Program Coordinator, ACCESS Program (The Australia-Cambodia Cooperation for Equitable Sustainable Services) managing by Cowater International (Canadian based company)
Course: Dual Master Degree in Public Health and International Public Health
University: University of New South Wales
Chanchamnap SOK is a public health professional focuses on health system strengthening and policy reform including disability inclusion mainstreaming and social protection. Chamnap is a psychologist by background and was awarded with Australia Scholarship in 2015 by the Australia Government. He was also awarded with International Visitor Leadership Program by the US government in 2018 to extend the network and knowledge toward the improvement of the access to health services for marginalized population.
Chamnap joined ACCESS program since early 2019 to share his expertise in the field of disability inclusion and public service strengthening. At ACCESS, he is working to support the government of Cambodia and in particular, Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY); Persons With Disabilities Foundation (PWDF), Disability Action Council to contribute in the implementation of the National Disability Strategy (NDSP) 2019-2023.
Within ACCESS program, Chamnap has been working with government of Cambodia to develop inclusive communication materials to ensure the information of Covid-19 prevention available and accessible for persons with disabilities. With the partnership with MoSVY and non-government organization, he contributes to make national conference on the update of Covid-19 accessible with Cambodian Sign Language interpretation.
Beside his full-time profession, Chamnap was a former board member of Australian Alumni Association of Cambodia (AAA-C) between 2020-2022 serving to flourish the network of AAA-C alumni and the partnership between Cambodia and Australia.
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