Prof. Bowornsilp Chowchuen and delegates from KKU-MD’s Tawanchai Foundation for Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Deformities (TFC) joined Nakhon Phanom Provincial Health Officers and medical scholars at a conference at Khammouane Provincial Hospital, Lao PDR between April 24 and 25, 2023. The conference was hosted by Dr. Somsaat Ounsida, Khammouane Vice Governor and Ms. Thitiya Panmanee, Consul of the Royal Thai Consulate-General, Savannakhet.
This is the third collaboration conference under the MOU between Khammouane Provincial Hospital, Lao PDR and Nakhon Phanom Provincial Health Office, Thailand. The collaboration aims to enhance medical health services for patients with cleft lip, cleft palate and craniofacial deformities in Khammouane and nearby provinces.
On this occasion Dr. Ounsida expressed his appreciation to medical professionals for their dedication and strong collaboration, and also his gratitude to Prof. Chowchuen for financial aid for medical treatment.
This important collaboration enables Lao patients to increase their confidence in their daily lives, and improve their communication and overall quality of life.
Reporting by Sathaphorn Onlamun
Editing by Prof. John F Smith