The Pornprapa Foundation and the Pimalai Resort & Spa constructed one fully equipped IPD ward building, and provided one dialysis machine at the Koh Lanta hospital.
Pimalai supports a campaign with the Krabi provincial office to include all Lanta island resorts staff in the population census so as to increase medical facilities and personnel, including more doctors.Pimalai honorary Chairman Khun Nibondh Charanvas presided over the opening of an additional IPD ward building, containing 4 fully equipped rooms in November 2012.
“"Koh Lanta hospital is located in Koh Lanta's old town"”
From Krabi mainland, it takes about 1 hour by the resort boat to reach the Pimalai. It is worth bearing this "hardship" in order to find such a unique lost boutique paradise in tourist Thailand...