Health Ministry holds teen health & beauty activity


BANGKOK – The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has organized an activity to raise awareness of the dangers of unsafe diet and beauty regimens.

At the opening speech, Public Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn has cautioned teenagers planning to undergo plastic surgery to consider the possible side effects and to only choose certified hospitals.

Dr. Piyasakol said that teenagers are naturally endowed with youthful beauty, arguing that they can maintain their health and looks by having a balanced diet, enough rest, and regular exercise. The activity featured talks by health and beauty experts, as well as entertainment shows by volunteer artists.

The ministry has planned to launch a similar activity at several campuses to raise awareness of a healthy lifestyle among youngsters.