Thailand’s Minister of Public Health, Anutin Charnvirakul, recently discussed with US Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary Arun Venkataraman support for bringing Thailand to the fore as a leading medical center in major areas: well -being, medical services, products and academics. .
The Minister reiterated Thailand’s policies to place the country in the position of a “Health and Medical Services Hub” with world-class medical facilities and healthcare services at highly competitive prices in Bangkok and in other tourist destinations. The government has also created a “medical visa” for those who need to receive medical treatment, undergo rehabilitation or care for a patient, allowing them to stay in Thailand for up to 90 days. .
Meanwhile, the U.S. government is pleased to work with Thailand in terms of health and medical assistance, including co-investment, transfer of medical technology throughout the supply chain, and medicine development. genomics, advanced therapy drugs, healthcare professionals and medical innovations. . (PRD)