Bhutanese delegates at the OIE General Session

Posted by Dr. Yoenten Phuentshok on May/26/2017 11:10 PM   (0)Comments

Bhutan is represented at the 85th General Session of the OIE at Paris by Hon'ble Director General and Chief Veterinary Officer of the Department of Livestock and the Program Director of National Centre for Animal Health. Read More

Rabies outbreak in cattle, Samtse

Posted by Dr. Yoenten Phuentshok on May/16/2017 6:25 AM   (0)Comments

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

Posted by Dr. Yoenten Phuentshok on May/16/2017 6:24 AM   (0)Comments

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. Control measures are implemented by the team from Regional Livestock Development Centre, Tsimasham and Chukha Livestock sector. The team also vaccinated 529 susceptible animals around the outbreak areas. Samples are sent to the Laboratory Support Unit of the National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang. Read More

B.Sc Animal Science students visit NCAH

Posted by Dr. Yoenten Phuentshok on May/09/2017 9:25 AM   (0)Comments

Thirty students pursuing B.Sc Animal Science (nested program) at College of Natural Resources (CNR)Lobeysa visited the BSL 2+ veterinary laboratory at the National Centre for Animal Health. The students were briefed on the zoonoses and public health besides other animal health related topics. Read More

Training Workshop in collaboration with University of Calgary

Posted by Dr. Yoenten Phuentshok on Apr/24/2017 11:27 AM   (0)Comments

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. The training workshop is attended by officials from the Department of Livestock, Department of Forests and Park Services and BAFRA. Read More