Vol. 3 (2) Dec. 2021
Article ID. JHSSR-1105-2021
Community Health Strategy under the Context of Globalization: Mahidolia Health Model
Community health strategy; Globalization; Mahidolia Health Model; Psycho-social dimension; Holistic health
Background: The distinguishing characteristic is used for ‘Think global’ by using the model of ‘Mahidolia is the sign of loyalty and health’ in order to empower people in communities. Moreover, the Thai word ‘Mahidolia’ corresponds to the name of Admiral of the Fleet, His Royal Highness Prince Mahidol of Songkhla. The main objective is to study about community health strategy under the context of globalization by applying the Mahidolia Health Model. Method: A qualitative methodology was applied with the help of public health professionals and health volunteers at a community near Mahidol University, Thailand. Data was analysed and interpreted by using an inductive approach. Results: The results indicated that the using of ‘Mahidolia Health Model’ in the aspect of ‘Mahidolia is the sign of loyalty and health’ should be used to improve the community health strategy under the context of globalization that is a psychosocial dimension under the social determinants of health and holistic health. This symbol implied that ‘our soul is for the benefit of mankind’ as Royal Highness Prince Mahidol of Songkhla said. This ideology is represented by the driving process of ‘Mahidolia Health Model’. Conclusion: This finding should be an indicator of happiness, of family health care and of community health strategy in the future.