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The Synthesis of Functions, Roles and Structure of the Ministry of Public Health as a Mechanism in the National Health Systems

dc.contributor.authorอำพล จินดาวัฒนะth_TH
dc.contributor.authorAmphon Jindawatthanaen_US
dc.identifier.citationวารสารวิจัยระบบสาธารณสุข. 1,1 (เม.ย.-มิ.ย. 2550) : 2-16en_US
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dc.titleการสังเคราะห์กลไกในระบบสุขภาพแห่งชาติและบทบาทหน้าที่ โครงสร้างกระทรวงสาธารณสุขth_TH
dc.title.alternativeThe Synthesis of Functions, Roles and Structure of the Ministry of Public Health as a Mechanism in the National Health Systemsen_US
dc.description.abstractalternativeThis research was to study and propose functions, roles, and structure of the Ministry of Public Health in the next decade as a mechanism of the National Health System. The proposal was done by analysizing related documents and research papers published in Thailand and other countries. Research methodology also included individual and focus group interviews among those academicians and involved partners in health. This study revealed rapid and tremendous changes of global context re-defining health to cover physical, mental, social and intellectual dimensions. Moreover a plenty of organizations and mechanism related to health have emerged. The Ministry of Public Health that has currently been responsible for health affairs of the country as the key stakeholder is supposed to emphasize its functions and roles on collaborating and bridging all the social sectors of the nation; it then systematically and apparently mobilizes their resources and potential for health development. Ten functions and roles of the Ministry of Public Health during 2007 - 2012 were proposed. 1) Play major role in formulating national health policy and strategy. 2) Advocate knowledge generation and management. 3) Determine and regulate health standard. 4) Build capacity of social sectors and people in health. 5) Enforce health and health-related law. 6) Superintend the control of diseases and health hazards. 7) Superintend health care financing for people and specific needy groups. 8) Secure and assure the integrity of health resources. 9) Implement international health. 10) Mobilize the health-related royal initiation projects. Therefore organizational structure of the Ministry during 2007 - 2016 would be basically changed in comply with the aforementioned functions and roles. It was proposed that all the health service facilities ranging from primary to tertiary levels within the same services area would be reposed in the same authority of command. It would also be legislatively adopted to be juristic body as a state agency other than government agency or state enterprise but under the supervision of the Ministry of Public Health. The status will also be applicable to sub-specialty facilities. Meanwhile particular mechanism would be established at the central level to coordinate those facilities in terms of policy and direction of services as a whole. To attain that goal, policy makers, high executives of the Ministry and involved agencies must share policy commitment for changes. Then the establishment of “The Bureau of Change Management for the Ministry of Public Health” as an autonomous body under the supervision of the Ministry would streamline and accomplish the organizational restructuring. The Bureau is supposed to propose plan and phases of those undergoing change.en_USไม่มีข้อมูลen_USไม่มีข้อมูลen_US
dc.subject.keywordministry of public healthen_US
dc.subject.keywordNational Health Systemen_US
.custom.citationอำพล จินดาวัฒนะ, คณะอนุกรรมการศึกษากลไกระบบสุขภาพแห่งชาติ and Amphon Jindawatthana. "การสังเคราะห์กลไกในระบบสุขภาพแห่งชาติและบทบาทหน้าที่ โครงสร้างกระทรวงสาธารณสุข." 2550. <a href=""></a>.

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