During the WHO’s Joint External Evaluation mission, Bhutan’s capacities in 19 technical areas were evaluated through a peer-to-peer, collaborative process that brought Bhutanese subject matter experts together with members of the JEE team in a week of collaborative discussion and field visits. This process led to consensus on scores and priority actions in 19 technical areas. The assessors concluded that Bhutan’s commitment to building and/ or maintaining capacities to detect, assess, notify and respond to major public health events is genuine and strong, and enjoys high-level political commitment and support.
The Prime Minister of Bhutan launches nature-based products The Honourable Prime Minister, Lyonchen Dasho Tshering Tobgay launched nine nature-based products today at the Taj Tashi, Thimphu. The products were anti-wrinkle cream, massage balm, liniment, massage oil, perfume, soaps, and hand sanitizer to support sustainable rural livelihoods. Speaking at the launch, the Honourable Prime Minister said, […]Read More
Applications open for BICOB 2018 team. Please send in your applications by April 25. Hurry! The competition will bring together 30 entrepreneurs in the making which includes 20 from Idea Stage and 10 from Startup stage. Three winners from each category will receive a special mention from High School Students’ pool and will be awarded […]Read More
The Resident Coordinator of UN in Bhutan welcomed the Executive Director of UNFPA, Dr. Natalia Kanem to Bhutan. Dr. Natalia is on a 4-day visit at the invitation of the Royal Government of Bhutan. While in the country, Dr. Natalia will open the seminar on “ICPD25 in Bhutan” at Paro College of Education, visit […]Read More
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