Suspected rabies outbreak in Sarpang

The Chuzaygang Basic Health Unit (BHU) in Sarpang is seeing an increasing number of patients fearing a rabies outbreak. Around ten people came in for check up at the BHU after being in contact with a carcass of a rabid dog starting from 24th June onwards. It is reported that …

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Ambassadors present credentials to His Majesty

Ambassadors from four countries presented their credentials to His Majesty The King at the Tashichhodzong on 22nd June 2018. The Ambassadors were Ambassador of Poland to Bhutan,  Mr. Adam Burakowski,  Ambassador of Finland to Bhutan, Mr. Harri Kalle Kämäräinen, Ambassador of Sweden to Bhutan  Mr. Klas Molin and  Ambassador of …

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Launch of 3 major life-saving vaccines for infants on 4th June to commemorate Her Majesty’s birth anniversary

To commemorate the 28th birth anniversary of Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck, the Ministry of Health, Royal Government of Bhutan will launch three new vaccines on 4th June 2018. There are Pneumococcal vaccine, Rotavirus vaccine and Flu vaccine. Pneumococcal vaccine Pneumococcal disease causes various infections such as meningitis, …

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