Thailand

Rural-urban gaps in health care utilisation among older Thais: The role of family support

2019-03-06T13:49:45+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This study examined rural-urban differences in health visits among Thai older people. The researchers measured preventive health care use based on the question of whether the respondent had a health checkup, not due to illness, in the year preceding [...]

World Bank video: Closing the health gaps for the elderly

2017-01-24T09:10:02+00:00 Tags: , , , |

World Bank released a video with the same title as their recent publication "Closing the health gaps for the elderly: Promoting Health Equity and Social Inclusion in Thailand". The video presents the gaps of accessing universal health coverage scheme’s care system by the [...]

Closing the health gaps for the elderly: Promoting Health Equity and Social Inclusion in Thailand

2017-01-23T19:45:09+00:00 Tags: , , , |

The study identifies the gaps of accessing universal health coverage scheme’s care system by the Thai elderly population, focusing on utilization and financial protection aspects. Language: English Published: The World Bank, 2016 Size: 13 MB. Download     [...]

The impact of the Old Age Allowance on the lives of older people and the local economy in Thailand

2018-01-17T16:33:27+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This summary is based on a study on the impact of the scheme on the lives of older people and local economy conducted by the Foundation for Older Person's Development (FOPDEV). The study covered 27 villages in three provinces of Thailand: Chiang [...]