Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

HOME // National News // World Health Organisation praises Thailand’s management of Covid-19

World Health Organisation praises Thailand’s management of Covid-19

Facebook/อนุทิน ชาญวีรกูล

The World Health Organisation has praised Thailand, describing it as a “world leader”, for its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. The biggest pat on the back came in the form of a letter from WHO director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu.

In the letter, which is addressed to Anutin Charnvirakul, Thailand’s public health minister, Tedros thanks the Minister for “championing the Universal Health and Preparedness Review”.

According to the WHO, Thailand was one of the first countries in the world, and the first country in South-East Asia, to pilot the UHPR to manage the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tedros has highlighted several critical assets that Thailand adopted to protect its population from the virus. These include strong coordination across relevant sectors, a robust public healthcare system and healthcare workers, and innovative approaches to advancing health.

The WHO also points to Thailand as a model for other member countries to learn from when it comes to preparing for emerging diseases.

Here is today’s list of countries with the highest amount of NEW Covid-19 infections from

SOURCE: The Phuket Express

Advertisement Phuket Go Advertisement sidebar_1


5 Star Marine Phuket

You May Also Like

National News

UPDATE: There has been another NOTAM (Notice to Air Missions) issued in the past 24 hours which changes Item 5, which MAY provide an...

National News

UPDATE: Monday 3pm – Thai Public Health minister Anutin Charnvirakul has CANCELLED the need to provide proof of Covid vaccination certificates before entering Thailand on...


by Tim Newton Don’t count on Russian tourists saving Phuket’s fragile tourism recovery any time soon. In fact it’s going to become increasingly difficult...

Phuket Travel

Thailand’s tourism numbers are rocketing back, although in ways that were not predicted even a year ago. According to a government official, the tourism...