• Out of school youth

    Out of school youth

    Practice more gender equitable behavior related to HIV and AIDS

  • We provide support for

    We provide support for

    Women in community

  • We help

    We help

    The old men and women

  • We work to improve

    We work to improve

    Access to care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and orphaned vulnerable children.

  • We work to improve

    We work to improve

    Children's nutritional status using the positive advance approach

Our organization trained so far
827,171 peoples
Since 2001

CHEC  is a non-profit local Cambodian non-government organization (NGO), working to reduce the prevalence of HIV/AIDS and improve the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) and those affected by the disease. 

CHEC works extensively in local communities to improve health, care and support services and to educate, raise awareness and change behavior related to HIV/AIDS through its Community Based Prevention Program, Home based Care Program and Multimedia Campaigns.

CHEC has built up a strong reputation as a provider of training courses on key management skills to build staff capacity in NGOs, government agencies and other organizations. CHEC is proud to now offer 23 different courses covering a range of various HIV/AIDS Management Skills, Project Management Skills and Facilitation Management Skills. Please see the ‘Training Courses’ page of this website for more details. 

CHEC believes that sustainability of all of our programs is crucial. Therefore, we provide high-quality training to beneficiaries,

and ensure full community participation and mobilization. This creates a sense of self-reliance and ownership of responses to HIV in our beneficiary communities. This way, communities can enjoy better health and living conditions in the future. However, these activities can only continue to run if the funding is available to us. 

CHEC is a non-for-profit organization and runs its projects on the kind funding and technical support of donors. We need your continued support if we are to achieve our mission, goals and vision to improve the lives of PLHIV and reduce the spread of HIV in Cambodia.

Upcoming Event

Upcoming Training

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Course Description

CHEC Perspectives on Reproductive Health course will engage trainees from diverse disciplines, in topics on family planning and reproductive health.  The course will focus on family planning, including the following topics: male and female contraception, abortion, HIV, and access to services.  This course is designed to give trainees an overview of reproductive health, and encourage learning through active participation in lectures and discussions.  It will emphasize current issues, challenges, and strategies to improve reproductive health, with a focus on resource-limited settings.  The course is designed for trainees from all partners and local stakeholders and departments who have an interest in sexual and reproductive health.

This course is listed as an elective for the CHEC Certificate in sexual and reproductive health

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, students will have learned and be able to:


This course will engage trainees in dynamic interdisciplinary discussions on topics relevant to the sexual and reproductive health.  Upon satisfactory completion of this course, trainees will be able to:

  • Propose strategies to overcome barriers to developing male and female contraception
  • Describe barriers and facilitators to contraceptive use and abortion
  • Compare and contrast domestic reproductive health challenges, including abortion policies and intervention implementation
  • Explain the complexities in the relationship between HIV and family planning
  • Discuss goals, strengths and limitations of individual and structural interventions to improve reproductive health
  • Demonstrate expertise on a current reproductive health topic as it relates to a specific vulnerable population

The course will use a variety of formats in order to maximize interactions between presenters and trainees and encourage class collaboration and participation.  Each class will be dedicated to a topic relevant to reproductive health, at times comparing domestic perspectives.  Course instructors and guest lecturers will provide reading materials for trainees to read prior to each class session. Course formats include:


Lecture and discussion: Instructors and guest lecturers will present on a reproductive health topic, followed by an interactive discussion between trainees and presenters. 


Panels: Instructors will select panelists with varying backgrounds (i.e., clinicians, researchers, program representatives) to provide multiple viewpoints on selected reproductive health topics.  Trainees will be encouraged to participate in discussion through question and answer sessions during the panel.

Case studies: Instructors will provide case studies with accompanying exercises for trainees to complete in small groups during the class and will briefly summarize their case study for the class. 


Recent Programs

Nutrition Program
Nutrition Program
  • Apr 22, 2017

Stunting in children is an important issue in Cambodia. According to the 2009 Food Security Trend and Analysis report, 40% of children under age 5 are stunted, and 14% are severely stunted. Analysi...

Community Based Care
Community Based Care
  • Apr 28, 2017

The overall picture for PLHIV is not a bright one. The following summarizes several significant areas where

PLHIV face serious challenges.

Gender Based Violence Program
Gender Based Violence Program
  • May 8, 2017

Gender-based Violence (GBV) remains a daily reality for Cambodian women with the country ranking 138 out of 186 countries in the 2013 Gender Inequality Index – one of the lowest rankings in t...

Our Current Partners

  • Bread for the World



Our Previous Partners

  • Trocaire

    Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace

    World Food Program

  • UN Women


    The Global Fund

  • Cafod