The Record of Discussion for the Technical Cooperation Project titled “Strengthening Medical Education in Bhutan” was signed by Mr. Kozo Watanabe, Chief Representative of JICA Bhutan Office and Mr Rinchen Wangdi, Director, GNHC in the presence of Dr. Ugyen Dophu, Secretary of Health and Dr. Kinzang P. Tshering, President of KGUMSB on 3rd August, 2020.
Health human resources are the backbone of the health care system. Through this Project, the University shall improve capacity development of health care professionals in close collaboration with Ministry of Health and other designated 3 Teaching Hospitals, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH), Mongar Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH) and Gelephu Central Regional Referral Hospital (CRRH).
The overall goal of the project is to enhance the quality of medical education to build the capacity of health care providers to improve health care service deliveries in the country. JICA shall support in providing expert, trainings and necessary equipment to achieve this goal during the project period of five years.