Month: July 2012

Study of IDD Elimination Sustainability in Bhutan

Reports Study on IDD Elimination Sustainability in Bhutan for establishing the country status conducted in 2010 Anecdotal reports suggested that Iodine Deficiency Disorder was a visually dominant public health problem in Bhutan for a long time until a nationwide study in 1983 statistically confirmed the problem as a national public health issue. To deal with… [Read more]

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Report on AGN follow up and prevalence of GAS carrier

Report on AGN follow up and prevalence of GAS carrier among the students in Dhunmang community school under Zhemgang Dzongkhag Background: There was an outbreak of acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) among students of Dhungman community school in December 2010 and the investigation revealed possible cause of glomerulonephritis as Group A Streptococci (GAS).To follow up the old… [Read more]

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Investigation Of ARDS Death Cases

Report on Investigation Of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Death Cases In Zhemgang in October,2011 Objective: To determine the cause of death by infectious pathogens and its significant to public health risk. Method: Visited Yebilaptsa hospitals and Zhemgang BHU-I to review previous death case. Interviewed close contacts and friends of the deceased, inspected apartment/room and… [Read more]

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