Public Health Min sets up medical centers in 26 areas


BANGKOK, 12 January 2014 The Public Health Ministry is setting up medical centers at 26 locations in Bangkok following the People’s Democratic Reform Committee’s plan to immobilize the capital.

Public Health Minister Pradit Sintavanarong said the ministry would do its best to take care of all people regardless of who they were or which side they took, adding that he had contacted all medical agencies in Bangkok to be fully prepared for all circumstances and unexpected incidents.

According to him, there will be a total of 26 medical centers around the capital to assist the people. Those who may need medical attention are encouraged to call 1646, 1669, or 02-3548222; 24 hours a day.

The Public Health Ministry also indicated that some people might be mentally disturbed by the ongoing protests, while suggesting that everyone take sufficient rest and talk to friends and family in a bid to relieve stress.