Govt urged to make Thailand’s low birthrate part of national agenda

Thailand’s increasingly low birthrate will soon affect the country from social, economic and healthcare aspects, the National Health Commission Office (NHCO) warned at an event on Friday.At its 4th Policy Dialogue held at the Stock Exchange of Thailand headquarters, NHCO said it was time the ...

The Nation Reporter

Shifting roles, changes in economy, rising cost of living blamed for Thailand’s falling birth rate

The rising cost of living, economy and changing role of women in society have been identified as the reasons for the drop in Thailand’s birth rate.Currently, less than 600,000 babies per year are born in Thailand.According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand- the first large country with a fertility problem yet without wealth to easily fund healthcare for the old

The kingdom’s economy will have to begin adapting its stance to cope with more old people and less working adults while still remaining a relatively poor country. It may also mean more migrants entering the kingdom and perhaps higher taxation. However, time is running out ...

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