Disability and Support Services from Thai Gov’t

The Ministry of Public Health is urgently implementing measures to help the disabled and prevent disabilities after finding that the number of disabled people in Thailand has a tendency to rise. According to Public Health Minister MD Prasert Sinthawanarong, 1.3 million out of the 1.9 million disabled people nationwide, half of them with physical disabilities, […]

Disability Campaign will Improve Accessibility in Thailand

Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, launched a nationwide campaign in respect to the fundamental rights of people with disabilities. The Thai Government campaign an opportunity to address the needs of people with disabilities, by focusing on promoting accessibility and removing all types of barriers in society. Over one billion people, or approximately 15 per cent of the world’s […]

Yingluck Fostering Equality via OSCC

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has inaugurated the hotline 1300 of the OSCC or One-Stop Crisis Center, for assisting vulnerable members of the public. Around 20,000 OSCC centers are due to be opened nationwide to provide comprehensive “one-stop” assistance to children, women, the elderly and people living with disabilities. The aim of the centers is to […]