Published: March 24, 2021
The large number of foreign tourists visiting each year includes a large group that has started to look at condominiums to buy, so they can have a place to stay when they visit Phuket.Some also sought additional rental income when they were not in residence.
Published: November 26, 2020
The Public Health Ministry’s steering committee on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases has launched the “Together Fight NCDs” campaign in a bid to cut sugar and salt consumption in Thailand by 30 per cent in the next couple of years.
Published: October 14, 2020
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul have agreed on an intermediate budget for the National Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) after the institute complained that it has insufficient funds as most of its budget went on the country’s universal health coverage.
Published: May 14, 2019
The King’s Volunteer 904 Central Coordination Centre has assigned the Public Health Ministry to provide training to 10 million Thai nationals on the basic life-saving skills of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and using an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).
Published: February 15, 2019
The Public Health Ministry will do everything within its power to discourage the use of three dangerous agrochemicals, following a ruling that paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyfiros will be allowed in Thailand for at least two more years.
Published: October 24, 2018
THE DRAFT bill sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to replace the 1967 Drug Act has been withdrawn on grounds that it still contains some contentious points that need revision, Public Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said yesterday.
Published: September 26, 2018
A network of Thai organisations, led by the Public Health Ministry’s Department of Health and pharmaceutical giant Bayer Thai, joined an international campaign marking World Contraception Day on Wednesday, to promote awareness of effective birth control in order to cut down on unplanned and teen pregnancies.