Thailand Struggles to Get Tuberculosis (TB) Under Control

In Bangkok alone, new TB cases are on the rise, attributed to the influx of migrant workers, the most vulnerable group.

Thailand Struggles to Get Tuberculosis (TB) Under Control

BANGKOK – Ministry of Public Health, Department of Medical Sciences and health associations are struggling to deal with tuberculosis as Thailand struggles with its high global ranking among TB-plagued countries. “We are one of the 14 worst countries hit by this severely infectious disease which has spread across 200 countries,” Arth Nana, executive committee chairman […]

Thailand’s Health Ministry Approves Draft Regulation Requiring Plain Cigarette Packaging

Cigarette packs would not be allowed to show brand logos, colors or promotional text.

Thailand’s Health Ministry Approves Draft Regulation Requiring Plain Cigarette Packaging

BANGKOK – Thailand’s Public Health Ministry on Wednesday approved a draft regulation requiring plain cigarette packaging, and will also change the compulsory pictures reinforcing the warning that smoking is hazardous to health. Public Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said the approval came from the ministry’s national tobacco control committee, which he chairs. Thailand would be the […]