Dr. Phusit Prakongsai

Medical Lecturer, Faculty of Medicines, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand. 

Biography

Dr. Phusit Prakongsai is the medical lecturer at Faculty of Medicines, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University.  He served as the senior advisor on health promotion for the Office of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health of Thailand from 2018-2021. Before that he served as the director of the Bureau of International Health (BIH) and the International Health Policy Programme (IHPP) between October 2010 and December 2017.

Prior to joining IHPP, he had 10 years of field experience in public health and health care management in three district hospitals in the rural area of Thailand from 1988 to 1998. He has been a principal investigator and coinvestigator of several research projects related to health system and policy, health insurance, universal health coverage, and health care finance since 1999.  

Dr. Prakongsai earned a Ph.D. degree in public health and policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), in 2008, and a Medical Doctor degree from Mahidol University in 1988. 

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