Bhutan commemorates International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

SONAM PENJOR | Thimphu Bhutan joined the global community in observing the International Day for the…

Insufficient budget to rollout maternity allowance

LHAKPA TSHERING | Thimphu The health ministry is unable to roll out one of the popular current government…

Bhutan declared free from open defecation

The last 76 gewogs from 12 dzongkhags were recognized for achieving ODF status and 100 percent…

Japan supports cold chain equipment and training

All healthcare facilities in the country are now well-equipped to store vaccines at different required temperatures…

Message from Agriculture Minister Yeshey Penjor on the World Food Day 2022

World Food Day, October 16, 2022   Among many international days observed by the UN member states,…

US delivers fifth vaccine donations to Bhutan

Bhutan received 51,480 doses of adult Pfizer vaccines from the US in its fifth donations LHAKPA TSHERING…

Construction of Gidakom RCID hospital by fourth quarter of 2023

JICA funded Nu 1.7 billion for the construction of the project including the procurement of medical…

Health ministry wins UN awards for SCCI against NCDs

Health ministry will scale up SCCI in all 20 districts by the end of 2023 LHAKPA…

Bhutan and Japan signed exchange of notes for RCID

STAFF REPORTER Thimphu The Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan V. Namgyel and Ambassador of Japan to…

IMTRAT and MoH conducted joint medical education after three years

STAFF REPORTER Thimphu The Ministry of Health and the Indian Military Training Team (IMTRAT) jointly organized…

Simulation center inaugurated at FNPH

LHAKPA TSHERING | Thimphu The Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) has added…

The Challenges of children living with HIV

DEKI CHODEN ThimphuA 20-year-old, Tashi Dema (Name Changed) tested positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) at…