A kingdom in the eastern Himalayas on the northeast border of India, bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Assam, on the south by Assam and West Bengal, and on the west by Sikkim and Tibet. From 1720 to 1970 it was under Chinese or Indian domination. In 1971 it became a member of the United Nations. The name comes from the Sanskrit bhota, the name for Tibet, + anta, end, with reference to its location at the southern extremity of Tibet. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p144 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p64)
A family in the suborder Caniformia, Order CARNIVORA, comprised of one genus Ailurus, the lesser pandas.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Minute projections of cell membranes which greatly increase the surface area of the cell.
Information intended for potential users of medical and healthcare services. There is an emphasis on self-care and preventive approaches as well as information for community-wide dissemination and use.
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with improving and maintaining farm income and developing and expanding markets for agricultural products. Through inspection and grading services it safeguards and insures standards of quality in food supply and production.
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
Materials or phenomena which can provide energy directly or via conversion.
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to domestic national security.
An order of ungulates having an odd number of toes, including the horse, tapir, and rhinoceros. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Mutant strains of mice that produce little or no hair.
A genus of the subfamily TRIATOMINAE. Rhodnius prolixus is a vector for TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI.
A species of orangutan, family HOMINIDAE, found in the forests on the island of Sumatra.
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as water from RIVERS and LAKES.
Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.
A sport involving mountain climbing techniques.
A plant genus of the family CHENOPODIACEAE. The extract may be called lochein. Tumbleweed may occasionally refer to AMARANTHUS.
The development and establishment of environmental conditions favorable to the health of the public.
A histamine H1 antagonist with low sedative action but frequent gastrointestinal irritation. It is used to treat ASTHMA; HAY FEVER; URTICARIA; and RHINITIS; and also in veterinary applications. Tripelennamine is administered by various routes, including topically.
The presence in food of harmful, unpalatable, or otherwise objectionable foreign substances, e.g. chemicals, microorganisms or diluents, before, during, or after processing or storage.
The climax of sexual excitement in either humans or animals.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
A republic in the north of South America, bordered on the west by GUYANA (British Guiana) and on the east by FRENCH GUIANA. Its capital is Paramaribo. It was formerly called Netherlands Guiana or Dutch Guiana or Surinam. Suriname was first settled by the English in 1651 but was ceded to the Dutch by treaty in 1667. It became an autonomous territory under the Dutch crown in 1954 and gained independence in 1975. The country was named for the Surinam River but the meaning of that name is uncertain. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1167 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p526)
Medical tests taken by couples planning to be married in order to determine presence of genetic and contagious diseases.
Nerves and plexuses of the autonomic nervous system. The central nervous system structures which regulate the autonomic nervous system are not included.
Conversion from one language to another language.
The gradual expansion in complexity and meaning of symbols and sounds as perceived and interpreted by the individual through a maturational and learning process. Stages in development include babbling, cooing, word imitation with cognition, and use of short sentences.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent and treat RABIES. The inactivated virus vaccine is used for preexposure immunization to persons at high risk of exposure, and in conjunction with rabies immunoglobulin, for postexposure prophylaxis.
Acute VIRAL CNS INFECTION affecting mammals, including humans. It is caused by RABIES VIRUS and usually spread by contamination with virus-laden saliva of bites inflicted by rabid animals. Important animal vectors include the dog, cat, bat, fox, raccoon, skunk, and wolf.
The type species of LYSSAVIRUS causing rabies in humans and other animals. Transmission is mostly by animal bites through saliva. The virus is neurotropic multiplying in neurons and myotubes of vertebrates.
International collective of humanitarian organizations led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
The prevention of infection or disease following exposure to a pathogen.
The forcing into the skin of liquid medication, nutrient, or other fluid through a hollow needle, piercing the top skin layer.

Bhutan: the world's most advanced tobacco control nation? (1/31)

Significant achievements in the area of tobacco control have been made in the kingdom of Bhutan in the Eastern Himalayas, following the initiation of several tobacco control activities.  (+info)

Corneal ulceration in South East Asia. I: a model for the prevention of bacterial ulcers at the village level in rural Bhutan. (2/31)

AIM: To prove that antibiotic distribution by grassroots volunteer village health workers (VVHWs) in Bhutan is an effective and efficient public health intervention for the prevention of post-traumatic corneal ulceration. METHODS: 55 villages in two districts in Bhutan were selected for the study. A defined population of 10 139 individuals was followed prospectively for 18 months by 31 VVHWs who were trained to identify post-traumatic corneal abrasions with fluorescein dye and a blue torch and to administer 1% chloramphenicol ointment three times a day for 3 days to the eyes of individuals who fulfilled the eligibility criteria. RESULTS: During the 18 month period 135 individuals reported to VVHWs with an ocular injury and 115 were found to have a corneal abrasion. All 115 were treated with 1% chloramphenicol ointment three times a day for 3 days and all healed without sequelae CONCLUSIONS: Corneal ulcers that occur following traumatic corneal abrasions can be effectively prevented, even in the setting of isolated rural conditions such as those that exist in villages in Bhutan, by using relatively simple preventative measures that local VVHWs can easily be taught to employ.  (+info)

Chronic peritoneal dialysis in South Asia - challenges and future. (3/31)

Chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD), especially continuous ambulatory PD (CAPD), is being increasingly utilized in South Asian countries (population of 1.4 billion). There are divergent geopolitical and socioeconomic factors that influence the growth and expansion of CAPD in this region. The majority of the countries in South Asia are lacking in government healthcare system for reimbursing renal replacement therapy. The largest utilization of chronic PD is in India, with nearly 6500 patients on this treatment by the end of 2006. A large majority of patients are doing 2 L exchanges 3 times per day, using glucose-based dialysis solution manufactured in India. Chronic PD is not being utilized in Myanmar, Bhutan, or Seychelles. Affirmative action by the manufacturing industry, medical professionals, government policy makers, and nongovernmental organizations for reducing the cost of chronic PD will enable the growth and utilization of this life-saving therapy.  (+info)

Malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies among Bhutanese refugee children--Nepal, 2007. (4/31)

Acute and chronic malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies have been found in refugee camp populations. In southeastern Nepal, despite consistent access by refugees to general rations, certain micronutrient deficiencies have posed a substantial health burden to the approximately 100,000 Bhutanese residing in seven refugee camps. Limited food diversity, frequent illness, and poor feeding practices have been cited as underlying causes of poor nutritional status in this population. Annual surveys to assess levels of acute malnutrition (i.e., wasting) and chronic malnutrition (i.e., stunting) have been conducted in these camps by the Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); however, the capacity to reliably evaluate micronutrient deficiencies has not existed locally in the camps. In January 2007, AMDA and CDC, at the request of UNHCR and the World Food Programme (WFP), conducted a nutritional survey of children aged 6-59 months, assessing 1) the prevalence of acute malnutrition, chronic malnutrition, underweight, anemia, and angular stomatitis (i.e., riboflavin deficiency); 2) the cumulative incidence of diarrhea and acute respiratory illness (ARI); and 3) the feeding practices of the children's mothers. This report describes the results of that survey, which indicated that, although acute malnutrition was found in only 4.2% of the children, chronic malnutrition was found in 26.9% and anemia in 43.3%. These findings underscore the importance of monitoring both malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies and addressing the underlying causes of nutritional deficits.  (+info)

Sex-trafficking, violence, negotiating skill, and HIV infection in brothel-based sex workers of eastern India, adjoining Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh. (5/31)

A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted among brothel-based sex workers of West Bengal, eastern India, to understand sex-trafficking, violence, negotiating skills, and HIV infection in them. In total, 580 sex workers from brothels of four districts participated in the study. A pretested questionnaire was introduced to study their sociodemography, sex-trafficking, violence, and negotiating skills. Blood sample of 4-5 mL was collected from each sex worker using an unlinked anonymous method to study their HIV status. Data were edited and entered into a computer using the Epi Info software (6.04d version). Both univariate and multivariate analyses were done to find out any association between HIV and relevant risk factors. Results of the study revealed that a sizeable number of the participants were from Nepal (9%) and Bangladesh (7%). The seroprevalence of HIV was strikingly higher among Nepalese (43%) than among Bangladeshis (7%) and Indians (9%). Almost one in every four sex workers (24%) had joined the profession by being trafficked. Violence at the beginning of this profession was more among the trafficked victims, including those sold by their family members (57%) compared to those who joined the profession voluntarily (15%). The overall condom negotiation rate with most recent two clients was 38%. By multivariate analysis, HIV was significantly associated with sexual violence (odds ratio=2.3; 95% confidence interval 1.2-4.5). The study has documented that the trafficked victims faced violence, including sexual violence, to a greater magnitude, and sexual violence was associated with acquiring HIV in them. There is a need for an in-depth study to understand the problem of trafficking and its consequences.  (+info)

Development of temporal modelling for forecasting and prediction of malaria infections using time-series and ARIMAX analyses: a case study in endemic districts of Bhutan. (6/31)

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Group therapy model for refugee and torture survivors. (7/31)

The paper discusses the Center for Torture and Trauma Survivors' therapy group model for torture survivors and describes two of its variants: The Bashal group for African and Somali women and the Bhutanese multi-family therapy group. Group therapies in this model extend to community healing. Groups develop their cohesion to graduate to a social community club or initiate a community organization. New graduates from the group join the club and become part of the social advocacy process and of group and individual support and community healing. The BASHAL Somali women's group that developed spontaneously into a socio-political club for African women, and the Bhutanese family group that consciously developed into a Bhutanese community organization are discussed as two variants of this new model of group therapy with torture survivors.  (+info)

Reemergence of rabies in Chhukha district, Bhutan, 2008. (8/31)

