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Cambodia - Phnom Penh - Medicine - HIV

Cambodia - Phnom Penh - Medicine - HIV

Russian Hospital of Phnom Penh, Sideens service. This service is directed entirely by the NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres. Phnom Penh is among the cities most heavily populated by various NGO organizations. The country currently has six screening centers, with 16 others in the works. Fewer than 500 HIV patients have access to antiretroviral treatments. All three hospital centers dedicated to the treatment of HIV were created by NGOs. The virus' perspectives are gloomy. According to calculations by NGOs in place, HIV/AIDS is wiping out the country's population, and will orphan 145,000 Cambodian children by 2005. Medecin Sans Frontieres is one of the rare organisations using antiretrovirals for AIDS treatment.
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2003
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