Chiang Mai Child Development Institute Wins United Nations Award – Thanks to CityNews Article says Institute Director

 | Thu 6 Jun 2013 10:32 ICT

CityNews – The Rajanagarindra Institute of Child Development, Department of Mental Health under authority of Ministry of Public Health won 1st prize for ‘Improving the Delivery of Public Services’ under the concept of ‘Child First-Work Together (CF-WT)’.

Dr. Samai Sirithongthaworn

Dr. Samai Sirithongthaworn, the director of the Rajanagarindra Institute of Child Development, told CityNews that, “it was such a great honour for the institute to win the award.”

He added, “I would like to thank to Chiang Mai CityNews for the great story you wrote for us.

“We gave your story to the UNPSA in order so that they might consider our achievements here. And Fortunately, with your assistance, we were the winners.” added Dr. Samai.

United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) gives international recognition of excellence in public services to reward creative success and contributions of public service institutes. The UNPSA awards are in various categories such as: preventing and combating corruption, improving the delivery of service, fostering participation in policy-making decisions through innovative mechanisms, advancing knowledge management in government and promoting gender responsive delivery of public services. (Wikipedia)

The award ceremony will be from 24th – 27th June at Manama city in Bahrain.

The building next door (an extentsion) is the Irrigation Canal Road’s famous Piano Building