Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
This page presents what Thammasat University has done in order to tackle sustainability challenges in SDG 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages through the university’s functions, namely, education, research, outreach, policy and operation.
Since 1999, faculty of nursing, Thammasat University, has established Childhood Development Center to be an operational facility for nursing students and provide related public services as a childcare facility for Thammasat University staff who have children and for communities nearby. Even students who have babies and want to continue studying can also used the childcare service.
Thammasat Royal Dental Unit offered free dental service in Nonthaburi and Pathum Thani province (2020)
On August 7, 2020, Thammasat Royal Dental Unit, under Faculty of Dentistry, Thammasat University, organised a dental service project, offering free dental service to approximately 200 people (including children, youth, elders, monks), at Nonthaburi municipal office, Nonthaburi province. Then, on September 2, 2020, the unit offered the free dental service to the people at WatContinue reading “Thammasat Royal Dental Unit offered free dental service in Nonthaburi and Pathum Thani province (2020)”
In 2019, Thammasat University Hospital organised its 12th Mobile Medical Unit project at Benyalak district, Si Saket Province. Objectives of this project were to provide medical, dental and health services to poor people; offer medical supply to Buddhist temples; and provide financial support to community hospitals in the area. Moreover, books, stationaries, sport equipments, and donated money were offered to students in local primary schools. From November 22 to 25, 2019, approximately 400 people received the medical and dental services.
Since 2010, Thammasat University enacted Thammasat Smoke Free Policy. This university policy corresponds with the policy of Ministry of Public Health in 2010 in accordance with the Non-smoker protection bill 1992.
As stress from studies and university life becomes more challenging for students, in 2019, Thammasat University established “Viva City: TU Counselling” to provide counselling to students in need. This service is provided by Student Affairs Department in cooperation with experts from Department of Psychology, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University.
In 2019, Student Affairs Department, Thammasat University established “Thammasat Well-being Centre” that provides preliminary health service, health promotion activities, health and accident insurance, and sexual healthcare for students.
In November 2019, Institute for Continuing Education and Human Resources (ICEHR) offered 3 batches of “Elder School”, the development of elders’ well-being project, in 2019. The Elder School, established in 2018, provides health-related knowledge and understanding to the elders, enables them to take care their own health, and support the family’s roles in the elderlyContinue reading “The Elder School by ICEHR”
In March 2019, Thammasat University rector signed an MOU with Government Housing Bank for the development of “Senior Complex”, a comprehensive facilities for taking care of elders in the area of Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). GHB planned to conduct feasibility study and provide 500 million-baht loan for the phase-1 investment in Thammasat University Pattaya Campus.Continue reading “Senior Complex by Thammasat x GHB”
Thammasat University hospital collaborated with the government and provided a field hospital with 308 beds to deal with COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand from late March until mid-May 2020.
Thammasat University prioritises wellbeing of its students, faculties and staff. Therefore, it provides health-supporting environment and facilities. Thammasat University provides international-standard sport facilities, which can be used for multiple purposes, from organising national and international level sport competitions, to seminar and recreation events.
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