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Ministry of Public Health (Thailand) (MOPH)
This report was prepared by reviewing documents from various organizations, both public and private, and agencies in Thailand published after the occurrence of the 2004 tsunami. The Ministry of Public Health organized a technical conference on tsunami disaster in Phuket Province during February 23rd - 24th, 2005. This conference aimed at setting up a forum for experts and health care personnel to share their experiences and opinions on tsunami disaster. More than 300 participants from various organizations attended this conference. They were health personnel from MOPH, universities, professional societies, Royal Thai Police Bureau, the Thai Red Cross Society and private organizations. Evidence-based data and information from the conference has been presented in this report.