Sun. Aug 25th, 2019

Our Leaders

 

Hon’ble Lyonpo (Minister)
Tandin Wangchuk
Ministry of Health
Royal Government of Bhutan
Brief Background
Hon’ble Lyonpo Tandin Wangchuk is appointed as the Minister of Ministry of Health in June 2013 by His Majesty the King of Bhutan after being elected from his constituency Athang-Thedtsho of Wangduephodrang District in the second democratic election of Bhutan.
He is from Changkha, Gasetshogom, Wangduephodrang a western district Bhutan and completed Bachelor of Commerce, Hans Raj College, University of Delhi, India back in 1992.
Lynpo Tandin Wangchuk
Dasho Dr. Ugen Dophu,
Hon’ble Secretary,
Ministry of Health
Brief Background

Dasho Dr. Ugen Dophu (MD) was appointed as the Hon’ble Secretary of Ministry of Health on 13th July 2016 by His Majesty the King of Bhutan. Prior to his appointment, he was serving as the Director General in Department of Medical Services of Ministry of Health.He completed Master in Public Health from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand in 2004 and Master in Gynaecology from Institute of Medicine, Yangon, Myanmar in 1997. He also obtained diploma in STD/AIDS from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand in 1999 and Diploma in Tropical Medicine from Karolinska Institute, Sweden back in 1992. He did his Bachelors of Science in Medicine & Surgery back in 1987 from Sir Sallimulah Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

He joined the civil service on 26th August 1988 and served in various post before becoming Secretary in the Health Ministry.