ORTHOPAEDIC surgeon Kodali Prasad has received a clutch of prestigious awards from the former deputy Prime Minister of Thailand at a ceremony in Bangkok.
kodaliprasad1.jpgThe honours are the latest to be bestowed on the staff grade doctor, who is based at Prince Charles Hospital, in Merthyr Tydfil.
Making the long journey to Thailand this summer to collect the awards, Dr Prasad was presented with the Sri Rama International Award and the International Achievers Award from His Excellency Korn Dabbransi, the former deputy Prime Minister of Thailand.
In the ceremony organised by the India International Friendship Society, he was also given the Navrattan Award and the Best Citizens of India Award 2013, in conjunction with International Publishing House.
kodaliprasad2.jpgHe once again dedicated the awards to the memory of his mother Kodali Jagadamba and father Kodali Venkateswara Rao.
Dr Prasad said: “I consider it a great honour to play a small part in re-emergence of the image of India and I get great pleasure in contributing to
the positive image of Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil.
kodaliprasad3.jpg“These award ceremonies are an opportunity to contribute to the progress of trauma and orthopaedic surgery worldwide and create momentum for future achievement.”
Dr Prasad’s trip to Thailand in June rounds off a busy 12 months, which has seen him receive awards and honours in numerous ceremonies in India, Thailand and London.