#330: Medical and Dental Supplies, Cambodia:  $10.00 will provide the necessary medical and dental supplies and equipment along with medications to treat one patient.  Project Angkor is a nonprofit, non-denominational humanitarian organization whose mission is to enhance the health of the medically underserved people of Cambodia by providing them with free medical and dental care.  Each year a team of approximately 100 volunteers from across the US provides pediatric, ophthalmology, general medicine and dentistry services.  On average 500-800 patients are treated each day. 
Between 1975 and 1979 under the rule of the communist Khmer Rouge an estimated 25 percent (2-3 million) of the total population perished from mass execution, torture, forced labor, malnutrition and disease.  It is estimated that only 45 medical doctors survived.


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