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Go to Bhutan Capital City Thimphu City Profile - To Bhutan History. Bhutan __ An excellent tool for anthropological and Bhutan history research. Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or regions historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy. - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/bhutan/. Bhutan __ Bhutan is an extraordinary place hardly touched by the hands of time. Nestling in the heart of the great Himalaya, it remained in self-imposed isolation for centuries, aloof from the rest of the world. Since its doors were cautiously opened in 1974, visitors have been mesmerised: the environment is pristine, the scenery and architecture awesome, the people hospitable and charming, and the culture unique in its purity. History, culture, economic statistics. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - ...
Bhutan became a member of the United Nations in 1971. Bhutan does not have diplomatic relations with any of the permanent members of the UN Security Council, including the United States. Although Bhutan and the United States have never established formal diplomatic relations, the two countries maintain warm, informal relations via the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, and Bhutans Mission to the United Nations in New York. The U.S. Government annually brings several Bhutanese participants to the United States through its International Visitors, Humphrey Fellows, and Fulbright Programs. Bhutan participates in the South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration (SARI/EI), a program sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) that helps countries increase energy security through cross-border trade, clean energy access, and improved energy market practices. Bhutan receives USAID-supported training on a range of disaster management topics. The United States Government is ...
With its 733,643 people, Bhutan is the 163rd largest country in the world by population. It is the 135th largest country in the world by area with 38,394 square kilometers. In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding some border land to British India. Under British influence, a monarchy was set up in 1907; three years later, a treaty was signed whereby the British agreed not to interfere in Bhutanese internal affairs, and Bhutan allowed Britain to direct its foreign affairs. This role was assumed by independent India after 1947. Two years later, a formal Indo-Bhutanese accord returned to Bhutan the areas annexed by the British, formalized the annual subsidies the country received, and defined Indias responsibilities in defense and foreign relations. In March 2005, King Jigme Singye WANGCHUCK unveiled the governments draft constitution - which introduced major democratic reforms - and pledged to hold a ...
With its 733,643 people, Bhutan is the 163rd largest country in the world by population. It is the 135th largest country in the world by area with 38,394 square kilometers. In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding some border land to British India. Under British influence, a monarchy was set up in 1907; three years later, a treaty was signed whereby the British agreed not to interfere in Bhutanese internal affairs, and Bhutan allowed Britain to direct its foreign affairs. This role was assumed by independent India after 1947. Two years later, a formal Indo-Bhutanese accord returned to Bhutan the areas annexed by the British, formalized the annual subsidies the country received, and defined Indias responsibilities in defense and foreign relations. In March 2005, King Jigme Singye WANGCHUCK unveiled the governments draft constitution - which introduced major democratic reforms - and pledged to hold a ...
There are a number of environmental issues in Bhutan. Among Bhutans most pressing issues are traditional firewood collection, crop and flock protection, and wildlife conservation, as well as modern concerns such as industrial pollution, waste disposal, and climate change that threaten Bhutans population and biodiversity. Land and water use have also become matters of environmental concern in both rural and urban settings. In addition to these general issues, others such as landfill availability and air and noise pollution are particularly prevalent in relatively urbanized and industrialized areas of Bhutan. In many cases, the least financially and politically empowered find themselves the most affected by environmental issues. Through 2011, Bhutan experienced accelerated economic activities pressured natural resources such as land, air, and water. Development activities increased urbanization, industrialization, mining and quarrying, agriculture, and solid waste management projects. Land ...
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Health in Bhutan is one of the governments highest priorities in its scheme of development and modernization. Health and related issues are overseen by the Ministry of Health, itself represented on the executive Lhengye Zhungtshog (cabinet) by the Minister of Health. As a component of Gross National Happiness, affordable and accessible health care is central to the public policy of Bhutan. The Constitution of Bhutan charges the Royal Government with ensuring a safe and healthy environment, and with providing free access to basic public health services in both modern and traditional medicines. The Ministry of Health has provided universal health care in Bhutan since the 1970s. Health care infrastructure and services are planned and developed through Five Year Plans (FYP) of the Ministry of Health. The second democratically appointed Health Minister, Lyonpo Tandin Wangchuk, is the head of the Ministry of Health. Two major pieces of Bhutanese legislation establish a framework for personnel and ...
Background: Knowledge on antimicrobial drug resistance and genetic characteristics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates circulating in India, Pakistan, and Bhutan is sorely lacking. In this paper, we describe the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance and molecular characteristics of N. gonorrhoeae isolates from India, Pakistan, and Bhutan in 2007-2011. Methods: Antimicrobial susceptibility and beta-lactamase production were tested for 65 N. gonorrhoeae isolates from India (n=40), Pakistan (n=18) and Bhutan (n=7) using Etest methodology (eight antimicrobials) and nitrocefin solution, respectively. Resistance determinants, i.e. penA, mtrR, porB1b, gyrA, and parC, were sequenced. N. gonorrhoeae multiantigen sequence typing (NG-MAST) was performed for molecular epidemiology. Results: The highest resistance level was observed for ciprofloxacin (94%), followed by penicillin G (68%), erythromycin (62%), tetracycline (55%), and azithromycin (7.7%). All the isolates were susceptible to ceftriaxone, ...
Background: Knowledge on antimicrobial drug resistance and genetic characteristics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates circulating in India, Pakistan, and Bhutan is sorely lacking. In this paper, we describe the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance and molecular characteristics of N. gonorrhoeae isolates from India, Pakistan, and Bhutan in 2007-2011. Methods: Antimicrobial susceptibility and beta-lactamase production were tested for 65 N. gonorrhoeae isolates from India (n=40), Pakistan (n=18) and Bhutan (n=7) using Etest methodology (eight antimicrobials) and nitrocefin solution, respectively. Resistance determinants, i.e. penA, mtrR, porB1b, gyrA, and parC, were sequenced. N. gonorrhoeae multiantigen sequence typing (NG-MAST) was performed for molecular epidemiology. Results: The highest resistance level was observed for ciprofloxacin (94%), followed by penicillin G (68%), erythromycin (62%), tetracycline (55%), and azithromycin (7.7%). All the isolates were susceptible to ceftriaxone, ...
Uncorrected refractive error is the leading cause of visual impairment; 48.9% globally and 62.9% in South Asia (Bhutan is part of this region) as estimated by the Vision Loss Expert Group (VLEG). Recent studies document a wide global variation in the prevalence of refractive error and predict that without control interventions the prevalence of myopia will significantly increase globally, affecting nearly 5 billion people by 2050. Considering its high prevalence and significant socioeconomic impact, refractive error has gained priority as a public health challenge, particularly in children.. Bhutan did not have any authentic evidence on prevalence of visual impairment due to uncorrected refractive error in the country. The WHO Global Action Plan 2014-2019 emphasized evidence generation for blindness and visual impairment and evidence-based planning and intervention. To do so, IAPB SEA, Primary eye care department of Ministry of Health , Royal Government of Bhutan carried out a nation-wide survey ...
Four years after the completion of the internal evaluation, the Royal Government of Bhutan expressed interest in a study by an external team so as to receive an independent feedback on the current status of the programme and recommendations thereof. The present study was, therefore, undertaken to address this goal.. Purpose / Objective. To review the porcess of effective salt iodisation at Salt Iodisation Plant (SIP), Phuntsholing, covering procurement, transportation and storage of common salt, quality assurance at salt iodisaton plant inclusive of equipment inventory and maintenance, iodisation level, packaging, labelling, storage and price of iodised salt and its distribution.. Methodology. Informatin was collected by conducting interviews with key officials of Bhutan Salt Enterprises (Proprietor and Manager cum Officier-in-charge), Idonie Monitoirng Laboratory at SIP in Phuntsholing; and officials of Food Corporation of Bhutan in Phuntsholing. A site visit to SIP, Phuntsholing was made for ...
As my plane glides over the lush, green forest on the side of the mountains and descends into the narrow valley where the airport is located, I start to feel ...happy? Yes, happiness is the motto of the country of Bhutan-which is actually a kingdom. Interestingly, Bhutan is known for its development philosophy of Gross National Happiness. While working to finalize the poverty mapping work that our World Bank team has been collaborating on with Bhutans National Statistics Bureau (NSB) and the Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC), I realized that I am happy not just because I have had the opportunity to be in such a beautiful place, but also as I have had the chance to work with some highly dedicated, capable (and yes, happy!) civil servants. The poverty-mapping exercise in Bhutan was carried out by a joint team of staff members from the NSB and the World Bank. The team uses a
Background: As an important marker for health equity and access, under-five mortality (UFM) is a primary measure for socioeconomic development. The importance of reducing UFM has been further emphasized in an ambitious target under Sustainable Development Goals. The factors influencing UFM are not adequately understood in Bhutan. Methods: The most recent dataset of the Bhutan National Health Survey (BNHS) 2012 was used in this study. Multiple logistic regression analysis using a backwards elimination approach was performed to identify significant factors influencing UFM. All statistical analyses were adjusted for the complex study design due to the multistage stratified cluster sampling used in BNHS. Results: Bhutans UFM rate was 37 per 1000 live births. The weighted mean age of the children was 7.3 years (SD: 1.53; range: 3-12). Mothers age, household size, access to electricity and sanitation, residential region, and parity were the key factors associated with UFM. The UFM risk was significantly
Bhutan is a small Himalayan country experiencing vast changes as its traditional, Buddhist, collectivist culture meets Westernized culture in the process of globalization. The significant differences in culture and the idealization of the West has led to an increase in mental health issues in Bhutan, especially among the youth population. The government has recognized this and supports the growth of mental health professions. Currently, there are few mental health workers in Bhutan, but they have recently initiated a Bachelors-level counselor training program and have provided brief training to teacher counselors in schools to better address the rising problems. However, there is no information about how to internationalize the counseling profession to fit Bhutanese culture, and specifically to be most beneficial for clients. In this phenomenological study, I interviewed twelve Bhutanese mental health clients about their experiences with counseling. Their responses ultimately showed that the development
PCV prevents the transmission of pneumococcal bacterial diseases such as pneumonia, otitis media, bacteraemia and meningitis, some of the major causes of morbidity and death among Bhutanese children. The findings showed that both PCV10 and PCV13 offer good value for money in Bhutan but PCV13 yields better health outcomes and has a lower five-year budget impact.. Stakeholders including Bhutans High-Level Committee supported the results of the study; subsequently, cabinet members approved the introduction of the vaccine which was introduced into national routine immunization services in 2018.. Following this successful collaboration, Bhutanese stakeholders are now increasingly using HTA in resource allocation decisions.. In 2017, EMTD began an economic evaluation of the rotavirus vaccine (which prevents the rotavirus infection, a leading cause of severe diarrhoea in children) with support from PATH and iDSI. The study found that, at the current cost-effectiveness threshold in Bhutan, the ...
