Saving Babies' Lives
Saving Babies’ Lives Patient Story: Meet Baby Devi
Born only eight days ago in the rural Chamroeun Health Centre in Preah Vihear province, baby Devi has already spent all of his short life fighting to survive. “When he first came we saw the patient was seriously ill; floppy, not active, not crying,…
Saving Babies' Lives
Saving Babies’ Lives Patient Story: Meet Baby Sopheak
Baby Sopheak was born in a rural health centre of Preah Vihear only 7 days ago. He is receiving phototherapy treatment in the new neonatal ward at the Preah Vihear Referral Hospital. His parents live in an isolated village over one hour away from…
How Baby Soriya Beat Neuroblastoma
Young baby Soriya is visiting AHC to receive yet another round of chemotherapy treatment. She’s become a very familiar face to our oncology team; Soriya has been receiving treatment in AHC’s Inpatient Department every three weeks for the past six months. Each cycle requires…
Join Team AHC at the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon!
Join Team AHC at this year’s Angkor Wat International Half Marathon, on 8th December 2019!
Dengue, In the Press
Asia News Network: Could data help us tell Dengue’s future?
Angkor Hospital for Children has treated more than 2,937 dengue patients thus far in 2019—42 percent more than the same time in 2012, which was previously the hospital’s worst dengue year on record.
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…
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…
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. When AHC first opened its gates in 1999, founder Kenro Izu set a goal…
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. Today, the landscape looks a bit different, as Angkor…
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…