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Anutin Signs Order Requiring Prescription to Buy Pot, Ban Sales to...

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said he signed a Public Health Ministry notice to regulate cannabis use with an aim toward allying concerns about...

As Thais Panic, Health Ministry Debunks Monkeypox Myths, Misinformation

As Thais melt down into full-blown panic over monkeypox, health authorities are busy debunking myths and social media misinformation. For starters, there are no monkeypox...
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Legal Cannabis Isn’t Invitation to Smoke Weed – Anutin

Just because Thailand is decriminalizing marijuana doesn’t mean people can smoke it freely, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said. Ahead of the June 9 effective...
The smallpox vaccine did more than protect against smallpox. It also reduced the risk of contracting a related illness called monkeypox, which produces the same combination of scabby bumps and fever. It’s milder than smallpox but it’s still a serious affliction. In Africa, where monkeypox originates from, it kills anywhere from 1-10% of those who are infected. And more and more people are becoming infected.

Thailand Opens Monkeypox Emergency Center

The Department of Disease Control has set up an emergency operations center to handle monkeypox issues as officials begin screening arrivals from the countries...
Thailand National Health Insurance to Cover Marijuana Extract

Thailand to Offer Free Drugs Made with Marijuana

The National Health Security Office is now offering three medications made with marijuana on its list of free medicines for Thai nationals. One, called Kae...
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Digital Minister Petitions for Legalization of E-Cigarettes

'Over my dead body', Public Health Minister Anutin responds

Thai Men Come Up Short in World Penis-Size Rankings

Thai members 7th smallest in world in survey by UK clinic.
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Contaminated Belgian Chocolate Eggs Not Imported into Thailand – FDA

Thailand did not import Belgium-made Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs contaminated with salmonella bacteria, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA made the confirmation...
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Thailand Reaffirms Ban on Vaping; Sets April 11 Deadline for Graphic...

The Public Health Ministry snuffed out hopes that Thailand might overturn its ban on the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping products. The ministry’s National Tobacco...
Anyaphat “Nookzii” Wattanatantirat died of breast cancer at the age of 34 after receiving treatment over the past year.

Following Model’s Death at 34, Cancer Institute Urges Monthly Breast Self-Exams...

The Department of Medical Services is encouraging monthly breast self-examinations to stay safe from breast cancer, the most dangerous cancer among Thai women. The National...
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Siriraj 1st Thai Hospital to Succeed in Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery

Siriraj Hospital became the first Thai hospital to successfully transplant multiple organs during a single surgery, including a stomach, liver, pancreas and intestine. Dr. Prasit...
People wait for tuberculosis tests at a "Zero TB Thailand" mobile lab.

Mahidol U., Health Ministry Partner to Eradicate TB in Thailand

The Department of Disease Control has joined hands with Mahidol University to eradicate tuberculosis in Thailand. The DDC and Mahidol University’s Faculty of Medicine at...
Prakit Vathesatogkit, executive secretary of the Action on Smoking and Health Foundation Thailand.

Doctor Behind Thailand’s Public Smoking Ban, Ophthalmologist Recognized by WHO

Two Thai doctors have been recognized by the World Health Organization for their contributions to the medical sector. Public Health Ministry spokesman Rungrueng Kitphati said...
Thai traditional food made with cannabis sold at a city fair in Bangkok.

Thailand to Decriminalize Marijuana, Moving Step Closer to Legal Recreational Use

Thailand today takes another step toward making smoking a joint legal in a country infamous for its hard drug laws. The Food and Drug Administration...

Thailand Sounds Bird Flu Alert After WHO Warning on China Outbreak...

Health officials are on high alert after the World Health Organization reported another outbreak of bird flu in China that jumped from chickens to...
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฿207 Billion Set for Thailand Universal Healthcare Program for 2023

The National Health Security Office proposed a 207-billion-baht budget to cover the universal healthcare scheme for 2023, in addition to related benefits covering Covid-19...
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Thailand on Alert After Bird Flu Kills Chinese Woman, Infects 61

Thailand livestock officials have gone on high alert over reports out of China that a woman died of bird flu. Department of Livestock Development Director-General...
Students wait to receive Covid-19 vaccines in Bangkok on Oct. 4 as the country began to vaccinate students aged 12-18 for the new semester, which will start in November.

Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Real, Growing Among Thailand’s Youth

Thai officials treat it as a given that 70, 80 or even 100 percent of Thais will be vaccinated against Covid-19. In their minds,...
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Thailand Legalizes Kratom, Sets Free 1,038 Jailed Users

The use and sales of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) leaves were legalized in Thailand Tuesday setting free 1,038 prison inmates jailed earlier for previous use...
The Covid-19 vaccine-development team at the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.

Thailand Researchers Developing Inhaled Covid-19 Vaccine

The National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Biotec) developed inhaled Covid-19 vaccines of adenovirus-based and influenza-based types to prevent infections, reduce side effects...
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In Defense of Mixing Vaccines: Thai Health Officials Make Their Case

By Silada Lydia Rojratanakiat To maximize the usefulness of every tool available for the pandemic response, Thailand is exploring the advantages of combining doses of...
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Thailand OKs Unproven, Dangerous Herbal Folk Remedy as Covid-19 Treatment

After failing to procure enough genuinely helpful coronavirus vaccines, the Thai government now is resorting to unproven, dangerous folk remedies to treat Covid-19.
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Coronavirus Fears Bleeding Thai Blood Banks Dry

The re-emergence of Covid-19 has put a strain on Thailand blood supplies as members of the public fearful of the coronavirus avoiding hospitals to...
Nakornthon Hospital's new spinal-care center in Bangkok.

Pandemic Medical Tourism Has Flopped, But Will Boom After Crisis, Health...

While Thailand’s efforts to entice visits by medical tourists during the coronavirus pandemic has largely flopped, the Public Health Ministry claims the kingdom will...
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More Than 300 Cannabis Clinics Now Open in Thailand

More than 300 cannabis clinics have opened nationwide since the legalization of cannabis for medical purposes in Thailand About 70 percent of patients using the...
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