Usha Drukpa

LEP youth can get help from the government: PM says

The youth and parents affected by the Japan ‘Learn and Earn Program’ (LEP) met with the Prime Minister (Dr) Lotay Tshering yesterday. The meeting discussed on ways the youth and the government can come together to solve the Japan issue. The Prime Minister also gave clarification on various issue related …

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Premature birth as biggest cause of newborn deaths

The main cause of neonatal death in the country is prematurity birth. Ministry of Health (MoH) found the conditions associated with prematurity are birth asphyxia, sepsis, congenital malformation, aspiration and other conditions. Every year, MoH comes out with the annual maternal and newborn death report, and it found that more …

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JDWNRH to have centralized admission for patients

Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) has introduced a Central Admission for inpatients, from 11 November, to ease the admission process and bed management system. Deputy Superintendent of Nursing, JDWNRH, Tshering Dema, said JDWNRH is a 350 bedded hospital. The increase in different services and increase in the emergency …

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Dhan Maya’s Japan visa expires this month

Dhan Maya is hopeful that she will get help from the government to renew her visa while she is still in Japan. She has to leave Japan on 23 November, but she does not want to leave her daughter, Sonam Tamang, who is in a coma due to tuberculosis meningitis …

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