The University of Technology raises the level of production of Thai herbal products Responding to demand and health trends
National Institute of Metrology (MUT) by the Ministry of Higher Education Research and Innovation (RAISO) devise guidelines for developing Thai herbs and herbal products to be of reliable quality and internationally accepted. By driving the national quality infrastructure system (NQI: National Quality Infrastructure) used to support the manufacturing sector. As well as create knowledge and develop the Thai herb production chain to achieve quality covering from upstream to downstream
Pathumthani Provincial Public Health Office and PSU jointly develop a pilot plant at Nong Suea Hospital. To meet GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) standards to raise the level of herbal products to international acceptance. Support And bring innovative Thai herbal products to the slotxo industrial level of herbal products in Pathum Thani Province As well as create knowledge Understanding of the quality infrastructure system for the personnel involved in the project
Both agencies have formulated plans to develop health products from Thai herbs that are in line with the National Strategy and Master Plan. As well as manage and support personnel for the implementation of the project Along with supporting the use of herbs from farmers in the Pathumthani area And encourage farmers to grow herbs as raw materials according to the organic quality system or GAP (Good Agricultural Practice)
Thailand has a growing demand for herbs. Since the market has turned to the importance of taking care of health with natural products that ensure the safety of consumers. Also, most Thai people are very familiar with the use of herbs. Especially the potential of Thai herbs that can be utilized in a complete cycle. However, in the past, the management of herbs was not systematic. Causing a shortage of many kinds of raw materials Raw material quality is not up to standard And problems in setting raw material quality standards And small and medium enterprises Has little competitiveness The proportion of enterprises producing herbs that have been certified to the production standards are small. Therefore, it is necessary to receive promotion and assistance in funding to achieve the required potential.