Disease Outbreaks

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

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in Samtse


An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in cattle was reported on 8th March 2017, although signs of FMD were observed by the owner on 26th February, 2017. One cattle is affected in Dangragoan village and five cattle are affected in Devithan village... Read More

Rabies outbreaks in three Dzongkhag


Rabies outbreak at Karmaling village under Karmaling geog, Dagana Dzongkhag was reported on 12 March 2017. A stray dog suspected of rabies had bitten seven other dogs (both pet and stray), one sheep and one pig in the community, but the biting dog could not be traced... Read More

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


On 22nd February, 2017, two cattle suspected of Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (HS), died at Tiling village, Sampheling geog, Chukha. There are about 50 animals at risk in the village and control measures are in place... Read More

News & Events

Training Workshop in collaboration with University of Calgary


The National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) in collaboration with the Department of Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary is conducting a 2 day training workshop on Animal Health Economics, wildlife disease surveillance and Risk assessment for rabies at NCAH, Serbithang on 24th and 25th April, 2017... Read More

MaX Online Training


The Human Resource Officer for the Department of Livestock conducted training on ‘Managing for eXcellence’ - MaX online system at the conference hall of National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH), Serbithang on Friday, 21st April 2017. MaX online system is launched by the Royal Civil Service Commission to ensure easy access for monitoring while facilitating discipline in planning and evaluation of performance within the stipulated schedule with enhanced accountability to both supervisors and supervisee... 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