Contributions to the Thai Health System

Phase
1
Year
2535 to 2541

HSRI’s debut focused on health policy and system research (HPSR). A number of intramural and extramural HSPR studies contributed to health system reforms.

Phase
2
Year
2542 to 2547

HSRI directed its attention to active participation of local communities and civic groups through the formation of the National Health Act. The Health System Reform Office (HSRO) was established to launch a learning process among local health communities and civic groups. During this period, two main changes occurred at HSRI. The first change was HSRI’s new role as a health research management institute, with concept and skills in research management introduced to nurture its personnel. The second change was the establishment of research alliances and community networks.

Phase
3
Year
2548 to 2550
Phase
4
Year
2551 to 2556

HSRI turned to health system reforms and infrastructure strengthening with a number of new initiatives developed.

Phase
5
Year
2557

HSRI’s new strategies focus on equitable and sustainable health system through an establishment of research alliances and collaboration with multisectoral partners to facilitate policy action through research.