News

Dr. Gaëtan Khim

DMDP is pleased to introduce the newest member of the team.  Dr. Gaëtan Khim is a graduate of the University of Health Sciences in Phnom Penh.  After graduating, he worked in a private clinic for three years.  He will be working as a Clinical Mentor under the direction of Dr….

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Bacterial Identification and Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing Workshop

Thirty-nine participants and mentors from Cambodian hospitals and organizations are attending a three day workshop, December 14-16, organized by DMDP and supported by the Cambodian Ministry of Health, the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), the Fondation Merieux and the Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope.   Topics included “Old and Emerging Pathogens” by…

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Dr. Laurie Elder

Dr. Laurie Elder has passed away. Laurie went to Cambodia in 2012 and shared her great gift for teaching and her years of bench experience in diagnostic microbiology with Cambodian lab staff in Phnom Penh and Battambang. Laurie was eagerly planning to return to Cambodia again this year. And we…

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Ma Makara

We were saddened this last week by the death of Ma Makara.  Makara died after months of suffering with cancer, she was only 48 years old.   Makara was a good microbiologist who graduated in Medical Technology from the Technical School for Medical Care in 1993.  She had been working in…

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Dr. Ear Sophal

Dr. Sophal Ear is a faculty member at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California and a member of the DMDP Board of Directors.  Dr. Ear is presently in Cambodia on a fact finding mission for DMDP.  He came to introduce himself to the participants at the bimonthly meeting of microbiology…

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New DMDP Website

Please take a look at the new DMDP website, www.dmdp.org. When DMDP was just getting off the ground, Andy Patrick at liveBooks generously contributed a professional website with VIP status for the development of the site and hosting for five years. Thank you, Andy. Do check out the liveBooks websites…

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