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CDC's work in Cambodia
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CDC established an office in Cambodia in 2002. CDC works closely with the Ministry of Health and other partners to build capacity for surveillance and outbreak investigation, to build quality lab systems, and to strengthen public health programs in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, flu, immunization, and injury prevention.

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Country stats at a glance

Cambodia at a Glance

Population: 14,406,000
Per capita income: $2,360
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 64/61 yrs
Under 5 mortality: 45/1000 live births
Source: Population Reference Bureau 2013

Top Ten Causes of Death in country

Top 10 Causes of Death

  1. 1.Lower-Respiratory Infection 5%
  2. Ischemic Heart Disease 5%
  3. Lower-Respiratory Infection 5%
  4. Stroke 4%
  5. Malaria 3%
  6. HIV 3%
  7. Lower Back Pain 3%
  8. Pre-term Birth Complications 3%
  9. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disaese 3%
  10. Major Depressive Disorder 2%

Source: GBD Compare 2010

What CDC Is Doing


  • Surveillance capacity enhanced—the national reference laboratory routinely carries out tests for seasonal and pandemic influenza and has capacity to detect MERS-coronavirus
  • 80% of patients with TB tested for HIV and 85% of patients with HIV screened for TB
  • Rapid, point-of-care HIV testing provided in the community and at health centers
  • Carried out assessment of biosafety and biosecurity needs in 28 laboratories
  • Collaborated on more than 100 professional and technical documents about public health in Cambodia
  • Page last reviewed: April 5, 2018
  • Page last updated: April 5, 2018
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