NurseCMU Welcomes Japanese Students for learning Activities on Poverty and Planetary Health

15 March 2024

Faculty of Nursing

The Faculty of Nursing at Chiang Mai University is hosting a knowledge exchange event for high school and university students from Japan. The event will focus on the critical connection between poverty and planetary health and is scheduled for Friday, March 15, 2024.
The program is a partnership between NurseCMU and Tigermov, a Japanese education start-up. NurseCMU welcome 13 Japanese high school and university students to this engaging program. The event aims to provide these students with a deep understanding of the impacts of environmental and climate change on health, particularly the growth and welfare of children.

Event Highlights:

Lecture & Discussion on Climate and Environmental Change: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Patcharee Woragidpoonpol, from the Pediatric Nursing Department, will lead a session exploring how climate and environmental changes currently affect children's health and growth. This discussion highlights the urgent challenges the younger generation faces amidst the climate crisis.

Mental Health Screening and Treatment Processes: Dr. Hunsa Sethabouppha, from the Psychiatric Nursing Department, tackles the complex processes of mental health screening and treatment. A key focus will be on the effects of poverty on mental health, along with other social issues like drug abuse and HIV/AIDS, particularly concerning Thai children.

Knowledge Exchange with Thai Nursing Students: This interactive Q&A session allows Japanese participants to engage directly with Thai nursing students. Expected to be a lively exchange of knowledge, experiences, and ideas, this segment aims to foster a more robust understanding and bond between students from the two countries.
The Faculty of Nursing at Chiang Mai University is dedicated to advancing health education and promoting international collaborations that enhance students' academic and cultural experiences worldwide. This knowledge exchange activity is a testament to the power of collective effort in addressing global health issues and promoting cross-cultural learning.