Health

Vision:

“A Dzongkhag with the best health providing equitable access to quality health care services promoting healthier and happier society.”

Mission

  • To provide a quality healthcare service. (Modern and Traditional medicine)
  • To accord top priority to public health interventions in prevention, control and surveillance.
  • To rehabilitate and promote healthy living.

Objectives

  1. To achieve 100% elderly care for citizen above 60 years old
  2. To reduce the incidence of Non-communicable disease
  3. To reduce Neonatal, Infant and Maternal Mortality.
  4. To achieve 100 % immunization coverage.
  5. To provide safe drinking water and reduce incidence of water related diseases.
  6. To achieve 100 % sanitation coverage.
  7. To reduce incidence of alcohol related death.

Back ground

The Dzongkhag Health Sector has 2 hospitals (Trashigang and Riserboo), 5 Grade I BHUs, 20 Grade II BHUs, 3 Sub Posts and 60 Outreach clinics. There are 6 Traditional Medicine units distributed equitably giving people a better choice of service. The services are sustained with at least 90 percent of population living within 3 hours from health facility. The care is structured into three tiered health system with hierarchy ascending from outreach clinics to BHUs at primary level, District hospital at secondary level and referral to regional hospitals at tertiary level.

Strategies

Elderly Care:

  • Line listing of citizens above 60 years old
  • Conduct screening for life style related diseases and other diseases.
  • To provide Home Care services for Needy elderly.

Non-Communicable Disease:

  • Conduct NCD clinic once in a week in hospitals and BHU grade II
  • Screening for Blood Sugar, BP, BMI
  • Awareness campaign during Clinics, Social gatherings, Monasteries and Dratshangs.
  • Provide Health Education on Non communicable Diseases.

Mother and Child Health:

  • Provide Antenatal and Postnatal Care for all pregnant women
  • Educate pregnant mothers on dietary habits, 5 danger signs of pregnancy, breast feeding and colostrum feeding.
  • Promote exclusive breast feeding for 6 monthsfor infants.
  • Provide and promote timely immunization of children.
  • Provide Care for Child Development.
  • Provide Integrated Management of Neonatal and Child Illness.
  • Provide Emergency Maternal and Obstetric Care.
  • Promote Importance of 1000 Golden Days for Child.

Water and Sanitation:

  • Conduct regular water analysis (Fecal coliform and turbidity).
  • Follow up on chlorination of Water tank.
  • Education on Safe drinking water and Hand Washing Technique.
  • Proper use of toilets and management of waste disposal.

Alcohol

  • Advocate on harmful effects alcohol use.

 

Other Information.

1. DEMOGRAPHY

  • Total Household                                 9787
  • Total Population                                  44332
  • Total Active VHWs                            76
  • Children less than 1 year                     931
  • Total Female (15-49 years)                 11680

2. VITAL STATISTICS

  • Total Birth                                           954
  • Total Death                                         218
  • Total death less than 28 days             6         
  • Total Maternal Death (2014)              1

3. WATER AND SANITATION

  • Sanitation coverage (%)                      94.17
  • Access to Safe drinking water (%)     99

5. REPRODUCTIVE HEATH AND FAMILY PLANNING

  • Total pregnant women                        1015
  • Institutional delivery (%)                    82.8
  • Trained Deliveries (%)                        8.2

6. OTHER INDICATORS

  • Immunization coverage (%)                96.1
  • Total TB cases                                                 72
  • Total disability (physical impairment)             86
  • Total Mortality rate/1000 live birth                 10.8
  • Under 5 Mortality Rate/1000 live birth          16.2
  • Crude birth rate / 1000 persons                       16.8
  • Crude death rate/1000 persons                       2.6

7. INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Total Hospital                                                 2
  • Total BHU I                                                    5
  • Total BHU II                                                  15
  • Total Sub post                                                 3
  • Total ORC                                                      60
  • Total Functional Ambulance                           14

9. TOP TEN HEALTH PROBLEM

Common Cold                                                            24980

Skin Infection                                                             7902

Acute Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis                                       6622

Diarrhea                                  5580     

Peptic Ulcer Syndrome                                               4944
Conjunctivitis                                                              4230

Dental Caries                                                              4064

Work Related Injuries                                                 2419

Hypertension                                                               2406

Disease of Teeth & Gums-                                         2261

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