Kantha Bopha Hospital

Project completed

Dr. Beat Richner, a well known Swiss pediatric doctor, has been managing since 1991 pediatric hospitals in Cambodia on the invitation of the Government of Cambodia. Currently hospitals are located in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, consisting of several sites (known as Kantha Bopha Hospitals I to V). SDC has been supporting the Kantha Bopha since 1994. SDC and the Kantha Bopha Foundation have a yearly dialogue to discuss critical issues, such as: A long term vision including the financial and institutional sustainability as well as a succession plan of Dr. Richner and diversification of incomes. The interaction and gradual integration of Kantha Bopha in the Cambodian Health system A more strategic planning and reporting of the foundation (to reach SDC standards).

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Primary health care
Health systems strengthening
Infectious desease
01.01.2010 - 31.12.2012
CHF  10’050’000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Development cooperation
Project partners Contract partner
Swiss Non-profit Organisation
  • Kantha Bopha Foundation

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    10’050’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    10’000’000
Project phases Phase 10 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2027   (Current phase) Phase 9 01.01.2019 - 31.03.2023   (Completed) Phase 8 01.09.2016 - 31.07.2019   (Completed) Phase 7 01.05.2013 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)

Phase 6 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2012   (Completed)