WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Development


Pooksuk Janepanish Visudhibhan


Jumpee Granger


Khemarat Pongsophon


To serve as a resource centre for training of nurses and midwives on advanced nursing/ midwifery or functional specialties in education and administration.

To serve as a resource centre for research development and innovations in nursing and midwifery with the focus on prevention and management of chronic conditions including acute exacerbation period.

To strengthen quality of nursing service in support of health systems strengthening.

To promote and support partnership and collaboration among nursing and midwifery institutions/organizations at the national, regional and international levels.

To scale up and strengthen faculty members/ teachers in nursing and midwifery educational institutions.


International Virtual Conference “COVID-19 and Its Disruptive Effects on the Nursing Education 

    • Covid-19 Call Center Dec. 2020-Feb.2021.
    • World Obesity Day March 4, 2021.
    • Provided two scholarships for students from Cambodia to study in Bachelor of Nursing Science Program regarding to Royal Scholarship under Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Education Project to the Kingdom of Cambodia.
    • Partially supported scholarship for four students from Nepal and Myanmar to study in Master of Nursing Science Program (International Program).
    • Factors Explaining Medication Adherence of Older Adults with Hypertension: A Cross-sectional Study.
    • End-of-life Decisions for Children in a Thai Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Qualitative Descriptive Study.
    • The Relationships among Locomotive Syndrome, Depressive Symptom, and Quality of Life in Older Adults Living in Rural Areas (DOI: 10.35755/jmedassocthai.2020.08.11149).
    • Prevalence and Predictors of Sarcopenia Among Older Buddhist Monks in Thailand.
    • Flood Preparedness Literacy and Behaviors in Community Dwelling Older Adults (DOI: 10.1017/dmp.2020.27).
    • Improving clinical outcomes of diabetic foot ulcers by the 3-month self- and family management support programs in Indonesia: A randomized controlled trial study (DOI: 10.1016/j.dsx.2020.05.028).
    • Management of food insecurity in the COVID-19 pandemic: a model of sustainable community development (DOI: 10.1080/07399332.2020.1823984).
    • The Effectiveness of Preoperative Quadriceps Exercise and Diet Control Program for Older Adults Waiting for Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    • Older People with Urinary Incontinence: A Nurse Practitioner’ Role in The Assessment and Management (DOI: 10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2448).
    • Factors Associated with Well-Being of Family Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy in Bangkok (DOI: 10.35755/jmedassocthai.2020.11.12256).
    • Ramathibodi International Conference 2020 “New Perspective in Healthcare During Covid-19 Pandemic” (RIAC2020) Sep. 3-4, 2020.
    • International Virtual Conference “COVID-19 and Its Disruptive Effects on the Nursing Education: Future, Policy, and Strategic Plans” (COVIDNEd2021) Mar. 17-18, 2021.
    • Online Academic Conference “Lunch Time with APN How to take care of aging during COVID-19 Dec. 25, 2020.
    • Online Academic Conference “Lunch Time with APN The challenges of conflict management in palliative care issues” Jan. 25, 2021.
    • Online Academic Conference “Lunch Time with APN Ostomy self-care: what is the key points for nurses to understand Feb. 25, 2021.
    • Online Academic Conference “Lunch Time with APN: Renal replacement therapy; How to encourage CKD patient to move on?” Apr. 25, 2021.
    • Online Academic Conference “Lunch Time with APN Empowered self-care for patients with head and neck cancer in the COVID-19 era May 25, 2021.
    • Online Academic Conference “Lunch Time with APN: Nursing management: How to do Triple-H therapy and early detection” Jun. 25, 2021.
    • The conference on the topic: How to prepare in taking care of patents during the COVID-19 Pandemic May 17-21, 2021.
    • Provide training program for ten medical staff from Lao People’s Democratic Republic for training in Medical-Surgical Nursing Program and Pediatric Nursing Program regarding to Training Program in Technology of Medicine and Public Health initiated by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.


WHOCC SEARO: Expert Group Consultation to review directions for strengthening midwifery.

    • On November 18-22, 2019, Ramathibodi School of Nursing accepted two nurses from Myanmar. They were Ms. May Mar Min Aung for training on Oncology of Nursing and Ms. Si SI Nyein for training on Radiation Technologist.
    • Regina L.T. L., Chien W.T., Tanida K., Takeuchi S., Rutja P., Stephen W. H. K., Paul H. L. (2019). The Association between Demographic Characteristics, Lifestyle Health Behaviours, and Quality of Life among Adolescents in Asia Pacific Region. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(3), 2324 (1-12).
    • Khine W.W.P., Wittayasooporn J., Kongsaktrakul C. (2019). Influence of child feeding practices and selected basic conditioning factors on stunting in children between 6 and 24 months of age in Myanmar. Makara Journal of Health Research, 23(2), 96-102.
    • Waelveerakup W., Lapvongwatana P., Leelacharas S., Davison J. (2019). Factors Predicting Stroke Pre-hospital Delay Behavior Intention among People with High Risk of Stroke. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 23(3), 271-283.
    • Granger J., Napa W., Singhasai L., Chantarachot J. (2019). A Social Process of School-Aged Children Becoming Overweight. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 23(3), 384-397.
    • Han Y., Aree-ue S., Orathai P., Sa-ngasoongsong P. (2019). Factors Influencing Postoperative Functional Ability of People with Simple Lower Extremity Fractures. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 23(4), 368-383.
    • Kanan P., Piaseu N., Malathum P., Belza B. (2019). Predictors of Diabetes Self-Management in Older Adults with Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 23(4), 357-367.
    • Zaslavsky O., Roopsawang I., Chen A.T. (2019). Promoting Behavioral Change in Mobile Health Interventions for Older Adults: A Scoping Review. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 6, 1-15
    • Tanida K., Takeuchi S., Miyagawa S., Ikeda M., Katada N., Nagai T., Lee R., Phuphaibul R., Niles J., Li Y., Su I., Lee P. (2019). Comparison of Daytime Sleepiness among Early Adolescents in Six Asia Pacific Regions. Sleep Medicine, 64, S360-S443.
    • Subrata S.A., Phuphaibul R., Kanogsunthornrat N., Siripitayakunkit A. (2019). ADIE – Nursing Interventions of Diabetic Foot Ulcer: An Integrative Review of the Literature. Current Diabetes Reviews, 16(1), 40-51.
    • Tantiprasoplap S., Piaseu N., Kanungsukkasem V., Taneepanichskul S. (2020). A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Effects of an Arm Swing Exercise and Low Sodium Intake Education Program with Low Sodium Intake Education Alone on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Postmenopausal Women with Prehypertension. Journal of Medical Association of Thailand, 103(1), 22-31.
    • Conference on Update in Adult and Gerontological Nursing 2019
    • Conference on Update Pediatric Nursing in 2019
    • Workshops on Current Wound, Ostomy, Continence and Foot Care
    • Workshops on Palliative Care Ward Nurse