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28/04/2016

Working Towards Eradication

In honour of World Immunisation Week, we’re sharing a story that highlights the importance of vigilance in vaccinations. In 2015, the WHO announced the mother and neonatal tetanus had been eliminated in Cambodia. Elimination of aRead the full story

25/04/2016

Teeny Tiny Fighters: The NICU’s Newest Additions

If you received our first quarterly report, you may be familiar with Chavvy’s story. Chavvy came to us two weeks ago with prematurely born twins, who will be with us for some time. We willRead the full story

30/03/2016

Healing through Treatment and Attention

Sim was initially admitted to Angkor Hospital for Children’s Inpatient Department after being brought to the hospital for a high fever and diarrhea. The second of 5 children, Sim lives 10km away from AHC withRead the full story

23/03/2016

Creating Solutions to Neonatal Challenges in a Low Resource Setting

Angkor Hospital for Children’s Chief Executive Officer Dr. Claudia Turner was recently featured on the University of Oxford’s “Meet our Researchers” podcast for her groundbreaking work in tropical neonatology. Not only is Dr. Turner AHC’sRead the full story

07/03/2016

We Can Do It

Celebrating International Women’s Day at Angkor Hospital for Children Angkor Hospital for Children HIV/Homecare program receives funding from the US Embassy in Phnom Penh to support our work with paediatric HIV patients. In honor ofRead the full story

10/02/2016

When Silence Speaks Louder Than Words

Born just four months ago in Kampong Cham, about 300km from Siem Reap Province, Maray was a quiet baby. Her mother was surprised that her daughter was so peaceful when her sister had been suchRead the full story

06/01/2016

It Takes A Village: Daly’s Journey to Find One Small Patient

During a recent multi-day visit to Banteay Meanchey Province to follow-up with malnutrition patients, Angkor Hospital for Children’s nutritionist, Daly, searched all over for the six children on her list. If you missed the firstRead the full story

29/12/2015

Bringing Healthcare Home: Following-Up with Vulnerable Patients

Malnutrition is a chronic and severe problem in Cambodia. 40% of children are stunted (or improperly developed for their age) due to chronic malnutrition, and nearly 20% are wasted due to severe malnutrition. When we admit childRead the full story