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Investing in our kids the way forward

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  • Newspaper section: News
  • Writer: Anand Panyarachun
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Thailand is fortunate to have experienced decades of high economic growth, which has helped lift millions of children and their families out of poverty and served to bring millions of others fully into the middle class. 

We now have a universal healthcare system that is the envy of our neighbours, and most children in this country now complete at least a primary school education and many go on to enrol in secondary school.

Yet despite all the economic progress we have made, the benefits have not been equally shared. Far too many children are still being left behind.

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