COVID-19 to Boost Thai Medical Industry

The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has suggested Thai entrepreneurs in the medical and technology industries to explore their opportunities during the COVID-19 situation

ASEAN countries could face $320 Bln healthcare challenges within 2025

In Thailand alone growth in overweight and obesity rates in 2016 showed one of the highest among the six ASEAN countries assessed at 31.6% and 9.2% respectively.

Thai Tourism to focus on Four Top niche-market

Organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with the Thai tourism industry, the TTM will feature products and services related to Ecotourism, Golf, Health and Wellness, and Wedding and Honeymoon in a special dedicated pavilion. In addition to the four mentioned categories, which have always been Thailand’s strong points, there will also be a category focusing on General Leisure.

Healthcare and the road to Asean Economic Community (AEC) in 2015

The AEC aims to make Asean a single market and production base, with a free flow of goods, services, investment, skilled labour and freer flow of capital. This will pose major challenges, as well as increased opportunities, for Thai stakeholder

Medical tourism strains health systems in Asian countries

From hip replacements to hysterectomies, southeast Asian countries have seen a rapid growth in medical tourism, with about two million international patients a year seeking bargains there. But according to the World Health Organization (WHO), medical tourism is leading to some highly skilled specialists, as well as other trained medical staff, leaving public health facilities for private ones