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The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC) will provide Nu 28.956 million (M) to four environment conservation projects that will be implemented between July this year and June 2020.. The four projects are Samarzingkha Agro-forestry Project, Socio-Ecological Resilience in Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary Project, Environmental Science in Formal Education in Bhutan in Classes XI and XII Project, and the Samdrupjongkhar-based Zero Waste Project.. The grant agreements were signed in Thimphu yesterday between BTFEC, GHN Commission and the grant recipients. The total commitment for the four projects is Nu 28.956M.. During the signing, the Director of BTFEC, Dr Pema Choephyel, urged all recipients to be responsible and accountable in successfully completing the projects benefiting the environment and the livelihood of the community.. Chief programme officer of BTFEC, Ugyen Lhendup, said that the grants would be released in phases every six months. Any individual, NGO or agency can apply ...
Introduction: Bhutan is progressing towards malaria elimination. The purpose of this evaluation was to assess the ability of the surveillance system from 2006-2012 to meet the objectives of the Bhutan Vector-borne Disease Control Programme (VDCP) and to highlight priorities requiring attention as the nation transitions to elimination.Methods: The evaluation was conducted using the Center for Disease Control guidelines for evaluating public health surveillance systems. Data sources included a search of publically available literature, VDCP program data, and interviews with malaria surveillance personnel. Blood slide quality assurance and control through formal assessment of slide preparation and measures of between reader correlation was performed. Results: Total malaria cases declined from 2006-2012. The average slide positivity rate decreased from 3.4% in 2006 to 0.2% in 2012. The proportion of non-residents in all cases increased to its highest value of 22.6% in 2012, and significant clustering in
Malaria cases reported in Bhutan was reported at 6 cases in 2018, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources. Bhutan - Malaria cases reported - actual values, historical data, forecasts and projections were sourced from the |a href=https://data.worldbank.org/ target=blank>World Bank|/a> on October of 2020.
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In 2010, we investigated anthrax outbreak in Bhutan. A total of 43 domestic animals died, and cutaneous anthrax developed in 9 persons, and 1 died. All affected persons had contact with the carcasses of infected animals. Comprehensive preparedness and response guidelines are needed to increase public awareness of anthrax in Bhutan.
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Drukair Corporation Limited , operating as Drukair - Royal Bhutan Airlines, is the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bhutan, headquartered in the western dzongkhag of Paro. Founded in 1981, ten years after Druk Gyalpo Jigme Dorji Wangchuck gradually began to open up the kingdom from self-imposed isolation, and seven years after welcoming its first foreign visitors, the airline commenced operations in 1983 with flights from Kolkata to Paro utilising Dornier Do 228 aircraft. A switch to BAe 146-100 equipment occurred in November 1988, and in order to meet increased demand, those aircraft were replaced in 2004 with two Airbus A319s.. Drukair Sydney, Australia Address: ...
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The STEPS Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors Survey uses a survey methodology developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to help countries establish noncommunicable disease surveillance systems. Some surveys are conducted at the country level and others at the subnational level. The methodology prescribes three steps-questionnaire, physical measurements, and biochemical measurements. Core topics covered by most surveys are demographics, health status, and health behaviors. These provide data on socioeconomic risk factors and metabolic, nutritional, and lifestyle risk factors. Details may differ from country to country and from year to year. In Bhutan, a multi-stage stratified cluster sampling design was used for the sampling methodology. In total, 2,822 adults ages 18-69 participated in the survey.. ...
Looking at the two maps, one can see a correlation between poverty and accessibility. In general, poor areas tend to have low access to markets and poor connection to road networks. For example, the poorest dzongkhags in the South have very little access to road networks and markets. On the other hand, areas in western Bhutan that are highly connected to markets also have the lowest poverty levels. It is also worth noting that the maps only show correlations, and not causal relationships.. Remote areas are not necessarily always poor. For example, the remote sub-district of Lunana in the far north appears to be quite well off. This seems to defy conventional wisdom given that the area is high up in the mountains and can only be reached after 9 days of intense trekking from the district headquarter. And that district headquarter is not even connected to any roads!. It turns out that the local yak herders in Luana supplement their income by collecting a type of fungus called Cordyceps [4]. In ...
This trip takes us on a journey along an ancient, high-level, trade route in a country visited by only a lucky few. We trek through splendid rhododendron forests, past yak herder settlements, across several passes and camp beside clear, blue, mountain lakes with spectacular views of the peaks which border Tibet. We also experience Bhutans fascinating culture and on specific departures, its colourful festivals with masked dances and general joviality. Note that different departures follow different itineraries - see is this trip for you for more details.
Congratulations to those three on taking these very first Indian images of this very very rare butterfly, and for adding this species to the Indian butterfly fauna. You struck gold with this! These Indian records are particularly important because the species was rediscovered in Bhutan only in 2009 after the initial species description in 1942 based on the specimens collected in 1933-1934. You will find more information about this on the ludlowi species page under different tabs and on a few other websites ...
NEW DELHI - The World Health Organization says Bhutan and the Maldives have eliminated measles, becoming the first countries in their region to stop the highly contagious child killer.
In the hot springs of Bhutan, you can cure nearly any ailment, make friends, and even use the warmth as a place to find a life partner. A travel story from Jigme Dorji National Park.
You cant help but fall in love with a country that measures its success in units of happiness, scrawls phalluses on every available wall and prefers white-gloved cops to traffic lights. Welcome to Bhutan, where things are done differently (and awesomely) in equal measure.
You cant help but fall in love with a country that measures its success in units of happiness, scrawls phalluses on every available wall and prefers white-gloved cops to traffic lights. Welcome to Bhutan, where things are done differently (and awesomely) in equal measure.
Diarrhea treatment (% of children under 5 receiving oral rehydration and continued feeding) in Bhutan was reported at 61.6 % in 2010, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources.
1st Edition Published on October 15, 2019 by Routledge India This book studies how a modern monarchy transformed Bhutan into a parliamentary democracy. A politi
As I tell my friends about Bhutan, the words that come to mind is that the landscape is like the northwest, but even more so. Traversing along the countrys one main road, you are transfixed by the beautiful greenery and snow-capped mountains. At such a high elevation, clouds move freely in and out of the valleys, obscuring the mountains and buildings. Its pure magic.. ...
The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is racing against time to prevent HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, from assuming epidemic proportions with the nation witnessing a rise in the number of prostitutes
Survival rate to the last grade of primary education, gender parity index (GPI) in Bhutan was reported at 1.1008 GPI in 2016, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources.
continuing talks and confidence-building measures work toward reducing tensions over Kashmir that nonetheless remains militarized with portions under the de facto administration of China (Aksai Chin), India (Jammu and Kashmir), and Pakistan (Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas); India does not recognize Pakistans ceding historic Kashmir lands to China in 1964; China and India continue their security and foreign policy dialogue started in 2005 related to the dispute over most of their rugged, militarized boundary, regional nuclear proliferation, and other matters; China claims most of Indias Arunachal Pradesh to the base of the Himalayas; lacking any treaty describing the boundary, Bhutan and China continue negotiations to establish a common boundary alignment to resolve territorial disputes arising from substantial cartographic discrepancies, the largest of which lie in Bhutans northwest and along the Chumbi salient; Burmese forces attempting to dig in to the largely autonomous Shan State to rout ...
A series of 3 pre-exposure rabies vaccination shots is advised for persons planning an extended stay or on work assignments in remote and rural areas, particularly in Africa, Asia, Central and South America. The pre-exposure series simplifies medical care if the person has been bitten by a rabid animal and gives enough time to travel from a remote area to seek medical attention. Although this provides adequate initial protection, you will require 2 additional post-exposure doses if you were exposed to the virus. The preferred vaccines for rabies pre-exposure vaccination and post-exposure therapy are HDCV (Human Diploid Cell Rabies Vaccine) and PCECV (Purified Chick Embryo Cell Vaccine). These two vaccines are interchangeable. Be aware that if you are in a remote area and are offered daily rabies treatment injections lasting 14 to 21 days, it may be one of the older animal brain-derived vaccines. We recommend that you do not take them due to serious side effects.. Note: Travellers who have not ...
The red panda is found in a mountainous band from western Nepal through northeastern India and Bhutan and into China, Laos and northern Myanmar. The species also lives throughout mountainous areas of southwestern China. Red pandas only live in temperate forests in the foothills of the Himalayas. They reside at altitudes generally between 1500 and 4800 meters where the temperature is generally cool, and there is little annual variation. A bamboo understory grows in these forests and provides the bulk of the red pandas diet. However, these patches of bamboo are only found in narrow bands throughout the red pandas range. Thus, although red pandas are distributed across thousands of miles of territory, they are restricted to these small, fragile areas.. The red pandas diet mostly consists of bamboo, very unusual for a mammal. Their broad teeth and strong jaws allow them to chew bamboos tough leaves and stalks. They also have a small, bony projection on their wrists that helps them grip bamboo ...
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Limited to the Himalayas, it is the largest of the Apis species. So far it has only been identified in the mountainous regions of Bhutan, the Chinese province of Yunnan, India, and Nepal. It mostly nests at altitudes between 2,500 and 3,000 m (8,200 and 9,800 ft), building very large nests under overhangs on the southwestern faces of vertical cliffs. One nest can contain as much as 60 kg (130 lb) of honey. The bees forage at altitudes of up to 4,100 m (13,500 ft). Due to its peculiar nesting behavior, the Himalayan giant honey bee is also referred to as the Himalayan cliff honey bee. The term Himalayan honey bee is sometimes used more informally for any of the four varieties of honey bees that are found in the Himalayan region; Apis cerana, Apis florea, Apis dorsata and Apis dorsata laboriosa. There are three different types of Apis dorsata laboriosa honey: spring or red honey that is created from flowers at higher altitudes, spring honey created from flowers at mid and lower altitudes, and ...
