The Ministry of Health has introduced the new drug Primaquine to treat malaria.
Cambodia expresses optimism that it will become malaria-free by 2025.
The biggest mosquito-borne threat by far is malaria, with 219 million cases reported in 2017.
Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia, scientists warned on Monday.
Eradication of Malaria threatened by growing resistance to drugs and insecticides.
Health Ministry is targeting to eliminate the disease in the Kingdom by 2025.
The overuse and misuse of antimicrobials in humans, agriculture, and food production have led to a reduced ability to successfully treat infections by antimicrobials such as antibiotics, anti-virals and anti-malarials that were designed to fight them.
A Health Ministry official yesterday said more people died last year after contracting dengue fever than in 2017.
There have been 24,684 cases of dengue fever with 23 deaths in 2018 which saw a sharp increase compared to 2017
The number of malaria cases last year rose by more than 41.6 percent.
The Health Ministry today said that the number of malaria cases last year rose by more than 41.6
In a world divided by conflict and greed, the Global Fund’s fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria is a matter of enlightened self-interest and a reminder of how much humanity can accomplish when we cooperate to save lives.
The Health Minister is calling for people living in areas prone to malaria to take measures in order to protect themselves.
Asia Pacific has made broad progress against malaria, but the gains are fragile. Without intervention, the massive trade in fake or substandard medicines throughout the region puts a malaria-free future at risk, write Benjamin Rolfe and Lelio Marmora.
Though vast amounts of money are spent on fighting malaria, unfortunately, a silver bullet in the form of a vaccine or drugs to fight all known malaria strains has yet to be developed.
The Cambodian and Thai Health Ministries sign an agreement for cooperation.
Family of a UN peacekeeper who died of malaria , finally receive compensation.
The family of a Cambodian peacekeeper who died of malaria in 2015 at Mali while on a UN peacekeeping mission has received $70000 in compensation from United Nations.
Though malaria still poses a major threat to millions of people around the world, there has been significant progress toward eliminating the disease in severely affected areas.
Cases of dengue fever have more than doubled in the first three months of 2018 if compared to the same period last year.
The government calls to help make Cambodia a malaria-free country.
The Cambodian government calls to help make Cambodia malaria-free.
Health Ministry officials said the number of malaria cases in 2017 increased nearly 100%.
The number of dengue fever cases dropped by more than half last year, with only three deaths, a health official said.
Officials from the Ministry of Health said the numbers of malaria cases was roughly similar in 2017 as it was in 2016.
The health status of many Cambodians is like their land 50 years ago. There are “mines” everywhere in their body and mind, waiting to explode anytime.
A four-year old girl dies of malaria after contracting the disease in northern Italy.