Monthly Archives: May 2016

A prevalence of lead poisoning in Sihanoukville

This week the SicKids team are in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, supporting the health and wellbeing of local children and parents alongside the excellent team at M’Lop Tapang. Interestingly, we’ve learned about a prevalence of lead poisoning in the region – something

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Building a medical library for health workers in Sihanoukville

During Cambodia’s troubled past many text books were lost, leaving knowledge gaps and a lack of resources for health workers today. This donation of medical text books by our trustee, Dr Andrew Rowland, will help the health clinic at M’Lop

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Brilliant results from M’Lop Tapang’s education team

This week the SicKids team are in Cambodia supporting the health and wellbeing of children and young people in and around Sihanoukville. Today Dr Andrew Rowland and Nurse Sue Higgins were delighted to welcome back Samnang* to their clinic. He

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Delivering the first ever baby massage training supporting infant health in Cambodia

Today Sister Sue Higgins, the first recipient of a SicKids medical outreach grant, delivered what we believe to be the first ever baby massage training in Cambodia. During her second of six days working alongside the amazing organisation M’Lop Tapang in Sihanoukville,

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Seven steps to better protect children & young people

Our Trustee, Andrew, was delighted to deliver the  Key Note Lecture in Swindon today. Joining a series of excellent speakers, Andrew’s lecture reminded everyone of the seven steps necessary to better protect children and young people, both in the UK

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