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Training Program Organized by Faculty of Public Health for Certificate in Elderly Caregiving

Throughout the month of August and September, 200 caregivers (CGs) were provided 90 hours of training to prepare them to provide basic care to the elderly. Thailand has become an aging society, and the Faculty of Public Health organized this certificate program for CGs in order to support the needs of society. The program, which is supported under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, aimed to provide continuing education, as well as new skills, for CGs. As part of the program, training included lectures, practical lessons, and a study visit to a “Happy Center for Elderly” and the Nong Kung Primary Care Cluster in Khon Kaen Province.