Month: March 2017

Acute Gastroenteritis Outbreak Associated with a Sports Event in Bumthang, Bhutan, 2012

On 6 Sep 2012, a medical officer from Bumthang Hospital notified the Royal Center for Disease Control, Ministry of Health in Thimphu, Bhutan, of an outbreak of gastroenteritis among students following an annual sports-event. We investigated this outbreak to verify the diagnosis, identify risk factors, and recommend control measures. A case control study was used… [Read more]

This was posted on Friday, March 31st, 2017 By in Publication, Report .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 12, 2017

The most predominantly circulating Influenza virus for this week was Flu A/H3. However, overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 37/ 1000 outpatient visits and 8/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest cases of ILI and SARI were reported from Paro hospital. ReadFull

This was posted on Friday, March 31st, 2017 By in Report , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 11, 2017

The most predominantly circulating Influenza virus for this week was Flu A/H3. However, overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 32/ 1000 outpatient visits and 8/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest cases of ILI and SARI were reported from Paro hospital. ReadFull

This was posted on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 By in Report , .

Training of Health Professionals on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System at RCDC

Royal Centrd for Disease Control has conducted three days training on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System for Health workers from Thimphu and Paro Dzongkhag from 20th March 2017. The training was conducted to report and manage surveillance data.

This was posted on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 By in Featured, News , .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 10, 2017

No Influenza virus was detected in this week. However, overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 33/ 1000 outpatient visits and 5/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest cases of ILI and SARI were reported from Paro hospital. ReadFull

This was posted on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 By in Report , .

Training of Health Professionals on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System at Samdrupjongkhar

Royal Centrd for Disease Control has conducted three days training on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System for Health workers from Pemagatshel and Samdrupjongkhar Dzongkhag from 11th March 2017. The training was conducted to report and manage surveillance data.

This was posted on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 By in Featured, News .

FluView-ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 9, 2017

No Influenza virus was detected in this week. However, overall incidence of Influenza-like-illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) were 21/ 1000 outpatient visits and 7/ 100 hospitalized patients respectively. The highest cases of ILI were reported from Paro hospital while SARI cases were reported from Phuntsholing Hospital. Read Full

This was posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 By in Report , .

Training of Health Professionals on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System at Kanglung

Royal Centrd for Disease Control is conducting three days training on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System for Health workers from Trashigang and Trashiyangtse Dzongkhag from 6st March 2017. The training is conducted for reporting and managing surveillance data.

This was posted on Monday, March 6th, 2017 By in Featured, News , .

Training of Health Professionals on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System at Mongar

Royal Centrd for Disease Control has conducted three days training on National Early Warning, Alert and Response Surveillance (NEWARS) Guideline and Web-SMS Integrated Reporting System for Health workers from Mongar and Lhuentse Dzongkhag from 1st March 2017. The training was conducted to report and manage surveillance data.

This was posted on Sunday, March 5th, 2017 By in Featured, News , .