Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Thailand News

  • Thai vaccine institute: Our nation needs robust vaccine alliances

    Thailand |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2013

    According to the WHO, Thailand has nearly 520,000 people (aged 5-to-49) living with HIV and AIDS and the country has the highest adult HIV prevalence in South East Asia region. Public healt...Read more

  • Thailand gets new certified rice variety

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Thailand's National Science and Technology Development Association (NSTDA) and the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) has developed a new certifie...Read more

  • First South-east Asia cancer care summit highlights plight of patients in the region

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2016

    Singapore: Global experts gathered at the Mundipharma Cancer Care Summit to plan how to improve the quality-of-life for cancer patients in Asia. A key focus was the alarming number of peopl...Read more

  • Thailand hospital trials mHealth application

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 09 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Thai patients will begin receiving SMS appointment reminders direct to their mobile phones as Bangkok's Vibhavadi Hospital commences a trial of New Zealand company Vensa Health's...Read more

  • BIOTEC launches microbe management course

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 22 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Thailand's flagship biotechnology organization, BIOTEC, NITE Biological Resource Center (NBRC) of Japan and World Data Center for Microorganisms (WDCM), have launched a training...Read more

  • Johns Hopkins releases NCD policy briefs

    Thailand |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Johns Hopkins University's Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise has released a focused set of policy briefs that provide actionable...Read more

  • Amgen to acquire rights of three drugs from GSK

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Dec, 2015

    Singapore: Global pharmaceutical company, Amgen, has plans to reacquire all of its remaining rights from GSK on Prolia (denosumab), XGEVA (denosumab) and Vectibix (panitumumab) in 48 countr...Read more

  • Yongyuth - The man behind the first Thai drug

    Thailand |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 05 Feb, 2013

    Thailand is on the verge of getting its first indigenously developed drug, an oral anti-malarial drug, that acts against the dihydrofolate reductase target in the Plasmodium. Leading this i...Read more

  • Chitosan nanoparticles to target breast cancer cells

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 01 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Thai Researchers at the National Nanotechnology Center (NANOTEC) and King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) developed a target drug delivery system using folate...Read more

  • Asian endoscopy market clocked $264.7 mn in 2012

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: Endoscopy devices market in Australia, South Korea, and Southeast Asia, earned revenues of USD264.7 million in 2012 and estimates this to reach USD408.3 million in 2017, accordin...Read more

  • Activists challenge Gilead to give up Hep C drug patent

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 May, 2015

    Singapore: Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-MAK), a team of lawyers and scientists campaigning for global accessibility of medicines for hepatitis C and HIV patients, has...Read more

  • Thai develops blast, blight resistant glutinuous rice

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 16 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: A new variety of glutinuous rice with resistance to both blast and bacterial blight has been developed by Rice Gene Discovery Unit, BIOTEC, and other institutes such as Kasetsar...Read more

  • Medical Tourism: Asia's top destinations

    Thailand |  Analysis | By Aishwarya Venkatesh  | 0 Comment | 10 Mar, 2015

    Singapore:  Asia is a special destination for those looking for quality healthcare at low cost. BioSpectrum takes a look at some of the hottest destinations that are attracting patients fr...Read more

  • F&S: APAC hospital market touches $378 bn

    Thailand |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: According to a Frost and Sullivan report, Asia Pacific hospital market earned revenues of more than $377.90 billion in 2012 and estimates this to reach $1085.98 billion in 2017. ...Read more

  • Thai HIV vaccine shows promise in clinical trials

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 Nov, 2014

    Singapore: The Thai HIV vaccine that showed promise in initial clinical trials held in Thailand in 2009, has also exhibited significant protection in a clinical trial held in South Africa. ...Read more

  • Incense ash may cause cancer: Thai Ministry

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Feb, 2015

    Singapore: In wake of Chinese New Year celebrations across Asia, the Thai Health Ministry has urged its citizens to stop lighting joss sticks and placing them near food, stating that consum...Read more

  • BIOTEC-NSTDA, Keeen join hands for oil bioremediation

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Thailand's National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) and National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) have collaborated with Keeen, which w...Read more

  • Sale of wound care devices spurs in Asia-Pacific: Frost & Sullivan analysis report

    Thailand |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Sep, 2013

    Singapore: Advanced wound care and modern wound closure products are gaining an edge over traditional wound dressings in Asia Pacific as lower bed capacity in hospitals and the trend toward...Read more



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