Study on Health Services for Children with Disabilities in Cambodia


Cambodia, Kampong Thom.

Project Description

This Study aims to provide an understanding of the resources and accessibility of basic literacy education and health services available to children with disabilities in targeted districts in Kampong Thom. The project aims to create a database providing detailed information (location, type of support, etc.) regarding organization working on disabilities in Cambodia, as well as a database of children and adults with disabilities.

Angkor Research conducted a survey aiming to assess the knowledge of all village chiefs (273) in 3 districts of Kampong Thom (Kampong Svay, Stoung and Stung Sen) regarding organizations working with disabilities in their areas and the health services available, as well as the prevalence of people with disabilities in their village. A specific focus was put on creating a list of people with disabilities and children with disabilities to know their knowledge of sign language and Braille, as well as if they went to school. Services provided to reach this end were research design, sampling methodology, instrument review and translation, data collection/oversight, and data entry and cleaning of the datasets.