Good Health and Well-Being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Mahidol University had its origin in the establishment of Siriraj Hospital in 1888 and first national Medical school “the Siriraj Medical School” in 1889. Mahidol became the University of Medical Science in 1943. The university was later renamed in 1969 by King Bhumibol Adulyadej after his father, Prince Mahidol of Songkhla, the "Father of Modern Medicine and Public Health of Thailand". The university originally focused on health sciences but expanded to other fields in recent decades. However, the prominent disciplines are Life science and Medicine. Mahidol university have many faculties that produce significant number of healthcare personnel include, medical doctors, nurses, dentist, pharmacist medical technologist and so on. This is why most of graduates from Mahidol university are related to healthcare personnel. More than half of the research outputs and initiatives are related to healthcare and well-being. From THE Impact Ranking 2021, the SDG goal 3, were ranked 1st in Thailand and ranked 7th of global level.

Highlights
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    2 Mar. 2565
    Interfaith Buddy for Peace: The Weavers of Peace and Harmony in Thai Society
    Interfaith Buddy for Peace: The Weavers of Peace and Harmony in Thai Society project applies dialogues as the start to bring trust and harmony and to ultimately bring peace to the three southern border provinces of Thailand where there are still deep-rooted conflicts in with different thoughts, beliefs, ideology, and culture. This is one of the projects receiving Mahidol University’s social guiding policy driving fund to promote research which leads to social guiding by applying healthcare to build trust and lead to concrete relationship weaving. Lessons learned were extracted and offered as peace and harmony policies in Thai society by applying 40 sub-seminar field tools in six southern border provinces. There were 170 people in attendance. The researcher used interview techniques and created sub-discussions in the areas to build understanding, to weave relationships and trust. Discussions were used to add trust and initiate a cross-religion relationship. Public stages were used to create more empathy, more understanding, and bonding across the communities, expanding network for people to take care of one another, as well as design the communities to exchange their experiences through their suffering and loss before becoming friends who support each other in aspects, including healthcare, especially during COVID-19 pandemic. This could bring mobilization opportunities for friends of different religions to handle the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    9 Mar. 2565
    Thalassemia Prevention and Control
    Thalassemia and other hemoglobin abnormalities are the most common hereditary diseases in Thailand and other parts of the world.
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    4 Mar. 2565
    Interfaith Buddy for Peace: The Weavers of Peace and Harmony in Thai Society
    The Weavers of Peace and Harmony in Thai Society project applied health-related dialogues as the start to bring trust and harmony to eventually bring peace to the three southern border provinces of Thailand where there are still deep-rooted conflicts in the society with different thought, belief, ideology, and culture.