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Building Bridges for Better Health: Universities Partner on Cross-Border Health Programme

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On 8 July 2024, the School of Health Science organised the opening ceremony for the "Cross Border Health Program 2/2024," held in collaboration with the School of Population and Global Health, the University of Western Australia. The programme takes place from 9 - 18 July 2024, at Mae Fah Laung University and includes locations in Chiang Rai province.

Asst. Prof. Dr.Wipob Suthana, Assistant to the President and Acting Dean of School of Health Science welcomed participants. He stated that this programme aims to provide opportunity for medical students from University of Western Australia to learn and exchange knowledge on Thailand’s public health system and immerse themselves in Thai culture. Moreover, the programme will promote research networks between students, professors, and researchers from both universities.

During the programme, participants will learn from MFU professors on various topics, including highland people and cultures, the border health system, and Thailand’ healthcare system. They will also have the chance to visit Maesai Hospital, Chiang Khong Crown Prince Hospital, factories, as well as Thai-Myanmar and Thai-Laos border areas to gain firsthand knowledge about tropical diseases, health checkup for farmers, and factory workers.

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