Hand Over Antiretroviral Drugs for the “Princess PrEP” Project

Atlanta Medicare Co.,Ltd, a distributor for Mylan Laboratories Co.,Ltd located in India, donated 6,000 bottles of antiretroviral drugs RICOVIR-EM (30’s) worth THB 5,760,000 to support activities under the “Princess PrEP” project in order to reduce HIV infections in underprivileged key populations. Asst. Prof. Yuwaree Pichitchok, M.D., Acting Director of AIDS Research Centre, Thai Red Cross…

Starting 1st Human Trial for ChulaCov19 Vaccine

On 14 June 2021, at Bhumisiri Mungkhalanusorn Building, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (KCMH), Thai Red Cross Society (TRCS), along with Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, and Chula Vaccine Research Center (Chula VRC), started the 1st human trial for ChulaCov19 Vaccine to test whether the vaccine was working efficiently under medical staff and researchers’ responsibility. To…

Cooperation Agreement on BCG Vaccine Dissemination and Distribution

On 9 June 2021, Professor Emeritus Visit Sitprija, M.D., Director of Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute (QSMI), Thai Red Cross Society (TRCS), and Mr. Luecha Worawiwat, Managing Director of Biogenetech Co., Ltd., signed a cooperation agreement on BCG vaccine dissemination and distribution. QSMI is the sole manufacturer of BCG vaccine in Thailand. The World Health Organization (WHO)…

Visiting Voluntary Staff for COVID-19 Vaccination

TRCS’s Visiting Voluntary Staff for COVID-19 Vaccination

On 7 June 2021, Dr. Pichit Siriwan, M.D., Deputy Director of the Relief and Community Health Bureau, the Thai Red Cross Society (TRCS), along with Head of Nurse of the Relief and Community Health Bureau, visited staff who voluntarily provided COVID-19 vaccination in coordination with Bangkok Health Department, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), at Port Authority…

Ultrasound Machines to Cure Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Grants Ultrasound Machines to Cure Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Honorary President and Executive Chairperson of the Chaipattana Foundation, granted funds from “Chaipattana COVID-19 Aid Fund (and other Pandemics)” to purchase ultrasound machines for King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (KCMH), the Thai Red Cross Society, in order to urgently cure and save COVID-19 patients. On 2 June 2021, Ms.…

TRCS in collaboration with the Department of Health vaccinate Klong Toey community residents

The Thai Red Cross Society (TRCS) in collaboration with the Department of Health, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), set up a joint mobile medical team to vaccinate Klong Toey community residents. Mr. Pichit Siriwan, M.D., Deputy Director of the Relief and Community Health Bureau, Thai Red Cross Society, visited and encouraged the medical staff from the…

Chula Successfully Uses Stem-cell Transplantation for Systemic Sclerosis Patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis

On 8 April 2021, at Bhumisiri Mangalanusorn Building, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (KCMH), the Thai Red Cross Society (TRCS), in collaboration with Division of Rheumatology, the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, the Departments of Hematology, the Departments of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and the Departments of Infectious diseases, held a press…

Visited the readiness of Chulalongkorn Field Hospital

Mr.Phan Wannamethee, secretary general of the Thai Red Cross Society , Mr. Tej Bunnag, Assistant Secretary General for Administration of the Thai Red Cross Society, Professor Suttipong Wacharasindhu, M.D. Director of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Dr Thares Krainairawiwong, Department of Health Service Support (MoPH), Professor Dr Boonchai Stitmannaithum, Director of Chulalongkorn Field Hospital and a…

Analysis on African Horse Sickness’s Vaccine

Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute Together with Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Veterinary Science Analysis on African Horse Sickness’s Vaccine

On 24 February 2021, Prof.Visith Sitprija, Director of Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, the Thai Red Cross Society (TRCS), and the management of the institute, along with D.V.M. Dr. Suphot Wattanaphansak, Department of Veterinary Medicine of Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, and D.V.M. Rachod Tantilertcharoen, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, together discussed Thailand’s African Horse Sickness Serotype…