Tags : Hepatitis


DDC announces success in treating Hepatitis C

BANGKOK, 8th May 2018 (NNT) – The Department of Disease Control (DDC) has announced the success of research into a new Hepatitis C remedy based on Sofosbuvir-Ledipasvir, which has proven to be effective in 97-100 percent of cases treated. DDC Director-General Dr. Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai and head of clinical research into HIV and Hepatitis C in […]Read More


Buriram doctor urges people to get tested for hepatitis

BURIRAM, 2 October 2016 (NNT) – A doctor in Buriram province has recommended an annual hepatitis test for everyone, disclosing that the virus can lead to liver cancer. Buriram province hosted an activity to mark World Hepatitis Day and to raise public awareness of viral hepatitis which is a silent threat to all people. Full […]Read More


Liver cancer most commonly found in Thai people among all

BANGKOK, 26 November 2015 (NNT) – The Medical Services Department has announced that liver cancer is the most commonly found cancer in Thai people. There are approximately 20,000 patients of liver cancer each year which is most commonly found in men. The death rate is approximately 15,000 per year. Two types of liver cancer most […]Read More


4-in-1 vaccine for Thailand to materialise soon

BANGKOK, Feb 9 – Thailand plans to invest Bt700 million (US$24 million) to produce DTP-HB, a combination vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and hepatitis B, in cooperation with a French pharmaceutical company, according to the Thai public health minister. Dr Pradit Sintavanarong said local manufacturing of the vaccine will save the country nearly Bt2 billion […]Read More


Thailand to keep waterborne diseases under surveillance

BANGKOK, 3 August 2011 (NNT) – The Ministry of Public Health has ordered all provincial public health offices in flood-hit zones to monitor six waterborne diseases while people are asked to help prevent spreading the diseases. According to Permanent Secretary for Public Health Medical Doctor Paijit Warachit, provincial public health offices are monitoring six waterborne […]Read More