News & Updates


A Farewell note to the Director

Published on : 13th January 2022

A farewell dinner was organized on 12th January 2022 for Dr. Sonam Phuntsho, the outgoing Director of Bhutan Health Trust Fund. The Chairperson and members of the BHTF Board graced the occasion. The Chairperson, honourable Health Minister, Dasho Dechen Wangmo expressed gratitude to Dr. Sonam Phuntsho for his boundless support and dedicated service to Bhutan Health Trust Fund for the past six years. 

 

Handing taking of BHTF

Published on : 13th January 2022

On 12th January, 2022, the outgoing Director of BHTF, Dr. Sonam Phuntsho has officially handed over the responsibility of the day to day functioning of the BHTF Secretariat to Mr Sonam Dhendup, Sr Program Officer in the presence of Dr. Karma Lhazeen, Director, Department of Medical Services who will oversee the functioning of BHTF as a Board representative until the appointment of the new Director. 

 

 

Consultative Meeting with the relevant stakeholders to discuss the way forward to curb the escalating cost of financing essential drugs and vaccines

Published on : 20th December 2021

Bhutan Health Trust Fund(BHTF) organized a consultative meeting with stakeholders from the Ministry of Health (MoH) to discuss the ways to curb the escalating cost of financing essential drugs and vaccines on 16th December at MoH, conference hall. The meeting was chaired by the honourable Dasho Health Secretary. 

Expenditure Details on Vaccines and Essential Drugs for the Year 2020-2021

Published on : 21st July 2021

BHTF would like to inform our valued donors and the general public that a total of Nu. 379,722,593.81 million was released to the following implementing agencies during the 2020-2021 financial year for the procurement of essential drugs and vaccines

Expenditure Details on Vaccines and Essential Drugs for the Year 2019-2020

Published on : 12th May 2020

BHTF would like to inform our valued donors and the general public that a total of Nu. 377.458 million was released to the following implementing agencies during the 2019-2020 financial year for the procurement of essential drugs and vaccines

BHTF welcomes New Board Members

Published on : 5th February 2020

Bhutan Health Trust Fund with much pleasure cordially welcomes the New Board Members.

BHTF supports funding of Influenza Vaccines

Published on : 6th November 2019

Bhutan Health Trust Fund(BHTF) is proud to be a partner in the introduction of the influenza(Flu) Vaccine which was launched by the Honorable Health Minister, Dechen Wangmo on 6th November 2019. 

BHTF funds the Pneumococcal Conjugative Vaccine (PCV)

Published on : 28th August 2019

In an effort to prevent children from meningitis and Pneumonia, Bhutan Health Trust Fund has started funding the Pneumococcal Conjugative Vaccine (PCV 13) which was introduced by Ministry of Health in January 2019.

Expenditure on Essential Drugs and Vaccines for Financial Year 2018-2019

Published on : 21st June 2019

BHTF is pleased to inform our donors and the general public that an amount of Nu. 289.651 million was released to the following implementing agencies during the financial year 2018-2019 for the purchase of essential drugs and vaccines.

Signing of IMA

Published on : 19th February 2019

Investment Management Agreement signing at BHTF office