Last updated: 24/3/2022

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area

Programme Details

Programme objectives

Meeting the basic needs of people living with HIV/AIDS.

References
Personal communication
Start date
2000
References
Personal communication
Coverage
84,824 people (2017).
References
Thailand’s Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board n.d. ‘Number and subsistence allowances for the elderly persons with disabilities and persons with AIDS, 1993-2016’, Thailand’s Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board, <http://social.nesdb.go.th/SocialStat/StatReport_Final.aspx?reportid=175&template=1R2C&yeartype=M&subcatid=47> (accessed 22 May 2018).
Programme expenditure
THB 508.94 million (2017).
References
Thailand’s Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board n.d. ‘Number and subsistence allowances for the elderly persons with disabilities and persons with AIDS, 1993-2016’, Thailand’s Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board, <http://social.nesdb.go.th/SocialStat/StatReport_Final.aspx?reportid=175&template=1R2C&yeartype=M&subcatid=47> (accessed 22 May 2018).

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
People living with HIV/AIDS.
Eligibility criteria
Thai nationals with HIV/AIDs with a medical certification who are living in poor families or unable to work.
References
Personal communication

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash.
Amount of benefits
HIV-positive 500 THB/month (= US$14.32)
References
Castanas et al. 2016. ‘Leave no one behind: Community-driven urban development in Thailand’, International Institute for Environmental and Development Working Papers, London, <http://pubs.iied.org/pdfs/16629IIED.pdf> (accessed 22 May 2018).
Payment/delivery frequency
Monthly.
References
Castanas et al. 2016. ‘Leave no one behind: Community-driven urban development in Thailand’, International Institute for Environmental and Development Working Papers, London, <http://pubs.iied.org/pdfs/16629IIED.pdf> (accessed 22 May 2018).
Benefit delivery mechanism
Beneficiaries’ bank accounts or benefits are delivered in cash by local authorities.
References
Personal communication
Benefit recipients
Beneficiaries themselves.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Until death.
References
Personal communication