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Thailand experiencing nurse shortages

Red Cross nurses

Red Cross nurses. Photo: Jollyroger.


BANGKOK, 29 August 2016 (NNT) – The Ministry of Public Health has set a goal to increase the number of nurses in the country as 36,000 more nurses are needed to provide medical services.

Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Public Health Dr. Sopon Mekthon said the demand for medical personnel in Thailand has increased following the ministry’s effort to raise the standards and the number of medical services at public hospitals nationwide.

Full story: NNT

Reporter: Nuppol Suvansombut
Rewriter: Thammarat Thadaphrom,
National News Bureau Of Thailand