Confirmed Event of Public Health Concern

Event Name Date People Affected Location/Gewog/Dzongkhag Reported By Reporting Center
suspected ARI out break among the people of Goshing2016-07-2547 Gosing gewog/Goshing/ZhemgangHealth WorkerGoshing BHU
chicken pox outbreak among students2016-06-1723Chaskhar CS/Others/OthersHealth WorkerChaskhar BHU
Diarrhoeal outbreak2016-06-1333 Taktse Higher secondary school/Drakten/TrongsaHealth WorkerTrongsa Hospital
Food poisoning outbreak 2016-05-3015 Village : Zawa Geog : Dagar Wangduephodrang/Daga/WangduephodrangHealth WorkerBajo Hospital
Chickenpox Outbreak 2016-05-2535 Tangmachu Central School /Menbi/LhuentseHealth WorkerLhuentse Hospital

News at PHL

  • 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.

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