Public health in Thailand: emerging focus on non-communicable diseases

Over the past three decades, the public health landscape in Thailand has shifted remarkably. Currently chronic non-communicable diseases represent the largest cause of mortality in the Thai population. In light of the current situation, this paper synthesizes what is known about the chronic non-communicable disease situation in Thailand and analyzes current policy responses.

Document Date: 1 February, 2011
Author: Nicholas D. Kaufman and others
Country: Thailand