Public health

Development assistance for health sector

B101bn spent on Covid-19 treatments

More than 101 billion baht of the Universal Coverage for Emergency Patients (Ucep) scheme has been spent treating Covid-19 sufferers, mostly with mild symptoms, over the past two years, says the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).CCSA spokesman Taweesilp Visanuyothin said Ucep will carry on ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Investors target healthcare

Longer life expectancy and changes in centuries-old extended family culture are making the healthcare industry a magnet for investors looking for business opportunities.A third factor fuelling the growth of the industry is increasing public health concerns amid the Covid-19 pandemic, said Tanatip Suppradit, vice-chairman and ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

Hospital director criticises govt for Bt3.6bn ‘cut’ to health budget

The director of a local hospital in Songkhla province has criticised the government’s decision to redirect billions of baht from the health budget to fund Covid-19 preventive measures.Supat Hasuwannakit, director of Chana Hospital, said on Facebook (April 23) that local hospitals had several expenses and ...

The Nation Reporter

First Thai-made coronavirus test kits delivered

The first coronavirus test kits made in Thailand are on their way to laboratories around the country after being delivered to Government House on Thursday (April 16). Developed by Siam Bioscience and the Department of Medical Science, the RT-PCR virus test kits meet World Health ...

The Nation Reporter

5G paves telemedicine path

Telemedicine is likely to be the new normal for public health services soon, thanks to the development of a series of robots for the task, including those tending to coronavirus patients at hospitals.“The arrival of 5G capabilities is well-timed, coming when efforts are being made ...

Komsan Tortermvasana

Nursing Robots developed to help medical personnel [Video]

Chulalongkorn University together with its alumni have collaborated in developing a robot to assist medical personnel across the country, working to treat COVID-19 patients in safety. Lets have a look at the details from this report.Keep watching ...

Government to start COVID-19 fund pay out for medical staff [Video]

The Cabinet will convene a special teleconference today to consider COVID-19 mitigation measures and budget reallocation fund for related operations.Keep watching ...

Thailand Mulls Emergency Decree for ‘Big’ Economic Stimulus

Thailand said it’s mulling an emergency decree to enable the government to borrow more money to support the economy over the next two to three months.There’s no limitation on the size of the potential funding, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said in a briefing Friday ...

Komsan Tortermvasana

Thailand Races Ahead as Global Healthcare Hub

The quality of Thailand’s healthcare personnel and facilities has gained international recognition.Winit Ritshima and Steven McArthur followed very different career paths. Mr Winit, a Bangkok entrepreneur, started in business making auto parts for locally assembled Mercedes Benz cars. Dr McArthur, based in Sydney, Australia, is ...

Fighting cancer with data

Cancer remains one of the world’s biggest problems, with approximately 18 million cancer cases and 9.6 million deaths reported in 2018 (footnote 1).Contributing to these numbers is a global population that is both growing and ageing, as well as the changing prevalence of certain causes ...

Santhosh Viswanathan

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