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Advocates urge board to keep agency free of political puppets

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  • Writer: Paritta Wangkiat
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Civil society groups have urged the National Health Security Office (NHSO) chief to ensure the appointment of two deputy secretary-generals is free from political interference. 

About 30 members of the People's Health Systems Movement and cancer and kidney patient networks met NHSO secretary-general Dr Winai Sawasdivorn yesterday to call for transparency in the recruitment process.

Supatra Nakaphiew, director of the Centre for Aids Rights, who led the groups yesterday, said the appointments should have been completed by Jan 14, but had been delayed.

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