Guideline on the management and admission of patients into public services (national hospitals, national centers, referral hospitals of the capital, provinces, districts, Khans, and health centers) and private health services (hospitals, polyclinics, clinics and maternity wards)

The Ministry of Health issued a Guideline on the management and admission of patients into public services (national hospitals, national centers, referral hospitals of the capital, provinces, districts, Khans, and health centers) and private health services (hospitals, polyclinics, clinics and maternity wards) dated August 04, 2021 (Source: Ministry of Health).

Order to ban tobacco advertisement

The municipality has ordered all tobacco companies to stop advertising and displaying cigarettes in public as it violates the Law on Tobacco Control, which bans every advertising materials related to cigarettes on public display, including ads on their websites and social media. Khmer Times, February 7, 2020

Health System Governance

a. MoH (as of May 2015) provides comprehensive access to public health services through the Health Equity Fund covering 100 per cent of poor population estimated at 3.2 million. In addition to medical services, the HEF also provides direct support for transportation and caretaker food allowances. b. The annual budget is transferred from the central […]

Promoting decentralization

MoH provides authorization on some functions to sub-national level (Operational District). Provincial Health Department is now responsible for developing its own development plan including budget planning. The Deputy Provincial Health Director and lower levels could be appointed by provincial governor and provincial council committee. Several functions (maintaining health centres [hygiene, electricity, water, etc.]; [ii] providing […]