Cambodia Receives Award for Progress in Reducing Maternal Mortality

Agence Kampuchea Press

Cambodia Receives an Award for Progress in Reducing Maternal Mortality

AKP Phnom Penh, May 20, 2014 —

The Honorable Dr. Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health of Cambodia, will accept the award at a ceremony during the 67th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, it added.

According to the press release, the Special Mention honors the leadership of country governments for expanding access to essential reproductive health services. It recognizes the Cambodian government’s systematic and persistent efforts to strengthen reproductive health service delivery and reduce maternal mortality. The initiatives have helped to reduce Cambodia’s maternal mortality rate by almost 60 percent since 2005, it added.