Source: National News Bureau Sep 12, 2019 1 year ago
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, today chaired a signing ceremony for a variety of health promotion programs covering working-age Thais, reaffirming the governments dedications towards proper healthcare and quality of life for all Thai citizens.
The signing of the various Memorandum of Understanding on the promotion of health and disease prevention among working-age citizens, involved se...
Source: National News Bureau May 13, 2019 2 years ago
Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has implemented a new law after announcing medicine and medical supplies as controlled items, requiring hospitals to display pricings of more than 3,000 items via QR codes allowing the general public to make comparisons. Failure to comply with this law will result in up to 1 year imprisonment or up to 20,000 baht fine.
Ms. Chutima Bunyapraphasar...
The Thai Food and Drug Administration has announced that Self HIV Test Kits are now available for all to purchase at participating pharmacy outlets.
Dr Tares Krassanairawiwong, the FDA Secretary general also said that individuals that have positive reactive test should immediately contact a doctor or nearby medical hospital of licensed clinic to get appropriate medical advice
Source: National News Bureau Of Thailand Nov 11, 2018 2 years ago
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) is encouraging the general public to live a healthier lifestyle by choosing foods and drinks certified as healthy alternative foods.
Khun Seree Tuchinda,M.D.
Seree Tuchinda, chief adviser to the public health minister, revealed the MOPH is campaigning for better food safety following a survey which has found many eating behaviors of the people could po...
National News Bureau Thailand Nov 03, 2018 2 years ago
The many tourists who enjoy winter's cool breezes should beware of malaria and typhus, especially those who like to pitch their tents in the great outdoors.
Dr. Surachai Chokekanchitchai, the Director of Uthai Thani Hospital, recently noted that tourists pitching tents in the woods run the risk of getting bitten by mosquitoes, which in Thailand can include anopheles mo...
Source: National News Bureau Of Thailand Oct 29, 2018 2 years ago
The Ministry of Public Health has instructed all hospitals under it to prescribe medications appropriately, and lower antibiotics use by 20%, by 2021.
In 2019, the ministry will decrease antibiotic prescriptions for upper respiratory tract infections, acute diarrhea, open wounds and normal labor, to decrease drug resistant risks. The ministry instructed the hospitals to prescribe me...
National News Bureau Of Thailand Oct 25, 2018 2 years ago
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has a policy to reduce the number of deaths from three major causes.
The MOPH Permanent Secretary, Sukhum Kanchanaphimai, said in 2019, the MOPH has a policy to reduce the number of deaths from three major causes of deaths in Thailand namely cerebrovascular diseases, Septicemia and traffic accidents.
The MOPH Permanent Secretary, Sukhum Kanchanaph...
Source: The Department of Disease Control, MOPH Aug 27, 2018 2 years ago
The Department of Disease Control is warning the public of pinkeye disease which is common during the rainy season, as about 60, 000 patients have suffered from the disease so far this year.
According to Director-General of the Department Dr. Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai, infections, allergies, and chemical reactions can cause pinkeye or conjunctivitis. The disease is not airb...