English | Dzongkha Monday, September 16, 2019

Accelerating Mother and Child Health program to begin from next year

The cabinet approved the Accelerating Mother and Child Health Program as a national policy on August 27. Health Minister Dechen Wangmo shared this during the launch of the Strategic Plan for Cervical Cancer program recently.

Bhutan now targets to eliminate Malaria by 2020

Bhutan now plans to eliminate malaria by 2020, after the country failed to meet its target to eliminate the disease by 2018. The World Health Organization (WHO) has set a target for a few other countries including Bhutan to eliminate malaria by 2020.

Additional engineers needed to complete planned works in Dagana

Dagana Dzongkhag is sceptical about taking over the Gewog Centre (GC) roads from the Department of Roads (DoR) as ordered by the cabinet. The local leaders highlighted the issue during the recent Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) as the district does not have enough engineers for the task.

A delayed help snatches away a life

A Six weeks old baby passed away on Monday at the Largyab Basic Health Unit (BHU) in Dagana. The bereaved father shared about it on Facebook last evening and it has gone viral. Condolences and allegations regarding the post filled the social media.

Need for city bus service between Bajo town and hospital

The recently held Dzongkhag Tshogdu(DT) in Wangdue Phodrang decided to request Bhutan Post to look at the feasibility to introduce a city bus service between Bajo town and the newly shifted dzongkhag hospital at Jatshokha.

Sarpangtar residents want moratorium on building construction to be lifted

The plot owners of Sarpangtar in Sarpang were not able to construct any houses with the moratorium on building construction for about a decade now. In the absence of structural and local area, the construction was suspended in 2010. 

2nd biennial construction seminar held in Thimphu

 To facilitate and enable students pursuing engineering to interact and get insights from practising professionals in the construction sector, the second biennial construction seminar was held in Thimphu, yesterday.

Assessing dengue outbreak

Continuous rainfall, travel history and poor cooperation from the public are some of the problems, identified by the Health Ministry, for the unexpected record of dengue outbreak this year.

Importance of online presence for businesses

Online presence and use of social media could help in scaling their businesses say the entrepreneurs. Over eighty entrepreneurs came together to discuss their challenges and possible solutions to address them during the two-day Druk Entrepreneurial Challenge held in Thimphu.

Jojo Kinley, the oldest archer in Phuentshogling

Archers in Phuentshogling are inspired and motivated by the presence of an 81-year-old archer, who is currently taking part in the Yangphel style tournament in the thromde.

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