Men-Tsee-Khang at the 7th Health Review Meeting of the Health Department

Dharamshala: The 7th Health Review Meeting of the Health Department, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), concluded on Saturday, 16 July, highlighted and discussed measures to tackle some crucial prevalent diseases in the Tibetan community, notably Hypertension, Acute Respiratory Tract, Infection, Gastritis, Diabetes, and musculoskeletal disease. A total of 60 participants, including doctors and administrators from Delek Hospital, Men-Tsee-Khang, DoHe facilities, Local Tibetan Clinics from various Tibetan Settlements, Monastics and School institutes, Executive Secretaries, representatives of the Central Council of Tibetan Medicine, and staff of the Department of Health participated in the 2-Day review meeting. Mr. Thupten Tsering Director, Dr. Tenzin Lhadon, Dr.Rigzin Sangmo and Dr. Tenzin Lhungthok of Men-Tsee-Khang participated in the review meeting .

On the first day, a presentation on the five most prevalent diseases in the Tibetan community as reported by Health Information System and by Traditional & Allopathic Doctors was explained with an introduction of each relevant program by respective DoHe staff. Dr. Tenzin Lhadon and Dr.Rigzin Sangmo presented on Acute Respiratory Tract, Infection, and Hypertension.