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Volunteer medical specialists join together to honor His Majesty the King Phrapokklao Hospital, Chanthaburi achieved its target

21 May – Volunteer Doctor King-Queen at Phrapokklao Hospital, Chanthaburi, achieved the goal Serving people - more than 30,000 monks in 28 clinics, a total of 10 times organized, serving more than 80,000 people. Next year will be held in Ayutthaya.

At 1:00 p.m. on May 21, 2023 at Phrapokklao Hospital, Chanthaburi Province, Emeritus Professor Dr. Somsak Lohlekha, vice president of the Medical Governance Foundation Presided over the opening ceremony of the Specialized Volunteer Medical Unit Program in Honor of His Majesty the King Her Majesty the Queen, the 8th year of 2023, which has the Medical Governance Foundation, the Medical Council of King Prajadhipok's Institute and students from medical governance courses For senior executives, Class 10 (PorPorPor. 10) is the project organizer. Between 19 and 21 May 2023 at Phrapokklao Hospital, Chanthaburi Province, with Mr. Monsit Phaisanthanawat, Governor of Chanthaburi Province Dr. Narong Saiwong, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health Emeritus Professor Dr. Somsri Phaosawad, President of the Medical Council of Thailand, Air Chief Marshal Dr. Itthaporn Kuancharoen, Secretary-General of the Medical Governance Foundation and Secretary-General of the Medical Council of Thailand Clinical Professor Dr. Wisit Vamvanich, student president of Phor PorPor. 10, Dr. Thiraphong Tunak, Director of Phrapokklao Hospital Along with the students from the 1st-10th generation of the President's program, doctors and volunteers from all walks of life participated in the project in unison.

for the Specialized Volunteer Medical Unit Project in Honor of His Majesty the King The 8th Her Majesty the Queen of the Year 2023 was held between 19-21 May 2023 at Prapokklao Hospital, Chanthaburi Province, able to treat patients, people, monks, helping more than 30,000 people with disabilities by opening a medical clinic. Specialized in various branches of 28 clinics, mobilizing more than 200 physicians from all over the country. More than 2,000 volunteers with medical equipment worth more than 100 million baht to support people and monks and novices in the provinces of Chanthaburi, Sa Kaeo, Trat and Rayong without any cost.

In this regard, the project has opened 28 medical clinics in different branches, such as Thai traditional and Chinese medicine clinics, children's clinics, lung disease screening clinics, blood testing and monk health clinics, royal wheelchair clinics, arm-service clinics. Mobile prosthetics, Sirindhorn National Institute for Medical Rehabilitation, Mental Health Clinic, ENT Clinic and sinus surgery, rehabilitation clinic, colon and rectal cancer screening clinic, skin and laser clinic, eye disease screening clinic, pediatric eyeglasses and cataract surgery, blood chemical screening clinic, cardiovascular clinic, Hepatitis B Screening Clinic and Liver Health, Breast Cancer Screening Clinic, Orthopedic Clinic Osteoporosis Screening, Cervical Cancer Prevention Clinic with Vaccine in children and adolescents, dementia clinics, dental clinics, urological surgery clinics, vascular dialysis clinics, etc.

Lt. Gen. Dr. Itthaphon Kanacharoen, secretary-general of the Medical Governance Foundation and secretary-general of the Medical Council, said that the organization of a special volunteer medical unit project in honor of His Majesty the King Her Majesty the Queen, this time is a very important occasion that has been granted royal permission After the Medical Governance Foundation issued a medical unit in the volunteer medical unit project It has been successful for 5 consecutive years, treating more than 40,000 patients.

“The issuance of such volunteer medical units It is the main activity of the Medical Good Governance Diploma Program. at the Medical Governance Foundation Co-hosted with many agencies has been carried out consecutively every year The medical volunteer project will be rotated out of units to various provinces across the country in order to spread the opportunity to access treatment at the tertiary level for people in the provinces. Taking care of patients with complex diseases that require specialized physicians, starting from surveying, screening patients in the area. to find the remaining patients and sent a medical team to provide treatment.”

The Secretary-General of the Medical Council also said that this project is also a rehearsal for organizing a large field hospital with cooperation from doctors from all sectors. to be prepared in case of future necessities such as disasters as well as the transfer of knowledge from the Royal College By specialized doctors directly to hospitals in the provinces to educate villagers, monks, and volunteers in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

for the issuance of a specialized medical volunteer unit in honor of His Majesty the King It has already been implemented in 10 locations, including Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province. Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, Kanchanaburi Province, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Prachin Buri Province, Lop Buri Province, Phetchaburi Province, Sukhothai Province, Ratchaburi Province and Chanthaburi Province. Next time will be held at Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province in 2024. – Thai News Agency

Source: Thai News Agency