- The Ministry of Health, Department Communicable Disease Control Department
The ministry provides the national context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The site includes information regarding COVID-19, prevention and control, and health security (Khmer).
Reports & Guidelines
- Home Quarantine Guidance for Close Contact of Confirmed COVID‐19 Case
The ministry advises on how to conduct home quarantine if one has been in close contact with a COVID-19 case (English & Khmer).
- Quarantine Procedure for Travelers Returning from Countries Affected by COVID‐19
The ministry advises on how to conduct a home quarantine after returning to Cambodia following any travel to countries affected by COVID-19 (Chinese, English & Khmer).
- Guidance for Self‐monitoring for Casual Contact of COVID‐19 Case
The ministry provides instructions to conduct self-monitoring if you have had casual contact with a COVID-19 case (English & Khmer).
- How to Conduct an Individual or Home Quarantine for 14 Days to Prevent COVID-19
The ministry provides guidance including the dos and don’ts of taking care of one’s self when quarantining at home (Khmer).
- COVID-19 Preventive Measure during Buddhist Ceremony
The ministry issued the guideline to prevent the infection of COVID-19 during September because it is the month Cambodian people will be traveling to their hometowns to attend the biggest Buddhist in the year (Khmer).
- Announcement to Reopen Schools in Cambodia
The government has announced that it will reopen all schools in Cambodia. It includes the operation of school buses, restaurants, and libraries (Khmer).
- Restrictions on COVID-19 Prevention in Social Public Gathering/Events such as Wedding and Parties
The letter advises all 25 provincial/city governors to take strict actions to prevent COVID-19 through the Ministry of Health’s advised safety practices in regards to large public gatherings/events such as parties, religious events, and weddings (Khmer).
- Instructions to Pharmacists at all Clinics to Apply the COVID-19 Prevention And Protection Measures
The letter advises pharmacists in the medical clinics to take strict actions to prevent and protect their communities from the spread of COVID-19. Furthermore, they should follow the MoH-advised safety practices and avoid contact treatment with those infected with the virus (Khmer).
- Communication Toolkit for Long-term Care Facilities
The toolkit provides guidance to residents and staff working in health facilities in order to protect them from COVID-19 and other potential respiratory pathogens within the long-term care facilities (Khmer & English).
- Standard Operating Procedure for Home Hospitalization of COVID-19
The procedure details follow-up procedures for home-based management care and treatment of COVID-19 patients who are asymptomatic or mild. It indicates that the care should be taken under regular supervision by properly trained health staff and volunteers to prevent and control virus transmission (Khmer).
- Standard Operating Procedure for COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign
The procedure explains the COVID-19 vaccination campaign which aims to ensure that the vaccination rollout is conducted efficiently. It also provides detailed steps for all relevant stakeholders to establish and manage the vaccination centers (Khmer).
- Standard Operating Procedure on Using COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits
The procedure describes the steps to use the COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits to run the self-rapid testing in order to detect the virus to ensure the containment of the spread of the virus (Khmer).
- Cambodia to allow Private Clinics to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
The ministry has decreed that it will allow private health facilities (hospitals, polyclinics, clinics, and maternity wards) to administer the COVID-19 vaccine that is recognized by the WHO (Khmer).
- Procedures to Authorize Private Companies to Open Vaccination Centers
The ministry outlines the procedures for private clinics to obtain permission to set up COVID vaccination centers. Private companies may operate international standard vaccination centers using vaccines that are recognized by the WHO and inform patients of the conditions stated in the guidelines (Khmer).
- Action Plan for COVID-19 Vaccination on Children and Teenagers Ages 12-17
The ministry’s plan is aimed to protect and prevent the spread of COVID-19 amongst the youth. The initiative seeks to reduce COVID-19 mortalities particularly connected to socio-economic activity resumption such as opening educational institutes over the secondary level (Khmer).
- Letter of Advice for Free Covid-19 Rapid Test
The ministry has issued the letter indicating that governors of provinces/ cities, and directors of national hospitals and health centers advising them to provide COVID-19 rapid testing free of cost (Khmer).
