On September 12, 2023, at 09:00 a.m., Ban Bo Phut School in Bo Phut Subdistrict, Koh Samui District, hosted the opening ceremony of the Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Surveillance and Prevention Project. Mr. Suchat Sriinsai, a National Health Security Fund Committee member, presided over the event. Attendees included the Fund Committee, officials from the Bang Rak Public Health Service Center, teachers, students, municipal officials, and the Public Health and Environment Department.
The Joint Iodine Deficiency Prevention Campaign is an initiative launched on July 7, 2013, by the Mae Nam Subdistrict Health Promotion Hospital in Koh Samui District, Surat Thani Province. The primary objective of this campaign is to raise awareness and educate residents and businesses in the area about the importance of consuming iodized salt to prevent iodine deficiency diseases.