Overcoming COVID-19 the Bhutanese Way
By Namgay Zam
Compassionate leadership – and the resulting public trust and goodwill – provided the key to Bhutan’s remarkable pandemic success story.
Bhutan’s Vaccination Program Scales New Heights
By Wasbir Hussain and Rishi Lekhi
The Himalayan kingdom fully vaccinated 90 percent of eligible adults within a week.
Bhutan’s Health Minister on Navigating the Pandemic as a Small State
By Bansari Kamdar
Dechen Wangmo, the 44-year-old health minister of Bhutan and the newly elected president of the World Health Assembly, shares her goals for advancing world health.
Bhutan Vaccinates 93% of Adults in 16 Days
By Associated Press
In just over two weeks, Bhutan has vaccinated more of its population than any country in the world but the Seychelles.
The Hope and Struggles of Bhutan’s Women Vegetable Vendors
By Roderick Wijunamai and Kinley Yangchen
In recent years, self-reported profits were already on a downward trend at the Centenary Farmers’ Market in Thimphu. Then came COVID-19.
What Explains Bhutan’s Success Battling COVID-19?
By Sonam Ongmo and Tej Parikh
The under-resourced nation’s response, led by science and quick preventative action, has been fortified by its traditional communal values.