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Community Development and Philanthropy Prize Awardee (2019)

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Angkor Hospital for Children
1999
Established Angkor Hospital for Children Started with 3 doctors, 10 nurses, 12 volunteers and 2 beds
2005
Officially recognized as a medical education institution in Cambodia
2010
Established the volunteer association for the first time in Cambodia
2013
Established the ward for newborn babies for the first time in Cambodia

Since its establishment in 1999, Angkor Hospital for Children, a non-profit medical institution, has been contributing greatly to the improvement of healthcare services in Cambodia through the improvement of pediatric medical care and hygiene prevention education for underprivileged children in Angkor, one of the most underdeveloped areas in Cambodia.

Since then, Angkor Hospital for Children has been providing free medical services to 500 underprivileged children every day (160,000 children every year) over the last 20 years. Especially in Cambodia, where the mortality rate of newborn babies less than one month old is high, it has established the ward for newborn babies, such as neonatal intensive care units and intensive care units for the first time in Cambodia in 2013, contributing greatly to decreasing the mortality rate of newborn babies.

In addition, Angkor Hospital for Children provides practical training to more than 800 nursing students, and education and training to more than 100 medical workers at government-affiliated public health centers, national, public and private hospital every year by using its medial infrastructure, contributing to the improvement of the level of medical service in Cambodia that lacks health manpower. It also provides customized hygiene education to parents and children to prevent disease by cooperating with local authorities, local communities and schools.

The operation of Angkor Hospital for Children is funded mostly by individuals and corporations from all over the world and the International Board of Directors in Hong Kong provides advices on administrative matters such as law and finance. Based on the leadership of the CEO who graduated from the Oxford University School of Medicine, it presents a successful model as a stable and sustainable non-profit medical institution with transparency and expertise.