FILE - A Cambodian girl, left, HIV-positive, sits with others who are affected with HIV AIDS hold candles during a vigil in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Authorities say they fear the repeated use of an infected needle could be causing the devastating outbreak in northwestern Battambang province.
A local health clinic in Rokar village, Battambang province, is now under investigation, after nearly 800 people were tested for the virus.
At least 82 people have tested positive for HIV in the village of Rokar, Battambang province, which has only 2,000 people in it.
Police have recorded 93 different drug trafficking cases in the last three months.
Large number of previously unreported deaths contribute to sharp rise in global total.
The hotel is still open for regular business, but at least several floors have been reserved for potential Ebola carriers, health workers, and Chinese security officials
More than 80 percent of country's 850,000 elderly never had formal employment and therefore do not qualify for a pension.
Ambassador to UN says White House committed to reversing tide of deadly infections.
Cambodians in Washington raised more than $15,000 for the Kantha Bopha Hospital on Saturday, at an event sponsored by the Cambodian Embassy.
The study comes as workers are demanding a minimum wage of $177 per month to keep up with the rising cost of living.
The measures are meant to screen for Ebola, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and avian influenza, all of which can be deadly for humans.
Street food is very popular in Phnom Penh, particularly among the city’s youth.
Infections are rising, especially among young people involved in the sex trade, injecting drugs and young men having unprotected sex with men.
Insurance policy says if a brand of milk powder is recalled, customers who bought cans from a Redbaby store or website will be reimbursed.
Parasite adapts resistance to treatment in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Laos.
Spillover rate of diseases passing between humans and animals is increasing as the growing human population encroaches upon new habitats.
All nine were arrested Saturday and accused of trafficking organs from the Preah Ket Mealea Military Hospital.
WHO director Margaret Chan said the announcement is 'a clear call for international solidarity'.
World Health Organization says dozens of new fatalities reported in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone; 2nd case confirmed in Nigeria.
“20-year old Maurice Williams is now willing to come forward with the truth. Born HIV-Positive, he kept his status secret all his life. If Maurice had been born today, his life might have turned out differently.
“In Washington D.C.’s gay African American community stigma and fear are keeping many from confronting the HIV/AIDS crisis. We follow Christian Paige Bass, a young gay HIV positive man, who had his own fears about seeking treatment, as he encourages other gay men in the city to seek health services
West Africa outbreak prompting authorities as far away as Asia to take preventive measures, although scientists say global spread of disease is unlikely.
The head of the World Health Organization has told the presidents of West African nations stricken by Ebola that the outbreak is moving faster than efforts to control it.
New study finds new antimalarial drug looks promising in early testing.
The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Rajiv Shah, says that every day this year 18,000 more children will live and 700 more mothers will survive compared to the daily maternal and child mortality rate in 1990. Shah's agency will host a forum Wednesday in collaboration with gov
Advocates are optimistic that drugs - which can cure viral disease - will become available to those who need them the most.
Host Elton John contends disease can be beaten 'only by eradicating its most deadly symptom'.
A new documentary series from the Voice of America, “AIDS: Living in the Shadows,” examines the impact of stigma in several communities around the world. It’s hosted by Elton John, whose AIDS foundation supports programs on four continents.
Country's ambitious goal is to eliminate new HIV infection by 2020.
Since its emergence in 1981, HIV/AIDS-related illness has killed tens of millions. A new documentary from the Voice of America examines the stigma attached to human immunodeficiency virus, the disease that causes AIDS.
Bill Gates said in Washington Thursday that most innovation is driven by private enterprise, but that only governments can make broader social improvements. Zlatica Hoke has more.
Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne illness that infects an estimated 400 million people each year.
VOA Khmer’s Im Sothearith recently had an interview by Skype with Ly Seav Huong, a doctoral student in biomedical science at Harvard University about the importance of biomedical science and her views on Cambodian healthcare.
Pathologist Hav Monirath of Calmette Hospital in Phnom Penh spoke via Skype to VOA Khmer’s Im Sothearith about campaigns to promote the awareness of cancer in Cambodia and her future projects.
In the past 10 years, a deadly strain of bird flu has killed more than half of the people who got it. Now there's a new strain of bird flu circulating that can kill about a third of the humans who contract it. Whenever there's a virus this lethal, there are always fears of a pandemic.
Many people experience headaches, but some are more serious than others, a US-based doctor says.
កម្មវិធីក្នុងសប្តាហ៍នេះមាន បទសម្ភាសន៍អំពីយុទ្ធនាការលើកកម្ពស់ការយល់ដឹង អំពីជំងឺមហារីកនៅកម្ពុជា។ ការបង្រៀនគ្រាមភាសាអង់គ្លេសបែបអាមេរិកាំង គឺឃ្លា «a pain in the neck» និងបញ្ចប់ដោយឈុតខ្លះពីភាពយន្តអាមេរិករឿង «NOAH»៕