Disease Outbreaks

FMD outbreak at Samphelling, Chukha

Foot and mouth disease outbreak in cattle is being reported at Malbase and Ghaumoune village under Samphelling geog, Chukha on 18 April 2018. Thirty four (34) cattle from four (4) households are affected during the outbreak... Read More

HPAI H5N1 outbreak in poultry birds at Kalapani village, Samtse

The National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) confirmed an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza - H5N1 at Kalapani village, Phuntshopelri geog, Samtse dzongkhag on 20th March 2018. The outbreak occurred in a layer farm that is located at India-Bhutan border towns... Read More

Rabies case in a cattle at Pachudara, Phuentsholing

A rabies case in a cattle was confirmed at Pachudara village under Phuentsholing geog, Chukha dzongkhag on 17/3/3018. The animal was taken from Kahireni village to Pachudara on 9/2/2018 where similar rabies case was confirmed in a cattle in that village on 28/2/2018... Read More

Avian Influenza (H5N1) Outbreak at Samdrup Jongkhar, Bhutan

The National Centre for Animal Health (NCAH) confirmed an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza - H5N1 at Zangtopelri Lhakhang, Samdrup Jongkhar on 11th March 2018. Following confirmation, the National Incident Command Committee (NICC), chaired by Dasho Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests met on 12th March 2018 declared the outbreak and issued an executive order (SEC/MOAF-7/2017-18/148) to activate Incident Operation Center (IOC) at Samdrup Jongkhar... Read More

PPR disease outbreak in goats at Ramety, Sampheling

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) disease outbreak in goats was reported at Sangay Minjurling Lhakhang (above Ramitey) area under Sampheling geog on 8 March 2018. As per the investigation, people have brought Tsethar goat from across the border and released at Sangay Minjurling Lhakhang area on 1 February 2018... Read More

Poultry mortality at Samdrup Jongkhar town

A poultry morality was reported at Samdrup Jongkhar Zangdopelri area since 4/3/2018 with signs of cyanosis of comb and wattle, swelling of eye, nasal discharge, droopiness, and diarrhea. There are more than 60 Tsethar birds in the Zangdopelri compound and 24 have died after showing the above symptoms... Read More

News & Events

Visit by Agricultural Counselor for India and South Asia at Embassy of France

On Tuesday, 24th April 2018, Madame Francoise Moreau-Lalanne, Agricultural Counselor for India and South Asia at Embassy of France visited the National Centre for Animal Health to understand animal health services delivery and system in Bhutan. She is in Bhutan as part of a delegation led by the French Ambassador to India... Read More

Online Rabies Education Course

The Rabies Educator Certificate (REC) is a free, online course developed to provide people with the knowledge and skills to teach their communities about rabies prevention. Anyone can apply for this free course. It is self-paced and can either be studied online or downloaded and studied offline. There are five modules applicable to all situations, regardless of geographical location The final assessment is online and successful candidates receive a Certificate of Achievement Enrol now at: https://education... Read More


Notice Inviting Quotation - Airfare

The National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang would like to invite airfare quotation from authorized ticketing agents for the following sectors, as per the itinerary provided below: Type of Class: Economy Date From To (remarks) 17 May 2018 Paro Bangkok (2 Pax) 18 or 19 May '18 Bangkok Paris (2 Pax) 26 May '18 Paris Bangkok (3 Pax) 28 May '18 Bangkok Paro (3 Pax) For details and T&C, refer the attached document...

Posted on Mar/27/2018  


National Centre for Animal Health would like to re-announce the vacancy for the post of ESP (Lab Helper).

Posted on Mar/02/2018  


Foot and Mouth Disease Control Document 2016

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a highly infectious viral disease of cloven-hoofed species characterized by fever and vesicles in the mouth and on the muzzle, teats, and feet...

Posted on Jan/05/2017  

NCAH Annual Progress Report for FY 2015-2016

The NCAH Annual Progress Report for the FY 2015-2016 has been published...

Posted on Dec/28/2016