Step up surveillance for febrile illness

With the onset of many season (June-September) several diseases like (Dengue, Malaria, Japanese Encephalitis, and Scrub Typhus) are usually reported. Read more…

Review of Annual Performance Agreement

In an effort to review Annual Performance Agreement indicators, Chaired by Honourable Minister, the Ministry of Health has reviewed 2014-15 APA yesterday, 8th of July 2015.   Read More »

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 »


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

Starkey Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer Rohit Mishra Calls on Honourable Health Minister Tandin Wangchuk this Morning

As notified earlier,  the Starkey Hearing Foundation has committed to provide hearing aids and services to Bhutanese people.   Read More »