The closest significant medical institution, according to Sen Pisey, head of the new center, is the Siem Pang Health Centre, which is roughly 35 kilometers distant.
The need for ferries to cross rivers is due to the fact that the road is frequently destroyed, especially during the wet season. Some expectant ladies opted to travel to the center in their own vehicles. This is risky in addition to taking a lot of time, he continued.
“The majority of the kids in the commune are unvaccinated. Some community members receive care from traditional healers, who charge a lot for poor-quality healthcare. Diarrhoea, acute respiratory infections, malaria, dengue fever, typhoid fever, and malnutrition are the most typical diseases we will treat, he said.