Campaign to boost birth rate


The Public Health Ministry has launched a “Give Birth, Great World” campaign in an effort to encourage couples to have babies and boost the nation’s worryingly low birth rate, said Public Health Minister Cholnan Srikaew.

The campaign seeks to promote parenthood among young couples, many of whom are choosing to delay or decide against having children for various reasons, he said.

“We have to dispel the belief that having more children will make one poor, especially among those who are from a higher socioeconomic background.

“The intention is to maximise the…

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