New Thai rules allow abortions up to 20th week of pregnancy
Thailand will allow abortions up to the 20th week of pregnancy under new regulations issued by the Public Health Ministry (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Thailand downgrades COVID-19 threat, lifts emergency decree
Thailand’s government will lift an emergency decree it imposed in March 2020 to battle the coronavirus as it relaxes most pandemic restrictions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Innovative Financing to Protect Public Health During a Pandemic
By Anisa Ismail and Tan Yen LianBANGKOK / PENANG, Sep 20 2022 (IPS) Economic recovery since the COVID-19 pandemic has been uneven amidst a cautious loosening of restrictions. But even at the height of the pandemic, it was business as usual for the tobacco industry. Tobacco companies remain profitable, making US$ 912.3 billion in 2022 and capitalizing on the situation by promoting and selling their lethal products while convincing governments that their industry should not be penalised during the pandemic, claiming tobacco is a good investment. This is an industry that perpetuates an annual loss of US$ 1.4 trillion in glob...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anisa Ismail and Tan Yen Lian Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Intervening alcohol marketing to reduce harmful alcohol use and lessons learned from the theory of changes: case studies in Thailand - Suriyawongpaisal P, Assanangkornchai S, Saengow U, Martinez Moyano IJ, Patanavanich R, Wongwatcharapaiboon P, Aekplakorn W, Thongtan T.
In this study, we aim to test the effectiveness of Anderson et  al.'s suggested three approaches to change the collective social norms, w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Depression and associated factors among community-dwelling Thai older adults in northern Thailand: the relationship between history of fall and geriatric depression - Aung TNN, Moolphate S, Koyanagi Y, Angkurawaranon C, Supakankunti S, Yuasa M, Aung MN.
BACKGROUND: Globally, population aging is happening more quickly than in the past, and Thailand ranks the world's number three among the rapidly aging countries. Age-related decline in physical and mental health would impact depression among older adults. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The Right Policies Can Protect the Workers of Asia and the Pacific
By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Sep 5 2022 (IPS) Most of the 2.1 billion strong workforce in Asia and the Pacific are denied access to decent jobs, health care and social protection but there is an array polices and tools that governments can use to remedy these deficiencies and ensure that the rights and aspirations of these workers and their families are upheld and that they remain the engine of economic growth for the region. Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaA new report released today, the Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific: The Workforce We Need, offers tangible solutions to immediately address alarming...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Change Economy & Trade Headlines Health Inequality Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Time-series analysis of trends in the incidence rates of successful and attempted suicides in Thailand in 2013-2019 and their predictors - Arunpongpaisal S, Assanagkornchai S, Chongsuvivatwong V, Jampathong N.
This study examined trends in annual incidence rates and predictors of successful and attempted suicides in Thailand (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Shaping Our Digital Future
By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Aug 30 2022 (IPS) Asia and the Pacific is the most digitally divided region of the world, and South-East Asia is the most divided subregion. The Covid-19 pandemic detonated a “digital big bang” that spurred people, governments and businesses to become “digital by default;” a sea change that generated vast digital dividends. These benefits that have not been distributed equally, however. New development gaps have emerged as digital transformation reinforces a vicious cycle of socioeconomic inequalities, within and across countries. Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBridging t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Gender Headlines Inequality TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

PRISM Hub Project Summary
Partnership in Implementation Science. Caring for Dementia: Experience from Thailand. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 30, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Sick dolphin with'low' chance of survival nursed back to health in Thailand
A sick dolphin calf that experts said had a "low" chance of survival after being found drowning in a tidal pool was successfully nursed back to health in Thailand. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sick dolphin calf improves with tube-fed milk, helping hands - The Associated Press
RAYONG, Thailand — The Irrawaddy dolphin calf — sick and too weak to swim — was drowning in a tidal pool on Thailand’s shore when fishermen found him. The fishermen quickly alerted marine... #theassociatedpress #fishermen #conservationists #rescueteam #rayong (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI may help diagnose spine injuries on x-rays
Researchers from Thailand have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorith...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA launches AI challenge with focus on C-spine injuries AI algorithm spots rare bone tumors on radiographs AI improves speed, quality of neuroimaging U.K. radiographers need boost to explain AI to patients AI helps to spot bone fractures in trauma patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 26, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mapping women's and men's pathways into Thailand's prisons for homicide and sex offences: utilising a feminist pathways approach - Jeffries S, Russell T, Thipphayamongkoludom Y, Rao P, Chuenurah C, Phyu SZL, Zeren IR.
In feminist criminology, there is a growing body of research exploring pathways to prison, but few studies have specifically sought to map women's journeys into the criminal justice system for crimes of physical violence and sex offending. Gender comparati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Draft genomes of six wild poisonous mushrooms - Parnmen S, Nooron N, Sikaphan S, Uttawichai C, Polputpisatkul D, Phatsarapongkul S, Chankunasuka R, Nitma U, Thunkhamrak C, Palakul N, Naksuw.ul K, Pringsulaka O, Rangsiruji A.
Foodborne illnesses caused by wild mushroom poisoning occur globally and have led to food safety concerns. Here, we reported de novo genome assemblies of the six most commonly encountered toxic mushrooms in Thailand. These comprised Amanita brunneitoxicari... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Singapore clears Australian firm Hydrix's AI-powered implantable cardiac monitor
The company also has pending approvals for its device in Australia and Thailand. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 17, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news