Rahul Gandhi, a leader of Indias Congress Party, on Friday yet again criticised the ruling Bharatiya Janata Partys (BJP) response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying even Pakistan and Afghanistan handled Covid better than India.. He made these remarks in a tweet, accompanied by a graph of International Monetary Funds (IMF) gross domestic product (GDP) projections for several countries and a wry comment: Another solid achievement by the BJP government.. According to the graph, Indian economy is expected to contract by 10.3 per cent this year, the highest contraction among the other countries - China, Bhutan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal and Afghanistan.. According to Hindustan Times, this would be the biggest slump of any major emerging nation and the worst since Independence.. The IMF, in its World Economic Outlook (WEO) 2020 shared on Tuesday, cut its forecast for Indias GDP growth, which fell at its steepest pace of 23.9pc in the June quarter. It now expects Asias ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the team of scientists that led the successful launch of the South Asian Satellite. Taking to Twitter, he said the the launch was a historic moment that opened up new horizons of engagement between South Asian countries. On the occasion, India was joined by leaders of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka in celebrating the launch.. Successful launch of South Asian Satellite is a historic moment. It opens up new horizons of engagement, PM Modi tweeted. The historic occasion has been made better with a surprise- we have leaders of South Asian nations joining us in celebrating this launch.. The premiers of the countries, namely Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, President of Maldives Abdulla Yameen, Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will address the event via video-conferencing on ...
Comment/Acknowledgements: Species to be expected. Thalictrum chelidonii DC., Prodr. 1:11. 1824, Hook.f. & Thoms. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:11. 1872, Stewart in Ann. Catalogue Vasc. Pl. W. Pak. & Kashm. 275. 1972.. This species is related to Thatictrum pedunculatum, from which it differs by the petaloid sepals which are lilac or purple and bulbils, present in the leaf axils.. Type: C. Nepal, Wallich in 1819.. A more easterly species distributed from Kashmir eastward to Bhutan, Nepal, Assam.. Doubtful Species. Thalictrum fimbriatum Qureshi & Chaudhri in Pak. Syst. 2 (1-2):13. 1978, & Pak. Syst. 4 (1,2):100. 1988.. According to authors this species differs from all other species in its fimbriate stipules and unisexual flowers.. I could not examine the type specimen (Kashmir: Sharda, S. Iqbal & A. Abbasi, 1591, ISL). It is quite surprising that the authors assign it to the sect. Thalictrum, characterised by sessile achenes which are cylindrical to ovoid. without h aving seen any fruit. ...
Sep 09, 2009 Addressing a meeting of South East Asian health ministers Tuesday, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan said the H1N1 (swine) flu pandemic will test the world on the issue of fairness and reveal in a measurable and tragic way the consequences of decades of failure to invest adequately in basic health systems and infrastructure, Agence France-Presse reports. Chan added, It will show what the failure to care about equity in international policy really means in life and death terms.. Though Southeast Asia, home to many of the worlds poorest people, has so far been hit relatively lightly… Chan warned against complacency in the WHOs 11 Southeast Asian member countries †Bangladesh, Bhutan, North Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and East Timor, the news service writes (9/8).. Egypt Orders 5M Doses Of H1N1 Vaccine The Zawya Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal reports: Egypt has ordered five million doses of H1N1 swine flu ...
After his transfer to be the director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute, the Holy Synod of the Church of Constantinople elected Archimandrite Nektarios (Tsilis) as the next Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, and essentially divided the metropolis into two separate metropolis. The Metropolis of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia now encompasses Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, and the new Holy Metropolis of Singapore encompassing Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. Metropolitan Nektarios was enthroned on March 1, 2008, by Metropolitan Athenagoras of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. ...
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Most Bengal tigers live in India, and some range through Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Myanmar. Their esimated population is approximately 3,250-4,700 tigers, with roughly 333 in captivity, mostly in
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Traditionally, the Cordyceps Mushroom supplement came from an Asian mushroom known as Cordyceps sinesis (C. sinesis), which sprouts from the body of dead caterpillar in the wild in the mountainous regions above 11,000 feet in Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. Cordyceps fungus has been and still is used for medicinal purposes in China. It reportedly was also used by some Chinese athletes as a non-detectable performance-enhancing substance during the Olympics Games in 1993. Today, demand for the fungus is increasing and is used more for its energy-generating and libo-enhancing properties. GCIs strategic manufacturing partner is the only producer in the world of the super potent Cordyceps sinensis Alohaensis hybrid strain. This strain is so unique that it has U.S. and International patents. This hybrid Cordyceps has the highest HEAA (Hydroxyethyl Adenosine Analogs) content of any Cordyceps in the world. Exactly replicating the analytical profile of wild Cordyceps, our ingredient is Full Spectrum, Organic ...
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The US made universal coverage of health (UHC) an integral health goal in 2012 which is among the Sustainable Advancement Goals targets. will not align with politics aspirations. Where reported insurance of providers CD40 is certainly great Also, quality of treatment is low as well as the poorest fare worst type of often. A couple of strong types of ongoing successes in countries such as for example Bhutan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka. Linked to this achievement are factors such as for example lower OOPE and higher shelling out for wellness. To make improvement in attaining UHC, financial and non-financial barriers to accessing and receiving high-quality healthcare need to be reduced, the amount of investment in essential health services needs to be increased and allocation of resources must disproportionately benefit the poorest. Key questions What is already known about this topic? The United Nations made universal health coverage a key health goal in 2012 and it is one of the Sustainable ...
The US made universal coverage of health (UHC) an integral health goal in 2012 which is among the Sustainable Advancement Goals targets. will not align with politics aspirations. Where reported insurance of providers CD40 is certainly great Also, quality of treatment is low as well as the poorest fare worst type of often. A couple of strong types of ongoing successes in countries such as for example Bhutan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka. Linked to this achievement are factors such as for example lower OOPE and higher shelling out for wellness. To make improvement in attaining UHC, financial and non-financial barriers to accessing and receiving high-quality healthcare need to be reduced, the amount of investment in essential health services needs to be increased and allocation of resources must disproportionately benefit the poorest. Key questions What is already known about this topic? The United Nations made universal health coverage a key health goal in 2012 and it is one of the Sustainable ...
The genus Tacca consists of the flowering plants in the yam family, Dioscoreaceae, and there are at least 17 species of Taccas. They are native to tropical region of China, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, East India, Indonesia, Laos, West Malaysia, Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.. The well-known Tacca species that have been cultivated as ornamental plants are the T. chantrieri and T. integrifolia. Taccas are known for their strange, yet mesmerizing flowers with long whiskery bracts that can reach up to a foot in length! The lurid, purplish flowers are also known as the Bat Lily or keladi murai due to the two light coloured bracts held high like bat wings. Besides, Taccas have large, beautiful dark green foliage and prefer to be grown in low light conditions with good air circulation.. In Tropical Spice Garden, looking for a T. integrifolia is like participating in a botany treasure hunt! They are planted in various parts of the garden: from the Ornamental Trail to the Spice ...
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19. Trichosanthes cordata Roxburgh, Fl. Ind., ed. 1832. 3: 703. 1832. 心叶栝楼 xin ye gua lou Involucraria cordata (Roxburgh) Roemer; Trichosanthes microsiphon Kurz.. Stem robust, angular, grooved, glabrous or sparsely puberulent. Petiole 14-17 cm, striate, sparsely puberulent; leaf blade broadly ovate-cordate, 8-22 × 7-23 cm, papery, unlobed or rarely angular-sublobate, both surfaces scattered shortly hirsute, margin minutely denticulate, apex acute or shortly acuminate. Male raceme 4-8-flowered; peduncle 12-20 cm, stout, striate, sparsely puberulent; pedicels 1-2 mm, thick; bracts oblong, ca. 4 × 1-1.5 cm, entire, shortly hirsute; calyx tube attenuate from apex toward base, ca. 4.5 × 0.7 cm; segments erect or flexuous, linear-lanceolate, ca. 1.5 cm. Female flower solitary; pedicel ca. 1 cm; ovary oblong, slightly puberulent. Fruit red, globose, smooth. Seeds subquadrangular, 1-1.2 × 0.4-0.5 cm. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug.. Evergreen broad-leaved forests; ca. 1000 m. SE Xizang [Bhutan, India, ...
Arunachal Pradesh has sought to raise three more units of Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) to protect the states international borders with China, Myanmar and Bhutan and allay fears of investors in the northeastern state.
View 2011 UNFCCC DRR profile. A number of the NAPAs prioritize issues related to building resilience and/or DRR. The NAPA priorities database is a good source of information on this. New projects submitted to the GEF in 2012 that are related to the HFA priority areas include:. 1. Benin, Burkino Faso, Sao Tome and Principe, and Sierra Leone: Strengthening climate information and early warning systems in Western and Central Africa for climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change.. 2. Bhutan: Reducing climate change-induced risks and vulnerabilities from glacial lake outbursts in the Punhakha-Wangdi and Chamkhar Valleys; and addressing the risk of climate-induced disasters through enhanced national and local capacity for effective actions.. 3. Burundi: Community disaster risk management.. 4. The Gambia: Strengthening climate services and early warning systems in the Gambia for climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change.. 5. Uganda and Zambia: Strengthening ...
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2. Tricyrtis pilosa Wallich, Tent. Fl. Napal. 62. 1826. 黄花油点草 huang hua you dian cao Compsoa maculata D. Don; Corchorus polygonatum H. Léveillé; Disporum esquirolii H. Léveillé; Tricyrtis maculata (D. Don) J. F. Macbride.. Stem 50--90 cm, hispidulous distally. Leaves ovate-oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 8--14 × 6--9 cm, hispidulous on both surfaces, base cordate or rounded and amplexicaul, apex acuminate. Cymes terminal and sometimes also axillary in distal part of stem, laxly several to many flowered; rachis and pedicels hispidulous. Tepals spreading horizontally, at an angle of ca. 45°, or subascending, greenish white, with black-purple or purple-brown spots, ovate-oblong to lanceolate, 1.2--1.8 cm × 5--6 mm; outer ones slightly wider than inner ones, basally saccate. Stamens subequaling tepals. Ovary glabrous. Capsule 2--3 cm. Fl. and fr. Jul--Sep. 2 n = 26*.. Forests, hillsides; 300--2300 m. Gansu, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan [Bhutan, ...
Mills is the associate vice president of research for global change and sustainability at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT. He has authored more than 100 publications and the widely used textbook, Conservation of Wildlife Populations. He was the 2009 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow for his work building wildlife biology expertise in Bhutan. He has testified before Congress on the use of DNA to study endangered wildlife and served as co-author on the North America section of the Nobel Prize winning 2007 report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC ...
Abstract. Bactrocera minax is a major citrus pest distributed in China, Bhutan and India. The long pupal diapause duration of this fly is a major bottleneck for artificial rearing and underlying mechanisms remain unknown. Genetic information on B. minax transcriptome and gene expression profiles are needed to understand its pupal diapause. High-throughput RNA-seq technology was used to characterize the B. minax transcriptome and to identify differentially expressed genes during pupal diapause development. A total number of 52,519,948 reads were generated and assembled into 47,217 unigenes. 26,843 unigenes matched to proteins in the NCBI database using the BLAST search. Four digital gene expression (DGE) libraries were constructed for pupae at early diapause, late diapause, post-diapause and diapause terminated developmental status. 4,355 unigenes showing the differences expressed across four libraries revealed major shifts in cellular functions of cell proliferation, protein processing and ...
