On 12 March 2020 at 1 p.m. HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Kromluangrajasarinisiribajra Mahavajrarajadhita went to grant medical equipment under the GOOD HEALTH GOOD HEART project to Chiang Mai Central Prison, Chiang Mai Woman Correctional Institution and Nakornping Hospital for Chiang Mai Central Prison. Apart from the projects efforts to support healthcare for the inmates, the project also supports the environment and sanitary situation of the prisons including the wastewater treatment in Chiang Mai , which has received the 1st prize runner-up of the Department of Corrections Innovation Competition, Year 2018. The wastewater caused by the prison’s consumption is primary treated by using a canal to help direct the flow of the water. Furthermore, the wastewater coming from various sewages such as urine and feces receives a secondary treatment by receiving a water quality examination from the Environmental Quality Analysis to get standardized examination results. Then, the water will pass a treatment system and be recycled. The Chiang Mai Central Prison and the Chiang Mai Woman Correctional Institution are considered to be the 18th target prison under the care of the royal project to carry out various activities such as vocational training, as well as the activities around growing and watering plants inside the prison ground. HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Kromluangrajasarinisiribajra Mahavajrarajadhita visited and showed her support by granting medical equipment to the Commander of Chiang Mai Central Prison and the Director of Chiang Mai Woman Correctional Institution. She also, bestowed a mobile x-ray to the director of Nakornping Hospital and donated books to be put in the Corrections Health Corner PanSuk to the head of the Chiang Mai Central Prison Hospital and the head of the Chiang Mai Woman Correctional Institution. In Chiang Mai Central Prison there are a total of 7,076 inmates, with 299 inmates suffering from chronic diseases. The Chiang Mai Women's Correctional Institution holds a total of 2,303 inmates, with 62 inmates suffering from chronic diseases. HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Kromluangrajasarinisiribajra Mahavajrarajadhita furthermore, opened the cover of the Corrections Health Corner PanSuk in the hospital and visited the dental room and eye examination room. HRH then went to the building where the male inmates were accommodated and donated royal hospital bags to 6 sick male inmates and 20 elderly and disabled inmates. Furthermore, HRH visited the Telemedicine room and observed a demonstration of the volunteers in helping patients. HRH also, went to the exhibition area of 2 prisons, 2 hospitals and the prisons in Region 5, to observe the Volunteer Exhibitions of the GOOD HEALTH GOOD HEART project. After that HRH went observe an example of how the wastewater treatment at the prison works and then attended a ceremony at the pavilion where she enjoyed a performance by inmate Achan Chai. Additionally, HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Kromluangrajasarinisiribajra Mahavajrarajadhita visited the Chiang Mai Woman Correctional Institute, where she observed the primary care unit at the Nakornping Hospital as well as a demonstration of how patients are screened, where they stay and the emergency room. Apart from that HRH visited the hospitals Corrections Health Corner PanSuk and the dental clinic and the dental x-ray room and listened to a demonstration of how to use the granted equipment properly by a doctor from Chiang Mai University and the Royal Institute. HRH then, donated royal hospital bags to 5 sick female inmates and 5 elderly inmates and observed the treatment of those inmates. Afterwards, she observed the exhibition of the rehabilitation programs for inmates and observed a Dancercise performance. She then, overviewed the vocational education room and attended a training by a special project called Carcel Made in Prison IVS. Other vocational trainings her majesty observed where the massage professional training, the creation of silk products, as well as an exhibition of products made by the inmates in professional training, as she also visited the weaving factory, where a silk weaving professional training project took place. Furthermore, HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Kromluangrajasarinisiribajra Mahavajrarajadhita visited the mother and child support nursery project where she bestowed royal hospital bags to 3 children and 8 pregnant inmates. The efforts and various activities of the GOOD HEALTH GOOD HEART project are in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Justice trying to help inmates to receive medical services health equally to the general public, as even though inmates are seen as offenders they still have a human right in getting treated as humans and receive valid medical care. The overall evaluation of the project so far proves that the general public appreciates the King's generosity. In addition the project has helped various medical institutions to understand the importance in not overlooking inmates, as illness can hit everyone despite their gender, religion or social status.
The Kamlangjai Project
under the Royal Initiative of HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha