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Thailand aims to rid country of malaria by 2024

BANGKOK, 25 April 2016 (NNT) - The Ministry of Public Health is accelerating its malaria eradication campaign under the government's Pracharat Model. Public Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn has affirmed his ministry’s commitment to realize the global agenda by the World Health Organization to “End Malaria for Good” and announced Thailand’s goal

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Dengue fever and Malaria detected in Mae Hong Son

MAE HONG SON, 8 July 2012 (NNT) - Fourteen patients with dengue fever have been discovered in Mae Hong Son province. Officials are advising the public to quickly destroy mosquito breeding grounds. Health officials are hurriedly insecticide-fogging communities throughout the province that may be breeding grounds for mosquitoes. The destruction

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Thailand launches nationwide war on mosquito-breeding grounds

BANGKOK, 12 May 2012 (NNT) – The Public Health Ministry of Thailand is set to rid the country of as many mosquito-breeding grounds as possible before the new school term begins. Dr. Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai, deputy director-general of the Disease Control Department, said that all provincial health offices have been instructed to

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