Breakthrough: Anti Malaria Drugs Developed by BIOTEC

The National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) has said that for the first time, Thai researchers have developed their own anti-malaria drugs in Thailand. Prof. Dr. Yongyuth Yuthavong, a senior researcher at NSTDA, says the researchers from National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of Thailand (BIOTEC) have developed a new ‘P 218’ substance […]

Princess Sirindhorn opens conference on medicine, public health

BANGKOK, 26 June 2013 (NNT) – Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday proceeded to Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, to open the International Conference in Medicine and Public Health (ICMPH) 2013. The conference is being jointly organized by the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital of Mahidol University, the Ministry of Public Health and the […]

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 […]