Sophan and Sitha were born at the new maternity ward in Kratie Referral Hospital. Their mother Vanna lives in Kratie along with her husband Sarat, who works as a driver… Read More »Patient Story – Twins: A Risky Blessing
Kratie’s neighboring province of Mondulkiri is one of the poorest in the country and has the highest child mortality rate. The population is primarily made up of ethnic minorities who… Read More »Bringing compassionate care closer to babies in need
In response to the rapid increase in admissions of neonates in respiratory distress and limited CPAP machines, in 2020 we implemented the use of disposable bubble CPAP, made by the… Read More »Implementation of bubble CPAP in 2020 and beyond
Sorphea was born at Kratie Referral Hospital in August. Immediately after birth she developed respiratory distress. The Chenla team was paged to the delivery ward where they quickly performed neonatal resuscitation… Read More »Patient Story – Baby Sorphea (Baby Wisdom)
Covid-19 is severely impacting Cambodians due to its economic consequences, putting further strain on the health and well-being of many of Cambodia’s poorest families. In 2019, 30% of Cambodia’s GDP… Read More »How Covid-19 is impacting our community
Chenla Children’s Healthcare has been busy throughout this year both before and after Covid-19 became a pandemic. Throughout it all, the Chenla team has worked hard to provide compassionate and high quality care where it is needed most in Cambodia. Serving in the poorest region, the team at Chenla Children’s Healthcare now admits 250 patients a month to the general pediatric ward, 60 patients a month to the neonatal ward and 30 patients a month to our small ICU including patients needing to be placed on ventilator support.
1. Chenla Children’s Healthcare’s boss. At Chenla the patient remains the boss. It is our mantra and a way of always remembering what is most important. Everything Chenla does is centered around meeting the medical needs of the most vulnerable children in eastern Cambodia. Most recent estimates in the region are that 1 out of 24 children die before his/her fifth birthday mostly from preventable or treatable causes. Chenla’s main goal is to greatly improve these numbers and treat every patient with the high quality and compassionate care he or she deserves.Read More »Three Reasons to Love Chenla Children’s Healthcare