Never too old to dream

By day, Jenjira Pongsa, aka Jane, is a bank clerk at the Government Housing Bank. She also manages a Facebook Business Page called “Fit & Healthy By Jane” to share her healthcare knowledge and passion for staying healthy.
Jane believes that an online business can start from low investment. The

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Good health and wealth begins with us

“If you want to do something, do it and always be an evolving learner.”
These are some of the inspiring words Ms. Sujira Charoenjit, aka Ouy, shared about her recent experience with Kenan. Ouy is a retired bank clerk from Government Housing Bank, and she was a participant in “GHB

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Optimizing a comprehensive approach to COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines have been developed globally in record time, but questions about the vaccines’ safety and efficacy are of concern to some people in Thailand. A recent poll published by Suan Dusit University found that 83% of the respondents (a total of 1,570) in Thailand are concerned about the COVID-19

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NextGen Aging Pandemic Response

Moving from the Lockdown to the New Normal

Like many countries, Thailand went through a three-month lockdown (stay-at-home) period to prevent the spread of Covid-19. During the lockdown, people were forced to isolate with limited opportunities to participate in outdoor activities and socialize. The sharp dip in the economy

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5 Myths about COVID-19

MYTH: COVID-19 cannot be transmitted in hot and humid climates
-You may think that because Thailand has a warm, tropical climate that the virus cannot spread here; however, this is certainly not the case. There have already been more than 2,000 documented cases in tropical climates like Indonesia, Malaysia, Indonesia,

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Developing the Healthcare Professionals of Tomorrow

Nations around the world have been caught off guard by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which is sending economies into tailspins and disrupting societies as we speak. This fast-moving virus is striking country after country. Though pathologists, epidemiologists, and other medical professionals are working hard to keep us safe, many lives […]

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How a Doctor Found Hope for a Better Future

Learning Exchanges Improves Rehabilitation Healthcare in Vietnam: Kenan USAID Disabilities Study Tour
Dr. Nguyen Van Chi strolls eagerly through the halls of Sirindhorn National Medical Rehabilitation Institute (SNMRI), passing by a department that specializes in speech therapy, another department that focuses on prosthetic technology, and still another that has an

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How One Unsung Hero is Transforming the Lives of the Elderly

Go to just about any secondary city, small town, or rural village in Thailand and you’ll notice something peculiar: nearly an entire generation is absent. You’ll see plenty of elderly people chatting outside their homes and young children playing in the schoolyard, but working aged adults are scarce. With few

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