Wat Pho is one of the most prominent Buddhist royal temples in Thailand due to both its religious and cultural significance. With one of its key roles being to preserve and teach traditional Thai culture, Wat Pho has been critical in standardizing and promoting traditional Thai medicine.
The Sitagū Buddha Vihāra is a temple in Austin, Texas that has been instrumental in advancing Theravāda Buddhist practice in Texas and surrounding areas, promoting health through common Buddhist practices and community outreach, and maintaining Burmese culture.
The Jivitadana Sangha Hospital in Yangon, Myanmar, serves as a free health organization primarily for monks and nuns. It is managed by laypeople according to Buddhist principles regarding caring for the sick.