Health

First Initiation of Tibetan Mental Healthcare Plan at Goa

Goa: The first Tibetan Mental Health Care Plan initiated with the training of nurses on mental health prevalence survey by mental health desk of the department of health, CTA in collaboration with Sangath from 25th to 29th November 2019. A five-day training is being participated by 24 nurses from different Tibetan settlements in India. They are being trained […]


Orientation on Comprehensive Community Outreach and Coordinated Care for Settlement officers and executive secretaries

The Orientation Workshop on the Comprehensive Community Outreach & Coordinated Care (CCOCC) Program to the Settlement Officers and DoHe Executive Secretaries is currently in session from 8 to 9 October at the Central Tibetan Administration. Organised by the Department of Health, CTA, the workshop is being attended by 45 settlement officers and seven executives from […]


Department of Health organises Sowa-Rigpa and Allopathy Integration meeting

The Sowa-Rigpa and Allopathy Integration Meeting was held on 27 September 2019, at CTA’s Department of Health’s conference hall. The theme of the meeting was “Objectives behind Integration”, where the health professionals discussed and collaborated on how the two fields of medicine can integrate, which diseases they will combat together, and the administrative perspective on […]


Waves of Substance abuse and HIV/AIDS awareness campaign held in different parts of India

The Department of Health, CTA with funding from USAID carried out Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS awareness campaign in various Tibetan communities through its network of hospitals, health centres and other various institutions. As the awareness campaign about Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS is primarily focused on the youth, special funding assistance are being provided to the schools. The […]


Workshop on implementation of new agricultural developmental strategies concludes

Two-day Workshop cum Training for Agriculture Extension Officers concluded on 18 September in Delhi. Mr Dhondup Tsering, Deputy Secretary & Ms Dolma Tsering of the Department of Health (DoH) anchored the program. The program focused on control strategies for Fall Army Worm(FAW), an emerging pest reaching epidemic proportions and impacting farmer’s livelihoods. Session Domain experts […]


Department of Health organizes first national level HIV counseling training for staff Nurses at Delhi.

Tibetan Voluntary Health Association(TVHA) in collaboration with Central TB Division, Government of India organized two days training on HIV /AIDS, syphilis, PPTCT and TB HIV services for the TVHA staff nurses/ANM at Majnu-ka-Tilla, New Delhi from 19-20 September 2019. There were total of 20 staff nurses and ANM from Health units participating in this training. The […]


Health Department organises 4-day Adolescent health workshop

Dharamshala: The first of the four days workshop for Peer Educators of Adolescent club began today under the initiative of the Department of Health, CTA. The workshop on dealing with building life skills for adolescent development was attended by Secretary of the Department Palden Dhondup, Jampa Phuntsok, Additional secretary, Tsering Youdon Joint secretary, Tenzin Kunsang, […]



Health Department, NIMHANS Organise Life Skill Training in Dharamshala

Dharamshala: The Department of Health in collaboration with a team of NIMHANS (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences) is currently organising a life skill workshop for 54 school teachers, counsellors of 21 Tibetan Schools located in North and North Eastern Part of India from 13th to 16th May 2019. The workshop is funded by […]


Department of Health Convenes a Meeting on Hepatitis B Prevention & Treatment

Dharamshala: Health Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk opened the second two-day meeting on Hepatitis B Prevention & Treatment organised by Department of Health, CTA at Administrative Training and Welfare Society in Dharamsala from 12-13 March 2019. A total of 24 participants from Hunsur, Bhandara, Bir, Mundgod, Dekyiling, Kollegal, TMAI, Delek hospital, Odisha and Dharamshala attended the meeting, including allopathic […]