Around 150 Cambodian, Lao and Vietnamese met with members of the Southeast Asian American Health Coalition and Khmer Health Advocates, describing what they need in a proper healthcare system.
For over 25 years, Dr. Taing Tek Hong, a Cambodian-American medical physician in Jacksonville, Florida, has volunteered his time each month as a health expert on our popular ‘Hello VOA’ radio call-in show.
The virus, first identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012, has no cure or vaccine.
Suon Sambo, 32, was hospitalized in Senegal earlier this month, but he succumbed to the disease on Monday, officials said.
Researchers say more than 1M people in sub-Saharan Africa will contract malaria this year because they live near dams.
The total number of dengue infections has risen to nearly 7,000, up from around 2,000 last year.
Programmer Kong Divin recently returned from a trip to the US, where he won second place in a Microsoft Office context in Texas.
More people are using bikes to get around the city and on weekends cyclists can be seen on the outskirts of town.
At the Preah Dak health center in rural Siem Reap province health workers say they do what they can, but sometimes they run out of medicine or time.
Dengue fever has killed at least 16 people so far this year, an uptick from the same period last year, health officials say.
According to a study by the National Center for HIV/AIDS, the infection rate among MSM is around 2.3 percent, in an estimated population of 30,000.
Cambodia has failed to meet a number of UN Millennium Development Goals, which were set out years ago and aimed at halving global poverty.