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Chiang Mai, Thailand (August 28, 2023) – The Faculty of Nursing at Chiang Mai University (NurseCMU) held a closing ceremony on August 25, 2023, to mark the successful conclusion of its international student exchange program. The program, which was held from August 21 to 26, 2023, brought together nursing students from five leading universities in Japan and Taiwan: Kagawa University, Miyazaki Prefectural Nursing University, Toho University, Taipei Medical University, and Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology.


During the program, participants gained knowledge of the Thai healthcare system and services provided in Thai communities. They also learned about innovative nursing technologies such as VR and simulation, Local Wisdom, and Thai Traditional Medicine, and deepened their understanding of Thai people, society, and culture. The participants had the opportunity to visit various places, such as the Maharaj Nakhon Chiang Mai Hospital and Health Promotion Center Region 1 Chiang Mai. They also engaged in an opinion exchange discussion and enjoyed total cultural exposure.


At the closing ceremony, Asst. Prof. Dr. Thanee Kaewthummanukul, the Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, presented certificates to the participants. He congratulated them on their successful program completion and thanked them for their contributions to the exchange. He also expressed his hope that the program would help to strengthen the ties between NurseCMU and its partner universities and to promote the exchange of knowledge and culture between Thailand, Japan, and Taiwan.


The participants also expressed their appreciation for the program. They said they had learned a lot about Thai culture and healthcare and made many new friends. They said that they would cherish the memories of their time in Thailand and that they would be back soon.


The international student exchange program is a valuable opportunity for nursing students to learn about different cultures and healthcare systems. It also helps to promote understanding and cooperation between countries. The Faculty of Nursing at Chiang Mai University is committed to providing its students with the best possible educational experience, and this program is a vital part of that commitment.

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