About the Foundation
The Bumrungrad Hospital Foundation (BHF) is a registered non-profit foundation established in May 1990 by the founders of Bumrungrad International.
The Foundation is involved in a wide range of charitable activities benefiting the health of underprivileged Thais throughout the country. It also promotes health education to the general public. Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible.
The Foundation Directors
Mr. Chai Sophonpanich, Chairman and Founder
Dr. Chanvit Tanphiphat
Dr. Dhanit Dheandhanoo
Mrs. Linda Lisahapanya
Dr. Watchaparongse Saechere
Mrs. Yow Lee Chan
Recent Fund-Raising Programs and Activities
50 Pediatric Heart Surgeries
On the occasion of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's 50th Birthday in 2006, BHF and Bumrungrad International are cooperating with the Cardiac Children Foundation of Thailand to perform 50 pediatric cardiac surgeries for disadvantaged children with life threatening heart defects. The project will cost an estimated 15 million baht. We welcome individual as well as corporate donations.
72 Pediatric Heart Surgeries
In honor of Her Majesty the Queen’s entering her auspicious 6th cycle in 2004, BHF, Bumrungrad International, and the Cardiac Children Foundation of Thailand organized a joint effort with the slogan “New Heart…New Hope”. 72 pediatric cardiac surgeries for the underprivileged children were performed throughout the country.
"Mend-A-Broken Heart" Charity Heart Surgeries
In 2001, BHF, Bumrungrad International, the Heart Center at Bumrungrad International, the Heart Foundation of Thailand, the Chin Sophonpanich Foundation and several corporate entities jointly sponsored 20 heart surgeries for underprivileged children and young adults in Thailand.
Thompson Fund Mobile Free Clinic
This project, sponsored by the Thomson Fund and supported by the medical team of Bumrungrad International, has provided free medical care services to a total of 100,000 underprivileged patients since 2001. Most are elderly people in 30 districts within the greater Bangkok metropolitan area.
Charity Medical Relief
A mobile medical team from Bumrungrad joins with staff from Bangkok Insurance Co. Ltd to provide free treatment once a year to some 10,000 villagers in Mukdahan and Sakon Nakorn provinces in northeast Thailand. A handicraft-training project in Nong Kong village, Mukdahan province, was also initiated to provide supplementary income to many underprivileged people.
Patients in Need
BHF sponsors or subsidizes the expenses for the underprivileged who require surgical procedures but cannot afford medical treatment.
Education, Training and Scholarships for underprivileged youth.
Seminars, symposia, health fairs, and activities to promote public health awareness.
Sources of Foundation Funds
- Donations from patients, corporations, and individuals
- Bumrungrad International’s fund raising activities, such as 20th Anniversary Endowment, art exhibitions, etc.
Individual and corporate (tax deductible) donations are welcome. Please contact:
Bumrungrad Hospital Foundation
33 Sukhumvit 3 (Soi Nana Nua),
Wattana Bangkok Thailand 10110
Tel: +66(0) 2667 2012
Fax: 0 2667 2031