Delhi : Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk of the Department of Health and the department’s senior officials visited John Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics (JHPIEGO) based in Okhla, New Delhi on 21 August 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to understand more about the program implementation of JHPIEGO and future collaboration between the Health Department and JHPIEGO.
Dr. Bulbul Sood, Country Director, JHPIEGO, introduced various works done by them and the possible area of collaboration between the two parties. The areas discussed during the meeting were RMNCH+A, HRD strengthening the quality of nursing pre/ in services, adolescence health and non-communicable diseases. During the meeting, ASMAN apps were also demonstrated to the DoHe officials. Later in the evening, Health Kalon left for the US to attend the 18th North-American Tibetan Association (NATA) annual meeting.