Phnom Penh (FN), May 4 - HE Dr. Mam Bunheng, Minister of Health, on 3 May, received a courtesy visit from Leung Chun-ying, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the People's Political Consultative Conference of China, Chairman of the Belt and Road Center, Hong Kong, and GX Foundation.
According to Sung Vorn, Director of the Department of International Cooperation at the Ministry of Health, told reporters after the meeting, "Mr. Mam Bun Heng expressed his heartfelt gratitude for the support of the belt center and The Road to Hong Kong ".
Mr. Mam Bunheng further said that especially for Leung Chun-ying's efforts, which have always been well coordinated and cooperated with the Ministry of Health.
Professor Mam Bunheng informed the guests that from the Memorandum of Understanding on the Elimination of Cataract in Kampong Cham between the Ministry of Health with the Asian Foundation for Prevention of Blindness and the Belt and Road Hong Kong Center Company Limited was signed on November 19, 2017 in Hong Kong, China, the Ministry of Health has received a mobile clinic for cataract surgery by two units, worth a total of approximately USD 900,000 and buses for transporting patients, which is worth USD 90,000.
He said that in collaboration with volunteer physicians from Guangxi province and Kampong Cham doctors since May 2018, volunteers from Guangxi province have conducted cataract surgery and provided free treatment in Kampong Cham Province, examining a total of 4,996 patients and undergoing 2,131 surgeries.