The official data regarding the healthcare landscape in Thailand is indeed difficult to come
by in the public domain. The latest available data showed that in 1995,
physician ratio and hospital bed ratio are believed to be around 0.3 and
1.9 respectively (for every 1,000 residents in the country). In 2002, in
term of purchasing power parity (PPP), an average of $321 was spent by
the population on health care expenditure. Collectively, the country
spent close to 4.4 percent of its GDP (or gross domestic product) on
healthcare infrastructure; with 57.1 percent of that amount attributed
to public healthcare while the balance was absorbed by the private
Thailand Healthcare HIV and pandemic situation
According to another independent report made available in the same year,
it concluded that the general population has no problem in maintaining
reasonable sanitation as well as gaining access to clean drinking water.
The big alarm in Thailand,
though, is the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency
syndrome (HIV/AIDS). But there is a strong political will to reverse
was also troubled by the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza (bird
flu) on birds’ species which occupy
air-space and beyond. The other infectious diseases that are posing
major threats are dengue fever, bacterial diarrhea, Japanese
encephalitis, malaria, hepatitis, leptospirosis, and rabies.
Then in 2001,
decided it was to become one of the very few countries in the world to
adopt universal health coverage. It was a noble decision, especially
coming from a country that is not considered economic powerhouse, to
move to such comprehensive insurance scheme.
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