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

Honourable gSowai Lyonpo Met Ms Sharan Khan, International Director & Mr Marc Yaggi, Executive Director from Waterkeeper Alliance this Morning

During the meeting with Ms Sharan Khan and Mr Marc Yaggi this morning, Honourable gSowai Lyonpo highlighted some of the emerging issues related to water such as water sources drying up in some dzongkhags in the country. Lyonpo also stressed on water pollution which poses threat to health of Bhutanese population.   Read More »

Launch of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) in routine Immunization schedule

Launch of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) in routine Immunization schedule. Poliomyelitis  (polio)  is  an  acute  communicable  disease  of  humans  caused  by  poliovirus  serotypes  1,  2 or  3.  In the pre vaccine era (i.e. before 1960) virtually all children became infected.   Read More »

Notification

The Ministry of Health would like to inform that all EMT trained health staff interested to undergo Desuung Integrated Training Programme to register for the upcoming programme read more

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