Confirmed Event of Public Health Concern

Event Name Date People Affected Location/Gewog/Dzongkhag Reported By Reporting Center
outbreak of rabies2016-01-149jomotsangkha dungkhag/Others/OthersHealth WorkerJomotsangkha BHU I
ARI2016-01-0516 Drangmaling,Tsamang,Mongar/Tsamang/MongarHealth WorkerTsamang BHU
Suspected chicken pox2015-12-132 Jigmeling/Jigmechoeling/SarpangHealth WorkerChokhorling(Sarpang) BHU
Suspected rabies outbreak in a cattle and risk associated among villagers due to milk consumption of the cattle2015-12-0111 Dawathang, Langchenphu, Samdrup Jongkhar/Deothang/SamdrupjongkharHealth WorkerJomotsangkha BHU I
Suspected mumps2015-11-185 Thongrong primary school/Phongme/TrashigangHealth WorkerThongrong BHU

News at PHL

  • 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

  • Consecration and Inauguration of Royal Center for Disease Control Building at Serithang, Thimphu

  • Eighth Batch National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Training for Health Professionals from Samdrupjongkhar and Pemagatshel Dzongkhag at Samdrupjongkhar

  • Seventh Batch National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Training for Health Professionals from Chukha and Samtse Dzongkhag at Gedu

  • Sixth Batch National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Training for Health Professionals from Dagana, Tsirang and Sarpang Dzongkhag at Gelephu