Thailand unveils first floating clinic

 Thailand’s first floating clinic has made its debut in Kanchanaburi province, lifting the country’s capacity to deal with marine accidents and water related disasters. 

Thailand unveils first floating clinic


Thai Public Health Minister Dr. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn visited the clinic, which was inaugurated last weekend as part of the “Sri Sawas Model” programme - a joint cooperation between 11 agencies

The Sri Sawas Model is an initiative to enhance Thailand’s ability to handle water related incidents more effectively, making sure assistance and medical services reach those in need in a timely manner. 

The clinic is equipped with medical personnel and life-saving equipment such as respiratory aids, defibrillators, and medical supplies, making it able to provide emergency support when needed including transporting patients to a nearby hospital.-NNT/VNA 

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