Professor Dr Rajata Rajatanavin, President of Mahidol University, presided at the opening ceremony of the “WHO/SEARO Regional Meeting on Strengthening the Quality of Midwifery Education and Services,” co-organized by the Ramathibodi School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, as a representative of WHO CC for Nursing and Midwifery and the chairman of SEANMEIN (South-East Asia Nursing and Midwifery Educational Institution Network) from July 30 to August 1, 2013 at Novotel Hotel, Bangkok. On this occasion Dr. Yonas Tegegn, the WHO Representative to Thailand, and Assistant Professor Dr Jariya Wittayasooporn, Director of the Ramathibodi School of Nursing, welcomed the delegates and participants to the meetings.