Tags : Children


Doctor Concerned Over Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Outbreak

BANGKOK, Nov 3 (TNA) – A virologist expressed his concern over an outbreak of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which causes respiratory tract infections in young children. Dr Yong Poovorawan, head of the Centre of Excellence in Clinical Virology at the Faculty of Medicine of Chulalongkorn University said the RSV is spreading among children aged below […]Read More


Child respiratory disease warning for Khon Kaen

KHON KAEN: A doctor at Khon Kaen Hospital has voiced concern over an outbreak of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which causes respiratory tract infections in children up to 2 years old. Dr Kanokwan Sriraksa, chief of the pediatrics section, said five children infected with RSV have been admitted to the hospital. They were in the […]Read More


2 children thought to have been poisoned by mother fed

The director of Thammasat Hospital confirmed today that two young children, admitted with bleeding in the digestive tract, vomiting of blood and stomach inflammation, were not suffering with a disease, but from the effects of the ingestion of a corrosive substance. Dr. Paruhat Tor-udom told a news conference today that they treated a 4-year old […]Read More


17 children rescued from Patong human-trafficking gang

PHUKET: A series of raids by police have safely taken into protection 17 children held by a human-trafficking operation in Patong, which saw children who did not bring home enough money being beaten with a coat hanger. Lt Gen Jaruwat Waisaya, an assistant to the national police chief, explained at a press conference at Phuket […]Read More


Thai kids to get English boost

The Education Ministry has decided to introduce more English language classes in state schools across the country, it announced after a meeting on Monday. The special English classes will help Thai students achieve at least B2 Level under The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), Amnat Wichayanuwat, secretary-general of Office of the Basic […]Read More


Cambodian Woman Arrested in Phuket for Child Labour Trafficking

PHUKET, Oct 25 (TNA) – A Cambodian woman has been caught for trafficking children and forcing them to sell flowers and sunglasses to tourists on the beaches of Thailand’s island province of Phuket. Immigration Police said Kimhang, 24, was conspiring with others in her gang to buy a number of Cambodian children under the age […]Read More