Month: September 2015

Investigation and active surveillance of Acute Heamorraghic Syndrome conducted by Punakha Hospital and District Health Authority

On 19th September 2015 following recommendation from PHL Chief Mr. Sonam Wangchuk, a team comprising of medical officer, Dr. Thupten Palzang, GDMO and Tashi Norbu, ADHO visited Tempakha village under Chubu geog to conduct investigation and active surveillance from where a suspected acute haemorrhagic syndrome was notified by Punakha hospital CMO. AHS Contact Tracing Investigation… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, September 28th, 2015 By in Report , .

Investigation and active surveillance of AES cases conducted by Punakha Hospital and District Health Authority

On 6th September 2015 following recommendation from PHL Chief Mr. Sonam Wangchuk, a medical team comprising of medical officer, Dr.Choni Wangmo , CMO Punakha Hospital , Mrs. Pema Choden, Health Assistant from Shengana BHU and Tashi Norbu, ADHO visited Tashidingkha Middle Secondary School and Lungkha Village under Zomi geog to conduct investigation and active surveillance… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, September 28th, 2015 By in Report , .

Training Report on National Early Warning Alert and Response Surveillance

Prior to 2009, the Ministry of Health had no systematic notifiable disease surveillance system for infectious diseases. After 2009 Annual Health Conference, the Ministry of Health entrusted the Public Health Laboratory to institute notifiable disease surveillance system on priority diseases of national concern. In 2010, the Public Health Laboratory developed first edition of national notifiable… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, September 28th, 2015 By in Report , .

Eighth Batch National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Training for Health Professionals from Samdrupjongkhar and Pemagatshel Dzongkhag at Samdrupjongkhar

The Public Health Laboratory is conducting eighth batch training for health professionals on revised National Notifiable Disease Surveillance Guideline which has been renamed as “National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Guideline (NEWARS)” and Web-based Information System & SMS based Reporting System to report and manage surveillance data (from 17/09/2015 to 19/09/2015).

This was posted on Friday, September 18th, 2015 By in Featured, News , .

FluView_ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 37, 2015

The incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) for the week was 22/1000 outpatient visits and 4/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest incidence for ILI cases were reported from Paro Hospital and SARI from Mongar Hospital. ILI cases were mostly observed among age group of 5-14 years and SARI cases among age… [Read more]

This was posted on Friday, September 18th, 2015 By in Report , .

FluView_ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 36, 2015

The incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) for the week was 36/1000 outpatient visits and 2/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest incidence for ILI cases were reported from Paro Hospital and SARI from Phuntsoling Hospital. ILI cases were mostly observed among age group of 5-14 years and SARI cases among age… [Read more]

This was posted on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 By in Report , .

FluView_ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 35, 2015

The incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) for the week was 26/1000 outpatient visits and 2/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest incidence for both ILI & SARI cases were reported from Paro Hospital. Both ILI cases & SARI cases were mostly observed among age group of 5-14 years. From 15 ILI… [Read more]

This was posted on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 By in Report , .

Seventh Batch National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Training for Health Professionals from Chukha and Samtse Dzongkhag at Gedu

The Public Health Laboratory is conducting seventh batch training for health professionals on revised National Notifiable Disease Surveillance Guideline which has been renamed as “National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Guideline (NEWARS)” and Web-based Information System & SMS based Reporting System to report and manage surveillance data (from 9/09/2015 to 11/09/2015).

This was posted on Friday, September 11th, 2015 By in Featured, News , .

Sixth Batch National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Training for Health Professionals from Dagana, Tsirang and Sarpang Dzongkhag at Gelephu

The Public Health Laboratory is conducting sixth batch training for health professionals on revised National Notifiable Disease Surveillance Guideline which has been renamed as “National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Guideline (NEWARS)” and Web-based Information System & SMS based Reporting System to report and manage surveillance data (from 4/09/2015 to 6/09/2015).

This was posted on Saturday, September 5th, 2015 By in Featured, News , .

National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Training for Health Professionals from Paro, Haa and Thimphu Dzongkhag at Thimphu

The Public Health Laboratory is conducting Fifth batch training for health professionals on revised National Notifiable Disease Surveillance Guideline which has been renamed as “National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance Guideline (NEWARS)” and Web-based Information System & SMS based Reporting System to report and manage surveillance data (from 31/08/2015 to 2/09/2015).

This was posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 By in Featured, News , .