In the Press
The Phnom Penh Post: Increase in dengue reported in Siem Reap
AHC has expressed its concerns over an increase in severe dengue cases in Siem Reap province. AHC admitted 265 children infected with the virus in the past two months alone, which is more than all of last year, according to an AHC statement issued on Friday.
Saving Babies' Lives
AHC is Saving Babies’ Lives
At a remote health centre in northern Cambodia just below the Thai border, a small group of volunteer health workers gather. It’s a Village Health Support Group (VHSG), and it’s one of dozens that takes place across the province.
Hope Reunites A Family
Fire tears apart a Cambodian family but hope reunites them A moment changed four-year-old Charya’s life forever. The little boy from Siem Reap is recovering after a horrific field fire burnt 60% of his body and claimed the life of his mother. Charya almost…
Sitting in on a Monthly YPAG Meeting
On the last Sunday of every month, an eclectic, excitable, and very green bunch of teenagers gather at AHC. They are dressed in their AHC t-shirts, ‘YPAG’ proudly inscribed on their chest. As more and more green-teens file into the room, they are warmly…
AHC Celebrates 20 Years of Advancing Paediatric Healthcare
Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) marks 20 years of providing high quality, compassionate care to Cambodia’s children – and in the process, changing the face of healthcare in the country.
At the Forefront of Paediatric Cancer
Five years ago, if a child was diagnosed with cancer in Cambodia, the outlook was grim. Few if any resources for treatment existed. There were no facilities offering radiotherapy, haematology, intensive chemotherapy or palliative care.
Volunteer Spotlight: Paving the Way in Paediatric Nursing Through Curriculum Design
At 46 years of age, with several successful businesses beneath his belt, Claude Rochon decided to attend university for the first time. Rochon, who had worked as a plumber for 30 years, switched professions and pursued a degree in nursing. He had participated in…