Bangkok, Minister of Public Health urges health screening of Thai people returning from Israel. Emphasis is placed on convenience and speed. To return quickly to the embrace of family. The Acting Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health revealed the results of caring for the third batch of Thai people who landed at U-Tapao Airport, 90 people, with 2 injured, and no mental health problems were found.
Today (October 15, 2023) Dr. Surachoke Tangwiwat is acting Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health. Discussing the progress of health care for Thai people who have returned from the unrest situation in Israel, Dr. Chonnan Srikaew, Minister of Public Health We are concerned about our Thai brothers and sisters who have returned to their country. Has instructed the Ministry of Public Health agencies to carry out the screening process and evaluate various symptoms. Both physical and mental health Make it convenient and fast. So that Thai people who return can return to the embrace of their families as soon as possible. In addition, if there are any abnormal symptoms, they will receive prompt care and continuous monitoring of their symptoms. Most recently, a report was received from the Rayong Provincial Public Health Office that a third set of Thai people had traveled from Israel and arrived at U-Tapao Airport, Rayong Province, this morning at 5:15 a.m., totaling 90 people, including 88 men and 2 women.
Dr. Surachoke further said that the Ministry of Public Health has assigned the Office of Disease Control and Prevention No. 6, Chonburi, International Communicable Disease Control and Quarantine Division. Utapao Airport Rayong Provincial Public Health Office Ban Chang District Public Health Office Ban Chang Hospital Rayong Hospital and Mental Health Center 6, Chonburi, working in collaboration with U-Tapao Airport Authority Ministry of Labor and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (Ministry of Social Development and Human Security) in conducting health screenings for travelers. It took about an hour to screen. Initially, two people were injured, with the first having a wound from shrapnel. The other had slight swelling in his right hand from a fall. Both cases received care at the first aid station provided at the airport. Overall, symptoms are considered good. Able to travel back to hometown
For mental health screening assessment No problem cases were found. However, after the travelers boarded the bus from U-Tapao Airport to SC Park Hotel, Bangkok, there was a Mental Amelioration Team (MCATT) from the Somdet Chao Phraya Institute of Psychiatry. Conduct another mental health screening. before sending him back to his hometown
In summary, the results of the three sets of health care for Thai people returning from Israel included a total of 8 people with injuries, 5 with stress, 7 with insomnia, 2 with psychiatrists, 5 with hypervigilance, and 1 with sore throat. All of them received Continuous care and follow-up.
Source: Thai News Agency