Key organisations in the Bhutan Rabies Project

The key organisations involved in this project are the Department of Public Health within the Ministry of Health and the National Centre for Animal Health, Department of Livestock within the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. There are a number of other departments contributing to this body of work, such as the Department of Medical Services, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Agricultural Marketing Cooperative, the Department of Forest and Park Services, and the Council of Renewable Natural Resources Research of Bhutan.


Key people

Principal Investigators

       
Dr Tenzin Tenzin           Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer      Department of Livestock, Wangdue
Dr Sonam Wangchuk   Head   Public Health Laboratory, Department of Public Health, Thimpu
         

Co-Investigators (Animal Health)

       
Dr Narapati Dahal   Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
Dr Kinzang Dukpa   Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
Dr Jambay Dorji   Primary Livestock Health Officer   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
Mr Karma Rinzin   PhD Candidate   Murdoch University, Western Australia
Lokey Thapa   Assistant Veterinary Officer   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
Dr Padam B Gurung   District Livestock Officer   Department of Livestock, Chukha
Dr Rinzin Pem   Senior Veterinary Officer   Department of Livestock, Wangdue Phodrang
Dr Tashi Dorji   Chief   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
Mr Yeshey Tshering   Assistant Veterinary Officer   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
Dr Karma Wangdi   Veterinary Officer   Department of Livestock, Zhemgang
         

Co-Investigators (Public Health)

       
Dr Tandin Dorji   Chief   Communicable Diseases Division, Dept of Public Health, Thimpu
Dr Tashi Tobgay   Chief Programme Officer   Department of Public Health, Gelephu
Mr Tshering Dorji   Medical Technologist   Public Health Laboratory, Thimpu
         

Project Mentors

       
Dr Ron Jackson   Consultant Epidemiologist   EpiCentre, Massey University
         

Project Activity Coordinator

       
Dr Joanna McKenzie   Consultant Epidemiologist   EpiCentre, Massey University