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Bulletins From Thai Moph / Thai Fda
Read about any important announcements or warnings or latests initiatives from the various governmental agencies concerned with the Medical Industry in Thailand.
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Source: National News Bureau Of Thailand  Nov 11, 2018
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) is encouraging the general public to live a healthier lifestyle by choosing foods and drinks certified as healthy alternative foods.  Khun Seree Tuchinda,M.D. Seree Tuchinda, chief adviser to the public health minister, revealed the MOPH is campaigning for better food safety following a survey which has found many eating behaviors of the people could po...
National News Bureau Thailand  Nov 03, 2018
The many tourists who enjoy winter's cool breezes should beware of malaria and typhus, especially those who like to pitch their tents in the great outdoors.  Typhus Dr. Surachai Chokekanchitchai, the Director of Uthai Thani Hospital, recently noted that tourists pitching tents in the woods run the risk of getting bitten by mosquitoes, which in Thailand can include anopheles mosquitoes, ...
Source: National News Bureau Of Thailand  Oct 29, 2018
The Ministry of Public Health has instructed all hospitals under it to prescribe medications appropriately, and lower antibiotics use by 20%, by 2021.    In 2019, the ministry will decrease antibiotic prescriptions for upper respiratory tract infections, acute diarrhea, open wounds and normal labor, to decrease drug resistant risks. The ministry instructed the hospitals to prescribe me...
National News Bureau Of Thailand  Oct 25, 2018
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has a policy to reduce the number of deaths from three major causes.  The MOPH Permanent Secretary, Sukhum Kanchanaphimai, said in 2019, the MOPH has a policy to reduce the number of deaths from three major causes of deaths in Thailand namely cerebrovascular diseases, Septicemia and traffic accidents.  The MOPH Permanent Secretary, Sukhum Kanchanaph...
Source: The Department of Disease Control, MOPH  Aug 27, 2018
The Department of Disease Control is warning the public of pinkeye disease which is common during the rainy season, as about 60, 000 patients have suffered from the disease so far this year.    According to Director-General of the Department Dr. Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai, infections, allergies, and chemical reactions can cause pinkeye or conjunctivitis. The disease is not airb...