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
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.