Department of Public Health Nursing was originally founded on October 12, 1948 under the collaboration and support from the World Health Organization. This is one of the pioneer centers for professional nursing education, especially in the specialized area of public health nursing.


Public health nursing education to promote health and well being individuals, families, aggregates, communities at national and international level.


Leading organization in public health nursing education, knowledge development, and innovation, which lead to excellent national and international community health services.


  • Graduate programs in public health nursing, Community nurse practitioners, and Occupational health nursing.
  • Short courses training in occupational health nursing and basic life support in workplace.
  • Academic services and health care services to nursing educations, health care service institutions, and local administration organizations.

Networking and Collaborations

  • The department has both national and international networks to improve public health nursing education collaboration and research.
  • At national level, the department is an institution member of the dean and director of the governmental nursing education institution assembly (Dean Consortium).
  • At international level, partnership agreements with universities and institutes in overseas countries are also established for the purpose of advancing academic excellence in teaching and research.


mailing address:
Department of Public Health Nursing
Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University
420/1 Ratchawithi Rd., Ratchathewi District, Bangkok 10400. THAILAND

Tel & Fax:
(+66) 0 2354 8542