15 Feb 2024. The Ministry of Health, issued a press release on the diagnosis of Mpox on another man in Phnom Penh as the 12th case. According to the results obtained from the National Institute of Public Health on February 13, 2024, there was one more case of Mpox (monkeypox) in a man living in Meanchey district, Phnom Penh. The patient is being treated at a hospital. Thus, a total of 12 cases of impact were detected.
14 Feb 2024. The Ministry of Health announced that another case of monkeypox was detected in a patient. According to a Health Ministry’s press release issued, this is the eleventh case of monkeypox, also known as Mpox, detected in Cambodia. The male patient who lives in Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district is receiving treatment at a hospital. He tested positive by the National Institute of Public Health.
19 Jan 2024. The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, Vietnam asked to tighten border gates to intercept Covid-19 spread. According to WHO, health agencies in countries kept recording the Covid-19 new sub-variants including sub-variants such as XBB.1.5, XBB.1.16, EG.5, BA.2.86, JN.1 that healthcare workers need to monitor these rates closely.
15 Jan 2024. As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, a warning from Chinese health authorities in January 2024 has sounded alarm bells. The health authorities have pointed towards a potential rebound of COVID-19 cases in the country, with the JN.1 variant strain possibly becoming the dominant variant. This comes at a time when China is witnessing a decline in domestic influenza and population immunity, coupled with the continuous importation of the JN.1 variant strain.
14 Jan 2024. Chinese health authorities warned of a potential resurgence of COVID-19 in January, driven by the rising prominence of the JN.1 subvariant.
11 Jan 2024. The health authority has recently recommended people continue to vaccinate against COVID-19, especially those in high-risk groups.
4 Jan 2024. The Ministry of Health has issued an urgent press release, confirming the discovery of two more cases of monkeypox in Cambodia.
The Ministry released the news on the evening of January 3, 2024.
30 Dec 2023. Cambodia has detected the first four cases of the new COVID-19 JN.1 variant, which is the “descendant of the highly mutated BA.2.86 lineage,” the country’s health ministry announced.
24 Dec 2023. Cambodia is making significant strides in ensuring social protection for people living with HIV, recognizing the need for comprehensive support beyond medication. The country’s national policy for responding to HIV emphasizes the importance of nutrition and non-health related care. With impressive progress in HIV testing, treatment, and viral suppression, Cambodia aims to further improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by HIV.