Key organisations in the Bhutan One Health Evaluation Project

The key organisations within the Bhutan OH Evaluation Project are the Communicable Disease Division, 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. Other organisations that are involved include the Non-Communicable Disease Dvision, the Public Health Laboratory, the Satellite Veterinary Laboratories, and the Regional Livestock Development Centre.


Key people

Principal Investigators

       
Dr Karma Lhazeen       Chief Programme Officer       Communicable Diseases Division, Department of Public Health, Thimpu
Dr Narapati Dahal   Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
         

Co-Investigators (Animal Health)

       
Dr Bal Bhandari   Veterinary  officer   Satellite Veterinary Laboratory, Department of Livestock, Gelephu
Dr Kinzang Dukpa   Deputy Chief Veterinary  officer   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
Dr Tenzin Tenzin   Deputy Chief Veterinary  officer   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
Dr Jambay Dorji   Primary Livestock Health Officer   Department of Livestock, Thimpu
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
Dr Sangay Lethro   Veterinary Officer   Regional Livestock Development Centre, Kanglung
         

Co-Investigators (Public Health)

       
Dr Sonam Wangchuk   Head   Public Health Laboratory, Department 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 Activity Coordinator 

       
Dr Joanna McKenzie    Consultant Epidemiologist   Massey University, New Zealand