Miss Chatkanit Suranrittichai, Miss Pitchaya Panyadee, and Miss Siriyakorn Amarttayakong, representatives from Khon Kaen University’s Faculty of Medicine, have won the award from International Federation of Medical Students' Associations Boot Camp 2015 (IFMSA-Boot Camp 2015) for their health promoting projects in community. The representatives will attend the 64th IFMSA General Assembly August Meeting 2015 in Macedonia as to contest for The Rex Crossley Awards.
The International Federation of Medical Students' Associations is the organization representing associations of medical students, including Thailand. The organization aims to campaign health promoting projects in various kinds of activities. The IFMSA-Boot Camp 2015 is held as to raise public awareness about health projects, to promote medical students to get involved in health promoting projects, and to enhance Thai medical students’ capability. Importantly, it also aims to select the outstanding health promoting projects to be Thailand’s representative in the international stage.