The Ministry of Public Health Thailand has published the report entitled Thailand Health
Profile (in Thai and English) regularly every two years since 1995. This is the fifth edition of such a
report, prepared in collaboration with experts, specialists and representatives of relevant agencies
responsible for health information. With such efforts, the report describes the national health system that
is linked to environmental factors in an integrated manner, efficiently leading to the national health
This edition of Thailand Health Profile 2005-2007 deals with the topics related to those included in the previous edition, with the addition of two priority topics: health security in Thailand, which mentions about its evolution, achievements of the health security system operations, and the outlook; and the systems for surveillance of diseases and public health emergencies that are being improved to effectively respond to public health emergencies, especially during the outbreak of sudden acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), avian influenza, and the natural disaster tsunami.
The Ministry of Public Health really hopes that this report would serve as a technical reference at the national and international levels, leading to further health system development in accordance with changes in the globalized world.
|Prepared by||Bureau of Policy and Strategy , Ministry of Public Health|
|Supported by||Ministry of Public Health , Thai Health Promotion Foundation (Health Information System Development Programme)|