“Anutin” promotes the campaign “Don’t drink and drive, don’t drive and drink”

Public Health Department, “Anutin” opens the Center for Promoting the campaign “Don’t drink and drive, don’t drive, don’t drink”, don’t drink and drive. Not aiming to reduce accidents Point out it’s not useful. Fully strict Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, D…

Public Health Department, "Anutin" opens the Center for Promoting the campaign "Don't drink and drive, don't drive, don't drink", don't drink and drive. Not aiming to reduce accidents Point out it's not useful. Fully strict Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Opening the Road Safety Administration Center or RDCC between 29 December 2023 - 4 January 2024 to be a center for collecting information and holding a press conference summarizing the results of operations to prevent and reduce road accidents during the 2024 New Year festival under The concept of "driving safely Thailand without Accidents' to create safe road traffic for the people. Including considering the guidelines for driving the road safety curriculum. 'Traffic Vaccine' which is a course that will help improve thinking skills and survive safely on the road for children and youth as well. that leads to concrete action Including coordinating and ordering solutions to road accident problems in accordance with problem conditions in each area. Mr. Anutin said that the preliminary overview The Ministry of Interior is fully prepared. and had a meeting with the partner network Let's join together to campaign for don't drink and drive, don't drive, don't drink. We will not use the words don't drink and drive. Because those who drink cannot know whether they are intoxicated or not. By using this campaign Campaign across the country Mr. Anutin further said that the NCPO does not want to set a target. But it focuses on setting measures. in the prevention and control campaign To reduce accidents and reduce the number of deaths from accidents. Which if you set a goal It would probably exceed the target. It's no use. We emphasize governance with strict measures to achieve results. If we can supervise everything very well It is considered that the mission has been accomplished. Because this year is the first year that can travel freely after the COVID-19 situation 'You must not drink and drive. You must not drink while driving. and should have a backup driver to alternate if a long distance is required Most of the festivals come from here. If you drive and don't drink There will be fewer accidents. Please rest fully before traveling. Please be as prepared as possible before traveling,' Mr. Anutin said. Mr. Anutin said that the Ministry of Interior continues to emphasize the prevention campaign, strictly inspects and does its best. Collaborate with police officers and various network partners At the end, Mr. Anutin Wishing you a Happy New Year 2024. May Thai people be happy and travel during the New Year festival. happily Please be careful. and stay safe from various dangers.

Source: Thai News Agency

Ministry of Public Health reveals that cold weather has increased influenza cases.

Bangkok, Ministry of Public Health reveals cold weather has found sickness. ‘Influenza’ has increased, emphasizing symptoms of the flu. Wear a mask – avoid close contact with children and the elderly.Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Healt…

Bangkok, Ministry of Public Health reveals cold weather has found sickness. 'Influenza' has increased, emphasizing symptoms of the flu. Wear a mask - avoid close contact with children and the elderly.

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health Reveals that cold weather increases the risk of outbreaks "Influenza" has increased and more cases of respiratory disease have been found in the past 1 month. Up to 42% of people with influenza have severe symptoms requiring hospital treatment. Most of them are young children, school-age children, and the elderly. They emphasize taking care of their hygiene. Keep your body warm. If you have respiratory symptoms Wear a mask. Avoid going in large crowds. Including being close to children and the elderly.

Today (24 December 2023) Dr. Opas Karikawinpong Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health revealed that from monitoring and surveillance of influenza and respiratory infections. By the Epidemiology Division, Department of Disease Control, it was found that during weeks 47-50 between 19 November - 16 December 2023, samples were collected from the respiratory systems of people who came to the hospital with respiratory symptoms. in 14 network hospitals, 120-200 samples per week Detection of infection by PCR method found influenza virus in a proportion as high as 42%, followed by rhinovirus/enterovirus 36.9%, hMPV 9.3%, RSV 6.4% and COVID-19 another 5.4%. The patient was found to have influenza virus with symptoms so severe that he had to be admitted for treatment in that hospital. The highest number was in the age group less than 5 years, followed by the age group 5-17 years and over 65 years, respectively.

