National Cancer Control Programme 2018-2022

Project Name National Cancer Control Programme 2018-2022
Faculty/Department The Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
Background and Significance In addition to being the leading cause of death worldwide, cancer is also rising in the ranks of causes of mortality in Thailand. According to the Strategy and Planning Division, Ministry of Public Health Thailand, cancer is regarded to be the number one cause of death, and the number is steadily increasing over time, having a tremendous impact upon the Thai health system, affecting quality of life, society, and economic and social development. As a response, the Faculty has formulated a plan for the prevention and control of the development of cancer, and increasing assistance in the care among cancer patients in Thailand.
Scope and Area of Study Thailand
Purpose To establish strategies for cancer prevention and control at the national level.
Sponsors -
Related Departments National Cancer Prevention and Control Plan Committee, Department of Medicine, Ministry of Public Health
Related Stakeholders Administrators and academics who specialize in cancer, from both the public and private sectors; Ministry of Public Health; the Thai population at the national level
Level of Participation Nationwide
Project Results A plan to prevent and control the spread of cancer in Thailand was established.
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Related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  3