The under-construction Ear, Nose & Throat Centre (ENT Centre) in Preah Ang Duong Hospital of Phnom Penh Capital will be ready for operation late next year.

The update was shared during a recent inspection visit by Minister of Health H.E. Mam Bunheng, who urged the construction process to completed as planned in order to contribute to providing healthcare service to the public.

The existence of ENT centre of Preah Ang Duong Hospital will meet well the pending needs for such health care among Cambodians, said the minister.

Broken ground in March 2020, The ENT Centre is built under the grant from South Korea through Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and worth about US$8 million.

According to the ENT Centre construction plan, the building will consist of five floors and be equipped with advanced facilities for diagnosis, treatment and operation to bring the service in Cambodia to a new level.

The grant support also includes technical capacity building for medical doctors and personnel to run the service at the centre.

Cambodia is one of KOICA’s core partner countries in terms of development cooperation, and the agency has it secured a country partnership strategy (CPS) for Cambodia to support the Royal Government of Cambodia with four priority sectors—heath, rural development, education, and infrastructure.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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