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Foundation Day celebration at Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan

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Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering joined the Foundation Day celebration at Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan on 2nd March, 2019.

The Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan is the only Medical University in the Country. It was established in 2012.


Lyonchhen meets Austrian Foreign Minister

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Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering met Her Excellency Ms. Karin Kneissl, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria on 23rd February, 2019.

Lyonchhen welcomed Her Excellency Ms. Karin Kneissl and her delegation to Bhutan.


Press Summary from the 7th Friday Meet held on 15th February 2019

Bhutan working towards eliminating Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer ranks as the top-most common cancer among women in Bhutan. In an effort to address this, the Ministry of Health is working towards eliminating this cancer.

Lyonpo Dechen Wangmo who is the member of the Executive Board (EB) of the World Health Organisation (WHO) representing South East Asia region, led Bhutan’s delegation to the 144thsession of WHO EB in Geneva, Switzerland from 24th January to 1st February this year. Apart from many other important discussions, one of the major interventions made by Lyonpo and her delegation was on strategizing to eliminate cervical cancer in Bhutan.


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Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

Lyonchhen meets Shri Narendra Modi Nath, Prime Minister of India

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