National Center of Traditional Medicine (NCTM) in cooperation with Cambodia Traditional Medicine Organization (CaTMO), Cambodia

Training Institution

National Center of Traditional Medicine (NCTM) in cooperation with Cambodia Traditional Medicine Organization (CaTMO) 

Contact Details

No. 4, Street 118, Sangkat Mittapheap,

Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 

Tel: (855) 23 42 75 96

Fax: Not Available

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Training Therapy 

Traditional Khmer Medicine

Level Of Training 

Short course training 

Qualification Awarded

Certificate of attendance

Duration Of Training 

5 months

Entry Requirements

Traditional healers (male and female) that have experience at least 5-year and must passed entry test

Enrollment Time

Two times per year

Learning Outcome

Upon completion of the course students may able to do the following :

  • Examine and diagnose diseases using current medical terminology and names
  • Identify serious illnesses that need to be referred to other medical disciplines
  • Order laboratory tests and other conventional investigations as well as read and interpret results
  • Treat and manage cases including follow up using Traditional Khmer Medicine

Type Of Attendance

Half day training

Credit Hour

480 Hours

Semester

Not Available

Theory/Practical

Basic medical sciences 35% and Traditional Khmer Medicine 65% 

Learning Module 

Subjets that are provided in the 5 months course:

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Semiology
  4. Galenic
  5. Botany
  6. Hygiene (Basic medical sciences)
  7. Medicinal plants
  8. Materia medica (MM/TM) (Theory and Practice)
  9. Traditional Medicine formulars (recipes) (Theory and Practice)
  10. Production TM by traditional method (theory and practice)

Source Of Accreditation

National Center of Traditional Medicine (NCTM) / Ministry of Health (Cambodia)

Pathways

Not Available 

Career Opportunities 

Graduates are officially recognized by Ministry of Health (Cambodia) and can open Traditional Medicine private clinic or sell Traditional Medicine raw materials / products in TM drugs store or employed in Traditional Medicine clinic

Course Fees

Free of charge and for TM healers that come from provinces were given USD 50 to USD 80 per month (this allowance was supported by the Nippon Foundation)

Glossary, Abbreviations and Links

  • NCTM: National Center of Traditional Medicine
  • CaTMO: Cambodia Traditional Medicine Organization
  • MoH: Ministry of Health
  • MM: Modern Medicine
  • TM: Traditional Medicine