“1 in 3 Thai children have
lower-than-average IQ and EQ scores, so they should undergo screening at
least 3 times (at 9, 18 and between 24–30 months) before they reach the age of 3.”
Each stage of a child’s development is unique and
requires a level of detail in terms of healthcare that is
much finer than for adults. Examples of such care include emotional and behavioural development,
growth, vision, hearing, and dental health as well as blood tests aimed at detecting disease.
there are a number of health assessments that should be carried out alongside vaccinations*.
advised to have their child screened at the following stages:
Newborns should attend at least 7
health screening appointments (first at
0-7 days, and then at 1, 2 ,4, 6, 9 and
12 months of age).
Toddlers should attend at least 4
health screening appointments (at 18
months and then at 2, 3 and 4 years
Children of school age should attend
at least 3 health screenings (at 6, 8 and
10 years of age).
Adolescents should attend at least 3
health screenings (between 11-14 years,
15-17 years and 18-21 years).
*The World Health Organization recommends that all
children be vaccinated to ensure they develop a strong
immune system. Has your child received the full complement of vaccinations yet? Newborn – 12
| 12 months – 12 years