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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

06/10/2016

Chantrea’s Brave Fight Against Retinoblastoma

40 year old Sorphea and her husband tried for ten years to conceive their third child. Their other children were all grown up and they had almost given up hope when Sorphea became pregnant withRead the full story

29/09/2016

World Heart Day: Raising Awareness of Rheumatic Heart Disease in Children

“Children from 5 years old are at higher risk of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD)”, says AHC’s Paediatrician and Cardiologist, Dr Nget Pises. Rheumatic heart disease is a condition that can cause permanent damage to theRead the full story