Infographics & Posters
- COVID-19 Risk Reduction (Clean Your Hands)
The ministry provides pictorial instructions on washing one’s hands properly and identifying signs of COVID-19 (Khmer).
- Understand the Fact of COVID-19
The ministry has published a poster with general facts that are necessary in understanding COVID-19 (Khmer).
- Social Distance Guidelines
The ministry provides guidelines for social distancing in various communal settings (Khmer).
- Preventive Measures and Educational Messages about the New Coronavirus (nCoV – 2019)
The ministry has issued a number of posters on safety practices and prevention of COVID-19. This information includes general behaviors to reduce the risk, hand washing, regulating visits and working in the wet market, protecting oneself and others from getting sick, food safety, and staying healthy while traveling (English).
- Authorization to Use COVID-19 Vaccine from the Beijing Institute of Biological Products, SINOPHARM
The letter indicates that the COVID-19 vaccine from China has been approved for national distribution. The campaign for vaccination will be effective 04 February 2021 (Khmer).
- Usage of COVID-19 Vaccine from the Biological Products, SINOPHARM
The letter indicates that China will donate 300,000 doses and 300,800 syringes which will arrive on 07 February 2021. It also details the age ranges and the order in which they will receive the vaccine (Khmer).
- Schedule for the SINOPHARM Injection
The letter details the schedule and venue for senior government officials to be vaccinated. The concerned persons include senior ministers, ministers, secretary, and under-secretary of state, provincial governors, and the journalists (Khmer).
- COVID-19 Video
The video provides an overview of the health-related facts that the population should know about COVID-19 (Khmer).
- Quarantine after Returning from Abroad
The video provides all of the steps and preventative actions one should take for a 14-day period after returning to the country (Khmer).
Priority Information for COVID-19
The video provides information regarding isolation when repatriating oneself back to Cambodia (Khmer).
How the Covid-19 Virus Spreads from One to Another
The video provides the overviews of how the Covid 19 virus is transmitted from one to another person and also explains the hygienic measures that can be taken to contain the spread (Khmer).
Do and Don’t During the Quarantine Period
The video provides the information on what should be done and shouldn’t be done during the 14-day quarantine period (Khmer).
How to Contain the Virus Spread in Food Shops/Restaurants
The video provides the instruction on the appropriate arrangement to prevent spreading COVID-19 at food shops/restaurants (Khmer).
Traveling Options to Avoid Spreading COVID-19
The video details the considerations that should be taken before one considers traveling. If traveling is necessary, it explains what transportation mode would be the best, what passengers and drivers should do to stop spreading COVID-19 to their communities (Khmer).
The song describes the steps to be taken when repatriating to Cambodia. It includes the application of quarantine practice by staying in isolation from their family for 14 days first prior to interacting (Khmer).
COVID-19 Shakes the World
The song describes what the COVID-19 is, how to prevent it, finding reliable sources to learn about the virus, and appeals for the prices of goods to be decreased (Khmer).
Physical Distancing Protocols to Practice against the COVID-19 Virus Spread
The video explains the need to protect ourselves from infection by practicing the recommended physical distancing protocols of the Ministry of Health (MoH) (Khmer).
How to Prevent the COVID-19 Virus Epidemic at Banks and Malls
The video details the recommended preventive practices to contain the virus spread at banks and malls and how one can adapt to the new normal (Khmer).
How to Contain the COVID-19 Virus Spread at the Airport
The video explains recommended preventive practices to contain the virus from spreading at the airport before and during taking the flight (Khmer).
- Instructions for COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kits
The video explains the steps to use a COVID-19 rapid antigen test kit in settings without the supervision of a medical professional (Khmer).
- System to Order Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Test Kit
The video details the steps to order the COVID-19 antigen rapid test kit through the automated system. The setup provides up-to-date information about the order, purchase quantity, payment method, and delivery date via a telegram bot. It can be accessed through the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (Khmer).
- Vaccination Campaign for Youth
The ministry has launched a campaign to vaccinate youths from the age of 12 to 17 on a voluntary basis. It will start in Phnom Penh Kandal as well as the Preah Sihanouk and Koh Kong provinces on 1 August 2021 (Khmer).
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