Health

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 […]


Department of Health Inaugurates a New Basketball Court

Under the leadership of the Paonta Cholsum Tibetan Settlement Office, the much-awaited dream of a basketball court was materialized for Tibetans in Paonta Cholsum on 8 February. The new court was inaugurated by Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Department of Health, CTA along with Settlement Officer and local community members. The new basketball court will benefit all the […]


Department of Health Inaugurates a Renovated Health Clinic

In line with providing quality healthcare across Tibetan settlements in India, the Department of Health, CTA is now serving patients in Doegu-Yulgyeling Tibetan settlement in Herbertpur with its newly renovated health clinic. The inauguration of the new facility was officiated by Kalon Karma Yeshi, Department of Finance and Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk, Department of Health on […]


Major Study Finds High TB Infection among Tibetan school children.

In a tuberculosis screening and treatment initiative covering the entire population of Tibetan refugee schoolchildren in northern India, a team directed by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Wisconsin says it has found not only a startlingly high prevalence of TB disease and infection, but also a potentially workable strategy to eliminate […]


Senior USAID Delegation From New Delhi Visits Department of Health and SARD

Dharamsala, August 23, 2018: A USAID delegation from the USAID Mission office in New Delhi visited Dharamsala from August 20-22. The delegation comprised of Mrs. Ramona El Hamzaoui, Deputy Mission Director; Mr. Arvind Kumar, Senior Project Manager; Dr. Umesh Alavadi, Senior TB Advisor; and Ms. Dawn McCown, Senior Communications Advisor. The delegation met with the […]


HIV/AIDS awareness campaign for Tibetan youth at Bangalore

Three days HIV/AIDS awareness program has been organized by the Department of Health to the Tibetan students and youths who are currently studying in Bangalore. The training was organized at the Institute for Small Trade Learning (ISTL) Neelamangala, Tibetan Youth Hostel Koramangala and the Dalai Lama Institute for higher education from 2nd to 4th July […]


Five-Fifty Forum: Towards a Resilient Tibetan Community

Social and Resource Development Fund(SARD) under the Department of Finance of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is organizing Five-Fifty Forum: Towards a Resilient Tibetan Community. The Forum will focus on the development and long-term resiliency of CTA’s Five-Fifty Vision and is to be held from September 13-16, 2018 in Dharamsala. It will be a gathering of selected experts, advisors, practitioners, […]


Life Skill Training for Trainer’s Workshop

A training workshop was held for Sambhota Tibetan Schools Society (CSTA) and TCV counsellors and teachers at the Expression India Center in New Delhi from 21-26 May, 2018. This was organized by the Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and funded by USAID. The point of the workshop was to train the participants on […]


Training of Trainers on Menstrual Health and Hygiene Management (MHHM)

The topic of menstruation is taboo to many Tibetan and Nepali women and is not heavily focused on as it is not openly discussed in their communities. Due to their lack of knowledge about menstrual health and hygiene, they have been ignoring their reproductive health and undermining the natural body process. In the interest of […]