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Doctors fear medical hub brain drain

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  • Writer: Paritta Wangkiat
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Experts are warning the government's medical hub policy could lead to a brain drain of staff from rural and state hospitals. 

The policy was initiated in 2003 by the Thaksin Shinawatra administration and promotes private clinics which cater to foreigners seeking medical treatment.

Several doctors from rural areas criticised the plan during a recent meeting about the policy.

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