Yongyut Treenutkorn

Ashoka Fellow
Thailand
Fellow Since 1999
Community Health Research and Development Institute
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
Related TopicsHealth & Fitness, Citizen / community participation, Cultural preservation, Health care, Civic Engagement, Human Rights & Equality

Citation

This profile was prepared when Yongyut Treenutkorn was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1999.
Introduction
Yongyut is creating Thailand's first integrated approach to the validation of traditional medicine by facilitating a system of peer-to-peer training by traditional doctors to the next generation; organizing the first traditional doctors professional association in Thailand; and linking the work to the conservation of local plants and herbs that support a healthy lifestyle.
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