• Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Rehabilitation fund ups effort to reach disabled
    THE PROVINCIAL Rehabilitation Fund is ramping up efforts to help the elderly, the physically challenged, people living with chronic conditions and those who are dependent.
    national
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Funding boost for healthcare
    THE NATIONAL Health Security Office (NHSO) will receive nearly Bt200 billion in fiscal 2020, about Bt6.5 billion more than the provision for fiscal 2019.
    Economy
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 19:00
    Agency calls for Bt200 million to tackle unwanted pregnancies
    An agency has proposed that the National Health Security Office (NHSO) spends about Bt200 million to buy and distribute condoms and contraceptive implants as a possible solution to Thailand's unwanted pregnancy problem.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:30
    Prisoners register for health-care scheme
    A total of 261,672 inmates, or 91 per cent of the country's 286,671 prisoners, have registered with the National Health Security Office (NHSO) for the Universal Coverage Scheme (UCS), said NHSO chief Sakchai Kanjanawatana.
    national
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    New Year gifts to your health unwrapped by the NHSO
    THE NATIONAL Health Security Office (NHSO) has some “gifts” for the holidays, including improved colostomy bags and hormonal medicines for premature puberty.
    national
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Many quitting agencies due to assets rule
    Members of health organisations stepping down to avoid revealing their finances.
    national
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 06:00
    Authorities lend a hand to patients most in need
    PEOPLE in Nakhon Ratchasima can now borrow useful devices from many state medical facilities, as they undergo physical rehabilitation or cope with being housebound.
    national
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Gold card proposed for nomadic tribe to get healthcare where needed
    TO HELP boost access to healthcare for vulnerable people, National Health Security Office (NHSO) chief Sakchai Kanchanawattana has proposed that tribes be given a “gold card”, which allows them to get healthcare service at any state facility.
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Toxic farm chemicals take a toll on lives
    Nearly 600 people killed annually: NHSO
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • 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.
    national
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