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Institut Pasteur du Cambodge celebrates its 70th anniversary today

On December 5, 1953, just a few weeks after the independence of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (initially known as the Institut Pasteur de Phnom Penh) was inaugurated on the Chroy Changvar peninsula. Today, it celebrates 70 years of presence in the country.


From 1953 to 2023, the Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, with its rich and sometimes tragic history, has grown from a former veterinary isolation ground to an ultramodern campus in the heart of the city, and remains faithful to the Pasteurian tradition. It continues to carry out its missions, with competence and dedication, for the benefit of science and always in the service of the health of Cambodia and the region