Cambodia – Clinic provides medical services to Tonle Sap Lake floating villages

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Tonle Sap Lake- Siem Reap-Cambodia  28/12/2020 

Dr. Jon Morgan founded The Lake Clinic in Tonle Sap Lake, Seam Reap, in 2008 to provide medical services to families in the floating villages that are miles away from public health care centers and whose people suffer medical and health issues. A group of doctors, nurses, midwives, and support staff go out in two teams every other week to the 5 clinics they run on the Tonle Sap Lake and Steung Sen River to provide health care to patients, give lectures on family planning, and an awareness program for disease prevention. The lake is characterized by a diverse population of 1.2 million people consisting of Khmers, Cham, and Vietnamese. 94% of them support themselves by subsistence fishing while there is a huge lack of education and health services

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