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Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, anxiety and fear are on the rise across the world. In this seminar, we will explore the experience of Mr. Jen Meckhayai, Executive Director of the Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce who was unfortunately tested positive for COVID-19. He will take us through his journey, starting from first symptoms, RT-PCR testing, hospitalization, and treatment at the hand of Bangkok Hospital. In fact, his journey intends to describe what actually happens in the process of COVID-19 care as a number of people might misunderstand due to wrong information obtained from invalid sources. From the Bangkok Hospital side, Dr. Nantanit Chiamcharoenvut (Internal Medicine physician) will further explain the medical processes involved. In addition, updated information in regard to COVID-19 vaccination in Thailand will be discussed by Dr. Pojnicha Mekaroonkamol (Internal Medicine physician).


Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Zoom

Entry fee: Free of charge for STCC members


Dr. Nantanit Chiamcharoenvut

BSc (UK), MBChB (UK)

Dr. Nantanit obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from King's College London, UK. She then pursued her medical training at the University of Leicester, graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree. She spent a number of years after graduation working in various government hospitals in Singapore, rotating through key disciplines including general medicine, general surgery and paediatrics. Her interests are general, geriatric and preventative medicine, having gained much experience working in a geriatrics unit in a university-affiliated hospital in Singapore. She later took up the position of a family physician in a private healthcare group before returning to Thailand in 2018.

Dr. Pojnicha Mekaroonkamol


- Medical Degree, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok- 2007

- Internal Medicine Residency, Albert Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, PA- 2013

- Sleep Medicine Fellowship, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA- 2014

Work experience:

- Internist and Sleep specialist, JenCare Senior Medical Center, Atlanta, GA- 2014-2018

- Internist and hospitalist, Integrated Care Center, BIH- 2019-present

May 27, 2021

14:00 - 15:30 GMT+7