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24/08/2016

Ready for Emergencies: Training Cambodian Medical Staff in Advanced Paediatric Life Support

Twice a year, AHC conducts the 3-day Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) training – recognized as the international gold standard in paediatric emergency training. This interactive and practical training consists of class-room theory, small groupRead the full story

23/08/2016

An Innovate Approach to Patient Feedback – Peer-led Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Whilst inputs from patients’ parents are important, even more crucial is direct, honest patient feedback – articulated by our young patients. Children can often feel intimidated by adults asking questions about their experience, or tryRead the full story

18/08/2016

Passionate about child health, one volunteer believes ‘no child should die of cancer because of where they live’

Volunteer nursing advisor, Liz Sniderman, has returned to the United States after two busy weeks volunteering at AHC, with an even greater passion for working with children with cancer. Liz, who has a Masters degreeRead the full story

Science Cafe – Making Science Accessible to Everyone!

Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) has initiated a unique community engagement discussion in Cambodia! The inaugural session of AHC’s “Science Cafe” was held this week with the aim of getting ordinary community members together inRead the full story

09/08/2016

AHC’s Teaching Role: Tropical Medicine Training for International Health Workers

Angkor Hospital for Children had the privilege of hosting 25 physicians and nurse practitioners from North America, Laos and Cambodia for a Tropical Medicine course from August 4-6th 2016. It is the second time thatRead the full story

28/07/2016

World Hepatitis Day – Prevent Hepatitis. Act now!

The World Health Organization (WHO) marks 28th July as World Hepatitis Day. Hepatitis is an inflammation or infection of the liver, and it can affect both children and adults. There are 3 commonly seen typesRead the full story

21/07/2016

Accessing timely medical care – a right of all children, rich and poor

When 18-month-old Chinda arrived at AHC, he was close to death. He had been living with his grandmother in a village 40Km from Siem Reap when she had noticed that he was sickly – butRead the full story

13/07/2016

គ្រូពេទ្យជំនាញលើកទឹកចិត្ត ឱ្យនាំកុមារមកពិនិត្យសុខភាពមាត់ធ្មេញរៀងរាល់ ៦ខែម្តង

សុខភាពមាត់ធ្មេញ ជាកត្តាសំខាន់សម្រាប់រូបរាងកាយរបស់មនុស្សគ្រប់គ្នា។ ធ្មេញ មិនត្រឹមតែជាសម្រស់នៃការញញឹមប៉ុណ្ណោះទេ ប៉ុន្តែវាមានប្រយោជន៍សម្រាប់ការទំពារអាហារ ការបញ្ចេញសម្លេង ក្លិនមាត់ និងជួយទ្រទ្រង់ដល់សុខភាពទូទៅរបស់មនុស្ស។ គ្រូពេទ្យជំនាញ បាននិយាយថា «មាត់ធ្មេញ ជាច្រកចូលនៃសុខភាព» ព្រោះថាប្រសិនបើមាត់ធ្មេញមានអនាម័យ មានសុខភាពល្អ នោះវាក៏ជាផ្លូវដើម្បីនាំចំណីអាហារល្អៗ ចូលទៅទ្រទ្រង់សុខភាពរាងកាយផងដែរ។ផ្ទុយទៅវិញបើយើងមានបញ្ហាសុខភាពមាត់ធ្មេញនោះ យើងនឹងមានការឈឺចាប់ មានការបង្ករោគ ដែលរំខានដល់ការញុំា ការគេង និងមិនបានទៅសាលារៀន ហើយមេរោគដែលមាននៅក្នុងមាត់ នឹងធ្វើដំណើរតាមចរន្តឈាមជាហេតុបង្កអោយមានជំងឺផ្សេងៗទៀត។ ទោះបីជាគេបានដឹងថា សុខភាពមាត់ធ្មេញ ជាផ្នែកមួយដ៏មានសារៈសំខាន់បំផុតក៏ដោយ ប៉ុន្តែនៅប្រទេសកម្ពុជា បញ្ហាសុខភាពមាត់ធ្មេញ នៅតែជាបញ្ហាចម្បង។ កម្ពុជា ស្ទើរតែក្លាយទៅជាប្រទេសមួយ ដែលមានបញ្ហាសុខភាពមាត់ធ្មេញច្រើនជាងគេ ទាំងនៅក្នុងតំបន់ និងក្នុងពិភពលោក។ តាមរបាយការណ៍របស់ការិយាល័យសុខភាពមាត់ធ្មេញនៃក្រសួងសុខាភិបាលនាពេលកន្លងមកRead the full story