Supreda Adulyanon

Chief Executive Officer

Thai Health Promotion Foundation


Dr. Supreda Adulyanon is one of the leading experts in innovative health financing and health promotion movement in Thailand and in Asia. He is well known internationally for his work in on supporting countries on sustainable health financing mechanism, and on addressing major health risks control for NCDs in Thailand, such as tobacco and alcohol. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth), the forefront national agency which catalyzes, motivates, supports, and coordinates health promotion movement in Thailand to over 20,000 multi-sectoral partner organizations in Thailand and abroad since 2001. Prior to his current position, Dr. Adulyanon served as the Deputy Chief Exeucutive Officer of ThaiHealth and its Director of the Major Risk Factors Control section, overseeing Tobacco Control Plan, Alcohol Control Plan and Road Traffic Accident Prevention Plan at the Thai Health Promotion Foundation. He was instrumental in Thailand achievements and improvement in reducing the national health burden derived from those three major risk factors. On academia front, he has written and published numerous articles about health promotion and the innovative health financing model, with the following notable publication items. 1. Supreda Adulyanon, Funding health promotion and disease prevention programmes: an innovative financing experience from Thailand, WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health 2012;1(2):201-207. 2. Sakol Sopitarchasak, Supreda Adulyanon and Tananart Lorthong, Thai Health Promotion Foundation: Innovative Enabler for Health Promotion, World Health & Population, Vol. 16 No. 1, 2015, Longwoods Publication

1 FEB, 2019 15:30-17-30 hrs. PS 1.1 Addressing the Behavioural Determinants of NCDs: Empowering or Victim-Blaming?