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This futuristic research aimed to analyze and assess the model for health care system development in districts on the Thai-Lao borders. The research was conducted by the field research method collecting the data by focus-group techniques from 60 samples who were leaders of the partaking networks. They were key personnel from six districts, 10 persons each. In-depth interviews were conducted with 17 experts from five disciplines. The research was carried out from November 1st, 2017 to February 28th, 2018. The data were analysed by content analysis. Descriptive statistic was used (percentage, mode, inter-quartile range).
The results showed that the model for health care system development in the Thai-Lao border districts, implemented according to apply UCCARE, consisted of six elements interconnected with one another systematically. They were: 1) unity of district health team (U), 2) customer focus (C), 3) community participation (C), 4) appreciation inquiry (A), 5) resource sharing (R), and 6) essential health service (E). However, due to differences in geographical and sociocultural and several other contexts of Thailand-Laos border, it was found that the appropriate heath care systems should have 10 key components 28 sub-components and 75 important points, which 80 % of suitability, high level of possibility (mode level 4 and up), and inter-quartile range less than 1.00. The 4 key components added in the previous model (CCCC: 4 C): captaincy (C), communication (C), Commitment (C), and Culture (C). Therefore, the Appropriate Thailand-Laos Border District Health Care System or DHS@Thai-Laos’s border (4C+U+CARE+C) should be concluded as follows
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