SCG Foundation, led by Mr. Chaovalit Ekabut (third from left), Executive Director of SCG Foundation, and Ms. Suvimol Chivaluk, Director and Manager of SCG Foundation (second from left), gave a financial support of 10 million baht to the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital in support of “Siriraj Academic Center of Geriatric Medicine” project. The project aims to create a Dementia-friendly environment for patients with Dementia to help stimulate their memory and development. SCG Foundation presented the donation to Prof. Dr. Prasit Watanapa, M.D. (third from right), Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital together with Prof. Dr. Prasert Assantachai (second from right), Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital and president of Siriraj Academic Center of Geriatric Medicine project, and Assoc. Prof. Naris Kitnarong (first from right), Deputy Dean of Corporate Communication and Social Responsibility.
Siriraj Academic Center of Geriatric Medicine is the first prototype for elderly care using Geriatric Medicine in Thailand. It will provide comprehensive services for the elderly and organize activities to promote their physical and mental health. It is also a knowledge center for geriatric care, including research, rehabilitation, and training center for medical personnel, patients, caregivers, and the public.