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11 August 2015--

A timely exhibition on the war  for natural resources is running amid ongoing protests over a planned coal-fired power plant in Krabi

The work schedule was gruelling: he had three days to take portraits of 200 villagers. For photographer Roengrit Kongmuang, the task was compounded by the simple act of breathing.

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Academics warn against fueling a biomass power plant with garbage from Koh Samui

13 September 2015--

Chatpong Chatphuti, governor of Surat Thani province, said that the municipal office of Koh Samui island contracted Samut Prakan Renewable Energy Co to build a dump to take about 200,000 tons of garbage on Koh Samui within six months.

NHCO demands asbestos be blacklisted and Thailand insist on its dangers in global forums

12 September 2015--

The National Health Commission (NHC) called for the global blacklisting of white asbestos or chrysotile and demanded Thai participants in the forums of the Rotterdam Convention have correct knowledge on its dangers and watch out for distorted information.

Eight-year-long health assemblies see necessity to link communities and private sector

04 September 2015--

 “Public policies” are widely discussed as Thailand urgently needs “reform”. Importantly “public policies” must be developed with the participation of all concerned parties. This is because “public policies” have impacts on everyone, so it must not be guided or directed by any single party.

Health assemblies’ as the basis of ‘deliberative democracy’

08 July 2015--

A three-day discussion was organized on the occasion of the 9th anniversary of the National Health Commission Office. Representatives of 11 social and health organizations were invited to discuss the reform of health systems and democracy.


National Health Act

Thailand’s Rules and Procedures for Health Impact Assessment

An article on National Policy on Palliative Care in Thailand

FAQ about National Health Assembly

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