AIDS Healthcare Foundation and NCHADS Partnership Adds 8th Cambodian AIDS Treatment Center in Kirivong
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS
Healthcare Foundation (AHF), which operates free AIDS treatment clinics in
the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean and Asia, is honored to announce
the partnership between the Cambodian
Government and AHF and the start of
Bird Flu In Eastern Cambodian Districts
An additional two districts in Cambodia have now been affected by bird flu killing thousands of ducks. Health officials suggested// that the outbreaks happened after a man smuggled infected ducks in from Vietnam.
Ku Chanthan, a veterinary official in the province was quoted as telling Reuters ...
Resistance to Malaria Drug Reported in Cambodia
... patients in northwestern Thailand. On average, the patients in Thailand were clear of malaria parasites within 48 hours, compared to 84 hours for the cambodian
"Our study suggests that malaria parasites in Cambodia are less susceptible to artemisinin than those in Thailand," lead author Dr. Arjen...
Unspoken memories of Holocaust survivors find silent and nonpathological expression
...ted the above study, alongside her present extended comparative research on cambodian
Canadian children of survivors of the cambodian
genocide, at a conference hosted by the University of Haifa: "The Holocaust...
AIDS Treatment Activists Push UNAIDS and WHO to Meet Commitments to Reduce HIV in Women and Newborns
...HIV or receive information about prevention of vertical transmission," said Lorena Di Giano, from Argentina.
"PMTCT is reaching only a handful of cambodian
women and their babies. Only about one in ten HIV-positive mothers and their babies receive antiretroviral drugs to prevent vertical transmission," s...
From Jet Engines to Search Engines, ORBIS-FedEx-Indiana University Join Forces to Fight Unnecessary Childhood Blindness
...t was here that Dr. Khauv learned of ORBIS
Cyber-Sight and became the first cambodian
doctor enrolled. Drs. Khauv and
Neely were matched up, and, in the years th...ough review of potential candidates by an advisory group from ORBIS and
FedEx helps ORBIS deliver sight worldwide
Blue Cross Foundation Awards $528,000 in Grants to Improve Community Health
...ty Working Group project, which
uses web technology and face-to-face dialogue to bring together immigrants
and established community members.
Association of Minnesota, St. Paul, $10,000 for a
collaborative project of five Southeast Asian organizations working
together to address common issue...
Study finds widespread care disparities in Medi-Cal program
...American and 11.7 percent are Asian/Pacific Islander. Primary languages spoken among enrollees are English, Spanish, Southeast Asian languages such as cambodian
and Thai, and others, such as Farsi, Polish and American Sign Language.
Researchers analyzed 16 care areas within three broad categories: child ...
AIDS Healthcare Foundation and NCHADS to Open the 7th collaborative ART Center in Pea Reang
Referral Hospital in Prey Veng Province. The cambodian
clinics are a
partnership between AIDS Healthcare ...om, Kampot, Stung Treng and Svay Rieng. "AHF, the cambodian
Ministry of Health and NCHADS are honored to open
and we are well-positioned to complement the cambodian
Ministry of Health
in its efforts to enhance acces...
Decline in Breastfeeding Linked to Child Deaths in Asia: UNICEF
The WHO said an increase in breastfeeding in Cambodia had contributed to a sharp fall in child mortality. In 2000, just 11 percent of cambodian
mothers breastfed their babies for the first six months. By 2005, 60 percent were breastfeeding which the WHO said contributed to a steep fall in chil...
Unexpected large monkey population discovered
...ng biofuels, and commercial mining," said Tom Clements, the lead author of the WCS report. "WCS is therefore committed to continuing to work with the cambodian
Government to ensure that these globally important primate populations will continue to remain secure."
WCS has worked with the Royal Governm...
World's only captive hairy-nosed otter gets new home
... for him at Phnom Tamau Zoological Garden and Rescue Centre, located near Phnom Penh. The release was celebrated with a blessing by Buddhist monks, a cambodian
tradition when a family moves into a new residence. Dara, which in the Khmer language means "star" or "precious" was brought to the wildlife center i...
Rare soft-shell turtle, nesting ground found in Cambodia
...International (CI), World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the cambodian
Fisheries Administration, and the cambodian
Turtle Conservation Team captured and released an...uly 2007.
The turtle survey team consisted of cambodian
Fisheries Administration staff and the...
Careless reporting on HIV 'could cost lives'
Mills, who used to run clinical trials but now works on human rights aspects of HIV trials, acknowledges that it is difficult to say what led the cambodian
prime minister and Cameroon's Ministry of Public Heath to close the trials down.
But he believes the media reports combined with activists' protest...
Why were the HIV prevention trials in commercial sex workers abandoned?
...l PLoS Medicine.
The dramatic protest at the XV International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand last year against a PREP trial of tenofovir among cambodian
commercial sex workers caught the world's media attention. But Jerome Singh, of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa, Univers...