Affiliation: Ministry of Public Health
- Reduction in mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Thailand, 2001-2003: Results from population-based surveillance in six provincesTanarak Plipat
Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
AIDS 21:145-51. 2007..In 2000, Thailand implemented a national program to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT)...
- The need for global planned mobilization of essential medicine: lessons from a massive Thai botulism outbreakK Ungchusak
Department of Diseases Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand
Bull World Health Organ 85:238-40. 2007
- Probable person-to-person transmission of avian influenza A (H5N1)Kumnuan Ungchusak
Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Thai Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
N Engl J Med 352:333-40. 2005..No evidence of efficient person-to-person transmission has yet been reported. We investigated possible person-to-person transmission in a family cluster of the disease in Thailand...
- Lessons learned from influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic response in ThailandKumnuan Ungchusak
Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Emerg Infect Dis 18:1058-64. 2012..The experience in Thailand may be applicable to other countries and settings, and the lessons learned may help strengthen responses to other pandemics or comparable prolonged public health emergencies...
- Human disease from influenza A (H5N1), Thailand, 2004Tawee Chotpitayasunondh
Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
Emerg Infect Dis 11:201-9. 2005....
- Apoptosis and pathogenesis of avian influenza A (H5N1) virus in humansMongkol Uiprasertkul
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Emerg Infect Dis 13:708-12. 2007..Whether observed apoptotic cells were a direct result of the viral replication or a consequence of an overactivation of the immune system requires further studies...
- Incidence, seasonality and mortality associated with influenza pneumonia in Thailand: 2005-2008James Mark Simmerman
International Emerging Infections Program, Thailand Ministry of Public Health United States Centers for Disease Control Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand
PLoS ONE 4:e7776. 2009..Prospective data from multiple years are needed to develop vaccine policy and treatment guidelines, and improve pandemic preparedness...
- Low frequency of infection with avian influenza virus (H5N1) among poultry farmers, Thailand, 2004Soawapak Hinjoy
Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Emerg Infect Dis 14:499-501. 2008..No study participant met the World Health Organization serologic criteria for confirmed infection...
- Severe human influenza infections in Thailand: oseltamivir treatment and risk factors for fatal outcomeWanna Hanshaoworakul
Bureau of Epidemiology, Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
PLoS ONE 4:e6051. 2009..Thailand's National Avian Influenza Surveillance (NAIS) system affords a unique opportunity to describe the epidemiology of laboratory-confirmed severe and fatal human influenza infections...
- Containing pandemic influenza at the sourceIra M Longini
Department of Biostatistics, The Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, N E, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Science 309:1083-7. 2005..1. Combinations of targeted antiviral prophylaxis, pre-vaccination, and quarantine could contain strains with an R(0) as high as 2.4...
- Surveillance for avian influenza in human beings in ThailandSonja J Olsen
Lancet Infect Dis 6:757-8. 2006
- Panel 2.2: surveillance, early warning alert, and response: communicable and vector-borne diseasesCollette Roure
Prime Minister's Office, Tsunami Relief Coordination Task Force, France
Prehospital Disaster Med 20:399-403. 2005....
- The invisibility of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in Bangkok, ThailandSombat Thanprasertsuk
AIDS 19:1932-3. 2005
- Thailand's response to the HIV epidemic: yesterday, today, and tomorrowWarunee Punpanich
Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand
AIDS Educ Prev 16:119-36. 2004..Further strategies also need to consider the changing cultural, social, and economic characteristics of the Thai populations...
- Travelling waves in the occurrence of dengue haemorrhagic fever in ThailandDerek A T Cummings
Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
Nature 427:344-7. 2004..This finding provides an important starting point for detecting and characterizing the key processes that contribute to the spatial-temporal dynamics of DHF in Thailand...