Our sister club the Rotary Club of Ploi Ratchaburi hosted the Opening Ceremony of The Rotary Foundation’s Global Grant project GG#2456673, “Saving the Lives of Newborns and Preventing Unwanted Pregnancy” at Ratchaburi Hospital on 24 January. The project includes the latest technology of an incubation and phototherapy system to help the medical professionals save the lives of newborns in the region.
     The official ceremony was led by PDG Lt. Gen. Kanit and the hospital’s director Dr. Anukul with IPDG La-or, DGE Jakchai, Foundation Chair Patchara, AG Wichai and P Chenchira. The medical team and PP Sumalee also trained a group of local students on the prevention of unwanted pregnancy at the hospital on 25-26 January.
     The project was organized by the Rotary Club of Ploi Ratchaburi as the Host Sponsor club and the Rotary Club of Taipei Hwa Yueh of D3523 as the International Sponsor club. The total cost of this lifesaving project was USD 41,152 with the Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin as a contributing sponsor of USD 1,050 to help Create Hope in the World.