Her Royal Highness Princess Srinagarindra Mahidol

was born on Sunday 21 October B.E.2443 [A.D.1900] in Nonthaburi Province. Her given name was Sangvalya. She was the daughter of Phra Janok Choo and Phra Jonani Kham. She was presented to Her Royal Highness Princess Valaya Alongkorn Krom Luang Bejraburi Rajasirindhorn to be at her service. She graduated from the Midwifery and Nursing School at Siriraj Hospital in 1916. In 1917, she was given a scholarship by Her Majesty Somdech Phra Sri Sawarindra Boromarajadevi Phra Phanwasa Ayiga Chao to further her study in nursing in the United States of America, first at the Emerson School in Berkeley, California, where she studied English. The following year she continued her study at North West in Hartford, Connecticut. .....read more

The Princess Srinagarindra Award

The Princess Srinagarindra Award

One Princess Srinagarindra Award is conferred annually upon an individual registered nurse or registered midwife or group of registered nurses or group of registered midwives who have made a significant contribution, through direct care, research, education or management, within the nursing or midwifery profession and/or for the development of the nursing or  midwifery profession. 

Lastest Awardee

 Miss Chieko NOHNO, 78 years old, a nurse/midwife, a great and influential leader, and a former member of the Japanese House of Councilors, graduated from National Kagoshima Hospital Nurses’ School and Osaka University in Japan.

Miss Eileen Barbaro has been recognized as the mother of nursing in Myanmar. Even at the age of 83 years, she has exhibited her commitment and demonstrated leadership towards nursing development for better health of mankind. 

The Announcement for the Princess Srinagarindra Award 2014


We are pleased to announce the call for the nomination of nurse or midwife for the Princess Srinagarindra Award for the year 2014.

The 2013 Princess Srinagarindra Awardee delivers speech


On 23 October 2013, Miss Chieko  NOHNO , Nurse from Japan who recently received the Princess Srinagarindra Award for 2013,  delivered a speech at The Office of the Civil Service Commission.