Main Article Content
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) provides comprehensive health care, including health promotion and disease prevention using Thai traditional medicine. If these services should be covered and considered to be under the health promotion and disease prevention budget. The literature review aims to review and examine the relevant research literature unit cost and the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention in Thai traditional medicine services with the purpose of making a recommendation as to the inclusion of Thai traditional medicine services in a capitation budget plan. The findings showed the unit costs vary slightly as a result of differences in service patterns and resulting output. The effectiveness of the reviewed Thai traditional medicine treatments varied due to study design, target population and among others. These variations resulted in inadequate and inconsistent data to perform a reliable health economic evaluation. The consequence of which is insufficient evidence to warrant inclusion in a capitation budget plan. The health promotion and disease prevention Thai traditional medicine should conduct research activities under Thai traditional medicine professional standards to study the field’s health promotion and disease prevention services. Moreover, health technology assessments should be performed to support the Thai traditional medicine services.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
2. Hayati R, Bastani P, Kabir MJ, Kavosi Z, Sobhani G. Scoping literature review on the basic health benefit package and its determinant criteria. Globalization and Health. 2018;14(1):1-7.
3. Suksiri N, Raleuk P. The 10 issues health insurance. National Health Security Office (NHSO); September 2013:1-26. (in Thai)
4. Council of National Health Security. Category and scope of public health service (Volume 10) B.E. 2016.
5. Onchomjan D. Promotion and development of traditional massage in health care and community strengthen income: Department for Development of Thai Traditional Medicine and Alternative Medicine. Ministry of Public health; 2005. (in Thai)
6. Inthong K, Lojanapiwat S, Hongchayangkool K. The model of Thai traditional medicine health care service in Primary Health Care Center. A case study: Trang Province. Journal of Southern Technology.2018;11(1):193-203. (in Thai)
7. Development of Thai Traditional Medicine System Fund. The Allocate of Thai Traditional Medicine and Alternative Medicine in the year of 2010. 2010:1-4. (in Thai)
8. Health Technical Office. Ministry of Public Health. The PHAETSATSONGKHRO Thai Traditional Medicine Wisdom and National Intangible Cultural Heritage. Bangkok; 1999. Page 1010. (in Thai)
9. Kangkan T, Sangperm P, Wichiencharoen K. Effect of Nipple Stimulation Program on Mothers’ Breast – Milk Volume of Preterm Infants. Kuakarun Journal of Nursing 2014; (21) Supplement: 205-18. (in Thai)
10. Institute of Thai Traditional Medicine. The practice guidelines of Thai traditional medicine in public health service. The War Veterans Organization of Thailand. Sector for Promotion of Indigenous Medicine and Herbal Medicine. Institute of Thai Traditional Medicine. Department for Development Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine; 2009. (in Thai)
11. Suwannatrai U, Tungsukrutai P, Visesmanee S, Stieanrut P, Boriboonhirunsarn D, Akarasereenont P, and Laohapand T. The Efficacy of Hot Salt Pot Compression in Postpartum Women: a Randomized Controlled Trial. 2014;12(2):144-58. (in Thai)
12. Sector of Thai Traditional Medicine and Thai Midwifery. Institute of Thai Traditional Medicine. The Practice Guideline of Thai Traditional Medicine and Alternative Medicine. Sam Ja-rern Commercial (Bangkok): Department for Development of Thai Traditional Medicine and Alternative Medicine; 2016.
13. Poonsuk P, Songphasuk S, Jantha M, Nimpitakpong N, Jiraratsatit K. Effectiveness of Herbal Poultice for Knee Pain Relief in Patients with Osteoarthritis of Knee. Thammasat Medical Journal, 2018;18(1):104-11. (in Thai)
14. Chamnipan P. The result of Herbal poultice Replacement NSAIDs groups in Osteoarthritis Patient at Mueang Yang Sub-District Health Promotion Hospital, Chamni District, Buriram Province. 2016: 1-2. (in Thai)
15. Techakehakij W. Singweratham N, Wongpun T. Unit cost and effect of budget in Public Program Health Promotion and Prevention in Thailand. Aksorn-graphic and design publication limited partnership. Division of Health Economics and Health Security. Office of the Permanent Secretary; 2017. (in Thai)
16. Riewpaiboon A, Keawcharean O, budsungnean P, Wongpun T, Techakehakij W, Singweratham N, Pota D. The Cost Analysis of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science Mahidol University; 2018. (in Thai)
17. Singweratham N. Cost of health promotion service in state hospital under the universal health coverage's core package. Master of Science in Community Medicine. Faculty of Medicine. Chulalongkorn University. 2002. (in Thai)
18. Keawsonthi S, Kamolratanakul P. The analysis and evaluation of public health service. Chulalongkorn University Bangkok: Health Economics; 1993. (in Thai)
19. Thantiphidok Y,Tantipidoke R. The basic of Thai traditional book volume 1. Division of Thai Traditional Pharmacy. Institute of Thai Traditional Medicine, Department of Thai Traditional Medicine and Alternative Medicine. 2018.
20. Petchsiri C. A Survey of the Use of Traditional Herbal Remedies by the Ethnic Chong People of Khaokitchakut District, Chanthaburi Province. Master of Political Administration (Local Government). Chanthaburi: Rambhai Barni Rajabhat University. 2017.
21. Detsky AS, Naglie IG. A clinician's guide to cost-effectiveness analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine. 1990;113(2):147-54.
22. Siegel JE, Weinstein MC, Russell LB, Gold MR. Recommendations for reporting cost-effectiveness analyses. Jama. 1996;276(16):1339-41.
23. Division of Health Economics and Health Security. Agenda of Meeting Committee for
Guidelines for using the National Health Insurance Fund of the Service Unit under the Office of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health at the national level. The first meeding; 2nd floor at Chainat Narenthorn Meeting Room. Office of the Permanent Secretary; 2017.
24. Smith PC,Chalkidou K. Should countries set an explicit health benefits package? The case of the English National Health Service. Value in Health. 2017;20:60-6.
25. Prathomravee S. Implementing the core package of universal coverage health scheme in large-size public hospitals and medical school hospitals. Songklanagarind Medical Journal. 2008; 26(6):561-571.
26. Smith PC, Chalkidou K. Should Countries Set an Explicit Health Benefits Package? The Case of the English National Health Service. Value in Health. 2017;20(1):60-6.
27. Onwujekwe O, Uguru N, Nnenna T, Uzochukwu B, Eze S, Kirigia J, Petu A. Preferences for benefit packages for community-based health insurance: an exploratory study in Nigeria. BMC Health Services Research 2010;10(162):1-7.