Thu. Oct 18th, 2018

Secretary

 

Hon’ble Dasho Dr. Ugen Dophu

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 is from Changdunkha village of Wangchang, Paro District of Bhutan. 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. His portfolio includes following:

 

SL Position Title From To Agency
1 Secretary 13/07/2016 Till Date Secretary, Ministry of Health
2 Director General 1/7/12 12/7/16 Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Health
3 Director 6/12/11 30/06/2012 Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Health
4 Director 01/09/2006 05/12/2011 Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health
5 Superintendent 24/06/2003 31/08/2006 National Referral Hospitals, Health Department, Ministry of Health and Education
6 Deputy Superintendent 01/07/2001 23/06/2003 National Referral Hospitals, Health Department, Ministry of Health and Education
7 General District Medical Officer 16/03/2000 30/06/2001 National Referral Hospitals, Health Department, Ministry of Health and Education
8 Hospital Superintendent 01/01/1997 15/03/2000 Phuntsholing Hospital, Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Health
9 District Medical Officer 01/01/1995 31/12/1996 Damphu Hospital, Tsirang Dzongkhag
10 District Medical Officer 23/04/1994 31/12/1994 Damphu Hospital, Tsirang Dzongkhag
11 District Medical Officer 01/01/1992 22/04/1994 Sarpang Hospital, Sarpang Dzongkhag
12 District Medical Officer 15/02/1990 31/12/1991 Thimphu General Hospital, Health Department, Ministry of Health and Education
13 District Medical Officer 26/08/1988 14/02/1990 Punakha Hospitals, Punakha Dzongkhag

 

 

 


 

Name :              Ms. Tshering Doma

Designation:    PA to Secretary

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Name :              Ms. Geeta Maya Rai

Designation:    Messenger to Secretary

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