• Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:02
    Voters told to prepare for heatstroke risk
    The Health Department has issued healthcare tips to voters on March 24.
    national
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    From culling to compassion: How one city collared its stray-animal crisis
    Concerned for the health of a black cat roaming around the university campus where she works, Mevlude dropped off the feline at the veterinary clinic for street animals run by the Istanbul municipality.
    opinion
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Private hospital patients ‘free to buy medicines outside’
    PATIENTS at private hospitals have the right to buy medicines elsewhere after getting a prescription from their doctors, according to the Health Service Support Department (HSSD).
    national
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    KEYS TO GROWTH 
    Thailand should develop four strengths - stability of the macro economy, the health industry, the financial system, and business dynamism - to boost competitiveness, said Justin Wood , head of regional agenda for Asia Pacific at the World Economic Forum, said
    Economy
  • Sun, 27 Jan 2019 12:59
    Bangkok pollution takes temporary break
    Bangkok’s air pollution eased significantly on Sunday morning, though the health threat posed by PM2.5 lingers.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 15:19
    THG invests in health care
    To further establish a foothold in the health care market, Thonburi Healthcare Group (THG) has launched Thonburi Bamrungmuang Hospital, a Bt4-billion investment that it said will become a specialised health care centre with a six-star standard of personalised care, equipped with a team of experienced specialists and a comprehensive array of medical technology.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 15:08
    Grab distributes masks to battle Bangkok pollution
    Grab Thailand says it has distributed 3,000 N95 respirator masks to motorcycle taxi riders to reduce the health threats from air pollution for the second consecutive year at the roadshow held by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to regulate and encourage safety for motorcycle taxi and taxi drivers.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:35
    Smog expected to worsen on Monday
    With air pollution lingering in Bangkok on Sunday and possibly set to worsen on Monday, the head of the Department of Health expressed concern for the health of people who work outdoors such as street vendors, traffic police, road sweepers and tuk-tuk drivers.
    national
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Planes, trucks spray water to soak up Bangkok’s smog
    WITH AIR pollution in Greater Bangkok threatening the health of its residents since last Thursday, relevant authorities are at work to offer temporary relief.
    national
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    Stigmatisation still poses a challenge for those with HIV
    THOUGH BETTER access to medical care has improved the health of many living with HIV, stigmatisation still prevents most of them from living normal lives.
    national
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
    Agency lodges police complaint against hospital over acid victim
    THE HEALTH Service Support Department (HSSD) yesterday lodged police complaints against Praram 2 Hospital and its licence holder over several charges related to its handling of an acid-attack victim.
    national
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Probe report to decide fate of Praram 2 Hospital today
    THE HEALTH Service Support Department (HSSD) will today release the result of its investigation into Praram 2 Hospital’s handling of an acid-attack victim, who succumbed to injuries.
    national
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Stringent measures afoot to tackle air pollution
    THAILAND AIMS to reduce the health impacts from air pollution by 25 per cent by 2030, while there will be stricter monitoring of air pollution and prevention measures this year during the haze season in the North and Bangkok.
    national
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 02:00
    Cabinet amends law, allowing former convicts to find work
    FORMER CONVICTS who have undergone training as masseurs while behind bars will get a better shot at rebuilding their lives now that the Cabinet has removed a requirement that they wait for at least a year before taking up jobs in the health industry.
    national
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Illegal fishing key threat to reefs
    THOUGH EXCESSIVE tourism has garnered recent headlines over threats to the health of Thailand’s diverse saltwater seas, illegal fishing presents another big challenge to preserving their rich natural resources.
    national
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