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Photo credits to: Daniel C. Rothenberg
(http://www.photoasia.org) unless otherwise noted.

Children of the Tonle Sap Lake (click image to enlarge)


I've often been asked, "What is the greatest health problem in Cambodia?" Expecting to hear about diseases, many are surprised to hear me say; "Ignorance and poverty."

Children die in large numbers from respiratory diseases, such as pneumonia and from diarrhea; both either preventable or easily treated in their early stages.
































































Photo: Dr. Paul Richards

The "foundation" of The Lake Clinic; a shallow draft hull and a two year old Mitsubishi 310HP diesel engine. Few boats are designed to navigate the Tonle Sap Lake during the dry season. This one was.












Photo: Kaoru Sato



Photo: Nheam Sakhem

A performance/drama group dedicated to health education and promotion.