On 24 September 2021 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phudit Tejativaddhana,M.D; Director of the ASEAN Institute for Health Development #AIHD, Mahidol University, was assigned Asst. Prof. Somsak Wongsawass; Acting Deputy Director for Education and Dr.Naruemol Chantharacherd; Acting Deputy Director for Administrative to attended Mahidol University’s commemoration of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Mahidol of Songkla on Mahidol Day at the Mahidol Learning Center, Mahidol University.
Mahidol Day is held on the 24th day of September each year in honor of Prince Mahidol, who is highly regarded as the “Father of modern Thai medicine”. Prince Mahidol died on the 24th of September 1929.
The Thai government has designated the date of Prince Mahidol’s death, 24 September, as Mahidol Day in Thailand, in commemoration of his extraordinary contributions to the development of medical education in Thailand and his selfless devotion to the well-being of the Thai people.