Ministry of Public Health to support private hospitals / clinics throughout Thailand Open to service of medical marijuana

Ministry of Public Health Continue to support private hospitals Open medical marijuana service It increases the chances of patients getting access to treatment. Get quick service close to home.

Today (March 15, 2021) at the Department of Health Service Support Building (Department of Health Service), Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi Province, Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health. Open meeting on integrated medical marijuana guidelines in private healthcare settings With Dr. Thares Kratsanai Rawiwong Director-General, Department of Health Service Support Executive Ministry of Public Health Provincial Health Office Representatives from private hospitals / clinics And health personnel from the organization attended the meeting 200 people

Anutin gave an interview that The Ministry of Health has driven the medical use of cannabis. To provide more options for people to have access to Thai and modern cannabis drugs Currently, there are approximately 800 medical marijuana clinics and Thai traditional medical marijuana clinics under the Ministry of Public Health, serving more than 100,000 patients per year, thus expanding medical marijuana services to the private sector. To provide people with rapid and comprehensive treatment with medical cannabis extracts, increasing opportunities, increasing options for patients with chronic serious illnesses, accessing more treatment, reducing congestion, reducing waiting time for public hospitals On March 9, 2021, 86 private hospitals have received medical marijuana licenses from the Food and Drug Administration, 22 hospitals and 64 clinics. Government Pharmaceutical Organization To provide medical marijuana to patients, there are 31 hospitals, 10 hospitals and 21 clinics, and ready to open in 382 private hospitals and medical / dental / Thai medicine and applied Thai traditional medicine clinics.
Approximately 21,000 more locations

“The Ministry of Public Health is open to the private sector to get more involved in medical cannabis. The expansion of the scope for the production of cannabis products Whether it is a product or a service Confident that the private sector will be able to expand the results to a wide range in a short time. Help strengthen the medical and national economy “Anutin said.

Dr. Thares Kratsanai Rawiwong, MD. The Director-General of the Department of Health Service Support said today’s event was a discussion and educational. By qualified speakers from the Department of Medical Sciences Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Government Pharmaceutical Organization On the development direction of medical marijuana Empowerment of Staff to Use Medical Cannabis Extract Application for distribution of medical marijuana extract And procurement of medical marijuana extract For business operators / hospital operators Medical personnel And there is an exhibition booth to provide knowledge, including a survey of needs, open for services through the website of the Division of Hospitals and Healing Practitioners.

Credit : Bureau of Information, Office of the Permanent Secretary