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We would like to invite you to participate in “The 6th Joint Conference Ramathibodi – Osaka University” Which will be held online via Zoom application during November 29th – 30th 2021, 9.00 AM – 4.30 PM. Via Online platform Zoom, Live from Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Meet with an expert from Osaka University, Ramathibodi Hospital, Enjoy various collaboration topics from past & future such as Rare Disease, Aging Society, Vaccine & treatment development for COVID-19, New diagnostic tool for COVID-19 using AI, Reports from Orthopedics research. For more information please visit Academic conference Detail • Date & Time: November 29th – 30th 2021 9.00 AM – 4.30 PM. • Place: Online Webinar via Zoom application, Live from Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University • Registration fee: Free Registration Registration Available now at Please come and enjoy our Conference and meet our world-class experts in the field, Update on new knowledge, Medicine, and Treatment. We look forward to sharing our expertise and experience with you soon.    
You're cordially invited to join the 4 virtual special programs hosted by the Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI), Japan. Further information is as below:   1. The International Forum: "The Importance of Vaccines and Japan’s Role in Global Health" via the webinar on October 22, 2021. This Special International Forum will focus on Japan’s global provision of COVID-19 vaccines, the COVAX Facility’s current status and prospects, and Japan’s future role in health diplomacy. Experts from the industry, government, academia, and the private sectors in Japan and abroad will engage in discussions on the significance of medicines, including vaccines, to global health and the role expected of Japan moving forward. The discussions will form the basis of policy recommendations to be released at a later time.   ■Date & Time: Friday, October 22, 2021; from 15:30-18:00 ■Format: Zoom Webinar ■Language: English and Japanese (simultaneous interpretation available) ■Participation fee: Free ■Host: Health and Global Policy Institute ■Co-host: The British Embassy Japan ■Registration: For more information:   2. (Hybrid) Kick-off Symposium: Building a Reproductive Health Platform – Pursuing a Society That Provides Every Young Person Education and Consultation Opportunities (October 26, 2021) Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) Women’s Health Project will host a kick-off symposium titled, “Building a Reproductive Health Platform – Pursuing a Society That Provides Every Young Person Education and Consultation Opportunities.” The event will be held both in-person and online using a hybrid format. In pursuit of creating a society that provides every young person opportunities for education and consultation on reproductive health, HGPI established a collaborative platform for reproductive health that unites industry, government, academia, and civil society called “Youth Terrace” this fiscal year.   ■Date & Time: Tuesday, October 26, 2021; from 15:00–17:00 ■Format: Hybrid format (Speakers and participants can join both in-person and online) ■Venue: Iino Hall (Iino Building 4F, 2-1-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo 100-0011); Zoom webinar ■Participation fee: Free ■Host: Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) ■Supported by: The Nippon Foundation ■Languages: Japanese only ■Registration: For more information: ====================================   3. The 100th HGPI Seminar – The History of HGPI and its Future Prospects (October 15, 2021) To mark the occasion of our 100th HGPI Seminar, HGPI CEO and Board Member Mr. Ryoji Noritake will give a lecture titled, “The History of HGPI and its Future Prospects.” At this event, Mr. Noritake will talk about the history of HGPI since its establishment, its role as a non-profit, independent, non-partisan, private health policy think tank, and the unique characteristics and issues one encounters when operating a non-profit organization. He will also share insights on key future topics in domestic and international healthcare policy as well as on the prospects of HGPI moving forward.   ■Date & Time: Friday, October 15, 2021; from 18:30-19:45 ■Speaker: Mr. Ryoji Noritake (CEO, Board Member, Health and Global Policy Institute) ■Format: Zoom Webinar ■Languages: Japanese only ■Participation Fee: Free ■Registration: For more information: ====================================   4. The Nikkei Dementia Symposium 2021 (October 20, 2021) The Nikkei Dementia Symposium 2021 will be held on October 20, which is sponsored by Nikkei Inc. and co-hosted by HGPI. For more information: (Japanese only)  
The Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, would like to congratulate Professor Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D.; Professor of Radiology (Interventional Neuroradiology), and Deputy Dean for International Relations, for your achievement of receiving a plaque of honor "On Morality and Ethics" from the Medical Council of Thailand for 2020. Clinical Professor Dr. Pongsak Kowsathit, Senior Deputy Dean for Education and Research; as a representative of the Dean, presented her the award at the committee meeting of the Faculty on October 7, 2021. The Medical Council of Thailand has the policy to convey honor to those medical teachers; working in medical schools, public or/ and private sectors; who are doctors and role models, behaving morally and ethically for the other medical personnel and medical students. Since 1997, the Medical Council of Thailand, along with the Thai Medical Student's Ethical Promotion Subcommittee, have agreed to provide 2 honor plaques to each medical school represented their honor and moral support. คณะแพทยศาสตร์โรงพยาบาลรามาธิบดี มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล ขอแสดงความยินดีแก่ ศาสตราจารย์ แพทย์หญิงศิรินธรา สิงหรา ณ อยุธยา รองคณบดีฝ่ายวิเทศสัมพันธ์ ในโอกาสที่ได้รับรางวัลโล่เกียรติคุณ “ด้านคุณธรรม จริยธรรม” ประจำปีการศึกษา 2563 จากแพทยสภา โดยได้มีพิธีมอบรางวัลโดยศาสตราจารย์คลินิก นายแพทย์พงษ์ศักดิ์ โค้วสถิตย์ รองคณบดีฝ่ายการศึกษาและวิจัยอาวุโส เป็นผู้แทนมอบรางวัล ณ ที่ประชุมคณะกรรมการประจำคณะ เมื่อวันพฤหัสบดีที่ 7 ตุลาคม 2564 แพทยสภาได้มีนโยบายสนับสนุนเกียรติคุณอาจารย์แพทย์ ที่เป็นแพทย์และเป็นแบบอย่างของอาจารย์แพทย์และนิสิตนักศึกษาแพทย์ ที่ประพฤติตนดีเด่นในเชิงคุณธรรมจริยธรรม ให้แก่โรงเรียนแพทย์ทุกแห่งทั้งภาครัฐและเอกชน เพื่อเป็นการยกย่องเชิดชูเกียรติ และเป็นขวัญและกำลังใจในการปฏิบัติตน แพทยสภาและคณะอนุกรรมการส่งเสริมจริยธรรมนิสิต นักศึกษาแพทย์ จึงมีมติให้สนับสนุนโล่เกียรติคุณ สถาบันละ 2 โล่ ตั้งแต่ปี พ.ศ. 2540 จนถึงปัจจุบัน 


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On September 23, 2021, at No.1 Reporting Hall, the Academic Exchange Centre, Kunming Medical University (Chenggong Campus ), plus, via the VOOV online platform, the Opening Ceremony for Joint Undergraduate Educational Program in Nursing between Kunming Medical University, China, and Mahidol University, Thailand, was organized under the new normal measures.
The ceremony comprised the congratulated speeches from several related participants; both from China and Thailand, and ended with the New Nurse Swearing Ceremony. The opening remarks were delivered by the Leader from Yunnan Provincial Department of Education; Ms. Wang Yuan, Director of International Exchange and Cooperation Foreign Affairs, following by speeches from H.E. Mongkol Visitstump, the Consul-General Royal Thai Consulate-General to Kunming, to congratulate the success of the collaboration between Kunming Medical University and Mahidol University.
