MFU would like to congratulate students from the School of Nursing who won the Inno Medical Device Awards for Creativity and a prize of 5,000 baht. The Inno Medical Device Awards ceremony was held by the Plastics Institute of Thailand (PITH), the Ministry of Industry on 2 June 2018 in Bangkok.
Completing against 81 devices submitted under the concept of "Make it better", MFU Nursing students Mr. Siwakon Sriwicha, Miss Chanyanut Maneechot and Mr. Kritsnapan Yamkate from Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Rangsit University won the Creative Award for their "Chest Vibrator".
The “Chest Vibrator”, with frequencies ranging from 10 to 30 Hz, is used for breaking apart mucus in the lungs and dealing with chest congestion in infants with the goal of preventing Atelectasis (collapse of part of the lung) and Pneumonitis (lung inflammation).
Winning this award shows that MFU students are keeping MFU’s commitment to promoting health improvement practices, ensuring healthcare efficiency and fulfilling HRH Princess Srinagarindra’s intention of providing quality public health services to all Thai people.