HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn granted an audience to Prof. Harald zur Hausen, Prince Mahidol Awardee 2005 in public health, as he presented the authorized copy of the Birth Certificate of HM King Ananda Mahidol at Sa Pathum Villa on 4 December 2006
Wednesday, 24 January 2007
14.00 hrs. Press Conference on the Prince Mahidol Award Presentation Ceremony 2006
14.15 hrs. Press Conference on the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2007
At Press Center, Ministry of Foreign Affairs please park your vehicle at Priest’s Hospital
The Prince Mahidol Award laureates for 2006:
In the field of medicine: Professor Stanley G. Schultz, MD, USA
In the field of public health: Dr. David R. Nalin, MD, USA; Dr. Richard A. Cash, MD, MPH, USA; and Dr. Dilip Mahalanabis, MBBS, DCH (London), FRCP (Edin), India.
HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, as President of the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, sent a congratulatory message to Dr. Margaret Chan, the Prince Mahidol Award laureate for 1998, on the occasion of being elected as Director-General of the World Health Organization.
H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej graciously sent a congratulatory message to Dr. Margaret Chan on 6 December 2006 on the occasion of her appointment as Director-General of the World Health Organization.
H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously granted an audience to Professor Barry Marshall, the Prince Mahidol Award laureate in public health for 2001 and Nobel Prize laureate in medicine for 2005 at Sa Pathum Villa on 14 November 2006. Professor Marshall travelled to Thailand to attend the 6th Western-Pacific Helicobacter Congress held at Plaza Athenee Hotel in Bangkok.
Members of the Board of Trustees of the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, as well as representatives from the embassies of the countries in which the Prince Mahidol Award laureates for 2006 have residence, held a press conference to announce the 2006 Prince Mahidol Award at the Prince Mahidol Exhibition Hall, 2nd floor, Sayammin Building, Siriraj Hospital on 9 November 2006 at 14.00 hr.
Professor Barry Marshall, whose discovery of the bacteria Helicobacter Pylori causing gastric ulcers in human stomach brought him the Prince Mahidol Award in Public Health for 2001 and the Nobel Prize in Medicine for 2005, granted a rare interview to the Thai media on 14 November 2006.