’30-baht treatment anywhere’ highlight of Thailand’s new ‘quick win’ health policies

The Public Health Ministry has consolidated the 13 national health plans previously proposed into 10 urgent or “quick win” policies, with the “30-baht treatment anywhere” scheme at its centre.

The “30-baht treatment anywhere” scheme was part of the key election promises made by the ruling Pheu Thai Party.

The aim of the 10 urgent policies is to achieve concrete results within 100 days, Public Health Minister Dr Cholnan Srikaew said as he announced the policies last month. He said some policies had already started and are expected to bear results in time for New Year as a gift for the public.

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