Confirmed Event of Public Health Concern

Event Name Date People Affected Location/Gewog/Dzongkhag Reported By Reporting Center
Suspected rabies outbreak among teachers and students of Pelrithang Lower & Middle Secondary Schools2016-04-0780 Pelrithang School compound/Gelephu/SarpangHealth WorkerGelephu CRRH
suspected FMHD in a child (3yrs 10months female)2016-04-071Singye village/Others/OthersHealth WorkerSengdhyen BHU
HFMD children2016-04-063Kheeni BHU/Others/OthersHealth WorkerKheni BHU
Suspected HFMD outbreak among students 2016-04-0710Tangmach CS/Others/OthersHealth WorkerTangmachhu BHU
Outbreak of Hand,Foot and Mouth Disease among students at ECCD2016-04-057 Gasa ECCD/Goenkhatoe/GasaHealth WorkerGasa BHU I

News at PHL

  • 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

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