Special discounts for PDRC supporters in a private hospital

‎The political crisis in Thailand has generated discriminatory practices within the health care sector. Pro-government and United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) supporters condemned Dr Rienthong Nanna, director of Mongkutwattana General Hospital in Chaeng Watthana after he declared on his Facebook on Saturday that his privately-run hospital would give special privileges to “friends and […]

Raising the Standard of Thailand’s Medical Hub

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday presided over a meeting to discuss the Medical Hub policy, with an aim to integrate medical services of the Education and Public Health Ministries. She said that work integration would promote clear strategies, simplify process, and facilitate budget management. The Prime Minister expressed her wish to see improvement in […]

10,000 Thai Women with Cervical Cancer Every Year

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry has a right to be worried. Cervical cancer cases among Thai women have been increasingly. The Deputy Public Health Minister Cholanan Srikaew said that cervical cancer is now the second-most threatening health issue for Thai women, especially those in a working age and the elderly. Mr. Cholanan stated: Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra […]

PM Yingluck: Hospitals must accept all accident victims during Songkran period

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the Public Health Ministry to inform all hospitals in the country to admit accident victims at any time during the Songkran period, whether or not they are entitled to health care benefits with the hospitals. Deputy Public Health Minister, Dr. Chonlanan Srikaew (ชลน่าน ศรีแก้ว) on Saturday indicated the Premier’s […]

Thailand Rises on UNDP’s Human Development Index

Thailand makes UNDP’s list of “high achievers” in East Asia—a group that includes China, Indonesia, Viet Nam, and Malaysia. The rapid human development progress of Thailand and Asia-Pacific nations are helping drive a historic shift, with hundreds of millions of people lifted from poverty and billions poised to join the South’s fast-growing middle class, according […]