Somporn is a Community Health Impact Assessment Practitioner and a Senior Atlantic Health Equity Fellow. Her work primarily focused on working with rights litigators and academics to facilitate community health impact assessment learning in Thailand and Myanmar. Her most recent project successfully introduced new ways of engaging deeply with local communities in the Philippines to understand and address the health impacts of large-scale industrial projects. This project was also awarded the Atlantic Senior Fellows Award. Somporn has been selected as a contributor because her extensive experience working with local communities and bringing them into the process of thinking about their power, activism and ability to have agency when engaging with the health system.
12 November 2020 HSG Global Symposium