Medicine

Promising practices and lessons learnt in the South-East Asia Region in accessing medical oxygen during the COVID-19 pandemic

Over the past two years, COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented global crisis, led to loss of millions of lives, distressed…

Thailand reports sixth confirmed monkeypox case

A Thai woman, returning from Qatar, has become the sixth confirmed monkeypox case in Thailand, according to Dr. Opart Karnkawinpong,…

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) WHO Thailand Situation Report 245 – 24 August 2022

4,637,199 total confirmed cases32,081 total deathsDaily average numbers reported from 18 – 24 August 20221,943* new confirmed cases per day*(including…

Thailand’s GPO to scale up production of medical grade cannabis

BANGKOK, Thailand’s Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) will scale up plantation of medical grade cannabis that will be used to produce…

Malaysia keen to learn from Thailand evidence-based use of medical cannabis products

BANGKOK, Malaysia is keen to learn more about cannabis from Thailand, especially on its evidence-based applications and cannabis-related pharmaceutical products…

Thai cabinet approves 18.4 billion baht for NHSO COVID-19 medical expenses

The Thai cabinet today (Tuesday) approved an 18.447 billion baht budget for the National Health Security Office (NHSO) to cover…

Man pilloried online for ramming car into students on zebra crossing

A motorist has come under heavy criticism on social media today (Monday) after he allegedly rammed his car into a…

Is Thailand’s booster program losing race against fast-mutating COVID?

Thanks to constant mutations, the COVID-19 virus is still several steps ahead of vaccine developers. While researchers have managed to…

Thailand Prepares For Post-Pandemic Stage: Official

BANGKOK, Thailand is preparing for the transition to the post-pandemic stage, due to the steady decline in new COVID-19 infections…

Background to the recommendations for use of the Valneva VLA2001 vaccine against COVID-19, 18 August 2022

This background document was prepared by the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization Working Group on COVID-19 vaccines…