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Pharmacies also bear the brunt of drug shortage

Despite consistent registration, a big shortage of drugs remains in the health sector. In the months of January and February this year, about 88 drugs were registered with Drug Regulatory Authority (DRA) excluding temporary registration. Till date, the total number of drugs registered was around 1,759. In the recent Meet …

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MoU for medical institute in Bhutan reviewed

  Only three months’ time before the first ever medical college in Bhutan starts operating and the initial DPR (Detailed Project Report) based on the MCI (Medical Council of India) has revised the requirements for the UMSB (University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan), formerly known as the BIMS (Bhutan Institutes …

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65 mangmis learn law lessons

Sixty five mangmis from the seven north-western dzongkhags of Thimphu, Gasa, Wangdue , Punakha, Chukha, Haa and Paro attended the first Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) consultation and training which started on February 25 and ended yesterday in Punakha. The training was conducted by the Bhutan National legal Institute (BNLI) under …

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ACC accountant charged for embezzlement

On March 6, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) forwarded an embezzlement case involving the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) accountant, Karma Chophel, to the district court. He has been charged for embezzling a little more than Nu 5.5mn from his earlier workplace, the Ministry of Works and Human Settlement …

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