Following with the congratulatory speeches from representatives of those related to the establishment of this Joint Undergraduate Educational Program in Nursing; the KMU side consisted of Prof. Li Song, President; Prof. Zhang Ying, Dean of School of Nursing; while Mahidol was honored by Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, President and Prof. Piyamitr Sritara, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, to express their congratulations via video clip, before Assoc. Prof. Dr. Poolsuk Janepanish Visudtibhan, Director of Ramathibodi. School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, delivered online congratulatory speeches. On this occasion, Assoc. Prof. Nopraenue Sajjarax Dhirathiti, Vice President for International Relations and Corporate Communications, Mahidol University; Professor Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, Deputy Dean for International Relations, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital; Asst. Prof. Dr. Streerut Thadakant, Deputy Director for Policy and Planning Department and Ramathibodi Chakri Naruebodindra Hospital, Ramathibodi School of Nursing; and Asst. Prof. Dr. Jumpee Granger, Deputy Director for International Relations, Ramathibodi School of Nursing, honored the ceremony with their participation throughout the program.
Ramathibodi School of Nursing has been accredited by ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance (AUNQA) , as the first in Thailand. It has also been entrusted to launch a Joint Undergraduate Educational Program in Nursing with KMU, China. This joint program will respond to the policy on driving up the educational standards at the international level. The Students of the program will be granted double degrees once they graduate; from both Ramathibodi and Kunming. They will spend their first two years in Kunming, China, the third year in Thailand, and internship for another 1 year, under close guidance from both Thai and Chinese advisors.
September 17, 2021, 17.30 P.M. – 19.30 P.M., the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, together with Kansai Medical University, Japan, co-hosted the Virtual Academic Mobility via the web conferencing platform Zoom under the theme of "the 2nd Clinico-pathological Conference for students (Autopsy Findings)". This online activity focused on exchanging knowledge which brings more opportunities and broader viewpoints on the clinical pathology subject. Moreover, the activity yet encouraged students, both Thai and Japanese, to improve their English communication skills outside of their classes through the presentation and discussion.
The virtual event, moderated by Dr. Chisato Oh-e, the lecturer pathologist from KMU, was attended by 50 participants, from both Ramathibodi and KMU. After the opening remarks and the Self – introduction session by each student, the session of Clinical Medicine Quiz was conducted lively with students' participation and expert comments from Dr.Oh-e. The event ended with the Free Discussion which also received a lot of attention from all participants. On this occasion, Prof. Koichi Tomoda, President of KMU kindly attended the event as the observer.
Despite the pandemic and the inability in reaching interested people offline, Ramathibodi and partners are still proactive in online dissemination with a great effort on social media and online events in hope to support further academic and research collaboration.


Between September 3 – 4, 2021, the International University, Cambodia, hosted the “10th ASEAN Medical Deans’ Summit” via the zoom online platform in spite of ​the heavy pandemic of the COVID-19 in order to promote collaboration among leading medical schools in the ASEAN region, to leverage medical education and health systems towards international excellence.
The virtual online event on the 1st day started on September 3, 2021, with an opening remark delivered by the President of ASEAN Medical School Network, Prof. Chong Yap Seng, Dean of NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore, following by the academic discussions on 4 themes including: “Protection of IP for Online Materials”, “Social Media Navigation/Fake News from Educators’ Perspective”, “Volunteerism Practices Being Adapted in Response to Pandemic”, and “Student Mobility”. On this occasion, Asst. Prof. Pongtong Puranitee, MD, MHPE, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education, attended the event as the representative of the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University.
Next, on September 4, 2021, the event started with welcomes by Assoc. Prof. Em Samney, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, International University, Cambodia, before continuing with the discussions are on the themes including: “Continual Training of Medical Students in the Midst of COVID Measures” and “COVID Research That Each Institution Has Developed”. Prof.Suradej Hongeng, Deputy Dean for Research; as the representative of the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, provided his special lecture regarding "Thai Herbs in COVID-19 Research" in the session of “COVID Research That Each Institution Has Developed”.
The 2 day virtual ASEAN Medical Deans’ Summit ended with the session of ASEAN Medical Schools Network Board Meeting which, at the end of the session, allowed the representing medical students to present their idea on "ASEAN Medical Students Dialogue Brainstorming: Benefit and challenges of an ASEAN Medical School Network Student Chapter". Representing medical students from Ramathibodi including Ms.Chawisa Teansue and Ms.Panattaphorn Tangguay also attended this session.