Development assistance for health sector

Public health assistance funding

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

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

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

NHSO successful in ensuring health coverage for all

Established in 2002, the National Health Security Office (NHSO) was mandated by a Cabinet resolution on March 26, 2013 to handle the reimbursement of medical expenses from public health funds through the National Clearing House (NCH) system as well as to work with other agencies ...

The Nation Reporter

Funding boost for healthcare

The National Health Security Office (NHSO) will receive nearly Bt200 billion in fiscal 2020, about Bt6.5 billion more than the provision for fiscal 2019.The Cabinet yesterday approved a Bt191-billion budget, increasing the per-head subsidy to Bt3,600 for 48.26 million members of the “gold card” universal ...

The Nation Reporter

Cancer research breakthrough

Chulalongkorn University’s research team has reached the first milestone in developing an affordable biologic drug but needs Bt1.33 billion in funding to pursue the remaining phases of the study. Chulalongkorn Cancer Immunotherapy Excellence Centre announced at a press conference yesterday (Oct 24) that its team ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

Chulalongkorn appeals for cancer fund donations

Thais are invited to make donations to Chulalongkorn University (CU) research to develop its “Biologics” medicine to boost the human immune system to combat cancer.The Cancer Immunotherapy Fund is hoping to support the research and development project by Chula Comprehensive Cancer Centre to lower the ...

The Nation Reporter

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