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Selection Interview Result for Various positions    [Posted on: 2014-10-17]

 

The Ministry is pleased to announce the selection interview held on 6th October, 2014 at Menjong Sorig Pharmaceutical Conference Hall. The candidates are asked to submit the original Medical Certificate to the Human Resource Division on or before 21st October, 2014. The candidates will be informed on the appointment upon the approval from the RCSC. Therefore, the candidates are requested to keep their mobiles switched on. read more


 
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Hon'ble Health Minister's Dagana Dzongkhag Tour    [Posted on: 2014-10-16]

        

 

Hon’ble Health Minister and a team from the Ministry of Health are currently on atour of Dagana Dzongkhag from 13th to 15th OCTOBER 2014.Yesterday Hon’ble Lyonpo and team made a visit to the makeshift BHU and metwith the officials of the Dzongkhag Head Quarter and local Government officials.


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Vacancy re-announcement for Prosthodontist    [Posted on: 2014-10-15]

 

The Ministry of Health is pleased to announce the following vacancy.

 

S/No.

Department/Division

Position Title

Position Level

Minimum Required Qualification

No. of post

Employment type

1

JDWNRH, DoMS

Prosthodontist

P3/P4

MD in Prosthodontics

1

Contract

 

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Dr. Ornella Lincetto, officially assumed the post of WHO Representative to Bhutan    [Posted on: 2014-10-10]

Dr. Ornella Lincetto, who officially assumed the post of WHO Representative to Bhutan on 30th September, 2014 paid a courtesy call to Hon’ble Health Minister on 10th October, 2014 where her credentials were also presented. Prior to her appointment as the WR, she worked as a technical leader for MCH in Papua New Guinea country office.


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Result of Program Officer, Suicide Prevention Program, DoPH    [Posted on: 2014-10-09]

 

The Ministry is pleased to announce the result of the selection interview held on 18th September, 2014.Read more


 
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Result of Chief Positions    [Posted on: 2014-10-08]

 

The Ministry is pleased to announce the result of the selection interview held on 25th September 2014 for the following positions. The selected candidate is requested to submit the No Objection Certificate from the parent agency signed by the competent authority to the Human Resource Division on or before 22 October 2014. read more ...


 
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT    [Posted on: 2014-10-02]

 

The Ministry of Health is pleased to announce the following vacancy.

 

S/No.

Department/Division

Position Title

Position Level

Minimum Required Qualification

No. of post

Employment type

1

JDWNRH, DoMS

Prosthodontist

P3/P4

MD in Prosthodontics

1

Contract

 

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Ebola Virus Disease, West Africa - Update as of 23rd September, 2014    [Posted on: 2014-10-01]

 

Epidemiology and surveillance

ü  The total number of probable and confirmed cases in the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the four affected countries as reported by the respective Ministries of Health of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone is 6553, with 3083 deaths.

ü  The overall case fatality rate is 47%. It ranges from 30% in Sierra Leone to 60% in Guinea.

 


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Move For Health    [Posted on: 2014-09-26]

 

Move For Health event is a national initiative with noble intention and the fund raised shall be used for good cause read more ...


 
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Ebola Virus Disease, West Africa - Update as of 7 September, 2014    [Posted on: 2014-09-16]

The total number of probable, confirmed and suspected cases in the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa was 4366, with 2218 deaths, as at 7 September 2014. Over all death rates stand at 51% in the countries with widespread and intense transmission namely Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Two countries, Nigeria and Senegal, have now reported a case or cases imported from a country with wide spread and intense transmission.


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Notification regarding the autonomous status of JDWNRH    [Posted on: 2014-09-16]

Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital as the apex referral hospital in the country, should be providing the highest level of care read more


 
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Regional Health Ministers' Meeting    [Posted on: 2014-09-10]

Health Ministers' and delegates from the 11 countries of WHO’s South-East Asia Region are currently in Dhaka, Bangladesh to attend the regional Health Ministers' Meeting.

The Health Ministers' Meeting is a forum for exchange of views and for discussion on health issues important to the Region. It fosters cooperation among Member States and helps to forge bilateral and multi country cooperation in the field of health. The meeting is being hosted by H.E. Mr. Mohammed Nasim, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh.

 

 


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Advice to General Public    [Posted on: 2014-09-03]
 

 
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Backgrounder on WHO Report on Regulation of e-cigarettes and similar products    [Posted on: 2014-09-01]

 

The report on “Electronic nicotine delivery systems” (ENDS), of which electronic cigarettes are the most common prototype, is on the agenda of the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP)  to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), being held 13-18 October, 2014, in Moscow.

E-cigarettes and similar devices are frequently marketed by manufacturers as aids to quit smoking, or as healthier alternatives to tobacco, and require global regulation in the interest of public health, this new World Health Organization (WHO) report states.
The report states that while e-cigarettes represent an “evolving frontier filled with promise and threat for tobacco control,” regulations are needed to:


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Work Planning Notification    [Posted on: 2014-08-14]

 

As per clause 12.5.4.3 (a), Chapter 12 of BCSR 2012, the Work Planning and Review Form (Annexure 12/4) shall be used by the the Agency, the Manager, Supervisor and the employee to determine yearly work targets at the beginning of the work planning cycle i.e in July every year while the Summative Review Form (Annexure 12/5) shall be used to reflect and rate on the work targets and overall performance of the employee. Read More ...

 

For PE rating for 2011-2012 years, the officials should used the the forms as enclosed here

 


 
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