Phuket to party for health

PHUKET: In a bid to boost confidence among tourists that local food is safe to eat and that local health services are reliable, the Phuket Public Health Office (PPHO) will host a “Party in the Park” from December 16 to 18.

Lined up for the Public Health for Tourism (Andaman Group) Health Station Expo, to be held at Queen Sirikit Park in Phuket Town on December 16, are a “health market”, a local handicrafts sale, live music on stage and a fashion show.

Dr Narinrat Pitchayakamint of the PPHO explained that the event was being held to boost public confidence in eating food served at local markets and restaurants and to promote health products and services available in the Andaman provinces of Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi, and Trang.

The event will get under way at 5pm, coinciding with the first-ever Phuket Street Show Festival and the week-long Patong Carnival.

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— Janpen Upatising

Phuket News

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