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 ideas emerging from a significant change in thinking about development has led to the concept of sustainable development which is also the focus of the UN Bhutan’s work with the Government and the people in Bhutan. UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere developed a scientific network of local sites that are experimenting with sustainable development at […]Read More
The Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and Pacific Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations, Ms. Kundhavi Kadiresan called on the Honorable Prime Minister, Lyonchen Dr. Lotay Tshering. Ms. Kadiresan is in the country on a three-day official visit. During her visit, Ms. Kadiresan will launch the Collaborative Partnership on Forests . She […]Read More
“Communities around the world are at the heart of this response―helping people to claim their rights, promoting access to stigma-free health and social services, ensuring that services reach the most vulnerable and marginalized, and pressing to change laws that discriminate. As the theme of this year’s observance rightly highlights, communities make the difference.”- UN Secretary […]Read More
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