Phnom Penh: According to the press release of the Ministry of Health As of this morning, August 1, 2020, chikungunya fever has spread to 12 provinces in Cambodia. According to the report, as of July 31, 2020, there were 1,020 cases of chikungunya, of which women 562 people, equivalent to 55 percent. Most patients are cured.

Ministry of Health Press Release Outbreaks in Cambodia The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Cambodia would like to inform the public and all authorities. All ranks from the situation of cholera in Cambodia, which has been occurring in Cambodia since July 2020.

Her Excellency Dr. O Vandin, Secretary of State and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Cambodia, confirmed that the situation of dengue fever According to the National Dengue Monitoring System of the National Center for Malaria Control, Parasitology and Bacteriology of the Ministry of Health. The outbreak began in July 2020 and ends on July 31, 2020. A total of 1,020 cases, of which 562 were women (55%). More than 80% of cases occur in four provinces: Siem Reap, Banteay Meanchey, Preah Vihear and Kampong Cham. Other provinces with dengue fever include Oddar Meanchey, Tbong Khmum, Takeo, Kampot, Kampong Som, Pursat, Stung Treng and Pailin, for a total of 12 provinces. There is chickenpox.



She further stated that the measures to prevent dengue fever (chickenpox) are His Excellency Professor Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health. "The prevention and control of CHIK is the same as dengue fever, based on the prevention of tiger mosquitoes," he said. Females bite through the elimination of water droplets, which are home to mosquito breeding grounds. In order to protect the health of chickens from mosquito bites more effectively, HE Minister of Health Recommend and guide to all citizens and local authorities at all levels to increase participation and movement to reduce and prevent animal breeding. Mosquitoes through the implementation of the following measures:

Measure 1: Parents, guardians, boys and girls, including local authorities, must actively participate in getting rid of water worms in places where water is left unused, such as Tires, motorcycles, bottles, cans, coconut shells, rice bowls, soup, plastic cans, coffee cans should be buried or burned or destroyed or stored properly to prevent waterlogging.
Measure 2: Adhere to the habit of living clean, clean the house, the house has light in and out, store items, clothes, under the house in order to eliminate A swamp forest around the house to reduce the habitat of mosquitoes clinging to us, which can easily bite us. During the day it is necessary to wear long-sleeved clothes, sleep under a mosquito net regularly day and night and not to sit near dark places That no.

Measure 3: In case of high fever, the patient should be taken to the state examination and treatment service (public service) such as the center. Health and the nearest hospital, do not try to treat the fever immediately by yourself or delay the follow-up treatment. Private individuals with no dengue fever at all.

Measure 4: All 25 Capital-Provincial Health Departments must manage the provision of services and clinics for chiropractic in hospitals. Good and refer patients to other hospitals in case of overcrowding in any hospital without leaving Late access to examination and treatment services.

Measure 5: All 25 Capital-Provincial Health Departments promote in collaboration with all relevant parties and development partners in their jurisdiction To review and introduce measures, as well as promote the dissemination of health education messages to prevent the spread of the disease and the movement. Support active and comprehensive participation in the fight against the disease in the community.

At the same time, His Excellency Professor Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health, would like to appeal to the relevant institutions, ministries, departments or relevant units of the World Health Organization, NGOs, national and international community. Participate in the intervention and full cooperation and continue to support the participation of all nations Participate in the intervention and full cooperation and continue to support Participate in the National Dengue Fever Program of the National Center for Malaria Control, Parasitology and Bacteriology of the Ministry of Health, as well as assist the Department Capital and provincial health to prevent the spread of chickenpox in the outbreak community to be more effective to avoid Spread from place to place.

The Ministry of Health would like to express its deep gratitude to all citizens and local authorities as well as all stakeholders for paying attention to the above guidelines and Blessings to all people to get good health together to avoid the spread of dengue fever.
By: Kolap