The ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD) successfully conducted a study program on “Disease Prevention & Health Promotion in the Aging: Integrating Modern and Traditional Medicine” for Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine/School of Health Sciences, Japan on 3-7 September 2018. This study program aimed at creating a better understanding on the disease prevention and health promotion in Thailand and focusing on integrating modern and traditional medicine.
There were seventeen students and four professors participating in this training program. The training combined interactive lectures and discussions to promote experience and practice sharing between Japan and Thailand. The study program also incorporated study visits to Ratchaburi Hospital and Suan Pueng Hospital in Ratchaburi province to learn health service delivery and management at the provincial and district levels including health activities at community level.
The group also visited four faculties of Mahidol University, namely Faculty of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medical Technology, Faculty of Nursing, and Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital to exchange knowledge, curriculum and student activities. In addition, participants visited UNDP and UNFPA Thailand Office and JICA Project Office located in Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health Thailand to learn international experiences.
In this occasion, AIHD took this opportunity to present the outstanding benefactor award to Graduate School of Medicine (Health Sciences), Nagoya University which has been recognized as our academic collaboration partner.