Modern, traditional medicine on display at Health Tourism Fair

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More than 1,000 p eople were given information on modern and traditional medicine at a health tourism fair held at Central Festival Pattaya Beach.

Rattanachai Sutidechanai, chairman of the Pattaya City Council’s Tourism & Sports Committee, opened the Aug. 26 event attended by representatives from Bangkok Hospital Pattaya, Chonburi Hospital. Phanasnikhom Hospital, Herbs Association, Phorn-Udom Sattahip and the Union of Thai Traditional Medicine.

A nurse from Phyathai Sri Hospital checks this woman’s blood pressure. A nurse from Phyathai Sri Hospital checks this woman’s blood pressure.

A collaboration between the city and the Chonburi Department of Public Health, the fair featured booths offering hot-press massage, Thai herbs, vitamins and minerals testing, acupuncture, liquid herbs and other remedies.

The Pattaya School No. 5 band provided entertainment and Pattaya City Hall offered a demonstration on food hygiene.