Disease Outbreaks

FMD outbreak in Genekha, Thimphu

FMD outbreak was reported in two herd at Jeba village under Genekha geog, Thimphu Dzongkhag on 2 September 2017. A total of 7 animals were affected and are recovering from infection. Jeba is about 2 km away from Chunzom towards Thimphu and opposite to proposed education city... Read More

Rabies outbreak in Phuentsholing

A rabies case in a stray horse was confirmed at Phuentsholing town area on 10 September 2017. The horse showed symptom of rabies and had bitten a man. The the brain tissue sample of the horse tested positive to rabies... Read More

FMD outbreak in Bongo, Chukha

FMD outbreak was reported at Bangteygang village (Chungkha) under Bongo geog, Chukha Dzongkhag on 4 September 2017. So far, the disease has affected only one herd. Control measures including public awareness, movement control of live animal and animals products, ring vaccination and surveillance are being conducted by the Dzongkhag Livestock sectors and RLDC, Tsimasham. Read More

Rabies outbreak in Panbang

Rabies outbreak in dog was confirmed on 3 September 2017 at Marangdud and Tungudempa villages under Panbang Dungkhag, Ngangla geog under Zhemgang Dzongkhag. A rabid dog (stray) have bitten 3 children and 9 cattle on 3 Sep... Read More

Foot and mouth disease outbreak at Paro

Foot and mouth disease outbreak in cattle is ongoing at Paro. As of 17 July 2017, 266 cattle were affected with the disease including 12 deaths (10 calves and 2 adult cow) in five geog (Tsento, Lamgong, Dopshari, Hungrel and Wangchang)... Read More

Rabies outbreak in cattle, Samtse

On 11th May, 2017', a cow at Bahun Tar village of Sang-Nga-Choling geog in Samtse Dzongkhag showed signs of Rabies and died 3 days later (14th May 2017). It was confirmed to be rabid by field laboratory tests. Read More

News & Events

Press Release

The Department of Livestock, (DoL) MOAF, Bhutan recognized for “Institutionalizing Compassion” at the 10th Asia for Animals Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2-5 December 2017 The 10th Asia For Animals Conference (AFA 2017) was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 2-5 December 2017. The conference was attended by over 500 participants from 50 countries and from more than 150 organizations... Read More

World Rabies Day - 2017 (Zero by 30)

Bhutan has been observing World Rabies Day ever since its inception in 2007. The theme for World Rabies Day 2017 is “Zero by 30”.(Zero human deaths from dog-mediated Rabies by 2030). These are the activities successfully carried out during World Rabies Day 2017: - Public Awareness through short message service (SMS)... Read More


Tender document

(The National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang, Thimphu would like to invite sealed quotation from the interested and eligible supplier for the supply of Laboratory Equipment for the FY: 2016 – 2017) Tender document and Price schedule attached.

Posted on Feb/20/2017  

Tender documents 2016 - 2017

The National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang, Thimphu would like to invite sealed quotation fro m interested and eligible suppliers for the supply of Laboratory Diagnostic Kits for the FY: 2016 - 2017...

Posted on Sep/24/2016  


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