WU Partnered with Khuan Mai Bong Sub-district Health Promotion Hospital to Further Social Service Academic Promoting Wang Ang Farmers Health

          On 16 May 2023, Asst. Prof. Jiraphat Nawarat, the School of Allied Health Sciences, Dr. Thana Juckmeta, Ms. Piriya Chonsut, the lecturer at the School of Medicine, and a working team of Clinic Technology, the Center for Academic Services in cooperation with Khuan Mai Bong Sub-district Health Promotion Hospital, Khuan Mai Bong Buddhist monastery, Provincial Royal Development Project Learning Center and community leaders of Wang Ang Sub-district (SDG17) organized technology transfer activities and consulting services “The Health Promotion for Raising Production Potential and Community Economy” (reading related to the promotion of ergonomic knowledge in farmers in preparation for health assessments) and “Using local herbs to promote and prevent Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)” (Health massage using herbs in the Wang Ang community, development of herbs in Wang Ang community as food products, healthy snacks and beverages) to community leaders, representatives of farmers, mainstay of Village Health Volunteer (SDG3) with a doctor from Prince of Songkla University Hospital participated in the observation of farmer ergonomics. This activity is part of a series of Occupational Technology Consulting and Solutions projects which is supported by the Office of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation.   
          This activity was in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all ages, especially, reducing the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and from air, water and soil pollution and contamination, and strengthening capacities for all countries, especially in developing countries, on early warning, risk-reducing and health risk management. Moreover, it was in line with SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, establishing cooperation with relevant agencies. In this regard, the Center for Academic Services would like to express its deepest appreciation to the Center for Scientific and Technological Equipment, Walailak University for supporting physical therapy equipment and the faculty members, community representatives, and representatives of local agencies who participated in such activities.

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