Cambodian’s Life Expectancy Better as Country Develops: WHO Director

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Cambodian’s Life Expectancy Better as Country Develops: WHO Director

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:14 pm

When you read this, bear in mind that this exceptionally positive news item was written by the government-friendly Fresh News source.

Cambodian’s Life Expectancy Better as Country Develops: WHO Director
27/08/19 19:46
Phnom Penh (FN), Aug. 26 - Dr. Takeshi Kasai, Director for World Health Organization (WHO), noted that Cambodia has made significant progress over the last two decades and that Cambodian people has better life expectancy.

His statement was made during his courtesy call on Cambodian Prime Minister HE on Monday morning at the Peace Palace.

Eang Sophalleth, a a personal Secretary to Prime Minister HE, said that during his visit, Dr. Kasai had informed the premier that he had visited Cambodia in the 2000s; compared to now, Cambodia has developed rapidly.

The WHO director added that he is confident that Cambodia will achieve national sustainable development under the wise leadership of Prime Minister HE and that Cambodia will successfully cope up with various diseases.

Prime Minister HE congratulated Dr. Kasai for being appointed as the new WHO Director for the Asia-Pacific region. Through Cambodia-WHO good cooperation, Cambodia has been able to effectively develop measures to prevent many diseases including polio, measles, tetanus, bird flu and HIV/AIDS.

The premier added that in 2025, Cambodia will launch a national health program to end malaria and that Cambodia will become a smoke-free country. Cambodia is also implementing a social security program to help poor pregnant women; and hopes to reduce epidemics by providing adequate nutrition to Cambodian people.
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Re: Cambodian’s Life Expectancy Better as Country Develops: WHO Director

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:54 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:14 pm
When you read this, bear in mind that this exceptionally positive news item was written by the government-friendly Fresh News source.

Phnom Penh (FN), Aug. 26 - Dr. Takeshi Kasai, Director for World Health Organization (WHO), noted that Cambodia has made significant progress over the last two decades and that Cambodian people has better life expectancy.

=FRESH NEWS
Nevertheless, very possibly true. ??
Anyone got any hard data?
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Re: Cambodian’s Life Expectancy Better as Country Develops: WHO Director

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:05 pm

SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:54 pm
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:14 pm
When you read this, bear in mind that this exceptionally positive news item was written by the government-friendly Fresh News source.

Phnom Penh (FN), Aug. 26 - Dr. Takeshi Kasai, Director for World Health Organization (WHO), noted that Cambodia has made significant progress over the last two decades and that Cambodian people has better life expectancy.

=FRESH NEWS
Nevertheless, very possibly true. ??
Anyone got any hard data?
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Re: Cambodian’s Life Expectancy Better as Country Develops: WHO Director

Post by Kammekor » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:30 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:14 pm
The premier added that in 2025, Cambodia will launch a national health program to end malaria and that Cambodia will become a smoke-free country. Cambodia is also implementing a social security program to help poor pregnant women; and hopes to reduce epidemics by providing adequate nutrition to Cambodian people.
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:facepalm:
Import 1.000.000 Chinese and become a smoke free country. Seriously?
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Re: Cambodian’s Life Expectancy Better as Country Develops: WHO Director

Post by explorer » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:36 pm

If they are really going to address health and life expectancy, they need to address Thalassaemia. They could provide tests for Thalassaemia, then provide people with information about the options they have.
## I thought I knew all the answers, but they changed all the questions. ##
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