Ammar Siamwalla, a scholar at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), believes the government's plan to increase medical services fees will stem the ongoing brain drain from state hospitals to private institutions.
Ammar: ‘Govt must flesh out policy’
Mr Ammar said the fee hike will attract medical staff, especially doctors, with state hospitals currently facing a shortage of physicians. However, he warned the policy must be implemented with care.
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