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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

12/07/2016

Giving Young People a Voice in Treatment – AHC’s Young Person Advisory Group

Doesn’t the patient deserve to have a voice in patient care? What happens when all of your patients are children? Aware of the many challenges of engaging with the children under its care, this isRead the full story

07/07/2016

Laying the Foundations for Cambodian Nursing Students

Every year, as part of AHC’s ongoing commitment to medical education, a six month session is conducted to train nursing students from all over the country. In 2016, AHC will train 498 nursing students fromRead the full story

24/06/2016

Tha’s Return to Childhood –Thanks to Accurate Diagnosis and Treatment

12-year old Tha* preferred his own company, usually playing at home on his own or with his siblings. He is of the Kavet minority, from Ratanakiri province, in the north east of Cambodia. Like anyRead the full story

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