Thai scientists have made significant contributions to various fields of science.

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An example is Krisana Kraisintu, known as the "gypsy pharmacist", who developed one of the first fixed-dose genetic combinations of antiretroviral drugs and dedicated her life to making drugs more affordable and accessible. Her efforts saved countless lives in Africa. GPO-VIR was selected by the World Health Organization as the first treatment regimen for HIV/AIDS patients in poor countries.

In Thailand, this drug is used in the national HIV/AIDS treatment program, making it free for 100.000 patients.