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  • Doctors and Vets working together to improve Human & Animal Health

    23 June, Thimphu: A new One Health program is helping improve detection and management of diseases spread from wildlife and animals to humans in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.

    sit1The three-year program Integrating Education and Action for One Health, to complete in 2017, is funded by the European Union and implemented by Massey University of New Zealand. Participants from the four countries are currently in Thimphu, Bhutan, attending a 2-week long intensive workshop on Evaluation of Disease Control Policy and Economics led by Professor Roger Morris, Dr Joanna McKenzie, Dr Masako Wada and Dr Sithar Dorjee from Massey University of New Zealand.

    Participants from the four countries are currently in Thimphu
    Participants from the four countries are currently in Thimphu
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  • A Dream comes true for Maymey Tenzin

    Inauguration of the Community A.I Centre at Tselinghor village
    Inauguration of the Community A.I Centre at Tselingkhor village

    22 June, Pemagatshel: The long awaited dream of Maymey Tenzin, 67 years old for having a community Artificial Insemination (A.I) Centre at Tselingkhor village in Pemagatshel came to reality on 11 June 2015. There were tears of joy in his eyes and a derelict smile in his wrinkled face. His neighbour, Ahbee Choden, was amused to see Maymey Dorji in this state.

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  • Training of Trainers and System Testing of G2C Database for Essential Veterinary Drug Program

    Picture for news clipThe National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH), Serbithang under the Department of Livestock (DoL) is conducting a seven days “Training of Trainers and System Testing for G2C Database for Essential Veterinary Drug Program (EVDP)” in the country from 15th June 2015 to 21st June 2015.

    The training is being attended by 21 participants from various units under the Department of Livestock such as Dzongkhag Veterinary Hospitals, Regional Livestock Development Centres, National Animal Hospital, Livestock Central Store, National Centre for Animal Health and DoL HQ.

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  • Announcement: Cattle Exhibition cum Mart in Uesu Geog, Haa, on 19 June 2015

    The Dzongkhag Livestock Sector, Haa is organising a one day Cattle Exhibition cum Mart in Uesu Geog tentatively on 19th June 2015 although it is bit late due to program clash. All are invited to grace the event.

    For any query please contact Dzongkhag Livestock Sector at 08-375284 at office hours and at 17658725/77630316 any time.

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  • Fodder production training for Shengkar farmers

    UntitledJune 10, Bumthang: The dairy rearing farmers from Shengkhar Chewog under Ura Geog in Bumthang Dzongkhag attended training on improved fodder production organized by the National Center for Animal Nutrition (NCAN), Bumthang.

    The training provided dairy farmers a basic skill on improved fodder production practice and created awareness on addressing fodder shortages during winter through application of appropriate fodder conservation technologies. They were also introduced to operation of fodder chaff cutter machine, making willow silage in plastic bag and feeding Urea Mineral Mixture Block (UMMB) to dairy cow as a supplementary diet during lean season.

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