AIHD hosts a special lecture on “Action on smoking, alcohol, obesity, and physical activity: The role of Thai Health Promotion Foundation”

On 11th January 2018, Dr. Pairoj Saonuam, Director of Healthy Lifestyle Promotion Section of Thai Health Promotion Foundation (Thai Health) delivered a special lecture on “Thai Health Promotion Foundation and its  action on smoking, alcohol, and obesity” at Meeting Room 2204 of ASEAN Institute for Health Development, Mahidol University Salaya Campus. There were students and lecturers attended.

The lecture focused on 1.) Introduction to Thai Health and 2.) Case study on alcohol control, tobacco control and obesity prevention. Dr. Pairoj also provided strategy and networking for successfully implement its master plan in 15 areas.

The talk provided an example of Thai Health’s contribution in Thailand tobacco control and stop drinking campaign through its multi-sectoral collaboration. The lecture also further discussed on main features in Thai Health’s early achievements in health promotion and current approach on NCD prevention.

Dr. Pairoj ended his presentation on the working process between Thailand and WHO for global physical activity advocacy by applying holistic approach for food management in Thailand.  The lecture ended with fruitful and informal discussions between guest speaker and students.