ABOUT US

Our organization is project-oriented, local-driven and concentrates on development and management. To save administration and operational costs, we have a small basic staff, but we provide complete professional staffing for funded projects. The Strategic Committee, along with necessary support from members of the Advisory Committee, makes important decisions in project development and management. Our Strategic Committee members, most of whom are Cambodian, have been experienced in M&E, research, IT/HMIS, and field activities with several NGOs. The Advisory committee members are experts in demography, sociology, health economics and policy, gender equality, rural development, health promotion, and photography/media.

The organization structure is as follows:

Strategic Committee

Chien Samphoas, BA; Psychologist and Researcher (Project Manager & Administration)

Mr. Chien worked for more than three years in research and development for FHI 360 Cambodia. He has skills in monitoring and evaluation, research methodology, and researching ethic curriculum. He is proficient in study design, filed planning and implementation, data management and analysis. Mr. Chien has experience in using ACASI/CASI to conduct surveys in several research and evaluation projects, including BROS Khmer (interviewer), TBCAP CDOT program evaluation (team leader), ADB Endline Evaluation (team leader/coordinator), “You are The Man” season 3 (coordinator/team leader), and TB-SAKSIT Pre-Evaluation project (team leader/coordinator). He has assisted in developing research protocol and questions for these studies. Additionally he had conducted data management and analysis for TBCAP C-DOT and ADB Evaluation projects. He also has received intensive SBC training, and has been working with SBC staff for “You’re the Man” season 3 (Qualitative and Quantitative data analysis) and TBCARE Education Intervention project preparations and field supervision. He will receive his MA degree in psychological counseling at Royal University of Phnom Penh in April 2015.

Kai-Lih Liu, PhD, MPH; Epidemiologist and Researcher (Executive Director)

Dr. Liu is an experienced researcher and epidemiologist working in public health and social issues. After receiving his Ph.D. degree at Yale University, he worked in various HIV and Family Health programs at Rhode Island State and the New York City Health Departments for more than 10 years. From 2008 to 2012, he led the Strategic Information Unit at the FHI 360 Cambodia office, in charge of M&E, HMIS, research, and evaluation of HIV/TB/malaria projects. Dr. Liu has conducted several research and program evaluation studies in different at-risk populations, such as men who have sex with men, drug users, female entertainment workers, male clients, and youth and young adults in Cambodia. Specifically, he was one of the key Steering Committee members in the MoEYS (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports), the MoWA (Ministry of Women’s Affairs), and the UNICEF Most-At Risk Youth Survey in 2010. He collaborates extensively with many scientists, clinicians, and community groups to ensure translational aspects to the research he leads. Because of his excellent working relationship with the National Center for HIV, AIDS, Dermatology and STDs (NCHADS), he has contributed significantly to BSS, HSS, size estimation of MSM, and HIV prevalence estimation and projection with the Cambodian government.  He has exceptional skills and experience in survey design, surveillance, and data analysis.

Bernd Nobel, MFA; Director, On Photography Cambodia, Cambodia

After graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree from New York University Graduate Institute of Film and Television, Mr. Nobel worked on many projects that included documentaries, feature films and commercials. As a senior staff member at the School of the International Center of Photography in New York, he was responsible for designing the largest photographic teaching facility in the United States and for producing countless exhibitions. His many teaching duties included courses in advanced photography, editing, and exhibition production. Mr. Nobel has produced over fifty exhibitions for museums, galleries and corporations, and mentored countless new photographers. His photographs been published by the New York Times, Reuters, the International Rescue Committee, Doctors Without Borders and the BBC. He has also appeared on national US television and radio to discuss contemporary issues in photography. Currently, Mr. Nobel is director of On Photography Cambodia, a registered social enterprise company. OPC promotes socially responsible photography and has worked with leading organizations, such as Oxfam, International Organization for Migration, AusAid, and numerous Cambodian NGOs.

Srin Sereyrith, MS; IT and HMIS Expert

Mr. Srin has nine years of experience in Information Technology (IT) with a strong background in the management of IT personnel and projects, including database and web database development, network, tech support, and training. He has worked in various environments including government institutions, the private sector, and non-governmental organizations. He previously worked as an IT Team Leader for a local, organization, Reproductive and Child Health Alliance (RACHA), for the operation of the entire organization’s IT tasks, such as training and consultation, developing and implementing network system, technology standards and policies. He led IT team members, coordinates the work with other program departments and provides technical assistance to RACHA offices, the Ministry of Health (MoH) and various partners.

