On June 20, 2013, three professional associations namely the Association of Occupational and Environmental Diseases, the Occupational Health Nursing Association of Thailand and the Occupational Health and Safety at Work Association issued a statement to call for a ban on asbestos in all products.
A committee studying the health impacts of asbestos will meet on June 20 to discuss a ban on the use and import of asbestos in accordance with a cabinet resolution in 2011 which is in line with the National Health Assembly’s resolution.
Globalization leads to severe conflicts especially on natural resources. We have seen many conflicts between villagers and capitalists in many areas.
Four organizations join forces to promote community health. NHCO plans the health promotion at the sub-district level.Fri, 07/12/2013 - 08:15 | by admin
Health organizations join forces to proactively promote community well-being. They intend to integrate their workforces, mechanisms and resources to develop provincial learning centers with a high hope to improve the quality of life.
The Statute on the National Health System B.E. 2552 (2009) results from the National Health Act B.E. 2550 (2007). It was promulgated in December 2009 and is an important legal tool to ensure the well-being of Thai people regardless of classes, races, religions and financial statuses.
On March 1, 2013, Open Research Center for Minamata Studies of Kumamoto Gakuen University of Japan together with the Health Impact Assessment Co-ordinating Unit of the National Health Commission Office, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies of Chulalongkorn University, Environmental Litigation and Advocacy for the Wants (EnLaw) and Ecological Alert and Recovery
Dr Thaksaphon Thamarangsi, director of the Center for Alcohol Studies (CAS), said the Center for Alcohol Studies (CAS) under the International Health Policy Program of the Thai Ministry of Public Health
Ruj Komolbut of the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication at Thammasat University asks if anyone has ever been in the following situations.
This community chooses to fight against transnational petroleum industry and coal-fired power plants with wisdom and use community health impact assessment as its tool.
The term “Health Statute” was quite new to me until I participated in the conference titled “Health in All Policies, Local and Community Level” during the 5th National Health Assembly Forum hosted by the National Health Assembly Organizing Committee from December 18-20, 2012.