World No Tobacco Day – 31 May 2015 – Protocol on illicit trade of tobacco products

All are invited to join the Health Walk on Sunday 11th October 2015

All enthusiast walkers from all walks of life are invited to join the Health Walk on Sunday 11th October 2015 from Royal Thimphu College to Clock Tower. Bhutan Post buses will ply from Changlimithang ground to Royal Thimphu College from 6 AM to 7AM as a complimentary offer to the walkers. The following is the route and program;

Health Walk Program

walk route


Bhutan Health Trust Fund will Finance Essential Medicines & Vaccines to Commemorate the 60th Birth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo

Bhutan Health Trust Fund was established in line with the vision of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Jigme Singye Wangchuck to make Bhutan self reliant in terms of medicines and vaccines. The dream will be realized on 14th October 2015 with the launch of financing of essential drugs and vaccines to commemorate the Fourth Druk Gyalpo’s 60th Birth Anniversary.

To celebrate and cherish this historic achievement, Bhutan Health Trust Fund in collaboration with the Ministry of Health is organising various events starting from 9th October till 14th October.

The brief of the events are as follows:

9th October 2015: Donors and well wishers will be shown the functioning of Primary Health Care System and discussion on Bhutan’s Health System will take place in Paro.

10th October 2015: Aerial tour of Bhutan to see the geographical terrain and scattered population/settlement. This will give an idea in difficulty and the cost of reaching health services to the population.

11th October 2015: Health Walk from Royal Thimphu College to Clock Tower in Thimphu. The details will be shared in due course of time. The health walk will take place in all the other Dzogkhags as well.

12th October 2015: Bhutan’s Traditional Medicine System will be on display at Lamperi Botanical Park.

13th October 2015: Show the donors the District Health System in Punakha.

14th October 2015: Launch of the Financing of Essential Drugs & Vaccines.

Air Ticket Quotation

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8th ICWG Meeting ,Khangkhu Resort Paro 17-19th Sept 2015

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The 8th Inter-Country Working Group Meeting on Sanitation & Hygiene was hosted by PHED at Paro on 17-18th Septmember.The meeting comprised of 27 Sanitation & Hygiene officials from SAARC member countries (Afghanistan,Bangladesh,Bhutan,Maldives,Nepal,India,Pakistan and Srilanka).   Read More »