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Phetchabun Hospital water leak caused by high-power pump: director

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Members of the military nursing community in the Pacific region

BANGKOK, Thailand - Members of the military nursing community in the Pacific region observe the a patient receiving care while at the Phramongkutklao Hospital in Bangkok Thailand on Aug. 3 for a tour of the Hospital facilities during the 2011 Asia Pacific Military Nursing Symposium, which is sponsored by Pacific Command and executed under the direction of 13th Air Force. This is the fifth year of the symposium, which started at Hickam Air force Base in 2007, and the first time that Thailand has hosted the event. More than 12 countries from the Asia-Pacific region have come together to build on relationships by exchanging information and techniques with one another. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Cohen A. Young)

Public reaction to a Facebook post prompted the director of Phetchabun Hospital to explain on Tuesday that water leaking from the ceiling of the third floor of the building was caused by a high-power pump after the hospital had tried to improve the tap-water flow.

Dr Weerasak Konglarpcharoen gave the explanation a day after a Facebook user, Pamornmas Soiin, posted a video clip on her Facebook wall showing water falling from the ceiling of an inpatient ward at the new hospital.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation

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