The Thai Red Cross marked the 110th anniversary of Queen Savang Vadhana Memorial Hospital, offering alms to monks at the Sriracha facility.
Hospital Director Dr. Chaiyawet Nutprayun said the Sept. 10 celebration was part of the hospital’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Queen Savang’s birth. She commissioned the hospital in 1902.
The event consisted of offering alms to 111 monks at Queen Savang Vadhana Monument, presentation of garlands to worship the Queen, making merit and offering lunch to 10 monks in the Leelawadee 1 conference hall. The hospital also offered free health and dental checkups, breast cancer screenings and ultrasound tests for the public.
The hospital offered free health and dental checkups, breast cancer screenings and ultrasound tests for the public to mark the hospital’s anniversary.
In addition, there were exhibitions on the construction of Queen Savang Vadhana Hospital, blood donations, selling of cheap products and free distribution of 50 plant seeds to reduce global warming.
Phaen Wannamaethee, secretary to the Thai Red Cross, stated that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has announced a tribute to the honor Queen Savang Vadhana as an important individual and her contributions to health science, culture, social science and human sciences.