Wednesday 1 February 2017

Cambodian Football Superstar Vathanaka Announces Role as Save the Children’s Goodwill Ambassador

Cambodia’s “golden boy” of football, Chan Vathanaka, today announced he will become Save the Children in Cambodia’s Goodwill Ambassador, supporting the organization’s campaign to reach every last child.

Tuesday 17 January 2017

National Protocols on Clinical Safe Motherhood

Over the last ten years, the Cambodia Demographic Health Survey has shown a steady decrease in maternal mortality, from 472 per 100,000 live births in 2005 to 170 in 2014. Recent reductions in newborn mortality are encouraging as well, from 28 per 1,000 live births in 2005 to 18 in 2014. Author: Phal Vandy.

Friday 28 October 2016

Save the Children’s three target villages recognized as open defecation free communities

To be recognized as Open Defecation Free, a village needs to have full sanitation coverage, meaning that at least 85% of the households have access to its own improved latrine and 15% have access to shared latrines.

Wednesday 28 September 2016

13,000 Children in Remote Areas to Benefit from Early Childhood Education

“Save the Children will provide low-cost community based and home based early childhood care and development programmes for children and parents around the floating communities,” explained Elizabeth Pearce.

Wednesday 14 September 2016

Learning about Nutrition with “Curious Chenda”

Children from six to 23 months need protein to grow up healthy and strong, yet few young children in Cambodia eat protein every day. To help children and families learn about appropriate nutrition, ...