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Women's Health and Development: Country Profile, Thailand


Prepared for the World Health Organization, South East Asia Region Office, January 1998


Authors

Principal Investigator:

Asst. Prof. Dr. Chaninat Varothai

B.A. (Journalism), M.A. (Educational Administration), Ph.D. (Community Health Development)

Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University.

Editor:

Ms Natalie Bennett,

B.A. Hons (Asian Studies), B.Ag.Sc. Hons

Freelance consultant and editor, Bangkok.

MODULE A: COUNTRY SITUATION

Dr. Paitoon Kraipornsak

B.A.(Econ), LL.B., M.A. (Econ), Ph.D. (Econ)

Centre of Health Economics, Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University.

Asst.Prof. Dr. Naowarut Charoenca

B.Sc., M.S. (Public Health), Ph.D. (Env.Health),

Department of Sanitary Engineering, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Orathai Ruayajin

B.A., M.A. (Sociology-Demography), M.P.H. (Family Health), PhD (Behavioral Science and Social Epidemiology)

Department of Social Science, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Mahidol University.

MODULE B: STATUS OF WOMEN

B1 National Policies for the Advancement of Women

Asst.Prof. Dr. Chaninat Varothai

Asst. Prof. Pattana Mulphruk,

B.Sc.,M.Eng.

B2 National Machinery for the Advancement of Women

Asst. Prof. Dr.Chaninat Varothai.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Orathai Ruayajin

B3 Women's Movement in the Country

Miss Waraporn Chamsanit Journalist

B4 Women and Work

Mrs. Sulee Tongvichean

B. Sc.(P.H.N.), M.Ed. (Nursing Service Administration), PhD Candidate

Department of Public Health Nursing, Faculty of Public Health

Mrs. Wacharee Katesopit

B.A., M.S.P.H. (Health Education)

Division of Health Education, Ministry of Public Health

B5 Women's Status in the Family and Society

Assoc. Prof. Wilai Kusolvisitkul

B.A. First Class Honours (Statistics), M.Sc. (Biostatistics)

Departmant of Biostatistics, Faculty of Public Health

B6 Women's Educational Status

Mrs. Wanaladda Tongbai

B.Sc., M.S.P.H. Candidate

Asst.Prof. Dr. Chaninat Varothai

B7 Women's Political Participation

Ms Sheila Thomson

B.A., M.A.,

Gender and Development Research Institute

B8 Women and Religion

Asst. Prof. Dr. Chaninat Varothai

Mrs. Jureerat Pettong

B.Sc., M.S.P.H. candidate

B9 Women and Sport

Mrs. Sompit Sukwitura

B.A., M.A., Department of Physical Education, Ministry of Education

MODULE C: WOMEN'S HEALTH STATUS

C1 Nutritional Status

Asst. Prof. Dr. Chutima Sirikulchayanont

M.D., Dip. Thai Board Of Pediatrics

Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health C2 Leading Causes of Morbidity and Mortality

Asst.Usa Lek-Thai

B.Sc., M.S.P.H., Ph.D. Candidate.

Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University. C3 Reproductive Health

Asst. Prof. Dr. Chaninat Varothai

Asst. Dr. Jarueyporn Suparp

B.Sc., M.D., M.P.H. (Urban Health) Department of Maternal and Child Health, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University.

C4 Women and Violence

Asst. Prof. Dr. Krittya Achavanikul

B.Sc. (Education), B.A. , M.A., Ph.D. (Demography) Institute for Population and Social Research

C5 Women in Special Circumstances

Ms Natalie Bennett

C6 Health Issues Related to Lifestyles and to Home and Work Environment

Miss Somboon Kuasakul

B.Sc., M.S.P.H. (Health Education),

Division of Health Education, Ministry of Public Health

C7 Women's Access to Health Services

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Orathai Ruayajin

C8 Women as Health Care Providers

Miss Poranee Surin

B.Sc., M.S.P.H. (Health Education)

Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences

Mrs. Sulee Tongvichean

B. Sc.(P.H.N.), M.Ed. (Nursing Service Administration), PhD Candidate Department of Public Health Nursing, Faculty of Public Health

C9 Policies and Programs for the Enhancement of Women of Women's Health Status

Asst. Prof Dr. Chaninat Varothai

Miss Lakana Temsirakulchai

B.Sc., M.S.P.H. (Health Education)

Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences FOCAL POINT MEMBERS

Dr. Saisuree Chutikul, Advisor to the Office of the National Commission on Women's Affairs

Prof. Dr Pensri Phijaisanit, Acting Chairperson, National Committee on Women's Health and Environment

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Amara Pongsapich, Chairperson National Committee on the Development of Women's Information Systems

Dr. Suteera Thomson, Administrative Committee of Gender and Development research Institute

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Apichart Chamratrithirong, Former Director, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University.

Stage 2

Following a Working Group Meeting in Myanmar to consider experiences of Thailand and Myanmar in piloting the Women's Health and Development Profile, the framework was adapted and additional work suggested.

Further information collection and analysis was then completed by:

MODULE A

Dr. Paitoon Kraipornsak, B.A.(Econ), LL.B., M.A. (Econ), Ph.D. (Econ)

Centre of Health Economics, Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University.

MODULE B

Ms. Sheila Thomson, B.A., M.A.,Gender and Development Research Institute

MODULE C

Assoc. Prof. Orathai Ruayajin, B.A., M.A. (Sociology- Demography), M.P.H. (Family Health), PhD (Behavioral Science and Social Epidemiology) Department of Social Science, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Mahidol University.

Dr. Suwanna Worakamin, M.D., Board of Gynaecology, Director of Family Planning and Population, Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health

Table C: Assoc. Prof. Wilai Kusolvisitkul, B.A. First Class Honours (Statistics), M.Sc.(Biostatistics), Departmant of Biostatistics, Faculty of Public Health


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