Applied Mathematics, Soviija began working in a research lab where his mentor introduced himRead the full story

29/08/2017

AHC’s Satellite Clinic Provides Critical Care to the Tiniest of Patients: Satya’s Story

Satya* is nearly one-month old and lives in Sotnikum district of Siem Reap province with his young parents and his brother. Satya’s parents are both farmers; they have a home vegetable garden which serves themRead the full story

22/08/2017

Communication and Teamwork Improving Patient Outcomes at AHC

Professor Richard Henker is a researcher, educator and practitioner in nurse anesthesia from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, USA. Professor Henker first volunteered with Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) in 2006 when heRead the full story

01/08/2017

Physiotherapy Plays a Central Role in Treatment: Sopharuth’s Story

When Sopharuth* was several months old, his mother noticed that he seemed different to his siblings at that age. He had difficulty rolling over, he couldn’t sit upright and he often appeared limp. He alsoRead the full story

31/07/2017

Pediatric BASIC Course: Training Cambodian Medical Staff in Managing Critically Ill Children.

On the 12th to 14th June, Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) conducted the 3-day Pediatric Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care (Pediatric BASIC) course for 17 doctors and nurses from AHC, the National PediatricRead the full story

12/07/2017

Sharing Knowledge, Experience and Laughter – Anitra’s Volunteer Placement with our Pharmacy Unit

Anitra Wenden has always had a love of science. Starting her career as a marine biologist, Anitra changed tact later in life and trained to become a pharmacist. Having spent a good deal of timeRead the full story

29/06/2017

Building Preparedness for Pediatric Emergencies – Our Basic Emergency Care course for Cambodian Nurses and Doctors

Recently, Angkor Hospital for Children has conducted a two-week emergency course for three nurses and one doctor from Kratie Provincial Hospital. The Basic Emergency Care course comprises theoretical, simulation and clinical sessions, aimed at enablingRead the full story