Medicine donation for Umphang hospital

    Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU) held a medicine donation for Umphang Hospital, Tak province to help poor residents who have no access to health insurance.

    On 15 July 2022, Dr. Boriboon Pinprayong, a lecturer from the School of Agriculture and Cooperatives represented STOU to deliver donated medicines to Umphang Hospital. The donation was accepted by Miss Thanchanok Homchuen, the hospital Psychologist. All donated medicines will be reexamined by the Pharmacist before dispensing to patients.

    Umphang Hospital is the Community Hospital in Umphang district of Tak province. Out of 84,321 residents, 39,859 have no access to health insurance. Medicine donation will help the patients of Umphang Hospital and also nearby rural hospitals with drug supply issues.

    The unused medicine donation campaign was carried out in June 2022 to raise awareness of sustainability and green university development among the university’s employees and students.