Month: April 2020

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 16, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases across the country in week-16 (1579 compared to previous week 2505 ARI cases). It remains below ARI median of previous five years (Figure 1). We have received and tested total of 7 ILI specimens and 2 SARI specimens and found negative for Influenza viruses for all specimens, therefore, Influenza… [Read more]

This was posted on Saturday, April 25th, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 15, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases across the country in week-15 (2505  compared to previous week 3018 ARI cases). It remains below ARI median of previous five years  (Figure 1). We have received and tested total of 16 ILI specimens and 15 SARI specimens and found negative for Influenza viruses for all specimens (Figure 2… [Read more]

This was posted on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 14, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases across the country in week-14 (3018  compared to previous week 4324 ARI cases). It remains below ARI median of previous five years  (Figure 1). We have received and tested total of 16 ILI specimens and 15 SARI specimens and found negative for Influenza viruses for all specimens (Figure 2… [Read more]

This was posted on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 13, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases across the country in week-13 (4324  compared to previous week 6414 ARI cases). It remains below ARI median of previous five years  (Figure 1). We have received and tested total of 38 ILI specimens and 22 SARI specimens and found negative for Influenza viruses for all specimens (Figure 2… [Read more]

This was posted on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 12, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) increases across the country in week-12 (6414  compared to previous week 7392 ARI cases). It remains above ARI median of previous five years  (Figure 1). Influenza positivity rate was 2.7% (2/75) and it remains below alert threshold (Figure 2). Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 was found most predominant strain (100%) for the… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 11, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) increases across the country in week-11 (7392 compared to previous week 5222 ARI cases). It remains above ARI median of previous five years (Figure 1). Influenza positivity rate for this week was 8.0% (6/75) and it remains below alert threshold (Figure 2). Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 was found most predominant strain… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 10, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) increases across the country in week-10 (5222compared to previous week 2968 ARI cases). It remains below ARI median of previous five years  (Figure 1). Influenza positivity rate for this week was 15.9% (10/63) and it remains below alert threshold (Figure 2). Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 was found most predominant strain (70%)… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 9, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases across the country in week-9 (2968 compared to previous week 3100 ARI cases). It remains below ARI median of previous five years  (Figure 1). Influenza positivity rate for this week was 15.4% (2/13) and it remains below alert threshold (Figure 2). Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 was found most predominant strain… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

Implementation fidelity of hospital based directly observed therapy for tuberculosis treatment in Bhutan: mixed-method study

Background: Direct observed treatment (DOT) has been implemented in Bhutan since 1997 and currently, it is offered in various model of delivery including a combination of hospital based, home based DOT and ambulatory DOT. Overall, treatment success rate for tuberculosis cases is higher than the global target; however, it is still need to be improved…. [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 By in Publication , .