Confirmed Event of Public Health Concern

Event Name Date People Affected Location/Gewog/Dzongkhag Reported By Reporting Center
Suspected of ARI outbreak among students and public2016-08-1655 Langdurbi and Degalla community/Shingkhar/ZhemgangHealth WorkerLangdorbi BHU
Peripheral Neuropathy2016-08-0417 Dechentsemo Central School, Thinleygang, Punakha./Toeb/PunakhaHealth WorkerPunakha Hospital
Chicken Pox Outbreak2016-08-067 Bartsham Central School/Bartsham/TrashigangHealth WorkerBartsham BHU I
ARI2016-08-08310 Sonamthang Central School, Panbang/Ngangla/ZhemgangHealth WorkerPanbang BHU I
Seasonal ARI 2016-08-0116 Phensumgang Primary schol/Lajab/DaganaHealth WorkerLajab BHU

News at PHL

  • GeneXpert MTB/RIF installation and hands-on training

  • Guideline Development of Surveillance of Acute Undifferentiated Febrile Illness Among Hospitalized Patients

  • 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.