Tep Navuth, MD; Medical Doctor and Community Health Expert

Dr. Tep has more than 10 years of experience in public health, with expertise in HIV and AIDS prevention, migrants and mobility population issues and reproductive health, knowledgeable about participatory development, skilled in monitoring and evaluation concepts, competent in program design, development, result based planning and implementation result base management project (RBM). Dr. Tep has served as Coordinator for HIV and AIDS prevention/Deputy Team Leader for ADB-funded CRIP and NRIP projects. As represent the projects, ensure strong collaboration between FHI 360 and the local Government both national and subnational, donors and other stakeholders in order to smoothly project implementation.  Dr. Tep now serves as government CSEARHAP focal point and the National AIDS Authority’s Deputy Director for the Department of Prevention, Care and Support working with multisectoral National HIV and Mobility Technical Working Group.  He enjoys strong working relationships with key government stakeholders both nationally and in the target provinces.  Dr. Tep has Master Degrees in Clinical Tropical Medicine (MCTM), Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) and Diploma in Medical Doctor (M.D).

Advisory Committee

Keng-Yu Cho, MA; Gender Equality and Sexuality Counselor and Educator, Taiwan

Mr. Cho is former Director and current board member of the Taiwan Gender Equality Education Association, as well as a gender and sexuality counselor and educator for youth in Taiwan. He has provided consultation in several areas: teenage sexuality education and counseling, people living with HIV, GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender) related education, and gender equality promotion. Mr. Cho has provided training for various workshops to promote gender equality and healthy sexuality through dramas, media, and focus groups He is experienced in gender and sexuality curriculum design and implementation.

Ling-Yen Pan, Ph.D.; Health Promotion and Education Consultant, Geneva, Switzerland

Dr. Pan is an experienced researcher working in health promotion and health education.  She received her Ph.D. degree at National Taiwan University, majored in health behavioral science.  She had her postdoctoral training in Taiwan’s National Health Research Institutes and served as Health and Welfare Policy Research Fellow, a joint position supported by NHRI and Department of Health.  Her research interests include tobacco control, obesity prevention, child and adolescent health, survey research, and health inequality.  She is now based in Geneva and works as freelance consultant devoted to high-quality research and evidence-based health promotion policy.

Tito Revereal, MA; Rural and Human Development Advisor, Save the Children, Philippines

Mr. Revereal is an experienced NGO officer in organization development and capacity building in Cambodia, Southern Sudan and other countries. His extensive development experience include: (1) Strategy and Direction Setting: Provided leadership in the development, review and monitoring of strategies and plans of organizations. Conducted project evaluations on Community based projects related to Human Rights, Older People, Income Generation and Advocacy. (2) Staff development, capacity building and supervisory support: Trained and mentored Management Teams of various NGOs in Project Cycle Management Processes, Organizational and Human Resource Management.  Facilitated international exchange visits. (3) Networking and Donor Relations: Supported management in representing the organizations with donors and the local NGO community; and ensuring active membership of NGO/IO networks and working groups, to enhance mutual learning through sharing of resources and knowledge. (4) Community Development: Used participatory approaches in organizing communities and sectors and linking them to other social structures, such as government and civil society organizations.

Kerry Richter, Ph.D.; Special Professor, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand

Dr. Richter is a Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Expert. Trained as a demographer, she has over twenty years of experience in public health and social research. She has designed monitoring frameworks and conducted evaluations of programs at the global, country and program level, as well as designed monitoring and evaluation plans for HIV/AIDS at the national level. Particular areas of expertise include program evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research design, project management and analysis. Fields of substantive experience include HIV prevention and testing; AIDS responses and impact; gender, sexual and reproductive health; social marketing; maternal and child health; migration; disaster management; water and sanitation; child labor; and behavior change. Her background includes project management in more than twenty countries.

Hui-Hsuan Irene Wang, Ph.D., MPH; Assistant Professor, Department of Health Care Management, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Dr. Wang is an expert in health economics and policy analysis in health care and hospital management. She has provided teaching and training in health care policy and economics for more than ten years, as well as conducted auditing and monitoring for hospital systems in Taiwan. Dr. Wang has accomplished her excellent academic research and training in several areas: (1) Healthcare Management: Quality and Efficiency, Clinical decision and management, Patient participation and empowerment; and (2) Healthcare Policy: Economic and Outcome Analysis, Hospital industry, and Long-term care services.

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Missions

1. Link international resources and human development projects to the requirements in Cambodia.

2. Establish collaborations in human development and culture exchanges with international organizations and academic institutions.

3. Promote a global dialogue, and the sharing of ideas and experience of human development issues, between Cambodians and others.

4. Improve local capacity of human development research in Cambodia.

5. Provide technical support in research, monitoring and evaluation of human development activities.

Planned Activities

1. Conduct capacity building in quantitative and qualitative research, M&E, and mental health.

2. Conduct quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation projects in human development issues and social enterprises.

