Referral Hospital - Kampot Cambodia
The Referral Hospital Kampot is a public hospital. It is the largest hospital in the province and serves as a referral center for other healthcare facilities in the area. The hospital provides a wide range of medical services, including emergency care, surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, internal medicine and diagnostic services.
The hospital is operated by the Cambodian Ministry of Health and is funded by the government and donor organizations. The hospital has undergone significant improvements in recent years, with the support of various organizations and donors such as the World Health Organization (WHO), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Australian government.
The hospital has a total of 200 beds and employs around 200 staff members, including doctors, nurses and support staff. The hospital has modern medical facilities and equipment, including an operating theater, laboratory, radiology department and pharmacy.
The hospital provides emergency care services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The emergency department is staffed by experienced doctors and nurses who are trained to handle a wide range of medical emergencies. The hospital has ambulances that are equipped with basic life support equipment to transport patients to the hospital.
The hospital has a well-equipped operating theater and provides a range of surgical services, including general surgery, orthopedic surgery and gynecological surgery. The hospital has experienced surgeons who are trained to perform complex surgeries.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
The hospital provides obstetrics and gynecology services, including antenatal care, delivery and postnatal care. The hospital has a maternity ward that is staffed by experienced midwives and obstetricians. The hospital has modern equipment such as fetal monitors and ultrasound machines to monitor the health of the mother and the baby.
The hospital has a pediatric ward that provides medical care to children under the age of 18. The ward is staffed by experienced pediatricians and nurses who are trained to handle a wide range of pediatric conditions. The hospital has modern equipment such as neonatal incubators and pediatric ventilators to provide critical care to sick children.
The hospital provides internal medicine services, including diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and respiratory diseases. The hospital has experienced internists who are trained to manage complex medical conditions.
The hospital has a well-equipped laboratory that provides a wide range of diagnostic services, including blood tests, urine tests and microbiology tests. The hospital has modern equipment such as automated analyzers that provide accurate and reliable results. The hospital also has a radiology department that provides imaging services such as X-rays, ultrasound and CT scans.
The hospital has a specialized clinic for HIV/AIDS patients. The clinic provides comprehensive care to patients living with HIV/AIDS, including antiretroviral therapy, counseling and support services. The clinic also provides HIV testing and counseling services to the general public.
The hospital has a specialized clinic for tuberculosis (TB) patients. The clinic provides diagnosis and treatment for TB patients, as well as counseling and support services. The clinic also provides TB testing and counseling services to the general public.
Mental Health Clinic
The hospital has a specialized clinic for mental health patients. The clinic provides diagnosis and treatment for mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia. The clinic also provides counseling and support services to patients and their families.
Like many public hospitals in developing countries, the Referral Hospital Kampot faces challenges such as limited resources, staffing shortages and inadequate funding. The hospital relies heavily on donor organizations to provide funding for medical equipment, supplies and staff salaries.
The hospital also faces challenges in recruiting and retaining qualified staff. Many healthcare professionals in Cambodia prefer to work in the private sector or in urban areas where salaries are higher and living conditions are better.
The hospital also faces challenges in providing medical care to the rural population. Many people in rural areas do not have access to transportation and may have to travel long distances to reach the hospital. The hospital has outreach programs to provide medical care to remote areas, but these programs are limited by funding and staffing constraints.