Health Control


 

Roles and Responsibilities

Closely watch, monitor, proceed or set up implementation procedures to get rid of or prevent the outbreak of disease including any international threat against the public health according to the Communicable Disease Act B.E.2523, the International Health Regulations B.E.2548 and other related laws. Also it has to improve the main capacity of country’s accessing channels in various aspects such as communications, main capacity in normal situation and how to deal with emergency incident on public health that may spread to other countries.

Implementation

  • Monitor, screen and vaccinate passenger coming from communicable zone of Yellow Fever countries (Africa and South America) in order to prevent Thailand from the outbreak of disease. Such countries are

32 countries in Africa

1  Republic of Angola 17  Cote d’Ivoire
2  Benin 18  Ghana
3  Burkina Faso 19  Equatorial Guinea
4  Burundi 20  Mali
5  Cameroon 21  Rwanda
6  Congo 22  Sao Tome and Principe
7  Central African Republic 23  Senegal
8  Ethiopia 24  Sierra Leone
9  Chad 25  Somalia
10  Guinea-Bissau 26  Sudan
11  Gambia 27  Togo
12  Guinea 28 Uganda
13 Gabon 29 Tanzania
14  Liberia 30 Democratic Republic of the Congo
15 Kenya 31  Niger
16  Mauritania 32 Nigeria
       

 

13 countries in South America

1  Brazil 8  Paraguay
2  Bolivia 9  Columbia
3  Peru 10  Venezuela
4  Ecuador 11  Suriname
5  Guyana 12  Trinidad and Tobago
6  French Guiana 13  Argentina
7  Panama    
  • Monitor and control hygiene of places and areas (food, vehicle, environment, insect/animal carriers) as well as get rid of those that may endanger to the health of people
  • Watch, control, prevent and follow the news and situations of communicable disease
  • Disseminate information and news about communicable disease to passenger and related people.

 

Passenger travelling from Yellow Fever infected countries procedure

1. Please go to Health Control, Phuket International Airport for document checking.

2. Present your passport, yellow fever vaccination certificate, and immigration arrival form to General Communicable Disease officer.

3. Fill out T.8 application.

4. Passenger who travels from country with risk of yellow fever transmission in 6 days without vaccination certificate, passenger must receive a vaccine before proceeding immigration and go to qualified hospital. 


Contact 
PHUKET AIRPORT QUARANTINE OFFICE
Tel. 076 351 128
Fax. 076 327 576