30 May 2019

The Dzongkhag Health Sector, Trongsa coordinated the High Level Advocacy on Priority Public Health Issues. A team led by Hon'ble Dasho Dzongdag met with the general public of Tangsibji gewog. The similar program were also carried out in Korphu gewog in March 2019.  The main objectives of the program were to create awareness on prevention of suicide, Non-communicable diseases, STIs and HIV/AIDS, domestic voilence, gender based voilence, Child protection act, importance of parenting and rationale use of social media. It was also to take the healthcare service right in the community at their door step. The RENEW-CBSS volunteers, Legal officer, ICT officer and Dasho SP from RBP presented on behalf of their organization. More than 100 people gathered in the gewog office to attend the awarensss program. After the program, the particilants were also offered screening of NCDs, STIs and HIV/AIDS. The general checkup by both the traditional medicine and allopathic were offered at the screening site. The similar program is expected to be carried out in the remaining gewog.



Tangsibji Gewog