As a species, the rhino has suffered severely because of an almost mystical faith that some Asian peoples place in medicines contained in the Rhino horn. Only 17,000 Indian, 500 Sumatran, and a scarce 70 Javan rhinos -- the rarest in world -- remain. In light of the fact that the rhino dominated the world for almost 150 million years, this is an incredible decline. Like other subspecies, Asian rhinos -- those found in Bhutan -- reside in water a good portion of the time. Water protects the animals from bloodsucking insect pests and the oppressive heat of the day. The mud that later forms makes a dry coat on their hides that serves to protect them. They graze mainly on grasses and other aquatic plants, many of which are submerged. To get at a plant below the surface, the rhino submerges its head, pulls a plant out by the roots, and lifts its head out of the water to chew and swallow its newly grasped meal. ...
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The Congress on Wednesday described as worrying the situation at the tri-junction with China and Bhutan and hoped Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the issue with the Chinese President to de-escalate the tension
The Minaret at Jam in Afghanistan was built in the 12th century. It stands alone in a remote valley surrounded by barren mountains. The tower is decorated with calligraphy and is accented with turquise ceramics.For more awesome pictures of places youll probably wont get to visit (Afghanistan, Bhutan, Cambodia, North Korea and so on), see: Link...
A team led by Narad Adhikari and including Gopal Gurung and Rajman Gurung has left for New Delhi while another team led by DB Rana Sampang and including TB Thapa, TR Rai and KB Gurung has left for Darjeeling and Sikkim ...
The red panda is what Webster 1913 means by the word panda, but hes the only one. The red panda (Ailurus fulgens), also called the lesser panda, looks ...
LETHBRIDGE - The Bhutanese refugee community in Lethbridge - one of the largest in Canada - is learning about healthy living and how to access vital health care services through a Newcomer Health Group developed with Alberta Health Services (AHS).
Additional resources for Aux sources du yoga : Patanjali et le raja-yoga. Example text. Khregs chod. 20 Tib. snying dkyil. COMMENTARY ON THE PRACTICE 25 Then, in the next line, the lamp of the empty drop is mentioned. In Direct Crossing there are what are called the four lamps and this is one of them. Then it says that the lamp is utterly pure meaning that it is completely clear because of having no impurity. In the middle of that lamp, as the next line says, the vajra chains of the complexion of rigpa appear clearly as letter as ( ). When vajra chains appear, they take many different appearances and as you develop with the practice those appearances will come forth in different ways, for instance sometimes they will come forth as the letter as, sometimes as other things. As is said, Rigpa is the one sufficient conqueror meaning that rigpa alone is enough and that is exactly what I am explaining here. This rigpa is what serves for taking refuge; for arousing compassion; for eliminating ...
Red pandas are loved and are an endangered species. Now, Denver Zoo just added a couple of cubs. These baby pandas, both female, were named Lali and Masu, Denver Post […]. Read More → ...
The tweeted video shows a red panda exiting a hole in a wall and prancing toward a large rock before becoming startled. The panda quickly backs away from the rock, stands on its hind legs and throws its front paws up in the air, seemingly attempting to intimidate the rock ...
... when he came to Bhutan. Jakar Dzong may be the largest dzong in Bhutan, with a circumference of more than 1,500 metres (4,900 ... Jakar Dzong or Jakar Yugyal Dzong is the dzong or fortress of the Bumthang District in central Bhutan. It is located on a ridge ... Brown, Lindsay; Mayhew, Bradley; Armington, Stan; Whitecross, Richard W. (2007). Bhutan. Lonely Planet Country Guides (3 ed.). ...
Provinces of Bhutan Penlop Dzongpen House of Wangchuck History of Bhutan Madan, P. L. (2004). Tibet, Saga of Indian Explorers ( ... was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Punakha Province occupied lands in western Bhutan, corresponding roughly to ... Under Bhutan's early theocratic dual system of government, decreasingly effective central government control resulted in the de ... Traditionally, Bhutan comprised nine provinces: Trongsa, Paro, Punakha, Wangdue Phodrang, Daga (also Taka, Tarka, or Taga), ...
... (born 7 April 1963), is a former Bhutanese archer who internationally represented Bhutan. Chuki competed for Bhutan ... Sports Reference Profile "Sonam CHUKI - Olympic Archery , Bhutan". International Olympic Committee. 2016-06-15. Retrieved 2017- ...
List of rulers of Bhutan History of Bhutan Politics of Bhutan Penlop of Trongsa Succession to the Bhutanese throne Brother of ... As King of Bhutan, Ugyen Wangchuck secured the Treaty of Punakha (1910), under which Britain guaranteed Bhutan's independence, ... The Penlop of Trongsa managed central Bhutan; the rival Penlop of Paro controlled western Bhutan; and dzongpons controlled ... Although Bhutan generally enjoyed favorable relations with both Tibet and British India through the 19th century, extension of ...
The Tang Chuu is a tributary of the Mo Chhu in western Bhutan. It originates in the Himalayas near Thowadra Gompa. It receives ... "Physiological Survey". River System of Bhutan. FAO Corporate Document Repository. Retrieved 2010-08-16. "Kula gangri tours and ... Bart Jordans (9 September 2010). Bhutan: A Trekker's Guide. p. 276. ISBN 9781849651899. Retrieved 2010-08-16. "Tang Chu". My ... Bart Jordans (9 September 2010). Bhutan: A Trekker's Guide. p. 280 - map. ISBN 9781849651899. Retrieved 2010-08-16. " ...
... , also known as Chime Lhakhang or Monastery or temple, is a Buddhist monastery in Punakha District, Bhutan. ... Brown, p.78 "Western Bhutan" (PDF). Lonely Planet. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-08. Retrieved 2010-08-10. Aris, ... Brown, p.145 Pandey, Geeta (2005-03-25). "Bhutan's phalluses warn off evil". BBC News. Retrieved 2010-08-10. Singh, Nagendra ... ISBN 1-74059-529-7. Pommaret, Francoise (2006). Bhutan Himalayan Mountains Kingdom (5th edition). Odyssey Books and Guides.. ...
Charles Thomas Bingham (1907) reports the butterfly from Sikkim; Bhutan; Assam; Cachar; Burma; Tenasserim; the Andamans. ...
North-eastern India: Sikkim; Bhutan; Assam: Sylhet; the Khasi Hills; Manipur: Upper and Lower Burma; the Shan States; ...
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Invited by the lama of Gasa, he and his retinue settled down in the region that would later become western Bhutan. This area ... Zhabdrung Rinpoche Ngawang Namgyal was recognized by the Tibetans as ruler of western Bhutan, and in the years until his death ... The Second Tibetan Invasion of Bhutan or the Second Battle of Simtokha Dzong was a military confrontation in 1634 between the ... Supported by the Bhutanese lamaist militias, King Karma Tenkyong sent five Tibetan divisions down into Bhutan: Four of these ...
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The Penlop of Trongsa controlled central Bhutan; the rival Penlop of Paro controlled western Bhutan; and dzongpons controlled ... During Bhutan's early history, Bumthang served as a locus of exile for both Tibetan and Indian rulers, and as the home of ... Although Bhutan generally enjoyed favorable relations with both Tibet and British India through the 19th century, extension of ... The Bumthang Kingdom enjoys a place in some of the legends of ancient Bhutan. The oldest lies behind a notable Jakar temple. ...
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History of Bhutan List of rulers of Bhutan Gulati, M. N. (2003). Rediscovering Bhutan. Manas Publications. pp. 66-67. Archived ... Bhutan: National Legislation. "Citizenship Act, 1985". Government of Bhutan. 1985. Archived from the original on 15 October ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Pastor sentenced to 3 yrs in prison". Bhutan News Service online. Bhutan News Service ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Immigration Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2007" (PDF). Government of Bhutan. 5 January ...
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"THE GRAPES & VINEYARDS". Bhutan Wine Company. "First vineyards planted in Bhutan". www.thedrinksbusiness.com. "Bhutan Wine ... The production of Bhutan wine is reported to have first been attempted in the 1990s, with the introduction of an experimental ... April 8 & 10, 2019, the Bhutan Wine Company planted the Kingdoms third and fourth vineyards in Paro and Lingmethang. As of May ... On April 2, 2019, the USA-based Bhutan Wine Company, in partnership with Bhutanese collaborators, planted the first fine wine ...
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The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has remained isolated and virtually unchanged for centuries but in recent years, its king ... Kinley Dorji, Editor-in-Chief for Kuensel, the main newspaper of Bhutan says "In the past, Bhutan chose to go into a self- ... Brent Olson is a member of the American-Bhutan Council advisory board and worked with Bhutan to create a photographic archive ... Olson describes Bhutan as moving directly from the Middle Ages to the modern world. "For a long time, they [the Bhutanese ...
Operations in Bhutan. *. Bhutan Country Strategic Plan (2019-2023). BT02 - Country Strategic Plan (CSP) ... Our work in Bhutan is made possible by the support and collaboration of our partners and donors, including: *. Australia ... Bhutan is located in one of the most seismically active zones in the world, and recent moderate earthquakes have focused ... The World Food Programme (WFP) has been working with the Royal Government of Bhutan for more than 40 years. This partnership ...
The big ban: Bhutans journey towards a tobacco-free society  World Health Organization. Country Office for Bhutan (‎World ... Country Office for Bhutan (‎6)‎MeSH SubjectBhutan (‎2)‎Public Health (‎1)‎Tobacco Use Cessation (‎1)‎Universal Health Care (‎1 ... For a healthier nation: the work of WHO in Bhutan 2017  World Health Organization. Country Office for Bhutan (‎World Health ... Road to SDGs: encapsulating works of WHO in Bhutan 2018  World Health Organization. Country Office for Bhutan (‎World Health ...
U.S.-Bhutan Relations U.S.-Bhutan Relations Bhutan became a member of the United Nations in 1971. Bhutan does not have ... The United States Government is also providing support to Bhutan to fight COVID-19 and its economic impacts. Bhutan also ... Bhutan participates in the South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration (SARI/EI), a program sponsored by the U.S. ... Although Bhutan and the United States have never established formal diplomatic relations, the two countries maintain warm, ...
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Ura is one of the most interesting villages in Bhutan. There are about 40 closely packed houses along cobblestone streets, and ... 9 Nights Bhutan Tour with Ura Valley. Day 01: Arrive in Paro (2250m) and transfer to Thimphu (2350m)Arrive at the Paro airport ... 9 Nights Bhutan Tour. Day 01: Arrive in Paro (2250m) and transfer to Thimphu (2350m)Arrive at the Paro airport and meet our ... 10 Nights Bhutan Cultural Tour. Day 01: Arrive in Paro (2250m) and transfer to Thimphu (2350m) Arrive in Paro Airport and meet ...
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The river rafting and mountain biking here are some of Bhutans best, and several treks begin or end at nearby Gasa Dzong.Its ... Wonders of Bhutan. Find out what lights up the faces of the residents of Bhutan, the only country in the world that measures ... Wonders of Bhutan. For lovers of Buddhist culture wanting to dig deeper, this 10-day trip through Bhutans magnificent mountain ... Bhutan Trekking - The Druk Path. Where else but the happiest country in the world could you trek among the Himalayas, smiling ...
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Driving Bhutans single highway, a serpentine road hacked precariously into the side of a mountain and perpetually under repair ... or enthusiastic guide to Bhutan than Tsewang Nidrup of Bhutan Expeditions (bhutan-expeditions.com.bt; 97-5/232-6266). ... "Bhutan is the last frontier-Tibet is gone; Nepals culture is a fusion," Jose had explained before the trip began. We were in ... Youll pay a premium to stay at one of Bhutans new luxury hotels, including the six Amans, Uma Paro, or the new Taj in Thimphu ...
Stay aware of current health issues in Bhutan in order to advise your patients on additional steps they may need to take to ... Remind your patients that traffic flows on the left side of the road in Bhutan. Encourage them to pay close attention to the ... The following diseases are possible risks your patients may face when traveling in Bhutan. This list is based on our best ... Use the Healthy Travel Packing List for Bhutan for a list of health-related items they should consider packing. ...
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note: English enjoys the status of subsidiary official language but is the most important language for national, political, and commercial communication; Hindi is the most widely spoken language and primary tongue of 41% of the people; there are 14 other official languages: Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi, Assamese, Kashmiri, Sindhi, and Sanskrit; Hindustani is a popular variant of Hindi/Urdu spoken widely throughout northern India but is not an official language (2001 census ...
