Health Minister visits Dagana Dzongkhag
Further, the officials were also informed that the fund is being strictly used for procuring essential drugs and vaccines and the ultimate goal of the Bhutan Health Trust Fund was to ensure self reliance in essential drugs and vaccines. The officials were also informed that the current government is working towards institutionalizing the Move for Health Walk.
The team also sensitized the public on the importance of promoting exclusive breast-feeding for six months along with complementary feeding up to two years of age.
Meanwhile, the issue on the absence of an ultrasound facility within the district was raised and discussed. The district officials were informed that the Ministry of Health has taken the issue into consideration and are working towards installing the facility at Dagapela District Hospital soon followed by Dagana BHU- I as and when there are sufficient resources.