Parenting Within the Public Health System in Thailand Updates December 2022 - February 2023

Reporting by Chalermkwan Chutimam, PLH-Thailand Project Coordinator


The Parenting Within the Public Health System in Thailand team has held a number of events over the past two months:

PLH-YC Project Steering Committee meeting

On 13 December 2022, the 2nd PLH Project Steering Committee was organised via Zoom. Nine out of 11 steering committee members attended. We finalised the Terms of Reference for the Project Steering Committee, Dr. Sombat Tapanya shared an overview of project implementation progress to date and plans for the upcoming year, and Dr. Amalee McCoy presented on the theory of change for PLH Young Children and how we measure behaviour change. We are planning to have a special workshop meeting with the PSC on national scale-up on 27 March 2023.


Thai Positive Parenting Community of Practice 3rd webinar

On 31 January 2023, we organised the third webinar of TPP CoP with three speakers from the Books for Children Foundation, the Internet Foundation for the Development of Thailand, and the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University. A total of 56 participants attended.


PCF Facilitator training refresh

refresher facilitator training workshop  chalermkwan chuthima

On 19-21 December 2022, Peace Culture Foundation and Boromarajonani College of Nursing Udon Thani organised a PLH Facilitator Refresher Training Workshop at BCNUT. We had nine facilitator trainees participate, all of whom had attended a remote PLH facilitator training via Zoom in 2021. After this, they will come up with a plan to train parents in their working area. The nine people came from four different provinces in the Northeast, and consisted of nurses, social workers and psychologists all working within the public health system.