Thailand records 14 new COVID-19 cases today, including 7 Thai soldiers returning from South Sudan

Seven more Thai soldiers, returning from South Sudan, are among 14 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand today (Tuesday). According to the CCSA, the new infections, confirmed by tests conducted on September 26th in state quarantine in Chon Buri province, have brought total infections among Thai troops returning from South Sudan to 23. Other new infections […]

Never too late to fight back against pandemic

By Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization One million people have now been lost to COVID-19 and many more are suffering because of the pandemic. This milestone is a difficult moment for the world but there are glimmers of hope that encourage us now and in the near future. Just nine months […]

Experts Warn of China’s Emergency Use of COVID-19 Vaccine

China in recent months has been injecting hundreds of thousands of people with three preliminary coronavirus vaccines that are being tested for safety and efficacy. While the world awaits a proven drug to fight the pandemic, at least three vaccine candidates have been given to front-line medical professionals, staff of state-owned companies, and government officials […]

Thailand’s Hospital Network Eyes More Chinese Patients When COVID-19 Ebbs

BANGKOK, Sept 25 (Bernama) — Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS), Thailand’s largest private hospital network, is eyeing more Chinese patients to seek medical services when the COVID-19 pandemic ebbs and air travel resumes. Its senior vice-president of international marketing, corporate advertising and public relations, Buranut Limjitti said Thailand is a major hub for medical tourism […]

UNHCR welcomes move to strengthen healthcare for stateless students

(Bangkok, 25 September 2020) In a development welcomed by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, thousands of undocumented stateless students across Thailand will have the opportunity to access health services through the country’s national healthcare system, including disease prevention, medical treatment and rehabilitation. On 22 September 2020 the Thai Cabinet approved the inclusion of the first […]