Phnom Penh could have its first international-standard medical facility if a Japanese plan to construct a critical-care center equipped with state-of-the-art medical technologies and highly trained doctors, nurses and surgeons goes ahead, according to local officials and Japanese government documents. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the project during his visit to Cambodia last month, but provided very few details other than that the hospital would be “state-of-the-art.” While the location of the hospital, which will be part of the Japan-based Kitahara International Hospital group, which is known for its neurosurgical treatment, is not yet known, it is
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