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PM met with Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of WHO, SEARO

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met with Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of WHO, SEARO at Gyalyong Tshogkhang today. Lyonchhen reiterated his discussion last week with Dr. Oleg Chestnov of WHO for making Thimphu into a “health city” by building proper cycling lanes, jogging paths and outdoor gyms.
Lyonchhen also requested WHO’s assistance to introduce mobile screening units where people can receive basic check ups for blood pressure and sugar levels ( for example) without having to go to hospitals. With early detection Lyonchhen hopes to reduce the number of people suffering from Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) in Bhutan.
Lyonchhen and Dr. Poonam also discussed – neonatal mortality; Ebola; nutrition for school children, mother, babies; advocacy for salt consumption among other issues.


Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met Dr. Oleg Chestnov, Asst. Director General of WHO

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay met Dr. Oleg Chestnov, Asst. Director General of WHO at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang this afternoon.

Extending a warm welcome to Dr. Chestnov, Lyonchhen conveyed that he was privileged to have his team visit Bhutan and said that it came with a clear indication of commitment WHO has toward Bhutan.


MoE – Informing Children of the New Global Goals

MoE - Informing Children of the New Global Goals

Lyonpo Mingbo Dukpa, the Hon’ble Sherig Lyonpo presided over the launch of the world’s largest lesson entitled “Informing Children of ...

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UNICEF Regional Director calls on PM

UNICEF Regional Director calls on PM

Ms. Karin Hulshof, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia paid a courtesy call on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay this afternoon at ...

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PM signs Performance Agreements with Wangdue and Trongsa Dzongdags

PM signs Performance Agreements with Wangdue and Trongsa Dzongdags

The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay has travelled to Wangdue Phodrang and Trongsa Dzongkhags today. Upon reaching the dzongkhags, Lyonchhen and ...

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PM meets the Singaporean Minister

The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay today met with H.E. Mr. Lawrence Wong, Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth ...

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Speeches of HPM