Month: January 2015

Preliminary Report on Surveillance for Diarrhea Etiologic Agents at Public Health Laboratory in Stool Specimens from Children in Bhutan, from July 2013 to August 2014

After the successfully completion of two years collaborative Surveillance between the Public Health Laboratory and the Department of Enteric Diseases, AFRIMS, Bangkok on Diarrhea Etiologic Agents in Stool Samples from Children Attending Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH), Thimphu, the collaborative surveillance on diarrhea etiologic agents has been extended to Eastern Regional Referral Hospital… [Read more]

This was posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 By in Report .

Report on Entomological investigation of Malaria outbreak in Khawrong, Langchenphu, Jomotshangkha (3rd June 2013 to 9th June 2014)

The first two malaria cases were reported from a couple, Mr. TshetenDorji and Mrs. Tsheltrim Zangmo, who had seeked treatment in India. They are nomadic herders;they had cited that, since, treatment at Basic Health Unit required hospitalization, they preferred to get treated in India. No medical prescription was available with them, though, it was most… [Read more]

This was posted on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 By in Report .