Dr. Opas further said that from the data it can be seen that Influenza disease tends to increase. The groups at risk of becoming sick and having severe symptoms are young children, school-age children, and the elderly. In addition, during this period Thailand has cold weather in many areas. This type of weather causes the virus to stay in the environment for a longer time. It spreads easily and faster, so people should be careful and maintain their health. Take care of personal hygiene Keep your body warm. Especially when having respiratory symptoms, fever, sore throat, coughing, sneezing, and runny nose, wear a mask. Avoid going into large crowds. Including being close to children and the elderly. Wash your hands often. with water and soap or alcohol gel To prevent the spread of infection and monitor symptoms of severe illness in people in high-risk groups If after taking the initial medicine the symptoms do not improve. Please see a doctor quickly.

Source: Thai News Agency

‘Return to Work’ integrates the care system for stroke patients

Department of Medical Services, Nopparat Ratchathani Hospital Integrating the Return to Work approach into the care system for stroke patients allowing patients to return to work There is no risk of disease. and does not pose a risk to co-workers It i…

Department of Medical Services, Nopparat Ratchathani Hospital Integrating the Return to Work approach into the care system for stroke patients allowing patients to return to work There is no risk of disease. and does not pose a risk to co-workers It is a way to restore both the body and mind to work and live life more efficiently.

Dr. Natthaphong Wongwiwat, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Medical Services, revealed that Nopparat Ratchathani Hospital By Professor Phongphan Thana and his team passed the disease-specific certification/system Program and Disease Specific Certification (PDSC) Certification Certification (PDSC). According to the quality standards in providing services of the hospital. From the Healthcare Quality Accreditation Institute (Public Organization) evaluated Advanced HA at the Neurology Unit. Internal Medicine Group Therefore, a seamless patient care system has been presented, Stroke fast track, Stroke Unit and Mobile stroke vehicle, which the neurology unit has the potential and can do completely. By cooperation between the internal medicine team Occupational medicine, physical therapy, nutrition in patient care What stands out is the integration of the Return to Work approach so that patients can return to their original jobs. which the Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Return to Work guidelines have been created for stroke patients when they go to work. Must not be at risk of own disease. and does not pose a risk to co-workers and establishments Because it is universally accepted that work improves many diseases, staying idle at home will cause symptoms to stabilize or improve slowly. In addition, working can improve the patient's mental health as well.

Dr. Kriangkrai Namthaisong, Director of Nopparat Rajathani Hospital Added that Criteria or guidelines for Return to work require that the patient must have reasonably good strength. You can help yourself. An occupational medicine doctor will evaluate the patient. Assess work needs (work demand) to see if the patient has sufficient potential to work or not. Patients do not need to be at 100 percent before they can work. Because some types of work do not require full potential. May only need 60-70% and it can be done. Only the patient must be able to travel to and from work. If you can do the same job It may be adjusted according to the patient's limitations, such as adjusting work hours. In the initial period, there may be periodic breaks and should be evaluated with the doctor at appointments to increase working hours. or change jobs where the patient is able to work, after which the patient can be adjusted to work fully. In returning to work, nurses will do case management in coordination with the workplace. and the doctor who owns the fever To evaluate working hours, round trips, and other limitations so that employers can better understand patients. With these processes, the hospital is committed to providing seamless, comprehensive treatment for stroke patients in the context of occupational medicine. They can integrate together to treat patients with various multidisciplinary teams in the hospital, which is another important task of Nopparat Rajathani Hospital in caring for working age and pre-elderly people. which continues to play an important role in the country's economy.

Source: Thai News Agency

A young man was arrested for trying to break into a donation box at a hospital, hoping to use the money to buy drugs or gamble.

