Pradit Sinthawanarong

BANGKOK, 19 January 2014  At least 28 people have been injured in the bombing at Victory Monument, says the Minister of Public Health. 

Thais warned of 6 winter diseases

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 14:51
BANGKOK, 4 November 2013 People nationwide have been warned of 6 possible diseases during the cold season as more than 471,000 people were infected last year. 
BANGKOK, 04 Oct 13 The Minister of Public Health, Dr. Pradit Sinthawanarong, has established a committee to look into the possibility of removing Kratom leaves from Class 5 of the narcotics list. 

Health minister receives WHO anti-tobacco award

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 13:31
COLOMBO, 3 September 2013 The World Health Organization has selected Thailand’s Public Health Minister Dr Pradit Sinthawanarong for the World No Tobacco Day Award 2013.
SURIN, 23 August 2013 The Ministry of Public Health has hosted a seminar on health services for medical staff working in provinces bordering on Cambodia, as ASEAN Economic Community is expected to attract Cambodians seeking medical services to Thailand. According to Public Health Minister Dr. Pradit...
The Public Health Ministry has expressed deep concerns over the dengue fever outbreak during the rainy season as the number of patients may surpass 100,000 this year. 
BANGKOK, 23 July 2013 The Ministry of Public Health is to disclose the level of chemical in the packaged rice in order to raise consumer’s confidence in the product. 
BANGKOK, 10 July 2013 The Ministry of Public Health has warned people, children in particular, against dengue fever as well as hand-foot-and-mouth disease as the numbers of those afflicted by both diseases have increased at such a rapid rate. 
BANGKOK, 24 June 2013 The Ministry of Public Health is on high alert for possible symptoms of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS) which has killed 38 people worldwide.

Hospitals to start implementing P4P

Thursday, 02 May 2013 15:04
BANGKOK, 2 May 2013  The Ministry of Public Health’s Pay-for-Performance (P4P) initiative will be implemented in some hospitals that are ready, at the beginning of May. 
BANGKOK, 15 February 2013 Public Health Ministry is currently keeping a close watch on Corona virus, the type of acute respiratory disease in Thailand; after the World Health Organization issued a warning that 11 people have reportedly come down with the disease overseas. 
BANGKOK, 17 January 2013  The Ministry of Public Health is preparing to submit a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) after countries in Southeast Asia were handed a budget cut of 380 million USD for health promotion and disease prevention. 
BANGKOK, 15 January 2013  The Public Health Minister has told Thai residents not to panic over the flu epidemic in the US as the situation is now under control and the virus found is not a new type.