ខ្មែរ (Khmer) health information

Below you will find links to health information translated into Khmer (Cambodian). Many of the following resources are from overseas, so emergency numbers and contact details may differ. In NZ, contact your local health clinic or dial 111 in an emergency.

Choose a section below, or scroll down to browse resources:

Cancer

  • What is cancer? Ethnomed Khmer English (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Promoting good health and preventing cancers, Ethnomed Khmer/English (pdf, 1 page)
  • Quitting smoking can help you recover from cancer, Ethnomed Khmer/English (pdf, 3 pages), 2012
  • Tips on cancer prevention, Ethnomed Khmer/English(pdf, 8 pages)
  • Cancer 101 lessons, Ethnomed – Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research & Training, Khmer/English (PowerPoint slideshows saved as pdf's).
  • Lung cancer, Ethnomed Khmer English (pdf, 6 pages), 2004
  • Liver cancer, Ethnomed Khmer English (PowerPoint slideshow: 22 slides)
  • Colorectal cancer, Ethnomed Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2003  

Links to factsheet on good health and preventing cancers

Child birth

  • A guide to pregnancy and childbirth, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 152 pages), 2012
  • Diabetes in pregnancy: Gestational diabetes, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 3 pages), 2000

Children

  • How to treat your child's cough or cold at home, Ethnomed Khmer English (pdf, 4 pages), 2009
  • Diaper rash information, Ethnomed Khmer English(pdf, 1 page), 2009
  • Fever instructions for children, Ethnomed Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2009
  • Preventing rickets in breastfed babies, Ethnomed Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2009
  • How to treat child's vomiting and diarrhoea at home, Ethnomed Khmer English (pdf, 4 pages), 2009
  • Pertussis (whooping cough), NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English(pdf, 3 pages )
  • Rotavirus infection, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service Khmer English (pdf, 3 pages), 2007

Diabetes

  • 4 Steps to control your diabetes for life, Medline Plus English/Khmer (pdf, 30 pages), 2007  
  • Take care of your heart. Manage your diabetes: Blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol, Medline Plus Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Find time to prevent diabetes, Medline Plus Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2004   
  • Sick days and diabetes, Ethnomed Khmer/English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Exercise and diabetes, Ethnomed Khmer/English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • Diabetes meal plan basics, Ethnomed Khmer/English (pdf, 2 pages), 2015
  • Portions to eat to control your diabetes, Ethnomed Khmer/English (pdf, 2 pages)
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Hypertension

  • Hypertension and sodium, Ethnomed Khmer/English (pdf, 3 pages), 2003

Immunisation

  • Links to brochure on BCG vaccination to protect against TBBCG vaccine: Information for parents, Health Ed NZ Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages, 446 KB), 2009
  • BCG vaccine: After care for parents, Health Ed NZ Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages, 760 KB), 2009
  • BCG (bacillus calmette-guerin) vaccination, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 3 pages), 2005
  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, Medline Plus Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2009
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine, Medline Plus Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2014
  • Inactivated influenza vaccine, Medline Plus Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2015
  • Hepatitis A vaccine, Medline Plus Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2011
  • Human papillomavirus HPV vaccine, Medline Plus Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2011
  • Polio vaccine, Medline Plus Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2011

Infectious diseases

  • The tuberculin skin test, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2005
  • Tuberculosis, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 3 pages)

Medications

Mental health

  • A guide to understanding mental illness better, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2012
  • Help for anxiety problems, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 1996
  • How to cope with stress, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 1996
  • Preventing youth suicide, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 1997
  • Postnatal depression, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages)
  • How to approach drug issues with your family, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 14 pages), 2005

Men’s health

  • What every man needs to know, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 5 pages), 2004
  • Prostate cancer, Ethnomed Khmer English (pdf, 3 pages)
  • Fitting more fruit and vegetables into your diet, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2007
  • How much meat do you really need? NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 1998

Oral health

  • Tooth brushing, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2011
  • Lift the lip, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 1 page), 2011
  • Messages for a healthy mouth, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages)

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Sexual health

Contraception

  • Diaphragms, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2004
  • The copper IUD, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2008
  • The male condom, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2008
  • The minipill, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2008
  • The vaginal ring (NuvaRing), NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2008
  • Condoms and diaphragms, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 4 pages), 2004                     

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs/STDs)

  • undefinedChlamydia, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 3 pages)
  • Hepatitis A, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Understanding hepatitis B for better health, Ethnomed Khmer/English (pdf, 32 pages)
  • Hepatitis B, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 4 pages)
  • Hepatitis C, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 4 pages), 2007

Women’s health

  • Cervical cancer vaccine (HPV), Health Ed NZ Khmer English (pdf, 6.9 MB, 8 pages), 2008
  • Preparing for a healthy menopause, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer  English (pdf, 2 pages), 1997
  • What women should know about hysterectomy, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2000
  • When menopause affects relationships, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service, Australia Khmer English (pdf, 2 pages), 2000
  • Having a pelvic exam and pap test, Ethnomed Khmer/English (pdf, 8 pages)
  • Mammography and breast health, Ethnomed Khmer/ English (pdf, 14 pages)
Credits: Editorial team.