Central Investigation Police Young man arrested for drug use Breaking into a donation box at Nakhon Pathom Hospital in the middle of the night, hoping to use the money to buy drugs. Play online gamblingCCTV images of Nakhon Pathom Hospital Revealing t…

Central Investigation Police Young man arrested for drug use Breaking into a donation box at Nakhon Pathom Hospital in the middle of the night, hoping to use the money to buy drugs. Play online gambling

CCTV images of Nakhon Pathom Hospital Revealing the minute Mr. Anon, age 40, tried to break into a cabinet to donate money to help patients. Inside the hospital At approximately 3:45 a.m. yesterday, Mr. Anon tried to bring a notice board to hide his view. Before opening the donation box

Ask Mr. Watchara Churod, the hospital's building and safety supervisor, that while patrolling the walkway behind the administration building, he found Mr. Anon acting suspicious, so he followed him at a distance. Mr. Anon walked into the administration building. Climb the window on the first floor and take out the donation box located there. Therefore, he immediately informed the Nakhon Pathom Highway Police next door and the Nakhon Pathom Police Station to come and arrest him.

Preliminary investigation: Mr. Anon spoke agitatedly, resembling a person drunk on drugs. So he took a urine test. Methamphetamine was found. Mr. Anon admitted that he had just taken 3 methamphetamine pills before the incident. He also admitted that he had broken into a donation box and taken tens of thousands of baht. The first time was on 19 Nov. and the 2nd time on 4 Dec. So he was excited and came to cause the third incident, hoping to break into a donation box and take money to buy drugs and gamble online.

Searched Mr. Anon's car parked at Nakhon Pathom Hospital. Drugs and drug paraphernalia were found hidden inside the vehicle. and found 1 mobile phone. From the investigation, evidence of money transfer to an online gambling website was also found. Initially, the charge was filed with 'attempted theft. and illegally consuming Class 1 narcotics (methamphetamine)' sent to Muang Nakhon Pathom Police Station Prosecution.

Source: Thai News Agency

A military doctor shoots a gun and threatens a construction contractor in the middle of the village.

Samut Prakan, Military doctor goes crazy. Holding a gun and threatening a construction contractor Within the village in the middle of the city Srinakarin Rd., Samrong Nuea Subdistrict, Mueang Samut Prakan District At this time, the Samut Prakan Provin…

Samut Prakan, Military doctor goes crazy. Holding a gun and threatening a construction contractor Within the village in the middle of the city Srinakarin Rd., Samrong Nuea Subdistrict, Mueang Samut Prakan District At this time, the Samut Prakan Provincial Police Special Operations Team, more than 50 officers, cordoned off and rushed to control the situation.

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The Department of Medical Services uses walking robots to help neurological patients walk faster.

17 Nov. – The Department of Medical Services brings innovation and technology in robot assisted gait training (Robotic assisted gait training) for treatment and rehabilitation. To provide neurological patients with a better quality of life Able to perf…

17 Nov. – The Department of Medical Services brings innovation and technology in robot assisted gait training (Robotic assisted gait training) for treatment and rehabilitation. To provide neurological patients with a better quality of life Able to perform everyday activities and participate in society like a normal person.

Dr. Amphon Benjaphonpitak Acting Director-General of the Department of Medical Services said that according to the important and urgent policy "Quick Win" of Dr. Chonnan Srikaew, Minister of Public Health, on the issue of High Medical Technology that focuses on further developing technology to care for patients with various diseases. which the Medical Department has a mission to take care of Maintain and restore the body Therefore, we are concerned and see the importance. Especially illnesses from neurological diseases Therefore, medical information technology has been introduced to reform the hospital's work system. To provide Thai elderly and disabled people with systematic and thorough care. Access to quality health services and promote the use of medical services with advanced technology One of the technologies used is robot assisted gait training, a technology used to increase balance and stability while walking for patients and disabled people by the Department of Medical Services. It has been used in 2 agencies: Sirindhorn National Institute for Medical Rehabilitation. and Chiang Mai Neurological Hospital

