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Change for Better: Cycling is Cool and Healthy

A simple vehicle for all ages and gender, just grab a bicycle and you can stride on the saddle.

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Thailand’s National Health Assembly Declared the Reform of the Thai’s Well-being in All Aspects

The 5th National Health Assembly on the theme of “Health in All Policies” held from December 18-20 2012 at the BITEC Bangna was successfully finished.

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The National Health Workforce Commission is concerned about the soaring number of migrant workers and plans to import personnel from neighboring countries to serve the migrants

As the number of migrant workers reaches 4 million in Thailand, the National Health Workforce Commission plans to temporarily tackle the shortage of doctors, nurses, simultaneous translators and health personnel by importing personnel from neighboring countries to serve ill migrants in designated areas and maintain sufficient health services for Thai patients.

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Villagers protest against the Chevron port and demand information from the complete EHIA report

Villagers in Tambon Klai locality of Tha Sala district in Nakhon Si Thammarat province are upset with the environmental health impact assessment report of Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production Co Ltd that plans a port and facilities to support petroleum exploration and production in the Gulf of Thailand.

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What’s on at the 5th National Health Assembly on the theme of “Health in All Policies”

The National Health Assembly Organizing Committee led by Sirina Chokwatana Pavarolarvidya held a press conference on the 5th National Health Assembly 2012. The assembly is set at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre, Bangkok, from December 18 to 20 and planned on the theme of “Health in All Policies”.

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The number of migrant workers in Thailand reaches 4 million

The health ministry is urged to include them in Thailand’s health care systems as they help boost the national economic growth.

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A Green Way to EIA Reform at the 5th NHA

The 11th National Economic and Social Development Plan that has been implemented since October 2011 attaches great importance to green economy, natural resources and the environment.

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A great but challenging step of Thai new tobacco control law

We know that cigarettes are harmful to health and there are worldwide campaigns against smoking. For example, cigarette advertisements are banned on mainstream media, cigarette packs must bear terrifying pictures and warnings to discourage smokers, and groceries must not display cigarettes.

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The Ministry of Public Health opposes the Thai-EU FTA and a Thai Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association warns the government not to look only at short-term export benefits

As Thailand is about to discuss its free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union, the demanded extension of protection for medicine patents and information by five years becomes the most controversial issue.

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Equal medical care for AIDS and kidney patients who are members of three welfare funds starts on Oct 1

Dr Winai Sawasdivorn, secretary-general of the National Health Security Office (NHSO), said that as the government is integrating emergency medicine welfare

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