IVI and Bhutan:
IVI Member State
On October 26, 1996, The Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bhutan, Ambassador Dasho Ugyen Tshering, signed the IVI Establishment Agreement.
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Program
Bhutan is a key partner in the CAPTURA consortium. Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital provides AMR data to CAPTURA in collaboration with WHONET.
Supporting Independent Immunization and Vaccine Advisory Committees Initiative (SIVAC)
From 2009 to 2013, IVI’s SIVAC initiative provided technical assistance to the governments of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan with the establishment of their National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAG). In 2011, Bhutan hosted the SIVAC workshops in collaboration with WHO regional offices.