High acceptance of HIV self-test in Bhutan

Ministry of Health has scaled up the use of HIVST kit in 6 priority dzongkhags as…

ADB to support paediatric, booster vaccination against COVID-19

Medical personnel will be trained to help strengthen outreach health care service delivery and biomedical waste…

Five-day quarantine lifted for all incoming travellers

SONAM PENJOR Thimphu The government announced the lifting of the five-day mandatory facility quarantine for all…

BAFRA launches the biosecurity and food safety system

The system was developed with the objective to enhance delivery of food safety and biosecurity STAFF…

NC expresses concerns about easing access to alcohol

Health ministry will focus on empowering citizens to make the right decisions LHAKPA TSHERING Thimphu Following…

Walking the talk to prevent NCDs

LHAKPA TSHERING Thimphu Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as heart diseases, diabetes, cancers, and chronic respiratory diseases,…

MoH propagates healthy eating practices in official gatherings

These are initiatives to help prevent diseases and deaths currently linked with unhealthy diets LHAKPA TSHERING…

Govt. looking to acquire Covid-19 hospitals

LHAKPA TSHERING | Thimphu The government acquired Taba Covid-19 hospital in Thimphu and is also in…

Bhutan receives donations of medical supplies from China

STAFF REPORTER Thimphu Bhutan received the donation of medical supplies from the government of the People’s…

WHO Bhutan donates emergency equipment

Emergency equipment for disaster preparedness and responses worth US $ 253,045.13 donated to GNHC LHAKPA TSHERING…

More Covid-19 relaxations announced

SONAM PENJOR | Thimphu Since the last relaxation on March 26, the government announced further relaxation…

Govt. to recruit doctors from Myanmar

Health ministry starts the process to recruit experienced anesthesiologists and gynecologists from Myanmar on two year…