Associate Prof. Ir Por MD., MPH, PhD.

Associate Prof. Ir Por is a Deputy Director of the National Institute of Public Health and has been a member and lecturer of the School of Public Health since 2007. In 1996, he obtained his Medical Diploma at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Cambodia. From 1997 to 1999, he worked for the Siem Reap Provincial Health Department in Siem Reap Province on quality improvement programs. Later, he was seconded to work temporarily with Doctors without Borders (MSF) in Cambodia on various disease control and health system strengthening projects, including health equity funds. In 2004 he obtained his MPH's degree at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium. He then joined the Belgian Technical Cooperation to implement a health project to expand health equity funds and other health district development strategies introduced by MSF in three provinces in Cambodia. In 2011, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in Medical Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Free University of Brussels, Belgium. To date, he published 14 papers in PUBMED, including one article and two correspondence letters in the Lancet, and several others as book chapters and working papers. He is now lecturing the Health Policy, Vertical Analysis in the TB, Dengue and diabetes, Quality Management in Public Health, Hospital Management and Information System, and Finance and Budget Management of the Hospital