In Thailand, Noncitizen Health Matters

Titiporn Tuangratananon, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, Piya Hanvoravongchai and Swee Kheng Khor, (2020). In Thailand, Noncitizen Health Matters. Think Global Health, n/a-n/a

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    Author Titiporn Tuangratananon
    Rapeepong Suphanchaimat
    Piya Hanvoravongchai
    Swee Kheng Khor
    Title In Thailand, Noncitizen Health Matters
    Appearing in Think Global Health
    Publication Date 2020-09-16
    Place of Publication United States
    Publisher Think Global Health
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    Language eng
    Abstract The secrets of Thailand's initial success in its fight against COVID-19 are clear, if somewhat unheralded. Despite its proximity to the Wuhan epicenter of the novel coronavirus and a large number of initial cases imported directly from China, until September 10, Thailand recorded only 3,454 cumulative cases, with a low and nearly flat trajectory of daily cases since April. One crucial success factor is Thailand's excellent public health coverage for non-Thai citizens. What health rights did non-Thais receive before COVID-19 struck, what measures were available for non-Thais during COVID-19, and what lessons can the world learn from Thailand?
    Keyword Health
    Non-citizen Health
    COVID-19 pandemic
    Copyright Holder Think Global Health
    Copyright Year 2020
    Copyright type Creative commons
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