Tue, 06 Mar 2018 18:56
Deadly measles outbreak as Philippines reels from vaccine row
A health scare over a pioneering dengue vaccine is partly to blame for a decline in child immunisation and a deadly measles outbreak in the Philippines, a senior health official said Tuesday.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00
Senior health official faces attempted murder charge after guard hit by car
DR YORN CHIRANAKHON, a senior official at the Public Health Ministry, was yesterday charged with drunk driving and attempted murder after his car hit a security guard and dragged him for 20 metres inside the ministry compound in Nonthaburi’s Muang district last Friday.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:16
Viral video of senior health official’s car hitting guard, dragging him along
A video clip that has gone viral shows a senior health official’s car hitting a security guard in Nonthaburi and dragging him along for quite a distance.
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 12:26
Thailand, Japan agree to improve senior health care
Thailand and Japan have signed a memorandum Saturday to increase cooperation on senior’s health care, said Thailand’s minister of public health.
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:10
Malaysian Muslims shun vaccines over pig DNA worries
Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Muslims in northern Malaysia are refusing to have their babies immunised amid rumours that the vaccines may contain pig DNA, a senior health official said Monday.
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00
Top Health official did not propose cost-sharing by patients
RESPONDING to criticism of a reported Health Ministry proposal submitted to the junta that patients should share treatment costs under a ministry reform to ease budgetary constraints, a senior health official yesterday took responsibility for having made
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 00:00
Health official gets 5 years for corruption
Indonesia's anti-graft court sentenced a former senior health ministry official to five years in jail for her involvement in an embezzlement scandal that cost the state about $1.2 million (Bt38.4 million) in losses.
Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:00
HFM disease epidemic in Cambodia under control: Thai senior health official
Cambodia's hand-foot-mouth disease epidemic appears to have passed the critical point and is now under control, but Thailand remains on alert for further cases of the disease, Bureau of Epidemiology director Dr Pasakorn Akarasewi said Monday.