A series of 3 pre-exposure rabies vaccination shots is advised for persons planning an extended stay or on work assignments in remote and rural areas, particularly in Africa, Asia, Central and South America. The pre-exposure series simplifies medical care if the person has been bitten by a rabid animal and gives enough time to travel from a remote area to seek medical attention. Although this provides adequate initial protection, you will require 2 additional post-exposure doses if you were exposed to the virus. The preferred vaccines for rabies pre-exposure vaccination and post-exposure therapy are HDCV (Human Diploid Cell Rabies Vaccine) and PCECV (Purified Chick Embryo Cell Vaccine). These two vaccines are interchangeable. Be aware that if you are in a remote area and are offered daily rabies treatment injections lasting 14 to 21 days, it may be one of the older animal brain-derived vaccines. We recommend that you do not take them due to serious side effects.. Note: Travellers who have not ...
  • The largest city in Bhutan is the capital Thimphu. (wikipedia.org)
  • Karen Beardsley and Canserina Kurnia dressed in traditional Bhutanese attire while teaching ArcGIS Online at Royal Thimphu College, Bhutan. (esri.com)
  • Instructors and participants in the ArcGIS Online course at Royal Thimphu College in Bhutan. (esri.com)
  • In early 2007, India and Bhutan renegotiated their treaty, eliminating the clause that stated that Bhutan would be "guided by" India in conducting its foreign policy, although Thimphu continues to coordinate closely with New Delhi. (flagcounter.com)
  • He was also a founding member and researcher at The Centre for Bhutan and GNH Studies, Thimphu, Bhutan, and founding editor of the Bhutan Observer . (routledge.com)
  • Thimphu , Dec 1 ( IANS ) A series of activities with various themes were held in Bhutan to mark World AIDS Day on Saturday. (wn.com)
  • Fly from Bangkok to Paro, Bhutan and drive to Thimphu. (cheesemans.com)
  • Highlights of western Bhutan, along with a 4 days trek between Thimphu and Paro. (windhorsetours.com)
  • Because it starts/ends in Paro or Thimphu, it logistics make it a popular choice as an add-on to any tour of Bhutan. (windhorsetours.com)
  • After Thimphu, the road climbs up to Dochula pass (3100m) with spectacular panorama of the peaks along Bhutan-Tibet border (weather permitting). (windhorsetours.com)
  • This Oct. 18, 2017 photo shows Gangtey Gonpa, or monastery, in the upper Thimphu Valley in Western Bhutan. (columbustelegram.com)
  • National Leprosy Control Programme of Bhutan, Thimphu. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The other fifty members are made up of monastic representatives nominated by the Central Monastic Body in Thimphu (or Punakha in the winter) and eight district monastic bodies, members of the Council of Ministers (Lhengye Shungtsong), members of the Royal Advisory Council (Lodoi Tsokde), secretaries of various government departments, district heads, others nominated by the government, and a representative nominated by the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry. (country-studies.com)
  • Check more long-term weather averages for Thimphu in December before you book your next holiday to Bhutan in 2018. (weather2travel.com)
  • Department of School Education, Thimphu, Bhutan. (nih.gov)
  • The Valley of Thimphu, Bhutan, where archery tournaments are regularly staged. (wvpe.org)
  • The terms for the Kings of Bhutan, Druk Gyalpo ("Dragon King"), and the Bhutanese endonym Drukpa, "Dragon people," are similarly derived. (wikipedia.org)
  • On April 2, 2019, the USA-based Bhutan Wine Company, in partnership with Bhutanese collaborators, planted the first fine wine vineyard in Bhutan: the Yusipang Vineyard. (wikipedia.org)
  • For a long time, they [the Bhutanese government] kept broadcast or satellite television under wraps and did not allow it to be developed in Bhutan. (voanews.com)
  • Beardsley first traveled to Bhutan with her husband and young daughter in late 2013 to visit a Bhutanese friend who works for the Department of Forests and Park Services in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. (esri.com)
  • The trip was part of an ambitious five-year project helmed by the Honolulu Academy of Arts, which has spent nearly $2 million assembling "The Dragon's Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan," the first international show focusing exclusively on Bhutanese sacred art and dance-and the first time many of these works have ever left their homeland. (travelandleisure.com)
  • Three years later, a treaty was signed whereby the British agreed not to interfere in Bhutanese internal affairs, and Bhutan allowed Britain to direct its foreign affairs. (flagcounter.com)
  • Two years later, a formal Indo-Bhutanese accord returned to Bhutan a small piece of the territory annexed by the British, formalized the annual subsidies the country received, and defined India's responsibilities in defense and foreign relations. (flagcounter.com)
  • Bhutan has already proved its potential-hydel plants have lit up nearly every Bhutanese home, irrespective of their location in the rugged mountain terrain. (org.in)
  • Bhumchu Zangmo walks out of the airport carrying her children, conjoined Bhutanese twin sisters Nima and Dawa, followed by their father Sonam Tshering in Paro, Bhutan, Thursday, March 7, 2019. (washingtontimes.com)
  • THIMPU, Bhutan (AP) - Two formerly conjoined Bhutanese twin girls arrived home Thursday after being separated in an operation in Australia, sparking joy when their family saw them walking independently. (washingtontimes.com)
  • It is agreed that Bhutanese traditional values and customs have been lost because of modernization factors such as Television and Internet, Modern Education and Tourism in Bhutan. (ipl.org)
  • Bhutan being a small nation between India and china ,it has been following a policy of isolation and adopting its unique tradition ,culture and Buddhist society until 1961, King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck initiating first five year plan with a construction of road, initiating economic development open its doors towards outside the world .there is an drastic improvement in living standard of Bhutanese people. (ipl.org)
  • The Bhutanese name for Bhutan, Druk Yul, means 'Land of the Thunder Dragon' and it only began to open up to outsiders in the 1970s. (archaeolink.com)
  • Guided throughout by our Bhutanese leader, Hishey Tshering, you will experience the wonder and beauty of Bhutan. (cheesemans.com)
  • During the visit, the Prime Minister is expected to meet Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the King of Bhutan and Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the fourth King of Bhutan and hold talks with his Bhutanese counterpart Dr Lotay Tshering. (outlookindia.com)
  • That is when GNH came under heavy criticism from a lot of people, saying that our government leaders are more interested in promoting GNH outside Bhutan," said Tenzing Lamsang, editor of The Bhutanese newspaper. (phys.org)
  • This Oct. 23, 2017 photo shows prize winning Bhutanese mastiff, Tsagay, who won the best mastiff contest at the Laya Royal Highlander Festival in Bhutan. (columbustelegram.com)
  • This Oct. 21, 2017 shows a typical Bhutanese home in Gasa, in northern Bhutan, a village in the Himalayas near the Tibetan border. (columbustelegram.com)
  • India and Bhutan Tuesday inked a dozen agreements on hydropower, civil aviation, health and IT after Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck held extensive talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. (nagalandpost.com)
  • On April 4, 2019, the Bhutan Wine Company planted a second small vineyard: the Bajo Vineyard. (wikipedia.org)
  • April 8 & 10, 2019, the Bhutan Wine Company planted the Kingdom's third and fourth vineyards in Paro and Lingmethang. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kathmandu, June 5, 2019 - In the Bhutan-Nepal Human Capital Forum that began today, participants have highlighted the need to urgently invest in the early years of childhood to drive growth and development in the productive years. (worldbank.org)
  • Bhutan ranked first in SAARC in economic freedom, ease of doing business, peace and lack of corruption in 2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • The combined revenues of the world's 6 largest tobacco companies in 2016 was more than USD 346 Billion, 16952% larger than the Gross National Income of Bhutan. (tobaccoatlas.org)
  • The production of Bhutan wine is reported to have first been attempted in the 1990s, with the introduction of an experimental vineyard at Paro (2,300 metres (7,500 ft)) near Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan.Australian wine company, Taltarni, is believed to have provided technical help, but it is not known whether any wine was successfully produced. (wikipedia.org)
  • Television and the Internet arrived in 1999, cell phones in 2003, and luxury tourism in 2004, with the development of the high-style Uma Paro hotel and the first of six properties in Bhutan from Amanresorts founder Adrien Zecha. (travelandleisure.com)
  • On the way back to Paro, stroll through the grounds of one of the oldest temples in Bhutan, Kyichu Lhakhang, with its magic orange tree that bears fruit all year round. (indagare.com)
  • Fly from Bangkok to Paro, Bhutan with views of Himalayan peaks towering through the clouds. (cheesemans.com)
  • Hishey will meet you in Paro to start your journey through Bhutan. (cheesemans.com)
  • Modi will arrive at the Paro International Airport and will officially begin his engagements by visiting the Simtokha Dzong, a monastery built by Ngawang Namgyal who unified Bhutan. (outlookindia.com)
  • Bhutan flight guide: how to get to Paro without. (intrepidtravel.com)
  • Amankora Paro, Aman Resorts' first venture into Bhutan, is a 30-minute drive from the kingdom's only international airport and is the largest. (originaltravel.co.uk)
  • Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are estimated to account for 69 percent of all deaths in Bhutan making it the leading cause of all preventable deaths, according to WHO NCD country profile, 2018. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Please note that Chemical industry in Bhutan: Business Report 2018 is a half ready publication. (marketpublishers.com)
  • Despite the high price tag, Bhutan was listed by both The New York Times and Afar magazine on "where to go in 2018" lists. (altoonamirror.com)
  • Bhutan will graduate from the Least Developed Country category on completion of its 12th Five Year Plan period (2018-2023). (un.org)
  • This Oct. 23, 2017 photo shows two women from the Laya nomadic ethic group attending the second annual Laya Royal Highlander Festival, high in the Himalayas in Bhutan near the border of Tibet. (columbustelegram.com)
  • This Oct. 23, 2017 shows the village of Laya, in Bhutan, where the Royal Highlander Festival was held. (columbustelegram.com)
  • This Oct. 23, 2017 photo shows women from the Laya ethnic group in their native costume, much of it woven from yak wool, attending the games and events at the Laya Royal Highlander Festival in the Himalayas, in Bhutan. (columbustelegram.com)
  • This Oct. 23, 2017 photo shows yaks entered in the best yak contest at the Laya Royal Highlander Festival, in the Himalayan highlands of Bhutan. (columbustelegram.com)
  • This Oct. 23, 2017 photo shows a Layan highlander, in native dress, parading his pony, which won the horse race at the Laya Royal Highlander Festival, in Bhutan. (columbustelegram.com)
  • In 2020, Bhutan ranked third in South Asia after Sri Lanka and the Maldives in the Human Development Index. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bhutan exports of mineral fuels, oils, distillation products - data, historical chart and statistics - was last updated on July of 2020. (tradingeconomics.com)
  • Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had announced in 2008 that it will help Bhutan build additional installed capacity of 10,000 megawatt in hydropower by 2020. (nagalandpost.com)
  • Bhutan is located between the Tibet Autonomous Region of China and India on the eastern slopes of the Himalayas in South Asia . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Himalayas in general are an ornithological paradise: Nepal has more than 800 species, Sikkim and Bhutan more. (pbs.org)
  • Famously cloistered and tentative in its approach to the modern world, Bhutan, sandwiched between China and India in the Himalayas, is in the midst of an unprecedented transition. (travelandleisure.com)
  • Yak herders in Bhutan are growing rich from trading a rare aphrodisiacal mushroom found only in the high Himalayas. (foxnews.com)
  • Referred to as the last Buddhist Kingdom, Bhutan sits at the foot of the Himalayas between India and China. (indagare.com)
  • The large-scale paintings were created after Chilla's 2012 stay in Bhutan-a landlocked country in South Asia found at the eastern end of the Himalayas, bordered to the north by China and to the south, east and west by India. (rit.edu)
  • Wedged between India and China, Bhutan is the last remaining Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas. (altoonamirror.com)
  • Discover the ancient Kingdom of Bhutan in the eastern Himalayas, which remains greatly undiscovered due to its secluded location, and begin the. (originaltravel.co.uk)
  • Nepal and Bangladesh are located in proximity to Bhutan but do not share a land border. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim and parts of Nepal became the vestiges of the Mahayana schools amid the decline of Buddhism in India. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bhutan has kept a particularly close eye on nearby Nepal, whose decade-and-a-half experience in democracy has largely failed, say many observers. (voanews.com)
