Month: May 2020

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 20, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) increases across the country in week-20 (2402  compared to previous week 1275 ARI cases). However, it remains below ARI median of previous five years  (Figure 1). We have received and tested total of 4 ILI specimens and 6 SARI specimens and found negative for Influenza viruses for all specimens, therefore,… [Read more]

This was posted on Friday, May 29th, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

Soil-Transmitted Helminth infections reduction in Bhutan: A report of 29 years of deworming

Soil Transmitted Helminth (STH) infections affect over 1.5 billion people worldwide. Although prevalent in all age groups, school aged children are a high-risk groups for STH infections. In Bhutan, epidemiological data on STH were collected from western Bhutan in 2003, which found a prevalence of 16.5%. However, little evidence is available on the prevalence of… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 By in Publication .

RCDC Quarterly Bulletin, Volume 20, October– December, 2019

Royal Centre for Disease Control (RCDC) is pleased to launch its Fourth Quarterly Surveillance Bulletin for 2019. The aim of the bulletin is to provide insight and regular update on various disease surveillance conducted by Royal Centre for Disease Control to policymakers in the Ministry of Health, health professionals and relevant stakeholders. The current bulletin… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 By in Bulletin .

RCDC Quarterly Bulletin, Volume 19, July– September, 2019

Royal Centre for Disease Control (RCDC) is pleased to launch its First Quarterly Surveillance Bulletin for 2019. The aim of the bulletin is to provide insight and regular update on various disease surveillance conducted by Royal Centre for Disease Control to policymakers in the Ministry of Health, health professionals and relevant stakeholders. The current bulletin… [Read more]

This was posted on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 By in Bulletin .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 19, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases across the country in week-19 (1275 compared to previous week 1300 ARI cases). It remains below ARI median of previous five years (Figure 1). We have received and tested total of 4 ILI specimens and 6 SARI specimens and found negative for Influenza viruses for all specimens, therefore, Influenza… [Read more]

This was posted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 18, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases across the country in week-18 (1300 compared to previous week 1500 ARI cases). It remains below ARI median of previous five years (Figure 1). We have received and tested total of 7 ILI specimens and 12 SARI specimens and found negative for Influenza viruses for all specimens, therefore, Influenza… [Read more]

This was posted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .

FluView- ILI & SARI Surveillance Report for Week 17, 2020

The acute respiratory infection (ARI) decreases across the country in week-17 (1135 compared to previous week 1579 ARI cases). It remains below ARI median of previous five years  (Figure 1). We have received and tested total of 7 ILI specimens and 4 SARI specimens and found negative for Influenza viruses for all specimens, therefore, Influenza… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, May 4th, 2020 By in Report, tag as FluView .