Disease Outbreaks

Foot and mouth disease outbreak at Paro


Foot and mouth disease outbreak in cattle is ongoing at Paro. As of 17 July 2017, 266 cattle were affected with the disease including 12 deaths (10 calves and 2 adult cow) in five geog (Tsento, Lamgong, Dopshari, Hungrel and Wangchang)... Read More

Rabies outbreak in cattle, Samtse


On 11th May, 2017', a cow at Bahun Tar village of Sang-Nga-Choling geog in Samtse Dzongkhag showed signs of Rabies and died 3 days later (14th May 2017). It was confirmed to be rabid by field laboratory tests. Read More

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in Chukha


On 4th May, 2017, 116 cattle belonging to migratory herds of Habaylakha, Layna, Tshangkap and Epji of Lokchina geog under Chukha Dzongkhag are affected by FMD. Six calves and two cows died from the disease till date... Read More

Suspected Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in Samtse


On 3rd April, 2017, an outbreak of FMD has been suspected in cattle at Peuna Kharkha, Denchukha geog, Samtse. In a herd of 70 animals, 20 showed signs of FMD. Control measures including ban on the movement of animals and animal products have been implemented... Read More

Rabies outbreak in cattle at Balatung, Sarpang


On 5th April, 2017, a cow at Balatung village, Singye geog under Sarpang Dzongkhag was confirmed to be rabid by laboratory tests after it showed signs of rabies. Control measures are in place. Read More

Suspected case of Haemorrhagic Septicemia (HS) in cattle at Sampheling


On 27th March, 2017, a cow suspected of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS), died at Gurungdara, Sampheling geog, Chukha. There are about 60 animals at risk in the village and control measures are in place. Read More

News & Events

Visit by technical expert from University of Calgary, Canada


A team comprising of three scientists from the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary, Canada visited National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang from 2nd July - 9th July 2017 to discuss and initiate on the technical Collaboration on development of molecular vaccines against Haemorrhagic Septicemia (HS) in ruminants... Read More

Veterinary Epidemiology Capacity Assessment in Bhutan


The following external and internal national team members are conducting Veterinary Epidemiology Capacity Assessment through application of Veterinary Epidemiology Mapping Tool (EMT) in the country w.e.f 10-14 July 2017. The team will meet and discuss with key stakeholders at national, regional and local levels, in order to complete data and evidence gathering to support the assessment... Read More

Notification

Tender document

(The National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang, Thimphu would like to invite sealed quotation from the interested and eligible supplier for the supply of Laboratory Equipment for the FY: 2016 – 2017) Tender document and Price schedule attached.

Posted on Feb/20/2017  

Tender documents 2016 - 2017

The National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang, Thimphu would like to invite sealed quotation fro m interested and eligible suppliers for the supply of Laboratory Diagnostic Kits for the FY: 2016 - 2017...

Posted on Sep/24/2016  

Publications

Foot and Mouth Disease Control Document 2016

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly infectious viral disease of cloven-hoofed species characterized by fever and vesicles in the mouth and on the muzzle, teats, and feet...

Posted on Jan/05/2017  

NCAH Annual Progress Report for FY 2015-2016

The NCAH Annual Progress Report for the FY 2015-2016 has been published...

Posted on Dec/28/2016