Dr. Phattara Angsuwan, Director of the Sirindhorn Institute for Medical Rehabilitation Added that Walking training with a robot gait training machine (Robotic assisted gait training) is a modern technology for training movement skills in walking. Used to rehabilitate patients with stroke. spinal injury patient Pediatric patients with cerebral palsy and Parkinson's patients, etc. Patients will practice walking on a sliding conveyor belt that has a body weight support frame and the robot's legs intersect with the patient's legs. which robot's legs It is driven by a computer system that controls the movement of the hip and knee joints. Makes the patient walk with a rhythm and a natural walking posture. This is similar to actual balancing that occurs in everyday life. It is the most accurate to the walking pattern, safe and can be practiced repeatedly over a long period of time. It stimulates the learning of movement for the patient. You can develop your walking style and increase the strength of your leg muscles. Practice walking 3 - 5 times per week. The duration of training is 30-45 minutes each time, with approximately 12-20 sessions of treatment you will see changes.

Dr. Sasithorn Sirimaharaj, Director of Chiang Mai Neurological Hospital Added that the Department of Medical Services by Chiang Mai Neurological Hospital Has introduced robot gait training technology (Robotic Gait Training) to provide service for the first time in the northern region. To provide people in the northern region with the highest rate of stroke patients, number 1 out of the top 5 neurological diseases. Have equal access to and receive quality medical services. It opened for service in 2019 until now. There have been a total of 2,391 service recipients and service recipients are satisfied. This is 97 percent. Training with a walking robot combined with physical therapy is more likely to enable stroke patients to walk on their own than physical therapy alone. and make balance better In addition, among patients with spinal cord injuries Pediatric patients with cerebral palsy Resulting in improving the patient's balance in standing and moving

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The Department of Science is preparing to set up a center to provide screening services for Down syndrome. Cervical cancer, tuberculosis

Department of Medical Sciences Preparing to set up a center of excellence to provide Down syndrome screening services. Cervical cancer and tuberculosis at 15 medical science centers nationwide Hopefully people will have access to services covering all…

Department of Medical Sciences Preparing to set up a center of excellence to provide Down syndrome screening services. Cervical cancer and tuberculosis at 15 medical science centers nationwide Hopefully people will have access to services covering all regions.

Dr. Yongyot Thamwut, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health Acting Director-General of the Department of Medical Sciences, along with Dr. Pichet Banyat, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Medical Sciences Dr. Banlang Upaphong, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Medical Sciences, Dr. Piya Sirilak, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Medical Sciences Executives of central agencies and directors of 15 medical science centers visited the area to inspect the operations of the Excellent diagnosis center for maternal and child health of the 3rd Medical Science Center. Nakhon Sawan

Dr. Yongyot said after the visit that Medical Sciences Center 3, Nakhon Sawan, has outstanding work in Down syndrome screening. It is a laboratory with the largest service size in Southeast Asia. And currently, screening has been developed using the Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) method, which is a screening test for the risk of abnormalities. The chromosomes of the fetus from the mother's blood are accurate at 99% and are more sensitive and accurate than the Quadruple Test (QT) method previously used. The Department of Medical Sciences will work with relevant agencies to push for testing. Screening for Down syndrome using the NIPT method to continue receiving benefits in the health insurance system. which is safer for the fetus than amniocentesis To ensure quality of new born children It is an important force in the country's future development. It also reduces the doctor's workload in amniocentesis.

