Phnom Penh (FN), Mar. 7 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said that the Ministry of Health shall review, develop, and appropriately implement clinical governance mechanisms in public and private health facilities.

The premier spoke at an annual closing meeting of Ministry of Health on Tuesday (Mar 7) at Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel.

"The improvement of the health services quality shall be conducted regularly to promote the health care quality and other related services in response to patients or clients requirements as well as to build trust on the public health system, including strengthening the effectiveness of monitor mechanisms and evaluate the service quality that is currently being implemented. The Ministry of Health shall review and develop an appropriate implement clinical governance mechanism in public and private health facilities to ensure they act and comply with standards," the premier underscored.

On 4 March 2023, the Ministry of Health issued a decision to close the M25 Beauty Center located in Srah Chak Quarter, Daun Penh District, Phnom Penh, after a woman died immediately during cosmetic surgery at this center. The Ministry of Health has confirmed that the center's closure was due to unqualified and unprofessional health staff.