Associate professor Srivieng Pairojkul is head of Karunruk Palliative Care Center, an excellent center which provides palliative care service to all patients in Srinagarind Hospital, the largest referral center in the Northeast of Thailand. Karunruk is also the national training center for palliative care in Thailand. She has implemented a scaling up education for different health professionals in palliative care, which resulted in strong networks amongst regions of Thailand. She is the president of Thai Palliative Care Society and Thai Palliative Care Network, which have been working with the Ministry of Public Health to energize the National policy and service system on palliative care including education and promotion of opioid accessibility. She also works with many NGOs on building awareness of palliative care and advance care planning.