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  1. 1. learning | 06 Jun 2013

    Thailand's new healthcare policy a threat to the poor?

    About healthcare & big business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Healthcare policy has changed to favour private hospitals, drug companies & medical tourism. Not made public, favours business, threat to universal healthcare.

  2. 2. news | 10 Feb 2015

    Universal healthcare vital to fight inequality: WHO

    By AFP

    » SINGAPORE - The head of the World Health Organization on Tuesday described universal healthcare as a powerful tool to fight inequality, hailing countries such as Singapore, which last month introduced a safety net for th...

  3. 3. news | 06 Feb 2015

    Healthcare registration dispute settled

    By Online Reporters

    » The Public Health Ministry has agreed that state hospitals should continue registering new patients seeking treatment under the universal healthcare scheme.

  4. 4. news | 05 Feb 2015

    Healthcare for stateless sought

    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » Civic groups in Chiang Rai have called on the Public Health Ministry to push the government into giving more than 200,000 people born in Thailand without Thai citizenship access to healthcare by April 1.

  5. 5. tech | 21 Jan 2015

    Fixing up poorly IT

    By Sasiwimon Boonruang, Newspaper section: Life

    » At Songklanagarind Hospital, always packed with patients, there is now no need for the sick to spend a lot of time in an overcrowded lounge waiting for a doctor. Thanks to an in-house database and processing system, Hosp...

  6. 6. learning | 22 Aug 2012

    All children guaranteed healthcare

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Both Thai children & children of migrant workers from other countries will be guaranteed the same basic healthcare until they are six years old.

  7. 7. learning | 22 Mar 2012

    Is free healthcare for everyone possible?

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » After 10 years of universal healthcare hospitals are turning away patients, cutting hospital beds & seeking ways to avoid the massive losses they face.

  8. 8. learning | 14 Sep 2011

    Nurses bring healthcare to homes

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Nurse visits to homes catch life-threatening diseases early (diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, kidney disease). Longer healthier lives, reduced cost for state healthcare, the result.

  9. 9. learning | 02 Aug 2011

    Universal healthcare, a viable business?

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Overcrowding and severe health conditions pose difficulties for private hospitals in the universal healthcare provider business.

  10. 10. learning | 15 Feb 2011

    Social Security members get less healthcare?

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Workers make monthly pay check contributions but receive less healthcare coverage than free universal care.

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