Name: Dr Kinzang Dukpa
Designation: Program Director
Qualification: B.V.Sc & AH, M.Sc & PhD
Department: General Administration

Email-ID: kinzangd@yahoo.com
Contact#: 17304889
Updated On: Aug-23-2016
About:

Research interest, skills and expertise:
Veterinary Epidemiology including risk-based surveillance, risk assessment, risk analysis, spatio-temporal epidemiology; serological surveillances; observational study designs; Foot-and-Mouth Disease serology including Non-structural protein ELISA and Liquid Phase Blocking ELISA. 

Professional linkages and award:
OIE National focal point for animal disease notification Member of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics.

Recipient of Australian Biosecurity Cooperatives Research Centre Award (2008).

Key accomplishments:
Development of National Foot-and-Mouth Disease Control Program, Revised-National Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Plan 2014 and Guidelines for Preparedness, Surveillance and Control of Anthrax in Human and Animals 2013. 

Publications: 
1. Dukpa, K., Robertson, I.D. and Ellis, T.M. (2012) Serological and clinical surveillance studies to validate reported foot-and-mouth disease free status in Tsirang district of Bhutan. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 104 (1-2). pp. 23-33 (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167587711003345). 
2. Dukpa, K., Robertson, I.D., Edwards, J.R., Ellis, T.M., Tshering, P., Rinzin, K. and Dahal, N. (2011) Risk factors for foot-and-mouth disease in sedentary livestock herds in selected villages in four regions of Bhutan. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 59 (2). pp. 51-58. 
3. Dukpa, K., Robertson, I.D. and Ellis, T.M. (2011) The epidemiological characteristics of the 2007 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in Sarpang and Zhemgang Districts of Bhutan. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 58 (1). pp. 53-62. 
4. Dukpa, K., Robertson, I.D., Edwards, J.R. and Ellis, T.M. (2011) A retrospective study on the epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease in Bhutan. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 43 (2). pp. 495-502.
 5. Dukpa, K., Robertson, I.D. and Ellis, T.M. (2011) The seroprevalence of foot-and-mouth disease in the sedentary livestock herds in four districts of Bhutan. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 100 (3-4). pp. 231-236.
6. Dukpa, K., Thapa, L., Tshering, K., Tobgay, T., and Gabur, C. 2008. Prevalence and treatment efficacy of Humpsore in cattle in Sarpang. Journal of Renewable Natural Resources of Bhutan. 4(1) pp 107-115.