Thailand 2 project

Improving MSK care in Thailand – through education, outcome measurement and the establishment of two training centres in Bangkok and Chiang Mai

Partner institution
Faculty of Medicine/Chiang Mai University and IHTC Bangkok

Represented by
Dr Rungrote Natesirinilkul, Md
Prof Ampaiwan Chuansumrit, Director

2.5 years, Q1 2016 – Q3 2019



  • Validate the HJHS 2.1, FISH, PedHAL/HAL, CHOKLAT and HEMOQoL-A into Thai language
  • Perform a training of trainers session on musculoskeletal (MSK) care evaluations for the team in Chian Mai and Bangkok
  • Delineate the MSK status of people with haemophilia in Chiang Mai and Bangkok
  • Provide training to people with haemophilia about the importance of MSK evaluation and physical activity
  • Share results at local and international journals and at one international conference


  • In-depth training of 6 healthcare professionals from the two trainers’ teams with Sick Kids, Canada
  • Follow-up visit and workshops with Sick Kids, Canada
  • MSK care training sessions carried out by the two trainers’ teams in 6 provinces
  • MSK booklets translated
  • Haemostasis and MSK registry developed
  • HJHS and FISH manuals translated
  • Two educational videos developed focusing on MSK care and on how to choose the right shoes


  • Specialised MSK knowledge in Bangkok and Chiang Mai
  • Training of 6 provinces
  • MSK prioritised in haemophilia care by the National Health Security Office

Importance of choosing the right shoes for people with haemophilia

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NNHF funds and supports projects in developing countries to improve access to care for people with haemophilia and allied bleeding disorders.

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