NITAG recommends third dose for immunocompromised people

The committee also recommended a booster dose of mRNA for people aged 60 and older, active…

Six Bangladeshi medical specialists resign

The govt. is also working to hire specialized doctors from Sri Lanka in view of the…

Health sector to undergo major reforms

The reforms involve major changes in financial rules and regulations and human resource policies among others…

Increasing awareness on mental health issues

SONAM PENJOR and SANGAY RABTEN Thimphu The Ministry of Education in partnership with UNICEF Bhutan launched…

A better respite for our elderlies

October has been declared as “the month of elderly” to provide comprehensive health screening services throughout…

Kicking off rabies by 2030

SONAM PENJOR Thimphu As part of the global effort to eliminate human rabies by 2030, Bhutan…

Towards patient-centered healthcare

Healthcare workers should move out of their facilities to provide services without looking for incentives LHAKPA…

Bhutan calls for technical stewardship and resources

Representing health minister, Health Secretary delivers Bhutan’s intervention at the 74th session of the World Health…

Bringing cancer screening program at your doorsteps

Some 2,600 people, reportedly infected with H. pylori bacteria, are on treatment Lhakpa Tshering With doctors…

Use our resources judiciously

Since early 2020s the founder of Mawongpa Water Solutions with assistance from Bank of Bhutan installed…

Pet animals will also have to undergo mandatory quarantine

In addition pet owners will have to pay for food and other necessary amenities of the…

200,000 Pfizer doses set to arrive on 6 September

Lhakpa Tshering As the deadline for the second vaccine shots for children aged 12 to 17…