Phnom Penh (FN), Oct. 4 – On 2 October 2019, H.E. Mr. Dmitry Tsvetkov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Cambodia delivered a speech at the presentation of the WHO/UNDP special research “Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in Cambodia, the case for Investment” that was carried out with Russian financial assistance, and held by the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom.

In his address the Ambassador welcomed the Cambodian authorities’ efforts to counter the NCDs, highlighting Russia’s initiatory role in creating the UN Inter-Agency Task Force (UNIATF) for the Prevention and Control of NCDs in 2013.

He stressed that Russian Federation is ready to continue to support and assist the Government of Cambodia in improving its national healthcare system.