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World Cancer Day: “No innocent children should die of cancer without the chance for treatment”

On this World Cancer Day (4th February), we are reminded that cancer is a disease the unfairly touches the lives of so many children. Retinoblastoma is a cancer of the eye that most commonly affectsRead the full story

Science Cafe Sessions Continue – bringing more scientific health information to our community!

AHC’s Science Cafes aims to bridge the gap between healthcare professionals and ordinary community members, and provide access to child health information – all within a relaxed and informal setting. This activity is a jointlyRead the full story


Improving our children’s oral health – treatment and prevention are both key

Sothy,* 10 years old, lives with her parents and two siblings in the Svay Leu district, 50km from Siem Reap. Sothy’s father is a teacher, while her mother looks after their home. Recently Sothy hadRead the full story


Looking back on 2016…

The past month has been one of reflection on all we have achieved at AHC during 2016. Faced with challenges aplenty, but armed with talent, experience and tenacity, the hope and hard work from staff,Read the full story


The Development of a Sustainable Hospital

Providing free high quality healthcare to Cambodia’s children is Angkor Hospital for Children’s mission since 1999 – so why should a hospital be so concerned about waste management? Health-care waste contains potentially harmful microorganisms, whichRead the full story


AHC welcomes both Cambodian and International Volunteers… meet our favorite student pharmacist – Marynet!

Born and raised in Siem Reap, Tep Y Marynet was aware of Angkor Hospital for Children for many years before she visited our website. Marynet, in her fourth year at the University of Health andRead the full story


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


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