Institute for Global Health Policy Research (iGHP), National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM) is pleased to announce the upcoming seminar led by Dr. Walaiporn Patcharanarumol, Director of International Health Policy Program (IHPP), Ministry of Public Health, Thailand. We are fortunate to have Dr. Walaiporn on the occasion of her visit to Japan as a participant in the highly-anticipated UHC Forum 2017 (http://universalhealthcoverageday.org/forum/), which is to be held between December 12 and 15, 2017 in Tokyo.
|Date & Time||Friday, December 15, 2017, 12:00-13:00|
|Topic||"Health System Performance and Assessment toward the Achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC)"|
|Venue||Institute for Global Health Policy Research, Bureau of International Cooperation (Ground floor, Training Center Building), National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo|
|Language||English only (No Japanese interpretation will be available)|
|Admission||Free of charge and open to general public. No advance registration required. Seating capacity: 40|
Dr. Walaiporn Patcharanarumol has a BSc in Pharm from Khon Khaen University, Thailand (1992), MSc in Health Development from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand (1998), MSc in Social Protection Financing from Maastricht University, the Netherlands (2003) and a PhD in Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (2008).
Her PhD thesis is “Health Care Financing for the Poor in Lao PDR”. She had working experiences in public hospitals of Thailand for several years and has been a researcher in health care financing at the International Health Policy Programme since 2001. Her fields of interest include hospital costing, National Health Accounts, estimation of health expenditures both in short term and long term projection and Universal Health Coverage, particularly on the Universal Health Coverage Scheme in Thailand. During August 2011–April 2012, she was seconded by the Thai Government to work at WHO-HQ, Department of Health System Financing.
Dr. Walaiporn’s bio can be found on the RESYST website: http://resyst.lshtm.ac.uk/users/dr-walaiporn-patcharanarumol