somporn pengkam

Member Since 2018

 Somporn PENGKAM is a health advocate with expertise in community health impact assessment (CHIA). She develops concepts, guidelines, methodologies, and tools for CHIA and works with rights litigators and academics to facilitate CHIA learning in Thailand Myanmar Bhutan and the Philippines. After working for two years as a nurse at Siriraj Hospital, she returned to her home province of Udon Thani, where she served as a professor at Boromrajchonnani Udon Thani Nursing College. She gained experience in health impact assessment at the Office of Health System Reform and the National Health Commission Office. She believes CHIA is a tool that empowers communities to engage in the public policy process and advocate for sustainable development and health equity.