Health and Healthcare

Thailand gave healthcare to its entire population and the results were dramatic

A Thai doctor performs an experimental stem cell procedure on a patient at Bangkok Heart Hospital in Bangkok December 19, 2005. That involves injecting the patient's heart with cells cultivated from his own blood. Stem cell therapies have spawned controversy because very early human embryos are considered by many to be the most promising for treating human diseases. REUTERS/Chaiwat SubprasomAlso see GF2DXCNWLPAA - RP3DSFDVJLAC

Thailand has succeeded in introducing an affordable system that has had a dramatic impact on the health of its people. Image: REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Charlotte Edmond
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