World Health Organization

Geneva, 28 February 2013 - A comprehensive assessment by international experts on the health risks associated with the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (NPP) disaster in Japan has concluded that, for the general population inside and outside of Japan, the predicted risks are low and...

Remembering traffic victims

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 13:49
Sunday 18 November 2012 was the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and is held on the third Sunday of November each year. It is the day on which all those killed and injured in road traffic accidents are remembered, together with their...
The National Economic and Social Advisory Council (NESAC) has urged Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to be cautious about the free trade area on alcoholic beverages with the European Union (EU), saying the deal could encourage new Thai drinkers. 
BANGKOK, July 16 - Cambodia's threatened epidemic of hand-foot-mouth disease has passed its critical point and is now controllable, but Thailand remains on alert during its encounter with the epidemic, Bureau of Epidemiology director Dr Pasakorn Akarasewi said on Monday.

12 Thais commit suicide on a daily basis

Thursday, 12 July 2012 09:50
BANGKOK, 11 July 2012 -The Department of Mental Health (DMH) has disclosed that 12 people commit suicide everyday in Thailand as a result of stess caused by media over-consumption.
BANGKOK, 27 June 2012  – As a preparation measure for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the 10 ASEAN nations have united with Bangladesh, Japan and Australia to come up with a food safety strategy in case of possible emergency situations. 
BANGKOK, 8 May 2012  - Thailand is hosting the 2012 Rotary International Convention, with than 38,000 guests from 160 countries worldwide attending the event to exchange ideas on humanitarian and social issues.