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…

Preparation works begin for new 50-bed Thimphu General Hospital

The govt. has identified 1.6-acres of land at Lower Taba for the new hospital construction Lhakpa…

Bhutan offers 150,000 AstraZeneca vaccines to Thailand

Lhakpa Tshering After the Thai government requested vaccines from Bhutan to help cover its domestic shortfall,…

Efforts continue with Pfizer and Moderna to secure additional vaccines for children

Govt. is also exploring the possibilities of securing Moderna vaccines from Bangladesh on a condition to…

Health Minister sends letter of thanks to the U.S for Covid-19 vaccine donation

Lhakpa Tshering In a letter dated 30 July – three days after the successful second round…

Govt. requests additional Moderna vaccine for children from the U.S

Also pursuing with Pfizer to speed-up the delivery of purchase order and GAVI to consider the…

Hope still lingers despite prolonged suffering

Sangay Rabten The prolonged lockdown is now taking a psychological toll on the residents of Phuentsholing.…

Vaccine side effects drop significantly during second vaccination drive

Lhakpa Tshering In the past two weeks after the second vaccination drive, some 3,850 people reported…