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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Creating a wholesome mental health system

... in line with the government’s objective to reduce suicide incidents and other youth related issues

Health: In an effort to develop a comprehensive and responsive mental health system in the country, the Faculty of Nursing and Public Health under the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) introduced a Bachelor of Science programme in Clinical Counselling yesterday in Thimphu.

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Police save two

Assistance: Police saved a 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman from committing suicide during two incidences in Thimphu.

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Online programme to break down medical knowledge barriers

Health: To ensure the continuous professional development of health workers in the country, the Faculty of Nursing and Public Health under the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) launched the online Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme yesterday in Thimphu.

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More Japanese volunteers arrive

Cooperation: Japan has increased, by 10 more, the number of volunteers in the country.

Japan has the highest number of volunteers in Bhutan with 22 Japanese overseas cooperation volunteers  (JOCVs) and nine senior volunteers already in various parts of the country.

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Moving back to the village

With the coming of electricity and a farm road, the villagers of Taksa return Migration: After leaving his village in Taksa, Dangchu almost a decade ago, Dorji, 44, now plans to return home and become a farmer.

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