• Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Lawyer ready to fire more shots at hospital
    Accuses Praram 2 of falsely getting NHSO reimbursements, bribing rescue workers; Hospital denies it was ordered closed.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Toxic farm chemicals take a toll on lives
    Nearly 600 people killed annually: NHSO
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:44
    No free sex-change operations for transgenders: Health office
    The National Health Security Office (NHSO) has dismissed reports that transgenders will be able to get sex-change operations for free under the country’s universal healthcare scheme.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:18
    3.5m flu jabs available
    People deemed as being among seven at-risk groups are invited to get flu shots from today (June 1) until August 31, as 3.5 million jabs were prepared to prevent flu outbreaks this year, according to National Health Security Office (NHSO) secretary-general Dr Sakchai Kanjanawatana.
  • Sun, 13 May 2018 13:36
    296 needy elderly to get hearing aids in Bangkok
    Authorities have given hearing aids to 100 elderly people in Bangkok in a bid to improve their quality of life.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 11:02
    Schoolgirls will get HPV vaccine as rumours of shortage denied
    Contrary to circulating rumours, there was no shortage of the vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) needed for shots for Prathom 5 schoolgirls nationwide, according to Atthaporn Limpanyalert, a National Health Security Office (NHSO) spokesperson.
  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:53
    NHSO committed to helping kids with Down’s syndrome
    The National Health Security Office (NHSO) has noted World Down’s Syndrome Day with an assurance that its universal health coverage includes the care and development of children with the syndrome.
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 01:00
    NHSO seeks 9% hike in budget for current year
    THE NATIONAL Health Security Office (NHSO) is seeking a Bt193.92 billion budget for the country’s universal healthcare scheme in the 2019 fiscal year.
  • Sun, 24 Dec 2017 13:34
    Healthcare scheme a transplant lifesaver for over 3,000 Thais
    Thousands of lives have been saved in almost a decade since organ transplantation had been added to the National Health Security Office’s (NHSO) universal healthcare scheme for Thai citizens, said NHSO deputy secretary-general Dr Chuchai Sornchamni.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:50
    NHSO denies drug supply issues linked to new procurement system
    The National Health Security Office (NHSO) has stated that there is not a shortage of medicines related to the recent adjustment of the procurement system, but several drugs were in short supply due to other factors such as production issues and natural disasters, Public Health Ministry permanent secretary Dr Jessada Chokdamrongsuk said.
  • Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:00
    Health chief urges free contraception for teens
    IN A bid to prevent premature pregnancy among Thai teens, Health Department chief Dr Wachira Pengchan is calling for girls aged 10 to 20 to receive a free contraceptive implant at any of the nationwide medical facilities registered for Universal Coverage (UC) under the National Health Security Office (NHSO).
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:20
    Survey shows a healthy health system
    Satisfaction levels cited by subscribers to Universal Healthcare Coverage (UC) and the service providers this year were at 95.66 per cent and 67.91 per cent respectively – an increase from last year’s 91.86 per cent and 66.21 per cent– according to survey results released recently. 
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 01:00
    Smooth start to Rajavithi’s procurement role
    Process in place to facilitate transition from NHSO, removing fears of shortages
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:00
    Hospital stops free heart treatment
    New requirement blocks Bangkok coronary unit from providing specialised surgery.
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 01:00
    Hospitals step up to treat patients turned away by Mahaesak
    SEVERAL HOSPITALS have come forward to take over about 100,000 patients from the Mahaesak Hospital, which is withdrawing from the universal healthcare scheme.
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