Confirmed Event of Public Health Concern

Event Name Date People Affected Location/Gewog/Dzongkhag Reported By Reporting Center
Chickenpox Outbreak 2016-05-2535 Tangmachu Central School /Menbi/LhuentseHealth WorkerLhuentse Hospital
HMFD outbreak among students and children of locality2016-05-2412Chhimong Primary School and locality/Chimung/PemagatshelHealth WorkerChhimung BHU
Food-borne diarrhea Outbreak 2016-05-2559 Depthsang, Jomotsangkha/Serthi/SamdrupjongkharHealth WorkerJomotsangkha BHU I
Diarrhea outbreak 2016-05-1633 Gaselo higher secondary school/Gase Tshogom/WangduephodrangHealth WorkerBajo Hospital
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak 2016-05-1710 Phobjikha Central School/Gangtey/WangduephodrangHealth WorkerEusa BHU I

News at PHL

  • Workshop on Integrated Surveillance and Climate Informed Health Early Warning System

  • Training on Web based Recording and Reporting of Tuberculosis: TBISS-Tuberculosis Information and Surveillance System

  • Training workshop conducted by RCDC for health workers on operational aspects of SARI surveillance system at Hotel Dewaling, Gelephu from 25th – 27th Jabuary 2016

  • RCDC conducted training workshops for the health workers on ILI sentinel surveillance system and updated protocol of Human Influenza Study at Hotel Holiday Home, Paro from 11th – 13th January 2016

  • Modular Based Training on AFB Sputum Smear Microscopy for New Laboratory Technicians and Refresher Training for Laboratory Performing Below Average as per EQA Reports.

  • Training for Health Assistants from BHUs in western region to monitor rural drinking water quality and SMS reporting system

  • Training for district laboratory personnel to monitor urban drinking water quality and web based reporting system