Tags : Treatment


Robot technology introduced in Thai hospitals for better care of

CHIANG MAI, 21 May 2012 (NNT) – Medical technology in Thailand is leaping forward in providing surgical patients with a much more advanced treatment. The Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, has officially become one of four places in the country that are using robots in surgery. Out of four medical facilities in Thailand that […]Read More


Thai research team studies efficacy of HIV vaccine

A Thai research team is working on two new studies to see how a vaccine can boost people’s immunity against HIV. “These studies will help us determine if a vaccine can strengthen immunity against the virus,” Prof Dr Punnee Pitisuttithum, chief of Mahidol University’s Vaccine Research Centre, said. About 500,000 to 600,000 people are living […]Read More


Illegal Beauty Clinic in Nonthaburi Shut Down by Police

Thai police raided and shut down an illegal beauty clinic at Supalai building in Nonthaburi Province. The clinic relies mostly on the internet to market its services, claiming to provide treatments with immediate results at affordable prices. In an undercover sting operation, the police sent in an agent to pose as a potential client at […]Read More


27000 Thai women receive medical care as result of domestic

BANGKOK, 9 March 2012 (NNT) – The Friends of Women Foundation has revealed that up to 27,000 Thai women received medical treatment as a result of sexual harassment or domestic violence in 2011. As March 8th of every year marks the International Women’s Day, groups of women yesterday staged a campaign to protect women’s rights […]Read More


New Thai social security system to include all hospitals

BANGKOK, 2 March 2012 (NNT) – Permanent Secretary for Labor Mr. Somkiat Chayasriwong said every Thai national would be able to avail himself to the emergency service at any hospital in the country without charges. While the new service may appeal to all Thai citizens, Mr. Somkiat said the matter would be finalized on March […]Read More


Health care in Thailand to become more accessible

The National Health Security Office of Thailand (NHSO) is set to promote primary medical care across the country while insisting that patients still benefit greatly from the health security system’s free-of-charge treatment. NHSO Secretary General Dr. Winai Sawatdiworn has revealed that the health security policy, which has been promoting free-of-charge medical treatments for over 10 […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai forest fire worsens haze, residents’ health in North

CHIANG MAI, Feb 19 – A forest fire in Chiang Mai is causing low visibility, as northern provinces continue fighting a haze problem with more patients seeking medical treatment for haze-related respiratory illness. The forest fire at Kanin National Reserved Forest in Chiang Mai’s Hang Dong district on Sunday damaged forested areas along a one […]Read More


7 passengers injured on a Qantas A380 flight during turbulence

(AGI) Sydney – 7 passengers of Qantas flight A380 flying from London to Singapore were injured during a turbulence. Four of them had to be to a hospital for treatment. The “strong turbulence”, as a spokesperson of the airline company defined it, occurred in the air space of India yesterday morning, jolting the passengers off […]Read More