Obesity, stunted growth in Thai kids spur worries

The Department of Health (DoH) has expressed concerns over the growing rate of obesity and short stature among Thai children, saying this needs to be addressed urgently.Speaking after a meeting with his officials to develop physical activity programmes to address the health issues on Wednesday, ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

1 in 10 Thai Children Overweight: HealthMin

A tenth of Thai children are overweight, making some less likely to reach their full height potential, health officials said Thursday.At an event on health and nutrition across ASEAN held Wednesday evening at the Miracle Grand Convention hotel, former deputy health minister Wallop Thainua said ...

Asaree Thaitrakulpanich

Health chief's 2019 target: less fat, more growth in children

The Department of Health has set new targets for 2019, following evidence that an increasing number of Thai children are reported to be overweight and too short for their age.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

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