Mahidol University Global Health Working Group Meeting No. 3/2022

29 January 2023

On August 30, 2022, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chuthamanee Suthisisang, Vice President of Mahidol University and Advisor to the Mahidol Global Health Working Group Committee presided over the MUGH Working Group Comittee meeting No.3/2022. Also attended in the meeting were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phudit Tejativaddhana, M.D., Director of the ASEAN Institute for Health Development and Chair of the MUGH Working Group Committee and other MUGH working group committee, namely Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sura Pattanakiat, Dean of the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies; Asst. Prof. Dr. Sasitorn Rungarunlert, Deputy Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Science; Dr. Pattanasak Mongkolwat, Dean of the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology; Prof. Dr. Peter Haddawy, Director,of Mahidol-Bremen Medical Informatics Research Unit. The meeting took place at Ratchaphruek conference room, ASEAN Institute for Health Development, Mahidol University and via Zoom Meeting Platform.

The purpose of this meeting was to follow up on the progress of various activities according to the Fiscal Year 2022 plan and to consider activities according to the Fiscal Year 2022 plan. The highlighted topics of discussion were as follows:

Ph.D. in Health and Sustainable Development Program in Global Health and Health Policy. It was proposed to add 3 more elective subjects and was expected to be open in 2022 academic year.

A virtual short-course training program in Scientific writing in collaboration with Prof. Henry Silverman from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. This training program has already been promoted in the Mahidol University website. On this occasion, Prof. Dr. Shafi Bhuiyan from the University of Toronto was invited to be a keynote speaker on the topic of Global Health Equity via Zoom Meeting Platform (no additional cost)

Digital Health in PHC (COVID-19 vaccine monitoring Dashboard): the vaccination data of Nakhon Pathom Province has been made available to check via this website with daily updates at 8.00 AM. It is expected to expand the scale of database from provincial level to national level in the near future.

It was proposed to follow up on the Project on seamless health and social services provision for elderly persons (S-TOP)" supported by JICA

Further development on website and Global Health database