Report of Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2020

1. Detail
Term: 29 January – 1 February 2020

Venue: Center Grand Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World, Bangkok, Thailand

Participants from Gunma University
  Dr. Hiromitsu Shonozaki, Professor               Photo1
  Dr. Bumsuk Lee, Professor
  Dr. Hiroki Matsui, Associate Professor

2. Summary in brief
 The members of Gunma University Centre for Research and Training on IPE (the Centre) attended the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) which is an annual international conference focusing on “Accelerating Progress Towards Universal Health Coverage (Photo 1)”. More than 1000 participants from 70 countries participated in this conference.
 Especially, the members of the Centre audited some of the Plenary Sessions. The members of the Centre discussed future collaborative research and activities with Dr. Wanicha Chuenkongkaew in terms of IPE (Photo 2). The members of the Centre also discussed with Dr. Manuel M Dayrit briefly (Photo 3).

3. A list of persons met during the Conference

  • 1) Dr. Wanicha Chuenkongkaew, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University.
  • 2) Dr. Manuel M Dayrit, Former Dean, Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health.
  • 3) Dr. Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Vice Chair, International Health Policy Program Foundation and Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Foundation
                    Date: 4 February 2020 .
                    Dr. Hiroki Matsui with the approval of WHO CC mission staff