At any shelter or vet clinic, ringworm as a diagnosis comes up often. Given that the condition can easily be transmitted to humans, it is not just a matter of animal health, but also important for public health in general.
It isn’t a secret that Cambodia’s medical sector is still expanding. But there is more to be done in hospitals and clinics and certainly more training is needed for doctors, nurses and other medical practitioners.
We may lose our hand, face, gut, heart or brain to infection and worst of all, we may even lose our life. We may pass the infection on to our loved ones, our beloved spouse, kids or parents or to all the people around us if we or they are not careful.