RLC scholar passes thesis on the role of Thai women in an alternative public health model in Thailand

The Right Livelihood College is delighted to announce that Ms. Montawadee Krutmechai, RLC fellowship holder from Bangkok, Thailand, has completed her PhD degree at RLC associate campus Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).

Her thesis is a case study on Buddhist Medicine Foundation of Thailand (BMFT), a faith- based organisation that applies religious dimensions and cultural values to promote a Buddhist Medicine Model as an alternative health care for Thai society. The findings of the study has added to the corpus of knowledge about social movements in Thailand, and revealed new findings pertaining to faith-based organisations within the health sector in Thailand.

Her research was substantially supported by Professor Anwar Fazal (Founder and Director of the Right Livelihood College), Professor Dato’ Dr. Rashidah Shuib (PhD main supervisor) and Assoc. Professor Dr. Magdalene Ang Chooi Hwa (PhD co-supervisor).


Please click here for more information on Montawadee Krutmechai, including some information on her thesis and some visual impressions!