AHC News, Policy & Guidelines
AHC Reaches 100 Peer Review Journal Publications
At the heart of Angkor Hospital for Children’s approach to solving national and international challenges in child health is an unwavering commitment to evidence-based knowledge and data-based analysis. In partnership with the Cambodian Ministry of Health, AHC generates, reviews and shares a vast amount…
Health System Strengthening, Saving Babies' Lives
Checking in at Rovieng Health Centre in Rural Preah Vihear
The AHC Saving Babies’ Lives team return to Rovieng Health Centre in rural Preah Vihear province, Cambodia, to follow up on neonatal care training and BaRT.
Neonatal, Policy & Guidelines, Saving Babies' Lives
Meet BaRT: The App Helping Newborns Breathe
AHC has developed an innovative and sustainable solution to reduce neonatal mortality due to breathing-related deaths: the Baby Resuscitation Training system (BaRT).
AHC News, COVID-19
AHC’s Response: COVID-19 in Cambodia
Learn how child health in Cambodia may be impacted by COVID-19, the financial outlook, and how AHC is adapting..
Eye, In the Press, Volunteering
Using Cybersight to Diagnose and Treat Urgent Cases During Lockdown
Orbis partner Dr. Khauv is a Cambodian ophthalmologist who has been using Cybersight for more than a decade, seeking consultations on nearly 200 patients. Thanks to the support of Orbis Volunteer Faculty Dr. Shaikh, he was able to diagnose and treat an urgent case, even in the midst of a pandemic.
Dengue, In the Press
The Korea Herald: Climate Change & Dengue Fever
“In Cambodia, those involved in the fight against dengue are asking questions about relevance to climate. Dr. Ngeth Pises, the medical director of Angkor Hospital for Children in Cambodia, says a changing Cambodian climate seems to be at least one of the logical explanations…
Dengue, In the Press
The Guardian: Asia’s hardest year for dengue fever – in pictures
“In peak season, we had seven times more cases of dengue fever than last year, and half of them needed to be hospitalised,” says Dr Ngoun Chanpheaktra, AHC Hospital Director. “Between June and August, we had 200 cases a week and 30% to 50% of the beds were occupied by patients with dengue fever complications.”
In the Press, Volunteering
Global Health Initiatives in Pediatric Nephrology
UNC and Children’s Hospital of Atlanta are working to create sustainable education and training in paediatric nephrology at AHC. Dorey Glenn, MD, MPH visited AHC recently and helped design a five-year plan for training nephrologists at AHC.
Events, In the Press
The Phnom Penh Post: AHC and Manulife partner for the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon
Manulife initiated a fundraising programme among its employees globally for the Half Marathon to support Angkor Hospital for Children. Read more.
An Integrated Approach to Combating Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotics have revolutionised the medical world since their discovery the in 1920’s. Designed to prevent and treat bacterial infections, when used properly, they save lives. Antibiotic resistance is a phenomenon that occurs when bacteria change in response to the use of these medicines. Bacteria,…