On 18th January 2018, Dr. Wiwat Rojanapithayakorn, Director, Center for Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University and Executive Director of ASEAN University Network- Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN) delivered a special lecture on “Health policy and management: Strategies and success factors – examples of HIV/AIDS program” at Meeting Room 2204 of ASEAN Institute for Health Development, Mahidol University Salaya Campus. There were students, lecturers and government officers attended.
The lecture focused on Public Health and Community Medicine; Inspiration in Ramathibodi; need to produce the change agents; and case study of how community medicine makes impact.
The lecture provided examples of health policies relating to HIV/AIDS in Thailand: its strategies and success factors and also a case study of 100% condom use programme. Dr. Wiwat also further introduced global health and related issue, such as SDGs.
The lecture ended with fruitful and informal discussions between guest speaker and audiences.