• Bulletin Des mariés qui défient les préjugés:Accueil des invités - CIOMAL


    Newlyweds Standing Up To Prejudice

    Soknim and Vanthi both bear the scars of leprosy and decided to hold a beautiful wedding in order to be fully accepted by their community. On a beautiful but sweltering day in April, Soknim and Vanthi arrived at the Kien Khleang Rehabilitation Center in Phnom Penh. They came to invite the CIOMAL staff to their […]

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  • Miss Cambodia-Worldleprosyday Bulletin 142 : Des Miss sans peur et sans reproche face à la lèpre


    Beauty Contestants Show No Fear or Blame In The Face of Leprosy

    For the 66th World Leprosy Day, the CIOMAL Foundation organised an open house morning in Phnom Penh on 30th January. Two hundred visitors joined the event, including university students and professors, representatives of national and international org anisations, as well as about one hundred people affected by leprosy. Opened in 2000 on the island situated […]

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  • 10.12.2018

    Utility Vehicles To Fight Leprosy

    All year round, CIOMAL’s teams travel the provinces of Cambodia to fight leprosy and help those affected and their families live decent lives. Robust sturdy vehicles are indispensable to their mission. For over 25 years, CIOMAL’s teams have crisscrossed Cambodia to be as close as possible to those affected by leprosy and their families, who […]

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  • 20.09.2018

    Yang Bunthoeun, a tenacious educator

    A sufferer of leprosy,Yang Bunthoeun shares his story of overcoming the disease as well as poverty to find his calling, teaching the destitute.   Already in his thirties, Yang Bunthoeun is now the director of a small primary school in a village in Kompong Speu, in Southern Cambodia. The hamlet was built in the 1980s […]

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  • 17.09.2018

    The Board of Directors of the CIOMAL Foundation would like to extend their heartfelt condolences and prayers to the grieving family of Dr. Beat Richner and so to the countless children looked after in one of the Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals he founded. The passionate battle the late Dr. Richner led in favour of underprivileged […]

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  • 23.07.2018

    Out of the factory and back to school

    Phy Phea loves studying and she has always received excellent grades. Her dream is to become a schoolteacher. However, at the end of 2016, her parents decided to send her to the garment factory, as they needed money. But thanks to CIOMAL’s help, Phea was finally able to return to school. A father affected with […]

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  • 14.03.2018

    The Flames of First Love Sparked Anew

    The Flames of First Love Sparked Anew They were parted for a long time but Nanh and Ban reunited 8 months ago after going through many hardships in life. Nanh was affected by leprosy, which has left her with stumps, while Ban was sent to war after the Khmer Rouge regime and lost a leg […]

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  • 13.03.2018

    Awareness Raising Indispensable in the Fight Against Leprosy

    Awareness Raising Indispensable in the Fight Against Leprosy Naïma Azzouri from Morocco, Wu Yao Qiang from China and Kofi Nyarko from Ghana are all affected by leprosy. With the support of networks in their country, they fight the stigma against people affected with leprosy (PAL) and their families. Testimonies.   Naïma Azzouri/Morocco “In my country, […]

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  • 12.03.2018

    A life Devoted to the Fight Against Leprosy

    A life Devoted to the Fight Against Leprosy Yohei Sasakawa, president of the Nippon Foundation, travels around the world to give a human face to one of its oldest diseases and contribute to its elimination. In June, he organized in Geneva a conference attended by people with leprosy, human rights defenders, jurists and medical experts. […]

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