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14/03/2013

Eye trauma from pencil lead

One day at school during the break, while she was playing with friends, eight year old Lina* was hit in the eye by a pencil lead. She was in pain but did not tell anyoneRead the full story

07/03/2013

Physiotherapist from Germany

My name is Annika Neumann and I am a Physiotherapist from Germany. I have the honour of working at AHC. I have been here for one month now and there are so many special momentsRead the full story

22/02/2013

Monk treated for dengue fever

A year ago 10 year old Houn*, left his three siblings and parents who are farmers in the Chi Kreng, to become a Buddhist monk because the poverty affecting his family meant they could not provide for him. Treated withRead the full story

10/02/2013

Heart surgery success with American team

Viruth* is from the Battambang province, 200km from Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC). His parents are farmers and he has a younger brother. One month after delivery, his parents noticed that his breathing was veryRead the full story

02/02/2013

Outpatient nurse – staff profile

My name is Huy Vuth and I’m 25 years old. I am from the Battambang province, about 170km from Siem Reap.  It is one of the agricultural provinces in Cambodia. After I finished high schoolRead the full story

20/11/2012

Baby in ICU for 22 days

A baby born prematurely at eight months gestation, Vireak*, was delivered at a rural health center 15km from the Satellite Clinic (SC). A day after delivery, Vireak was sent to the SC for neonatal care.Read the full story

18/10/2012

Patient learns about dental hygiene

Thea*, a 7 year old boy, came with his mother to AHC’s Dental Clinic for treatment. They travelled more than 150km from Svay Sisophon district in Banteay Mean Chey province. The taxi cost US$10 whichRead the full story

29/09/2012

Heart surgery with team from Singapore

The Heart Surgery Program is extremely important in Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC).  Since its launch, the program hundreds of children who suffer from congenital heart defects have been treated successfully. Recently, we had toRead the full story