On September 12, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., a comprehensive training event focusing on the community health plan was held at the Phet Samui Conference Room, Koh Samui Municipality. Deputy Mayor of Koh Samui, Miss Supinya Sri Thongkul, presided over the opening ceremony, attended by heads of government agencies, lecturers, municipal officials, and 60 trainees.
Target Group and Participants
The participants in the training included representatives from various service units or facilities in the area, such as:
- Officials from Koh Samui Hospital
- Officials from five private hospitals
- Officials from nine Sub-district Health Promotion Hospitals
- Public Health Service Center (Bang Rak)
- The Fund Committee
- The Chairman of the Volunteer Public Health Village (VPHV) in seven sub-districts
- Related officials
Lecturer and Training Content
Mr. Chaowalit Libnoi, an official from the National Health Security Office (NHSO), Area 11 Surat Thani, served as the lecturer for the event. He provided knowledge and training in community health planning to all participants.
Koh Samui Municipality National Health Security Fund
The Koh Samui Municipality National Health Security Fund plays a crucial role in promoting health, disease prevention, medical rehabilitation, and primary healthcare and nursing management in the region. The fund is managed by the Koh Samui Municipality.
Training Objectives and Goals
The primary objective of the training was to prepare a community health plan for the fiscal year 2024. This plan would address the health problems faced by Koh Samui residents as the most important issue. The goal was to ensure that people living in the Koh Samui Municipality area can access public health services comprehensively and effectively.
The training also aimed to equip the public with the knowledge required for project writing to request budget support correctly. This would help facilitate funding for health promotion, disease prevention, rehabilitation, and primary healthcare and nursing initiatives in the future.