Confirmed Event of Public Health Concern

Event Name Date People Affected Location/Gewog/Dzongkhag Reported By Reporting Center
Outbreak of Mumps at Gasa Primary School and ECCD.2016-09-1510 Gasa Primary School and ECCD/Goenkhatoe/GasaHealth WorkerGasa BHU I
Suspected ARI Outbreak among students2016-09-1442Hebesa Primary School/Others/OthersHealth WorkerGaselo BHU
Suspected Mumps outbreak among students2016-09-1210Jangphutse PS/Others/OthersHealth WorkerJangphutse Subpost
Outbreak of Acute gastroenteritis2016-09-0810 Lungzor Prison/Yangnyer/TrashigangHealth WorkerTrashigang Hospital
Suspected ARI outbreak among Students2016-08-2933 Chongekha LSS/Phuntsholing/ChhukhaHealth WorkerChongekha BHU

News at PHL

  • Consultative workshop on strengthening surveillance of food-borne diseases and response in RCDC from 23rd -25th August

  • 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