Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, organized health care service for Ban-Tahkwian School in Sakaeo province.
On June 20th, 2010, the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University along with Buddhist Foundation Versatile, Thonburi Train Station Market, Better Vision Group Co., Ltd., Siam Hands Co.,Ltd., and Siriraj Hospital led a team of volunteer physicians, nurses, and health care professionals to Ban-Tahkwian School, Tha-Kwian district, Sakaeo province, for an outreach health care service. Tha-Kwian district is located in a remote area, not easily accessible to health service. The team of volunteers carried out general check-up, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for the local villagers. The goal of the outreach is to provide equal access to health service to everyone in the rural area. The services include but not limited to clinical treatment, blood check, diabetic check, urinal and fecal check, EKG check, dental treatment, traditional Thai medicine, eye exam, hair-cut, and rabies vaccination of domestic animals. Approximately 1,290 people received treatment service.