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News Thailand » Health: Wealthy Japanese man wins custody of 13 surrogate children

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/mitsutoki-shigeta-wins-custody-of-13-surrogate-children-born-in-thailand/ar-BBJmu9j
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Bangkok (CNN)A Thai court has given a wealthy Japanese businessman sole custody of 13 children he fathered through surrogates in Thailand. Mitsutoki Shigeta, 28, made headlines in 2014 for what became widely known as the "baby factory" case. It was one of ...

News Thailand » Health: Boxing fever grips Thailand's boys but doctors raise health concerns

News channel or source: https://www.aol.com/article/news/2018/02/13/boxing-fever-grips-thailands-boys-but-doctors-raise-health-concerns/23360777/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

BURIRAM, Thailand (Reuters) - Loud cheers erupt as two boys trade punches at a boxing ring in Thailand's northeastern province of Buriram. After dominating five rounds, the winner is declared; 11-year-old Nanthawat Promsod, who is better known by his ...

News Thailand » Health: Lessons from Thailand: For universal health coverage, invest in public systems and human resources

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/pulse/869170/lessons-from-thailand-for-universal-health-coverage-invest-in-public-systems-and-human-resources
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Finance Minister Arun Jailtley’s Budget speech this year and the subsequent media coverage projected insurance coverage as being almost synonymous with universal health coverage. Nothing could be further from the truth. Health insurance is only a small ...

News Thailand » Health: Top tips from Thailand’s toughest trail runners on beating the heat and going the distance

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health-beauty/article/2134104/top-tips-thailands-toughest-trail-runners-beating-heat-and
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In rural Thailand, thousands of people pay to wake up before sunrise and take part in trail running events through paddy fields and forest trails, and over steep, rocky hills. These diehard trail runners brave heat, rain, wind, mud, scrapes, aches ...

News Thailand » Health: Thailand bets on 'magic pills' to boost declining birth rate

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-valentines-day-thailand/thailand-bets-on-magic-pills-to-boost-declining-birth-rate-idUKKCN1FY0Z5?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Like several other Asian countries, Thailand is ageing rapidly. Birth rates have dropped sharply from more than 6 children per woman in 1960 to 1.5 in 2015, according to World Bank figures. In Bangkok, health officials handed out folic acid and iron pills ...

News Thailand » Health: Thailand deliver vitamins to up birth rate

News channel or source: https://www.9news.com.au/health/2018/02/15/05/14/thailand-deliver-vitamins-to-up-birth-rate
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Like several other Asian countries, Thailand is ageing rapidly. Birth rates have dropped sharply from more than 6 children per woman in 1960 to 1.5 in 2015, according to World Bank figures. In Bangkok, health officials handed out folic acid and iron pills ...

News Thailand » Health: Espargaro to sit out Thailand test after Sepang crash

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/espargaro-to-sit-out-thailand-test-after-sepang-crash/ar-BBJ4cLs
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

KTM rider Pol Espargaro will not take part in this week's Thailand MotoGP test following his high-speed crash during the opening test of the year at Sepang. Espargaro sat out the third day of the Sepang test last month following his 250km/h collision with ...

News Thailand » Health: Exports of Fukushima peaches to Southeast Asia on the rise

News channel or source: http://www.freshplaza.com/article/189766/Exports-of-Fukushima-peaches-to-Southeast-Asia-on-the-rise
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

According to the Fukushima prefectural government, 48 tons of peaches were shipped to Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia in 2017, up 57 percent from the previous year. All thanks to efforts by local producers and distributors, acquiring new customers.

News Thailand » Health: Thailand hits party scene to combat rising HIV among gay men

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/10/06/thailand-hits-party-scene-to-combat-rising-hiv-among-gay-men.html
Publication date: Sunday 05 October 2014

but the health workers' presence at the TestBKK event, Thailand's first mass HIV testing for gays, was sending a powerful message. Over the past decade, HIV has spread rapidly among gay men, transgender people and male sex workers in Bangkok to reach ...