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03/11/2016

The results are in! Our patients tell us how we can improve the hospital

At Angkor Hospital for Children, we are always striving to improve our operations and to ensure the best possible quality care for our young patients. There are many indicators we measure regularly to ensure weRead the full story

Treating dengue fever at Angkor Hospital for Children: Ponlue’s Story

Ponlue* is a healthy nine year old boy from Siem Reap province, who is in grade three at school. Ponlue lives with his family who are livestock farmers, about 30km away from the Angkor HospitalRead the full story

21/10/2016

Respiratory Therapy Volunteers Helping our Patients to Breathe Easy

Arlyn Cortez and Scott Ferguson are both respiratory therapists from the US who recently volunteered in AHC’s Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units (PICU and NICU). Respiratory therapists play an important role in the diagnosis,Read the full story

12/10/2016

Infection Prevention and Control – Protecting our Patients

Infection Prevention and Control is a critical issue in health-care settings and is required to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases. Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that patients acquire while receiving medical care and canRead the full story

06/10/2016

Chantrea’s Brave Fight Against Retinoblastoma

40 year old Sorphea and her husband tried for ten years to conceive their third child. Their other children were all grown up and they had almost given up hope when Sorphea became pregnant withRead the full story

29/09/2016

World Heart Day: Raising Awareness of Rheumatic Heart Disease in Children

“Children from 5 years old are at higher risk of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD)”, says AHC’s Paediatrician and Cardiologist, Dr Nget Pises. Rheumatic heart disease is a condition that can cause permanent damage to theRead the full story

28/09/2016

World Rabies Day: Education, Vaccinate, Eliminate!

Children are at higher risk of contracting the rabies virus because they are more likely to play with animals, and do not have the ability to protect themselves from aggressive animals – animals that canRead the full story

24/08/2016

Ready for Emergencies: Training Cambodian Medical Staff in Advanced Paediatric Life Support

Twice a year, AHC conducts the 3-day Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) training – recognized as the international gold standard in paediatric emergency training. This interactive and practical training consists of class-room theory, small groupRead the full story