Department of Corrections and Department of Health of Ministry of Public Health held a training course on “Food Sanitation for Food Contact Workers” for kitchen assistance prisoners in 10 leading prisons, namely Klong Prem Central Prison, Bang Kwang Central Prison, Nonthaburi Provincial Prison, Bangkok Remand Prison, Thon Buri Remand Prison, Medical Correctional Institution, Central Women’s Correctional Institution, Thon Buri Women’s Correctional Institution, and Central Correctional Institution for Drug Addicts.
There have been a total of 99 inmates who completed the course, and they received a certification registered by DOH. This certification will be valid for 3 years. After the inmates are released, they can attach this certification for job applications in food establishments.