Our current efforts in Cambodia are focused on improving the health of women and children. Through our innovative HealthWorks program, Project HOPE is working with factory managers and suppliers to sustainably reduce maternal morbidity and mortality among factory workers in Cambodia.
Volunteers aboard the USNS Mercy traveled to Cambodia as part of the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Partnership in 2010 and 2012.
In 2010, 25 HOPE medical volunteers, along with their Navy counterparts, cared for more 29,000, performed 298 surgeries and participated in more than 3,500 educational contacts while in Cambodia on a two-week mission.
Sochu Lim, a sewing machine operator in Cambodia, has benefited from anemia screening through Project HOPE’s HealthWorks program.
Project HOPE’s pilot HealthWorks Program brought preventative and curative health services to 14,507 workers in seven factories in Cambodia.