Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Gallery Thailand 2016

Departing at Sydney Airport- International. McCormack nursing museum with some of their uniforms on mannequins and students’ in current uniform plus one of our nursing students Natasha in our uniform. Outside Wat Chan Hospital preparing to go out for the day in remote villages. Delivering care in a remote village with the Wat Chan health care team- Doctor, nurses and pharmacist. The elderly lady and man are 88 and 91. Getting ready to leave our hotel in Chiang Mai and go to Chiang Mai airport to return to Australia. This photo has our guide and interpreters who were fantastic and made it such a successful trip. Mechelle taking a break from delivering health education to a group of school students in a remote village. Bubbles proved a big hit with the kids. Sally and the pharmacist dispensing the medication ordered by the doctor in a remote village. The clinic was set up under a covered structure in the village so everyone could access it. We sat on large mats. Jeremy listening to a villager’s heart beat in a remote village clinic. Alison, Sally and Nikki (the interpreter) teaching a group of school children. Sally and school children preparing to play a game and teaching English words in the process Donating our left over supplies to Wat Chan Hospital, a small 10 bed remote hospital that service many villages and is 4 hours from Chiang Mai the capital of Northern Thailand accessed by travelling up a very steep and winding road. The staff were very appreciate of the supplies donated by the students. A health care team came out with us each day and we stayed on site in dormitory accommodation at the back of the hospital at the top of the hill. Visiting a temple at Chiang Mai. Students looking through Payap University School of Nursing nursing laboratory where they teach nursing skills- Jeremy and Bethany. Last night, having a traditional dinner and watching a show of dancing from the different regions. Outside the McCormack School of Nursing at Payap University Chiang Mai. A mix of students having fun. Remote health clinic with the students and Wat Chan health care team. Lexi and Sally learning about pharmacy and what is used with the male pharmacist and a villager. Sally using the UV light to check the handwashing techniques of school children. At each village the students taught correct handwashing technique and used the gel and UV light to check and show the children where they missed. This was a very popular health education session. Water to wash their hands was a bit problematic and buckets were used at times. Sally delivering health education with a group of school children.