Browsing by Author "Sombat Thamrongthanyawong"
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Compulsory licensing policy implementation in Thailand Tapanee Phueksuwan; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (สถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์, 2014)
The objectives of this research were to investigate the following: 1) the reasons and needs for the compulsory licensing policy in Thailand, 2) the guidelines for implementing the policy in Thailand, 3) the factors that affect compliance with the policy in Thailand, and 4) patients’ effective access to drugs as a result of the policy in Thailand. This research involved principals and concepts about public policy, as well as concepts about drug patents and compulsory licensing. The focus was on the reasons and needs for compulsory licensing, ...
Conflict resolution in the 3 southern border provinces of Thailand : policy process and outcomes Suchart Monkongpitukkul; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)
The roots of the problem of insurgency and violence in the 3 southern border provinces of Thailand, which occurred 11 years ago, are deeply seated in the areas and have affected every aspect of society. Therefore, this study is intended for an overview of the conflict resolution: policy, process and outcomes. The objectives of this study are to analyze 1) the development of the unrest situation from the past to the present 2) the development of policies to tackle the unrest in the 3 southern border provinces 3) the policy implementation ...
Contributions of Thai research universities towards Thailand becoming knowledge based society Tenzin Rabgyal; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)
Universities are one of the core and main pillar in building the nation towards Knowledge Based Society (KBS). However, the importance of creating a KBS, the nation higher education system needs to be at par with globally standards. The key factors that contribute in building the nation towards KBS by the higher educational institutions include Governance, Culture, Innovation, Research, Infrastructure, and Information Communication and Technology (ICT). Sharma et al, (2008) study framed four pillars of the knowledge society: Infrastructure, ...
Economic burden on households with people with non-communicable diseases, with special reference to cancer: priorities for policy options pertaining to the Sri Lankan context Jayasinghe, Rajapaksha Pathirathnage Chamarie Kanchana; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)
Non-communicable diseases have become a major threat to Sri Lanka as well as all developing and developed countries. Though the government provides all health facilities free of charge at public hospitals, people have to bear the out-of-pocket expenditure. The expenditure compared to other diseases is double the burden from non-communicable diseases
Major factors affecting foreign investment policy implementation effectiveness : the case of Mongolia Batsuuri, Gunjidmaa; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)
Developing countries would like to attract foreign investment for the many benefits it provides, such as the adoption of high technology, increased employment, and expanded exports. Without effective usage of foreign investment inflows, however, foreign investment also brings side effects (e.g., environmental damage). Good foreign investment policy and its effective implementation could increase the benefits and decrease the side effects of foreign investment in the host country.
Microenterprise development as a poverty-reduction strategy in nepal : A multidimensional analysis of the factors determining microenterprise performance Thapa, Ajay; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2013)
Microenterprise development is one of the most discussed antipoverty strategies in contemporary development discourses. Many developing countries have adopted this strategy to fight against poverty. In Nepal also, a microenterprise development program with the objectives of increasing income and employment, and thereby reducing poverty, has been implemented since 1998. Microenterprise development is particularly targeted to the households living below the poverty line. Among the people living below that line, the program is more focused on ...