World Health Organization has praised King Bhumibol Adulyadej as a significant role model nationally and globally in addressing the most pressing public health issues of his time.
In a statement posted in its Facebook page, WHO said the King was an inspiration, as he should be for all other leaders. “His leadership and strong commitment to public health exemplified the most fundamental principle of Health for All People, and set a high standard to which we all should strive and build upon. His Majesty the King was a significant role model nationally and globally in addressing the most pressing public health issues of his time.”
The statement went on saying: “In improving the public health in Thailand, we will all continue to serve the legacy of His Majesty, who will always be remembered not only as a champion for health, but also as the people’s king.”