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


As per 2016-2017 Annual Performance Agreement, all the agencies are mandated to develop the internal framework to address gender issues read more…

Public Notification : Issued in the interest of the general public by the Ministry of Health

With the onset of monsoon season, there have been the ‘Outbreak’ of Dengue Fever in Phuntsholing, Samtse and Samdrupjongkhar. All reported cases are being treated and onsite outbreak surveillance has been carried out by the Royal Center for Disease Control (RCDC), District Health Sectors and the Vector-Borne Disease Control Programme under Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health. The outbreaks are confined to certain areas and the surveillance teams are putting in their best efforts to contain the outbreaks. Similar outbreaks are also reported from other countries in South East Asia Region, eg; Sri Lanka.   Read More »

Policy Brief: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine into the routine immunization services? Is it worthwhile to introduce Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine into the routine immunization services? – EMTD, DMS

In Bhutan, Respiratory Infections remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality of children. The Royal Government of Bhutan spends huge resources on the treatment costs. The diseases also contribute to high societal cost due to parent’s time away from work in order to provide informal care Read More