  • In contrast to neighbouring Nepal, where the drafting of the Constitution is proving to be difficult and is also generating instability, Bhutan has quietly been working on a Constitution and discussing it with its people over seven months. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Considering that the now well-catalogued Kingdom of Nepal has thrown up several species of birds new to science since the 1960s, one can only imagine what unexplored Bhutan has to offer. (pbs.org)
  • DAMAK, Nepal, February 1 (UNHCR) - A new lease on life is within reach for thousands of refugees from Bhutan who have been living in Nepal's camps for nearly two decades. (unhcr.org)
  • The refugees first arrived in Nepal after fleeing ethnic tensions in Bhutan in the early 1990s. (unhcr.org)
  • The disposition of some 18,000 refugees of the roughly 100,000 who fled or were forced out of Bhutan in the 1990s - and who are housed in two UN refugee camps in Nepal - remains unresolved. (flagcounter.com)
  • The government's plan to reconsider the controversial motor vehicle agreement involving Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) has revived the debate over whether Bhutan should join the sub-regional group. (kuenselonline.com)
  • KATHMANDU - Most Bhutan refugees in Nepal will receive a 30 per cent smaller food ration from next year as part of an effort by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to stretch limited resources further to ensure full rations can continue for the poorest and most vulnerable. (wfp.org)
  • Refugees from Bhutan began arriving in Nepal in the 1990s. (wfp.org)
  • Bhutan has one of the world's least developed and smallest economies. (voanews.com)
  • Economy of Bhutan __ 'The economy of Bhutan, one of the world's smallest and least developed, is based on agriculture and forestry, which provide the main livelihood for 90% of the population and account for about 40% of GDP. (archaeolink.com)
  • 6 reasons Bhutan might be the world's most. (intrepidtravel.com)
  • Cigarettes are banned, and Bhutan is the world's only carbon-negative country, producing less carbon than its forests absorb. (altoonamirror.com)
  • The World Food Programme (WFP) has been working with the Royal Government of Bhutan for more than 40 years. (wfp.org)
  • Four years after the completion of the internal evaluation, the Royal Government of Bhutan expressed interest in a study by an external team so as to receive an independent feedback on the current status of the programme and recommendations thereof. (unicef.org)
  • Guided by the national concept of "gross national happiness" , the small Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan has achieved rapid economic growth and a reduction in extreme poverty levels over the last decade. (wfp.org)
  • But the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan may be less than awed. (wvpe.org)
  • Some scholars criticize Bhutan's proposed constitution for failing to address a human rights issue that has plagued the country for the last decade -- the plight of the ethnic Nepali minority in southern Bhutan. (voanews.com)
  • Although Bhutan and the United States have never established formal diplomatic relations, the two countries maintain warm, informal relations via the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, and Bhutan's Mission to the United Nations in New York. (state.gov)
  • On October 13, 2014, the small mountainous country of Bhutan convened the National Geospatial Exposition, a historic unveiling of Bhutan's online GIS data repository. (esri.com)
  • Impact on Bhutan's traditional values and customs are common observable facts around Bhutan today. (ipl.org)
  • Bhutan's Number One Independent Online News Magazine __ News from and about Bhutan. (archaeolink.com)
  • The Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lotay Tshering graced the celebrations with his presence, together with Bhutan's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tandi Dorji and others. (thedailystar.net)
  • INBAR has released its first ever report on bamboo construction in Bhutan, showing how bamboo can be used most effectively to produce homes and buildings with the context of Bhutan's current development policy framework. (inbar.int)
  • IEMR's Mobile Operator Forecast on Bhutan provides key operational and financial metrics for Bhutan's wireless market and is one of the best forecasts in the industry. (marketresearch.com)
  • Given Bhutan's effective implementation of ODA and its relations with international development partners, Bhutan will further explore innovative financing opportunities with multilateral and bilateral partners. (un.org)
  • About 40 years ago, Bhutan, then a medieval Buddhist kingdom, opened its borders and joined the modern world. (org.in)
  • What more luxurious way in which to immerse yourself in the tiny Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan than on an Aman adventure? (originaltravel.co.uk)
  • The fifth king of Bhutan originated the festival to promote the remote area and its native ethnic population. (columbustelegram.com)
  • Primary Sampling Units (PSUs) are taken from Population and Housing Census of Bhutan and comprised chiwogs (villages) in rural areas and urban block counts in urban areas. (springer.com)
  • Besides India had also agreed to give assistance of Rs.2.05 billion for an information technology project, which will make more than half of the Bhutan population e-literate. (nagalandpost.com)
  • Her Majesty the Gyalyum Tshering Pem Wangchuck, the Co-Chair of the Bhutan Foundation handed over a cheque worth USD 520,000 to the Chairman of Bhutan For Life and agriculture secretary Rinzin Dorji in a simple ceremony on December 11. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Bhutan has had only five kings till now, the current king's secretary, Sonam Tshering, tells us. (openthemagazine.com)
  • Bhutan is a constitutional monarchy with Mahayana Buddhism as the state religion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Royal family in Bhutan represents one of the rare examples of a monarchy where succession has been implemented by abdication in an orderly and unostentatious fashion, writes Abhishek Singhvi. (hindustantimes.com)
  • The nascent democracy-Bhutan became a constitutional monarchy in 2008 after the fourth king Jigme Singye Wangchuck transferred some of his powers to the people-has rejected Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as the only indicator of a country's standard of living. (org.in)
  • This book studies how a modern monarchy transformed Bhutan into a parliamentary democracy. (routledge.com)
  • This will be uniquely valuable book for those who are interested in Bhutan as well as those interested more generally in monarchy, democracy and politics. (routledge.com)
  • The monarchy of Bhutan, like the nation state itself, is relatively young. (openthemagazine.com)
  • Dzongkha: འབྲུག་ཡུལ་, romanized: Druk Yul, [ʈuk̚˩.yː˩], Nepali: भूटान), officially known as the Kingdom of Bhutan (Dzongkha: འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་, romanized: Druk Gyal Khap, lit. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, these names seem to have referred not to modern Bhutan but to the Kingdom of Tibet. (wikipedia.org)
  • The victorious Penlop of Trongsa Ugyen Wangchuck gained de jure sovereignty over the entire realm in 1907, marking the establishment of the modern Kingdom of Bhutan and the ascendancy of the House of Wangchuck . (wikipedia.org)
  • Restaurants and the flourishing livestock trade in Bhutan have been hit hard with the government banning the sale of beef and pork following an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the kingdom. (medindia.net)
  • Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom wedged between India and China, is the latest victim of Beijing's muscle-flexing. (outlookindia.com)
  • The magnificent Bhutan Gate is all that separates India from the kingdom of Bhutan, the landlocked country with limited entry points. (openthemagazine.com)
  • The kingdom of Bhutan came into existence to fight the British, who were particularly interested in this region as a crossing point to Tibet. (openthemagazine.com)
  • But urban youngsters in the kingdom of Bhutan are quick to challenge its rosy reputation. (phys.org)
  • Trends in leprosy in the Kingdom of Bhutan, 1982-1992. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Yes, happiness is the motto of the country of Bhutan-which is actually a kingdom. (worldbank.org)
  • Bhutan has been largely shielded from coronavirus but on Tuesday, the remote Himalayan kingdom famous for measuring gross national happiness went into lockdown for the first time. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Laya is one of the highest villages in Bhutan, and is the country's primary yak-breeding area. (columbustelegram.com)
  • Several international organizations were also present, including representatives from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), which developed the Bhutan Geospatial Portal with the Bhutan National Land Commission (NLC), and Esri. (esri.com)
  • The Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy (BCMD) is trying to inculcate this to more than 100 youth who are attending the youth summit in Sherubtse College. (kuenselonline.com)
  • The first poultry death at the camp was reported by one of the owners on April 3, after which a team from the National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) visited the site for investigation, according to the Bhutan Ministry of Agriculture and Forests . (wattagnet.com)
  • Country Office for Bhutan (‎ World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • Untreated cataract and uncorrected refractive error are major causes of visual impairment in the country, according to the findings of the second rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Bhutan. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has committed to contribute USD 4 million (M) to the World Food Programme (WFP) Bhutan until 2023 to support school feeding in the country. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Few days ago, the forest department wrote to the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) claiming that Himalayan monal, a sub-alpine pheasant species in the country have come under harm from poachers, mostly cooks and porters on trekking tours. (kuenselonline.com)
  • Bhutan - Atlapedia Online __ Excellent overview of the country of Bhutan covering a wide variety of topics. (archaeolink.com)
  • Bhutan Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. (archaeolink.com)
  • Get the mobile country codes for calling Taiwan from Bhutan. (countrycallingcodes.com)
  • We hope Country Calling Codes has been of help to you in finding the Taiwanese calling code for your international call from Bhutan to Taiwan. (countrycallingcodes.com)
  • Bhutan is a country and culture that embodies in living in the moment. (cheesemans.com)
  • While the rest of the world judges their progress by GDP and other quixotic economic concepts, Bhutan, this tiny dot of a Himalayan country, measures it by Gross National Happiness, a concept developed by the 4th King Jigme Singye Wangchuk. (openthemagazine.com)
  • The first two chapters of the report feature the country profile by giving general information on Bhutan and by thoroughly studying its economic state, (including key macroeconomic indicators and their development trends). (marketpublishers.com)
  • The aim of this study is to provide a tool which will assist strategy group and the management team specialists in making correct decisions as how to penetrate the Bhutan market and how to catch the maximum commercial opportunities in dealing with business partners in this country. (marketpublishers.com)
  • Jambay has joined Carrie Jennings and Jen Kader on Freshwater's research and policy team as he studies why the springs that supply drinking water in Bhutan are drying up and what watershed management strategies can help preserve that water in his small Himalayan country. (freshwater.org)
  • By law, 60% of the whole country is protected national forest, and it actually absorbs more carbon that it uses, which makes Bhutan tours perfect for trekkers, monastery-lovers, Buddhist pilgrims and the merely curious. (intrepidtravel.com)
  • The Asian country of Bhutan has had its first confirmed case of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in two years, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reported. (wattagnet.com)
  • While several localities in Sikkim, India, for instance, were reported from western Bhutan, both in old collections and in the old literature. (kuenselonline.com)
  • They possess a number of powers and rights under the Constitution of Bhutan , such as regulating commerce, running elections, and creating local governments. (wikipedia.org)
  • [13] Dzongdeys slowly lost relevance and went defunct as they were not included in the Constitution of Bhutan [3] and the Local Government Act of 2009, which repealed the previous local governments and administrative divisions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Constitution of Bhutan directs the State to promote those conditions that will enable the pursuit of Gross National Happiness," the fifth king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk said at his coronation in 2008. (org.in)