In addition, the 3rd Medical Sciences Center, Nakhon Sawan, also has outstanding work in cervical cancer screening using the HPV DNA test, which can detect all 14 strains at high risk of causing cervical cancer. Based on the results of its work, In 2021, 28,870 samples were received for screening from provinces in the area of responsibility. High-risk strains were detected in 2,220 cases, accounting for 7.69 percent. In 2022, 13,309 samples were received. High-risk strains were detected in 1,133 cases, accounting for 8.51 percent. And in 2023, a mouth cancer screening model was developed. womb Using a self-sampling kit (HPV Self-Sampling) piloted in Chainat Province through the Community Medical Science Network of the Department of Medical Sciences. together with network partners related at all levels, developing the potential of community medical science village health volunteers Visited the area to educate the target group of women on how to collect their own specimens for examination. with staff from the Subdistrict Health Promoting Hospital community hospital District Public Health Office Serve as a mentor and leader of the sample collection service unit, recording data, sending samples, becoming a prototype. Reduce the incidence of cervical cancer through provincial integration. In the area of Chainat province This makes Chainat Province the number 1 screening rate for cervical cancer among Thai women aged 30-60 years in the country. From 19,961 samples received, cells were detected in as many as 19,586 samples, accounting for 98.8 percent. The results detected high-risk strains. A total of 1,785 cases, accounting for 9.11 percent. The top 5 high-risk strains found are HPV 16, 52, 58, 66 and 68, consistent with sample collection by medical personnel in 2021-2022. Some strains of the cervical cancer vaccine not yet covered Success in proactive cervical cancer screening using a highly effective self-collection kit. This allows Thai women in remote areas to have access to a comprehensive health service system. Helps detect traces of disease quickly. and leads to faster treatment

Dr. Yongyot said that in order for people in every area to have access to the health service system. Department of Medical Sciences Therefore, we are preparing to develop the potential of 15 medical science centers spread across all regions, covering all 12 health zones, by establishing centers of excellence. The focus is on 3 areas: screening for Down syndrome; Cervical cancer screening and tuberculosis testing (Tuberculosis : TB) moves towards TB zero in 2030 within 100 days to be able to provide diagnostic services covering all areas. Support medical progress and Thai public health. -Thai news agency

Source: Thai News Agency

How to eat healthy food without affecting chronic disease

Bangkok The value of vegetarian food has grown this year. Doctors advise patients with chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) to eat vegetarian if they are not careful. It may cause negative effects on the body and may make the existing disease more…

Bangkok The value of vegetarian food has grown this year. Doctors advise patients with chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) to eat vegetarian if they are not careful. It may cause negative effects on the body and may make the existing disease more severe.

Dr. Phakhawat Set Chaturon Rasami Nutrition doctor Vejthani Hospital said that vegetarian food is food without meat or animal products. This may include eggs and milk. Therefore, during the vegetarian festival Many people tend to focus on eating vegetables and fruits as their main focus.

However, most vegetarian food involves stir-frying, frying, and adding strong flavours. This can be dangerous for patients with chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and chronic kidney failure. Therefore, patients with such disease groups should eat vegetarian food carefully. Avoid foods that are factors that make the disease worse.

Vegetarian advice for patients with chronic non-communicable diseases

-Patients with cardiovascular disease You should choose to eat vegetarian food that is low in fat, such as boiled, fried, steamed, grilled vegetarian food. Avoid fried vegetarian food.

-Diabetic patients You should choose to eat vegetarian food that is low in sugar, such as boiled, fried, steamed, grilled vegetarian food. Avoid vegetarian food that is high in sugar, such as vegetarian desserts and vegetarian syrups. -Patients with high blood pressure

and chronic kidney failure. You should choose to eat vegetarian food that is low in sodium, such as boiled, fried, steamed, grilled vegetarian food. Avoid vegetarian food that is high in sodium, such as ready-made vegetarian food. Canned vegetarian food

Patients with chronic non-communicable diseases should receive all the nutrients the body needs, such as protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. To have a long-term impact on health If necessary to eat vegetarian food It is recommended to consult a doctor or dietitian for advice on eating a vegetarian diet that is appropriate for your disease.

The Center for Economic and Business Forecasting University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce It is expected that during this year's Vegetarian Festival (14-23 Oct.), money will flow in at 44,558 million baht, expanding 5.5% due to the economic recovery, resulting in spending that will increase to 4,587 baht, the highest in 16 years. Since the survey in 2014 2008

Source: Thai News Agency