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The President of PPAO laid down the wreath on Mahidol Day

24 September 2009 – The President of PPAO Paiboon Upattising, Chief Administrator of the PAO Manop Leelasuthanon, and many related persons laid down the wreaths on Mahidol Day at Vachira Phuket Hospital.

September 24th of every year known as Mahidol Day due to HRH Prince Mahidol passed away on 24 September 1929 at the young age of 38 years and 8 months.

After HRH Prince Mahidol nominated by the UNESCO as a great personality of the world in the field of culture in 1991, the Thai government designated the date of the Prince’s death, 24 September, as Mahidol Day, in commemoration of this extraordinary man, his contributions to the development of medical education in Thailand and whose selfless devotion to the well-being of the whole nation.

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