One case of suspected rabies was reported from Resumgang (Tenjuri) village, Shompangkha Geog under Sarpang Dzongkhag on 8th July 2014. The case was in dog. The sample was collected and tested by SVL Gelephu by using rapid rabies antigen detection test kit and was confirmed positive. Control measures are in place.
Attached herewith is the minutes of the long term sustainability of Jangsa Animal Saving Trust (JAST) convened on 20th June 2014 at the conference hall, Department of Livestock. The meeting was attended by Animal Welfare Association (JAST), RSPCA and other related agencies and was chaired by Hon'ble Director, Department of Livestock. For downloading the minutes, please visit http://www.ncah.gov.bt/rpt_others.php.
Eighteen members delegation comprising of Livestock Officials from High Mountain Agribusiness and Livelihood Improvement Project (HIMALI) from the Department of Livestock, Nepal visited National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang on 1st July 2014. The Offtg. Program Director, Dr. Jambay Dorjee and other staffs from the NCAH, Serbithang briefed them on the mandates, activities and key achievements of the unit. The delegates visited the laboratory Services Unit with particular emphasis on the currently established BSL+2 laboratory.
One case of suspected rabies was reported from Medical Supply Depot colony, Phuentsholing Geog Chukha Dzongkhag on 24th June 2014. The case was seen in dog with clinical signs like aggressive, body in coordination, chorea-fits, slightly reddish eye and severe pain with typical signs of terminal stage . The dog after sometime died and the sample was collected by SVL Phuentsholing and was referred to NCAH, Serbithang for laboratory confirmation. The result released from Laboratory Service Unit, Serbithang has confirmed the disease as Rabies by Florescence Antibody Test. The dog was not vaccinated nor received the CNVR identification. Possible...
Applications are invited for a One Health Epidemiology Fellowship Program being implemented in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Kingdom of Bhutan, Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, and the People’s Republic of Bangladesh by Massey University, New Zealand. The Program is funded by the European Commission under the One Health Program in Asia. The program will be undertaken by six participants in each of the four participating countries (24 participants in total), comprising two public health, two animal health and two wildlife health participants, beginning on 15 September 2014. Applications are currently invited for the Fellowship...
Based on the high poultry mortality reported from Tsirang Dzongkhag, a Retrospective study was carried out by RLDC Wangdue. Cause of high mortality has been diagnosed as Infectious Bursal Disease (Gumboro) followed by high Coccidiosis. A mortality percent of 44.2 was reported as per the report attached. For detail report please visit: www.ncah.gov.bt/downloads/reports
The Department of Livestock conducted a ten days training titled “Training on vaccination and deworming for poultry entrepreneurs” at Sampheling geog centre, Chukha (for Samtse & Chukha Dzongkhags, 2 - 11 June 2014) and at Damphu, Tsirang for Sarpang and Tsirang Dzongkhags (16 - 25 June 2014) for the poultry entrepreneurs. This training was conducted in collaboration with the Drug Regulatory Authority of Bhutan and implemented jointly by the National Centre for Animal Health and Regional Livestock Development Centres (Tsimasham and Wangdue). For detail report please visit: www.ncah.gov.bt/download/reports
Five days training was organized from 9th to 13th June 2014 to the Laboratory staffs of RLDC Tsimasham on Salmonella Culture, identification and on Single disk by using Muller Hinton agar. The laboratory technician were trained on the steps for isolation of Samonella species on specific Medias and to carry out the biochemical tests for identification of Salmonella species. They were also trained on the antimicrobial susceptibility testing using standard single disk. For downloading the report please visit, http://www.ncah.gov.bt/downloads/documents.php
The "First National Veterinary Clinical Services Workshop" organised by National Animal Hospital, Chubachu.The workshop was attended by veterinarians from Animal Health Division, DoL; NCAH; NDDC; NAH; RLDCs Wangdue and Tsimasham; Dzongkhags of west-central and western region. The workshop was organised at Centennial hotel, Phuentsholing from 9th to 12th June 2014. The main objectives of the workshop was to review the existing clinical services; identify the gaps; and brainstorm on new strategies/approaches for strengthening of the veterinary clinical services in the country for overall enhancement of livestock production in the country. From...
The "First National Veterinary Clinical Services" Workshop was organised by National Animal Hospital Chubachu from 9th to 12th June 2014 at Centennial hotel, Phuntsholing. The resolution of the workshop is attached herewith for kind information and action. You can be downloaded the file by visiting http://www.ncah.gov.bt/download/documents.php. Select the file you want to download