  • Health services are free as enshrined in the Constitution of Bhutan. (who.int)
  • During the 16th-century, Ngawang Namgyal unified the valleys of Bhutan into a single state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bhutan joined the United Nations in 1971. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bhutan became a member of the United Nations in 1971. (state.gov)
  • Under a succession of modernizing monarchs beginning in the 1950s, Bhutan joined the UN in 1971 and slowly continued its engagement beyond its borders. (flagcounter.com)
  • Bhutan defines gross national happiness as social sustainable development, cultural preservation, care for the environment and good governance. (voanews.com)
  • Bhutan, famed for its invention of "Gross National Happiness" to measure progress and its citizens' well-being, is one of the most remote and insular places on Earth. (medindia.net)
  • The UN's World Happiness Report, released in 2013, ranked Bhutan on No 8 globally and No 1 in Asia. (openthemagazine.com)
  • This alternative vision of balancing spiritual and material wealth has won global attention and praise, drawing a stream of academics and well-being gurus to happiness conferences in Bhutan. (phys.org)
  • Improving Well-Being in Bhutan: A Pursuit of Happiness or Poverty Reduction? (springer.com)
  • Guided by the development philosophy of Gross National Happiness, Bhutan is committed to realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. (un.org)
  • [4] The dzongkhags , and their residents, are represented in the Parliament of Bhutan , a bicameral legislature consisting of the National Council and the National Assembly . (wikipedia.org)
  • He represented the district of Tashigang for the first two consecutive terms (2008-2013) in the National Council, Parliament of Bhutan. (routledge.com)
  • Bhutan is also a member of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, the Non-Aligned Movement, BIMSTEC, the IMF, the World Bank, UNESCO and the World Health Organization (WHO). (wikipedia.org)
  • The first groups of refugees from Bhutan could be resettled within months, thanks to Nepal's decision to grant them exit permits. (unhcr.org)
  • Australia, Denmark, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Norway have indicated their willingness to accept refugees from Bhutan for resettlement. (unhcr.org)
  • We're only thinking of going back to our land in Bhutan," said Birkabahadul Gurung, 72, who heads a family of 26 refugees in Goldhap camp. (unhcr.org)
  • This paper highlights on the current malaria situations in Bhutan and its challenges for future prevention and control strategies. (malariaworld.org)
  • Most of Bhutan peaks' including the highest peak Gangkar Puensum can be seen. (windhorsetours.com)
  • Leaving civilisation behind we head north into the towering peaks of the Bhutan Himalaya, crossing 14 high passes and journeying through some of the most inaccessible human settlements on earth. (mountainkingdoms.com)
  • Prepare travelers to Bhutan with recommendations for vaccines and medications. (cdc.gov)
  • MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on twitter said that Bhutan is a central pillar of India's 'Neighbourhood First Policy. (outlookindia.com)
  • The number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in Bhutan is 37.89 while in Bangladesh it is 45.67. (ifitweremyhome.com)
  • Dengue is endemic in Bhutan. (iamat.org)
  • The findings from this study corroborate that community-directed interventions can be utilized as an effective means for improving knowledge, attitude and practice in the malaria-endemic areas of Bhutan. (malariaworld.org)
  • The ARIMA models of time-series analysis were useful in forecasting the number of cases in the endemic areas of Bhutan. (malariaworld.org)
  • In 1999, Bhutan became one of the last countries to embrace television. (voanews.com)
  • Related news bulletins update and add the finishing touch to an overview of economic situation in Bhutan. (marketpublishers.com)
  • WFP will support the Government of Bhutan in preparing for and responding to natural disasters, including in the areas of coordination and capacity building, data preparedness, logistics, emergency telecommunications and food security. (wfp.org)
  • The United States Government is also providing support to Bhutan to fight COVID-19 and its economic impacts. (state.gov)
  • and taught two introductory GIS workshops for RTC faculty and staff as well as participants from the government of Bhutan, a nongovernmental organization (NGO), and the private sector. (esri.com)
  • This workshop on ArcGIS Online was attended by 23 participants from RTC, the government of Bhutan, and NGOs. (esri.com)
  • A Bhutan government spokesperson said cases of the contagious viral disease that affects all species of cloven-hoofed animals were being reported since the beginning of July in eastern Samdrup Jongkhar district, bordering India's northeastern state of Assam. (medindia.net)
  • Bhutan Official Web Portal __ Official gateway to the government of Bhutan ministries and services. (archaeolink.com)
  • A 'Dzong' has been for many years the center of government, of religion, and of education in Bhutan. (michaelolaf.net)
  • The work is based on an INBAR and Government of Bhutan partnership, funded by the Common Fund for Commodities, that trialled various bamboo building types and building components in the Bhutan market to test their marketability and produce recommendations for how bamboo can be more effectively used in the construction sector. (inbar.int)
  • Most probably we will be able to cover visit of Ta Dzong, the National Museum of Bhutan housed in a an Watch-tower. (windhorsetours.com)
  • Bhutan had imposed an indefinite ban on the import of poultry and related products in February following the outbreak of H5N1 virus in poultry in India's Maharashtra state. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Bhutan has one of the largest water reserves for hydropower in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meet Jambay, faculty of Watershed Hydrology, Statistics, and Forestry at College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan and visiting researcher at Freshwater. (freshwater.org)
  • The Treaty of Peace between Britain and Bhutan demarcated the border in 1865, following the Bhutan War . (wikipedia.org)
  • Following Britain's victory in the 1865 Duar War, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding land to British India. (flagcounter.com)
  • How Can Poverty Mapping Support Development in Bhutan? (worldbank.org)
  • The poverty-mapping exercise in Bhutan was carried out by a joint team of staff members from the NSB and the World Bank. (worldbank.org)
  • In the case of Bhutan, the team managed to come up with reliable poverty estimates at the sub-district (known as Gewog in Bhutan) level .This work was also supported in part by AusAID through the South Asia Policy Facility for Decentralization and Service Delivery. (worldbank.org)
  • Here's how Mr. Faizuddin Ahmed , a poverty consultant based in Dhaka Office, described the effort in training the team from Bhutan. (worldbank.org)
  • On the other hand, areas in western Bhutan that are highly connected to markets also have the lowest poverty levels. (worldbank.org)
  • In the 12th FYP, Bhutan aims to eradicate poverty, reduce inequality and address the needs of vulnerable groups. (un.org)
  • [3] Each dzongkhag also has a dzongkhag court presided over by a dzongkhag drangpon (judge), who is appointed by the Chief Justice of Bhutan on the advice of Royal Judicial Service Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brent Olson is a member of the American-Bhutan Council advisory board and worked with Bhutan to create a photographic archive of its artistic heritage. (voanews.com)
  • Bhutan does not have diplomatic relations with any of the permanent members of the UN Security Council, including the United States. (state.gov)
  • According to reports, the Chinese representative argued that "… as the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in the project ID 10561 is located in the China-Bhutan disputed areas which is on the agenda of China-Bhutan boundary talk, China opposes and does not join the Council decision on this project. (outlookindia.com)
  • Bhutan is well on track in implementing the SDGs. (un.org)
  • LAYA, Bhutan - Prayer flags whip in the wind, flying across steep valleys and roads. (altoonamirror.com)
  • Encompassing lush valleys and towering mountains, tranquil temples and glacial rivers, this wonderful 15 day Bhutan experience will make your. (originaltravel.co.uk)
  • Stay aware of current health issues in Bhutan in order to advise your patients on additional steps they may need to take to protect themselves. (cdc.gov)
  • Tobacco harms the health, the treasury, and the spirit of Bhutan. (tobaccoatlas.org)
  • Even though fewer men smoke on average in Bhutan than on average in medium-HDI countries, there are still more than 26400 men who smoke cigarettes each day, making it an ongoing and dire public health threat. (tobaccoatlas.org)
  • Abortion is illegal in Bhutan except in the case of rape, incest, mental health risks or to save a woman's life. (womenonwaves.org)
  • The predominantly public financed and managed health system in Bhutan has evolved and grown remarkably in the past five and a half decades. (who.int)
  • Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) have long been a major public health problem in Bhutan. (unicef.org)
  • The bilateral Indian-Bhutan Group Border Management and Security has been established to collaboratively assess and secure the border between the two countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bhutan participates in the South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration (SARI/EI), a program sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) that helps countries increase energy security through cross-border trade, clean energy access, and improved energy market practices. (state.gov)
  • Even though fewer men die from tobacco in Bhutan than on average in medium-HDI countries, tobacco still kills 3 men every week, necessitating action from policymakers. (tobaccoatlas.org)
  • More girls smoke in Bhutan than on average in medium-HDI countries. (tobaccoatlas.org)
  • Even though fewer women die from tobacco in Bhutan than on average in medium-HDI countries, tobacco still kills 66 women every year, necessitating action from policymakers. (tobaccoatlas.org)
  • More people use smokeless tobacco in Bhutan than on average in medium-HDI countries. (tobaccoatlas.org)
  • The two countries have completely stopped virus transmission, with no indigenous measles case being reported in Maldives since 2009, and in Bhutan since 2012. (hindustantimes.com)
  • In his departure statement, the Prime Minister said on Friday that India-Bhutan partnership forms an important pillar of New Delhi's 'Neighbourhood First' policy and expressed confidence that his two-day trip will promote the time-tested ties between the two countries. (outlookindia.com)
  • Continuing the high-level exchanges between the two countries, PM @narendramodi departs for #Bhutan on a two-day visit. (outlookindia.com)
  • Bhutan and neighboring Tibet experienced the spread of Buddhism which originated in the Indian subcontinent during the lifetime of Gautama Buddha. (wikipedia.org)
  • Namgyal became the first Zhabdrung Rinpoche and his successors acted as the spiritual leaders of Bhutan like the Dalai Lama in Tibet. (wikipedia.org)
  • The precise etymology of "Bhutan" is unknown, although it is likely to derive from the Tibetan endonym "Böd" for Tibet. (wikipedia.org)
  • This report provides an overview of national approaches to disclosure and transparency in the state-owned enterprise (SOE) sector in nine Asian economies: Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam. (oecd.org)
  • King Wangchuck, a keen basketball player and Elvis fan, and four of his forebears have ruled Bhutan since 1907 when the royal family took over and brought stability to the previously war-ravaged nation. (medindia.net)
  • Ugyen WANGCHUCK - who had served as the de facto ruler of an increasingly unified Bhutan and had improved relations with the British toward the end of the 19th century - was named king in 1907. (flagcounter.com)
  • In this section, you will find the list of the immunizations and screenings recommended for Canadians travelling to the above destination (Bhutan). (familiprix.com)
  • In 1910, a treaty guaranteed British advice in foreign policy in exchange for internal autonomy in Bhutan. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the first millennium, the Vajrayana school of Buddhism spread to Bhutan from the southern Pala Empire of Bengal. (wikipedia.org)
  • We were traveling almost as far east as the road would take us-nearly to India-because Guru Rinpoche, the Buddha reincarnate who in the eighth century brought Buddhism to Bhutan, passed through the region on his second missionary trip. (travelandleisure.com)
  • When he had reached a state of enlightenment, he emerged from the cave and, the whole of Bhutan was blessed with Buddhism. (originaltravel.co.uk)
  • The Bhutan-China border issue came to light on June 2 and 3 during a virtual meeting of the Global Environment Facility. (outlookindia.com)
  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also mentioned this at an interaction with journalists: "The CCP (Communist Party of China) recently filed a boundary dispute with Bhutan at a meeting of the Global Environment Facility. (outlookindia.com)