AIHD organizes a study visit on “National Nutrition Surveillance System in Thailand” for executives from Sri Lanka

On January 14, 2020, Asst. Prof. Dr. Phudit Tejativaddhana, Director of ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD) Mahidol University along with Adjunct Professor Dr. Pornthep Siriwanarangsun, President of the Preventive Medicine Association of Thailand welcomed twelve nutrition executives from Sri Lanka and the World Food Program (WFP) for a study visit on the “National Nutrition Surveillance System in Thailand” at the AIHD meeting room 2106. The project manager of this study visit was Asst. Prof. Dr. Orapin Laosee from AIHD and it was conducted from 14 to 17 January 2020.

Participants learnt the management system, policy and strategy including the nutritional situation in Thailand. During study visit, participants visited the Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University; Bureau of Nutrition, Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health and observed the service providing at the provincial hospital level and the community level.