The signing of the Annual Performance Agreement 2017-18 for the Health Sector took place on 8th August, 2017 at the Royal Banquet Hall.The Ministry of Health’s APA 2017-18 was signed between Hon’ble Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay and Health Minister Lyonpo Tandin Wangchuk.
The Annual Performance Agreements for the allied health agencies (DRA, BNCA, KGUMSB, BHTF and BMHC) were signed between Hon’ble Prime Minister and heads of the respective agencies.
At the signing ceremony, the Health Minister highlighted some of the major achievements made by the health sector in the current FYP.The Health Minister and Secretary also signed the Annual Performance Agreement in the presence of HPM followed by the signing between Secretary and the Department Heads.
Hon’ble Prime Minister commended all health officials and health workers for working hard in achieving key primary health milestones and global health goals over the years. Driven by the benevolent leadership of our Monarchs, HPM highlighted Bhutan’s success in upholding the free and efficient health care services and highlighted the imperative roles and contributions of the health workers in upholding it.