Educational Interventions to Improve Health Literacy Among the Agriculturalists in Cha-Uat District and Pak Phanang District, Nakhon Si Thammarat
Educational Interventions to Improve Health Literacy Among the Agriculturalists in Cha-Uat District and Pak Phanang District, Nakhon Si Thammarat
Educational Interventions to Improve Health Literacy Among the Agriculturalists in Cha-Uat District and Pak Phanang District, Nakhon Si Thammarat

On April 5–7, 2022, Asst. Prof. Jiraphat Nawarat, Deputy Director of Walailak University Hospital, Dr. Charupa Lektip, Lecturer at the School of Allied Health Sciences, and the working group of the Center for Academic Service, Walailak University, held outreach projects to provide health education for raising potential and community economy to the agriculturists, community enterprise group members, and representatives of local government units in Wang Ang subdistrict, Cha-Uat district, and Khlong Noi subdistrict, Pak Phanang district, Nakhon Si Thammarat. The activities were as follows:

  • Providing information on appropriate food consumption during Ramadan and using Trichoderma for repairing flood-damaged fields.
  • Health self-assessment.
  • Stretching exercises for preventing farm injuries.
  • Pre and post-tests of health knowledge.
  • Monitoring the project results through an online platform with activity-based learning.

Furthermore, the projects were part of the academic and consultant service aiming to address the lack of agricultural innovation and technology subsidized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research, and Innovation and operated in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, including SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages, especially reducing the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and environmental pollution or contamination, and strengthening the capacity of all countries, in particular developing countries, for early warning, risk reduction, and management of national and global health risks; and SDG 2: Zero Hunger, eliminate starvation and establish food security through climate change adaptation as well as soil management.

The Center for Academic Service would like to express its deepest appreciation to Asst. Prof. Jiraphat Nawarat, Dr. Charupa Lektip, and all participants for their relentless and valuable support.

Educational Interventions to Improve Health Literacy Among the Agriculturalists in Cha-Uat District and Pak Phanang District, Nakhon Si Thammarat
Educational Interventions to Improve Health Literacy Among the Agriculturalists in Cha-Uat District and Pak Phanang District, Nakhon Si Thammarat

The Center for Academic Services,Walailak University

Walailak University 222 Thaiburi, Thasala district , Nakhon si thammarat 80160 Thailand

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