In May, Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital treated over 50,000 outpatients and more than 9,000 seriously-ill children at its facilities in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province.

A total of 52,045 sick children were examined in the outpatient ward, while 9,906 seriously ill children were hospitalised, 165 of them with dengue fever, according to the Cambodia Kantha Bopha Foundation report.

It said 1,886 children underwent surgical operations, while 101 children had open-heart operations or catheterisations.

Separately at the maternity ward of their Jayavarman VII Hospital in Siem Reap, also known as Kantha Bopha III, a total of 7,038 pregnant women were examined and treated in the outpatient ward and 1,516 women delivered babies there.