Taking into account the well-being of the people in general and women and children in particular and above all, the sustainability of Primary Health Care led to the initiation of the Bhutan Health Trust Fund (Trust Fund) sometime...Read More
:: To help sustain Primary Health Care through continued and uninterrupted supply of essential drugs and vaccines, needles, syringes, cold chain equipment and other related drugs/equipment
:: To help eliminate...Read More
The Fund envisages an investment to generate sufficient returns to meet all annual expenditure on essential drugs and vaccines and help eliminate financing uncertainties for purchase of these crucial components and other related drugs/equipmen...Read More
Capitalization of the Fund is done through contributions from donor countries, organizations of private and public status, financial institutions and individuals. It is based on the principle of one-to-one partnership. Any donor contribution to the Fund..Read More
BHTF is pleased to post the location of our office, which is on Dondup Lam, opposite to the office of the consumer protection. For clear direction please refer the direction below.
A delegation lead by the chairperson of BHTF, Lyonpo Tandin Wangchuck was in South Korea from 21st August 2016 till 26th August 2016. The aim of the trip was to mobilize funds and link BHTF with similar institutions in South Korea. The trip was organized by the Chairman of Korea Bhutan Friendship Association (KBFA), Mr. William Lee. Mr. Lee has organized the trip for BHTF to meet with organizations in various fields- legislative, executive levels of government, politicians, non-profit organization, religious body, charity foundation, private sectors, media and pharmaceutical companies to make the trip more beneficial from different angles.
While in South Korea, the Bhutanese delegation met with the Chairman of Korea Bhutan Friendship Association, Mr. William Lee, Chairman of Health and Welfare Committee, His Excellency Seungjo Yang and the Committee members, His Excellency Chinyoub Chung, the Health and Welfare Minister of Korea and senior officials from the Ministry, Mr. Moon, Jaein, former 18th presidential candidate of Korea, Venerable Ji-Hyeon , President, Jogyesa, Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism Dr.Park (CEO, and Chairman) and other high ranking officials of Asan Medical Center, Chairman Dr. Yohan In and other high ranking officials of Korea Foundation for International Health Care (KoFIH), Regional Director and high ranking officials from National Health Insurance Services (NHIS), attended a live TV Healthcare seminar, Chairman Kyeongho Lee of Korea Pharmaceutical Manufacturer’s Association (KPMA), and other CEOs from top pharmaceutical companies of Korea and Mr. Kim Hanyoung, Honorary Consulate of Bhutan to Korea.
The delegations discussed areas of mutual interests like sustainability of free health care services. Since BHTF is financing essential drugs and vaccines for Bhutan, the delegation requested its counterparts about possible assistance to BHTF in any form so that the BHTF becomes sustainable. With the help of KBFA, the delegation was promised scholarships for medical professionals, scholarships for BHTF’s investment division, donations of medicines and vaccines, referral of Bhutanese patients to South Korea, special health care projects, religious and cultural collaboration, and strengthening relationship between South Korea and Bhutan.
KBFA as an official representative of BHTF has been instrumental in making the trip a successful one and has agreed further support and collaborate with BHTF in the future.
Honorable Minister of Health, also Chairman of BHTF quotes, “It was a very successful trip and we hope to further our relationship with our Korean Counterparts with the help of KBFA”
Mr. William Lee quotes, “It has been my honor to support BHTF to seek for possible donors outside Bhutan and KBFA will operate “3 Steps” plan (1-To get to know each other, 2- Explorer of Bhutan and BHTF, 3- Technical supports in Donation) to assist BHTF using all knowledge and network in governmental consulting and financial fund management over the decades. Saving one’s life, is definitely a life-long commitment as Dharma practitioner and I am pleased with the opportunity. KBFA will operate the program in a long-term, helping Bhutanese patient to be treated in Korea and receiving top medical students of Bhutan to Korean medical schools for training for the bright healthcare environment of Bhutan”
For detailed report please visit our website at www.bhtf.bt or https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9L8pWJvdzv0R3FlWUFaZGJFUzA/view?usp=sharing
BHTF is conducting the Commemoration of the Move for Health Walk 2016 on 1st and 2nd October 2016 at Clock Tower Sqaure in Thimphu. The event includes a marathon and health exhibitions and the objectives are to commemorate the Move for Health Walk of 2002, advocate healthy lifestyle, promote ownership of BHTF and solicit voluntary donations.
The Theme for this year's commemoration is; HEALTH IS WEALTH. SHARE YOUR WEALTH
Commemoration of the Move for Health Walk 2016
Date: 1st and 2nd October 2016
Marathon on 1st October 2016
Reporting time for marathon: Latest by 7:00 am at Changlimithang parking ground
Ending Venue- Clock Tower Square
Last date for registration for the marathon- 25th September 2016
1) Open Competition (12 KMs for both genders from Changlimithang parking to Babesa zero point then back to clock tower square
2) Veterans Category (Above 55 Years- 6 KMs for both genders, from Changlimithang Parking Area to Olarongchu then back to Clock Tower)
Prizes and certificates will be awarded to winners and certificates to all the participants who complete the marathon
For registration please contact Ms. Pinky of Bhutan Amateur Athletic Federation (BAAF) at 328623 or 334889
After the Marathon, there will be health exhibition, health screening, treatment and other health related health activities, therefore all are invited to join the event on 1 and 2 October at clock tower square. Interested donors can donate at the clock tower square
For details please go to our website at bhtf.bt or our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/bhtf97/
Announcement by the Traffic Division Thimphu
Date: 1st October 2016
Event- Bhutan Health Trust Fund Marathon
Route –Changlimithang to Babesa Zero point and back
Traffic- Vehicles from Lungtenzampa towards Babesa and from Babesa towards Lungtenzampa will be diverted towards the Old Highway at Lungtenphu during the duration of the Marathon in the morning of Saturday, 1st October 2016. Therefore motorists are kindly requested to cooperate with us. We would like to apologise in advance for the slight disruption in the normal traffic routine.