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  1. 1. news | 30 Jan 2015

    Activists urge health rights for stateless

    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » Health advocates and ethnic groups yesterday called on the the Public Health Ministry to grant more than 200,000 stateless people the right to health care services.

  2. 2. news | 27 Jan 2015

    Gold mine locals to get health checks

    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » The Public Health Ministry has ordered health checks on villagers living near a gold mine in Phichit province and for treatment to be provided for those whose blood is contaminated by heavy metals.

  3. 3. news | 28 Jan 2015

    Doping is public health issue, says world anti-doping body

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - Doping in sport is a public health issue, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Wednesday, because of the spread of substance abuse from elite athletes to school gyms.

  4. 4. news | 27 Jan 2015

    Health chiefs, medics split in funding row

    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » Healthcare reform is on the public's wishlist after last year's coup but is causing conflicts among health authorities, inevitably affecting the public interest.

  5. 5. learning | 13 Dec 2012

    Alcohol sales to be restricted

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The sale of alcohol in public places will be restricted under a Health Ministry draft regulation. Likely to take effect on Jan 1, 2013, it prohibits the sale of alcoholic drinks on footpaths, in public parks, and in publ...

  6. 6. business | 26 Jan 2015

    The Hidden Costs of Health Insurance

    BY INVITATION

    Newspaper section: Business

    » It is a well-known fact health care is a major expense, and unfortunately for many, a preoccupation in older age. Recently a client of mine went for his colonoscopy check-up. He had been going to the same doctor for the ...

  7. 7. news | 12 Jan 2015

    Experts slam user charges for health

    reform

    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » Health activists have criticised government plans to amend the National Health Security Office (NHSO) Act 2002 by charging for user services.

  8. 8. news | 12 Dec 2014

    NHSO defends budget record

    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » Four executives of the National Health Security Office (NHSO) yesterday denied an allegation by the permanent secretary for public health accusing the NHSO of poorly managing the budget resulting in losses at 105 state-r...

  9. 9. learning | 27 Aug 2013

    New cigarette warning labels on hold

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The Central Administrative Court has ordered the Public Health Ministry to suspend the enforcement of a new cigarette health warning.

  10. 10. learning | 30 Apr 2013

    Asbestos kills, that's for sure

    About healthcare & big business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » The World Health Organization & Thai doctors know it, but the public health ministry seems more interested in serving business interests.

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