Month: November 2015

FluView_ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 47, 2015

The incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) for the week was 33/1000 outpatient visits and 6/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest incidence for ILI and SARI cases were reported from Paro Hospital. ILI cases were mostly observed among age group of 5-14 years and SARI cases among 2-4 years. A total… [Read more]

This was posted on Friday, November 27th, 2015 By in Report , .

Consecration and Inauguration of Royal Center for Disease Control Building at Serithang, Thimphu

The Public Health Laboratory which will be henceforth called Royal Center for Disease Control was consecrated by venerable Getshog Lopen of the Central Monastic Body and was inaugurated by H.E Mr. Guatam Bambawale, the Indian Ambassador to Bhutan and H.E Lyonpo Tandin Wangchuk, Health Minister on 12th November 2015 coinciding with 60th Birth Anniversary of Drukgyal Zhipa

This was posted on Friday, November 13th, 2015 By in Featured, News .

FluView_ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 44, 2015

The incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) for the week was 31/1000 outpatient visits and 5/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest incidence for ILI cases were reported from Paro Hospital, and SARI from Phuntsholing Hospitals. ILI cases were mostly observed among age group of 5-14 years and SARI cases among 0-1… [Read more]

This was posted on Friday, November 6th, 2015 By in Report .

FluView_ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 42, 2015

The incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) for the week was 27/1000 outpatient visits and 5/100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest incidence for ILI cases were reported from Paro Hospital, and SARI from Samdrupjongkhar Hospital. ILI cases were mostly observed among age group of 15-29 years and SARI cases among 30-64… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2015 By in Report , .