Slum dwellers say hospital puts profit before principles when treating poor
Klong Toey's most impoverished residents claim that a private facility meant to care for them under the government's 30 baht healthcare plan instead exposes them to discrimination and gross neglect
Last Christmas Eve, teenager Ice was helping prepare for a party in his Klong Toey community when a fight broke out near the stage and gunshots were fired.
THE PATIENT PATIENTS: A mother and her sick child wait for hours in a slow-moving queue of 30 baht healthcare patients to see a doctor for less than threeminutes.
The 18 year old fled the scene in search of a hiding place, shouting warnings to people on the street as he ran.
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