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Lessons learnt as Dengue cases reach 4,300 with six deaths

As per the report from Communicable Disease Division (CDD), Ministry of Health (MoH), a total of 4,300 dengue positive cases in the nation was reported as of 15 November. A dengue outbreak was declared in Phuentsholing, Chukha in July 2019. Dengue cases were reported from 19 dzongkhags. Lhuentse was only …

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First ever innovation workshop for civil servants

A first of its kind Accelerating Innovation in Bhutan workshop was held in the country to sensitize government counterpart and key stakeholders on innovation, trends in public sector innovation. Head of the Regional Innovation Centre (RIC) at UNDP Asia Pacific, Giulio Quaggiotto, was the facilitator. The participants were taught the …

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PM’s focus on Education, Employment and ICT

As the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) government marked its first year of governance on  November  7, Prime Minister (Dr) Lotay Tshering, shared the achievements made in the last one year. The government highlighted its work in strengthening the system, initiating reforms with lasting impact, working towards building the economy and …

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