Our Impacts

Vaccination Coverage for the year 2022

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Coverage Percentage (%)


Penta (DTP-Hep B. Hip) 1 dose


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Funding for Essential drugs and Vaccines

Bhutan Health Trust Fund helps in financing the purchase of essential drugs and vaccines for the wellbeing of all Bhutanese citizens. The funding by BHTF for the essential drugs and vaccines began in the 2014-15 FY. BHTF currently funds mainly the following three health agencies:

    • Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospi ...

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Rubella Campaign

Due to the high burden of disease, rubella was viewed as an urgent public health problem in 2004. The rubella campaign was carried out between 16 and 26 March 2006 and involved a total of 1,495 immunization posts. It was jointly financed by BHTF, WHO and UNICEF. The total coverage over the years has been close to 98%.

Impact of the Measles and Rubella (MR) Campaign:


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Hepatitis B vaccines

This vaccine was introduced in 1996 with the vaccine being given to children under 1 year. The immunization coverage during its introduction stood at 90% and gradually increased over the years.


  • Enhanced disease immunity of the children and society increased
  • Having immunized infants born after 1996, in 2015 almost all who are 19 years and b ...

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