3. Conduct creative Strategic Behavioral Communication (SBC) activities to improve health and social wellness.

4. Provide technical support in project monitoring and evaluation.

5. Conduct collaborative internship programs between Cambodian and international students.

6. Promote culture exchanges between Cambodia and other countries.

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Current Projects:

1. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) End line Survey in DFID funded WASH programme in Myaing, Pauk, Nahtogyi and Wetlet Townships. Funded by UNICEF Myanmar Office. August – December 2016

2. International Cooperation and Community Nutrition Project in Cambodia. Funded by Tungs’ Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Taiwan. July 2016 – June 2018.

3. Communication for Socially Inclusive Integrated Early Childhood Development, Child Protection, Quality Education, and Sub-national Decentralization: Participatory qualitative research and design of a monitoring and evaluation framework for key family/caregiver and sub-national administrative practices. Funded by UNICEF Cambodia Office. May – September 2016.

4. Community-Based Behavioral Health (CBBH): Counseling and training for youths and children in communities. Volunteer project by psychological counselors. March 2015 – present.

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5. Evaluation and Training Support to the “Fabric Garden” Project, a community-based vocational training and production among women. Sponsored by Global Curiosity Asia, Co. Ltd (GCA). January 2014 – present.

Completed Projects:

1. Children Nutrition Intervention Project in Cambodia: Urban Low-income Community in Phnom Penh. Funded by Taiwan Rotary Club and Taiwan Health CO-OP Organization (HCO-OP). April 2015 – March 2016.

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2. “My Tree of Life” (MYTOL): An Internet information development for online psychological counseling. Funded by Development Innovation/USAID. November 2015 – February 2016.

3. Operations Research on Increased Utilization of Antenatal Corticosteroids. Funded by JHPIEGO/MCHIP and USAID. October 2013 – June 2014

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4. Understanding the Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) of Gender Equality in Education and Work for the Rural Youths in Three Cambodian Provinces. Funded by CAVAC and AusAID. July-December 2013 (Agreement No. CAVAC3.1.061/13)

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5. Examining the Negative Impacts and Financial Barriers in Pest Management among Farmers and Retailers. Funded by CAVAC and AusAID. July-December 2013 (Agreement No. CAVAC3.1.066/13)

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6. Suicide in Cambodia and Thailand: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Suicide Risk Factors and Reporting Styles with University of Newcastle, Department of Psychology, Australia: Conducting newspaper reviews and data abstraction in May-June 2013.

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Capacity Building Activities

1. Gender Talk: Promoting Gender Equality for Youth: Putting LGBT-Friendly and Gender Sensitivity Education into Practice. By Mr. Keng-Yu Cho (Former Director of Taiwan Gender Equality Education Association & HDRC Advisory Committee member). On 30 January 2013.

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2. Technical Updates Workshop in Preventing Maternal Preterm Births for selected medical staff from five referral hospitals, Siem Reap, 5-6 December 2013.

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3. CBBH training on drug use to community peoples in Koh Thom district, Kandal province; in co-operation from Drug Addict Relief Association of Cambodia (DARAC) and Seeding for hope (Maryknoll NGO) with Community Development Village (CDV). 14-15 March 2015.

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Internship Activities

1. Internship Program on Branding and Marketing Strategy for Social Enterprise for six junior students from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 9-15 February 2015.

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Conference Presentations

1.The 2nd Academic Conference: Thai-Cambodia relations from Conflict to Cooperation, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. On 27-28 May 2014.

Present the research findings on gender differences in education and employment among rural Cambodian youths at the conference, organized by Mahidol University International College (MIUC), Salaya/Thailand, in Co-operation with Kdei Karuna Organization (KdK), Phnom Penh/Cambodia.

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Community-based Behavioral Health (CBBH)

Community-Based Behavioral Health (CBBH) project is developed by a team of psychologists, M.A. graduates from the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Department of Psychology, Their major is in clinical and counseling psychology of children and youths. They are skillful and experienced in providing counseling and cases management.

The goals of CBBH project is as follows:

1. To access and promote community-based psychosocial intervention and behavioral rehabilitation for individual and family living with mental health problems.

2. To improve the wellbeing of Cambodian people with psychosocial and mental health problems.

CBBH project is offering a wide range of mental health support & counseling on different topics: community mental health, psychosocial rehabilitation, school counseling for children and youth, love and relationship counseling, research and evaluation.

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[Menu: Contacts]

Main Office: #6Z1, Mao Tse Toung Boulevard, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

White Building Project Office

Email: info@hdrcambodia.org

Phone: +855-(0)-17-505527 / +855-(0)-10-767775