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Nine Years Until Playtime: Sorphea’s Heart Surgical Story

Sorphea was just 15 days old when she was diagnosed with a debilitating congenital heart disease called Tetralogy of Fallot (ToF). The youngest of four surviving children, her mother realized something was amiss with herRead the full story


A Very Positive Outlook: Dr. Michael Clifford’s First Visit to AHC

This October, we welcomed a volunteer team from Open Heart International (OHI). Since 2012, OHI has been sending cardiac surgical teams to AHC to support AHC’s cardiothoracic surgery programme with the ultimate aim of buildingRead the full story


The Importance of Universal Vaccinations

UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being at all ages Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality andRead the full story


Help Us FundRaise the Roof!

We need your help. AHC’s hospital buildings were constructed in 1999, and the vast majority of the original structure remains un-changed. As such, certain parts of the buildings are starting to show their age andRead the full story


Kwashiorkor: When a Big Belly Needs Better Food

Malnutrition is one of the leading causes of death among children in the developing world—more than one third of all under-5 deaths are linked to malnutrition. Malnutrition is, in theory, easily prevented but for familiesRead the full story


Vision Screening At School: A Quick Fix for Kosal

In 2002, Angkor Hospital for Children established an Eye Clinic to meet the needs of our visually impaired patients. Like many of our departments, the Eye Clinic has an outreach program that visits schools toRead the full story


Cog In the Clock of Global Change: AHC, HIV and UNICEF’s Plan for Nourishment

Malnutrition affects nearly 40% of children in Cambodia, and nearly 1/5th of all women over the age of 15 are underweight. Proper nutrition is important at all ages, but it is critical that children receiveRead the full story


Sitting, Waiting, Wishing: Hoping for a Heart Surgery

Kanika* is a four year old girl with congenital heart disease. She lives with her parents and two sisters 350km from Siem Reap in Kampong Chnnang Province. Kanika, who is currently in kindergarten, has alwaysRead the full story