Over 3,000 new medical professionals dispersed across country

PUBLISHED ON WED, MAY 16, 2018 12:38 PM

Over 3,000 new medical professionals dispersed across country

 

BANGKOK, 16 May 2018 (NNT) – Thailand's Ministry of Public Health has dispersed over 3,000 recently graduated physicians, dentists and pharmacists across the nation, reminding them to put citizens at the heart of their work. 

Minister of Public Health, Dr. Piysakol Sakolsathayadhorn, launched an orientation session for new medical graduates to select their place of work.

 

All of the 3,020 new graduates, consisting of 2,070 doctors, 600 dentists and 350 pharmacists, made a pledge to their repay their scholarships through public service.

 

They are to work at public health centers across the nation, reducing congestion and waiting times at hospitals. The ministry has created a vision symbolized by “MOPH” to guide the medical staff with M standing for managing oneself, O for originality and use of innovation, P for the public and H for humility. 

The ministry of public health is working with the ministry of education to produce more medical staff for the country in anticipation of Thailand’s transition to an aged society in which chronic illnesses will be a major concern.

 

They are also working to inspire graduates to return to their hometowns through initiatives such as the Rural Physicians program and the One District One Doctor project.

 
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