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NHCO’s grand technical conference in June will mark its 9th anniversary and reform health systems to improve the life of Thai people

Dr Mongkol said the reform of Thai health systems would encourage people to push for the public policies that meet their needs. The academic conference to mark the 9th anniversary of the National Health Commission Office (NHCO) from June 10 to 12 will see the exchange of lessons that will empower citizens to cope with future threats and inequity.

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Three areas of revision to the Statute on National Health Systems are proposed for cabinet approval

The Commission on Revision of the Statute on National Health Systems held a meeting on February 27. The session chaired by DrNarongsakAngkasuwapala was aimed at laying down frameworks and directions for policies, strategies and actions relating to national health systems
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Chiang Rai PAO supports synergy for the well-being of society

Busarintha Worapatananont, president of the Chiang Rai Provincial Administrative Organization (Chiang Rai PAO) and the Chiang Rai Provincial Health Assembly Organizing Committee,recently opened the health assembly of Chiang Rai on “Synergy for the Well-being, Equality and Prosperity of Chiang Rai People”
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Win-win Column: The Health of Thai People Depends on the Director-General of the Department of Agriculture

The Department of Agriculture is working out the registration of two extremely hazardous pesticides namely carbofuran and methomyl although many parties are demanding an immediate end to their use
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EIA report on Krabi coal port and plant rejected

The environment impact assessment (EIA) report on the Klong Rua coal seaport and coal-fired power plant project in Krabi province was rejected yesterday amid pressure from the Protect Krabi Network.

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The 7th National Health Assembly pushed for five healthy public policies, the control of steroids and global health strategies

The 7th National Health Assembly urged five healthy public policies, efforts to move forward for reconciliation and social reform, the control of steroids, global health strategies, child protection mechanisms, health technology assessment and the elimination of liver fluke and bile duct cancer

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The civil society and academics want the new constitution to include HIA

Academics and the civil society point out that development projects and policies have seriously affected communities for 16 years. They propose the National Reform Council include health impact assessment in the new constitution to require the government to promote health in all policies.

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Northerners see a health statute essential for the national future

The National Health Commission Office and the King Prajadhipok’s Institute organized the second round of “Citizen Dialogue” at Grand Hill Resort & Spa Hotel in Nakhon Sawan province on January 26 and 27 as part of the review of the National Statute on National Health Systems.

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NHC: NCPO should adopt “People-oriented Health Zones” in health reforms

The National Health Commission is proposing the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) gives a green light to setting up the “People-oriented Health Zones”, as a mechanism based on participation by both the state and the people sectors, that integrates every agency involved in health systems in each region

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Four case studies of recipients of the National Health Assembly Awards

During the Sixth National Health Assembly meeting under the theme of “United Power to Build Community Wellbeing”, organized by the National Health Commission Office  on June 17-18, there was a presentation of the National Health Assembly Awards to the local organizations

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