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9th National Health Assembly to highlight four issues affecting quality of life nowadays

14 December 2016--

The 9th National Health Assembly raised four issues affecting overall life quality of the Thai people, namely water, shelters, Aedes mosquitos and preschool children, which will be on the agenda at this year-end meeting.

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Four Health Organizations’ confidence on “people oriented health region” that can integrate actions for health at the local level

14 December 2016--

Four health organizations, namely MOPH, ThaiHealth, NHSO and NHCO, kick-off the “People-oriented Health Region”. The four organizations join forces with other sectors to solve prevailing health problems in each area, reaffirming that the 13 Health Regional Committees must be ready for action by next February.

Delegates from Bhutan interested HIA

23 September 2016--

Dr. Poldej Pinprateep, Secretary-General of Thailand’s National Health Commission together with Dr. Wiput Phoolcharoen and Dr. Dechrut  Sukkumnoed, Chairman and Vice Chairman of HIA Commission welcomed Dr.Ugen Dophu, Secretary of Health Ministry of Bhutan on 12 September 2016.

Voluntary health assessments a good way to defuse conflicts: NHC

26 August 2016--

   SUCCESSFUL examples of implementing the new health impact assessment (HIA) procedures in Lamphun have shown it is a good tool for encouraging people to find the truth and reduce conflict over development projects, the National Health Commission (NHC) has said.

The Bitter Truth About Sweet

26 August 2016--

Recent study shows Thais are hooked on sugar, which could lead to long-term health concerns. It's widely accepted fact that Thailand is a nation whose population truly have a sweet tooth. Considering common dietary guidelines for daily sugar intake

Publications

National Health Act

Report of the 1st ASEAN Conference on Impact Assessment

An article on National Policy on Palliative Care in Thailand

Q&A about NHA

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