Important Achievements for Traditional Medicine in Bhutan for the last 10 years  

2004 – Developed and published Origin of Sowa Rigpa with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan.
– Started Annual Traditional Medicine Conference with support from the World Health Organization.


2005 – Developed and published Traditional Classification of Diseases and related health problem with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan.


2006 – Organized Bhutan-Japan Symposium on Conservation and Utilization of Himalayan Resources with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan and JICA
– Developed and published Standard Treatment Guide for Traditional Medicine with support from the World Health Organization
– Developed and published High Altitude and Low Altitude Medicinal Plants of Bhutan with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan and the World Health Organization


2007 – Developed and published Traditional Medicine Formulary of Bhutan and Adverse Drug Reaction Guidelines with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan
– Started sending Traditional Medicine doctors to Mongolia to pursue master degree in Traditional Medicine with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan and the World Health Organization
– Developed and published National Traditional Medicine Professional Service Standards with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan
– Reviewed and Revised the Curriculum for Bachelor degree and Diploma in Traditional fMedicine as per the University requirement with Support from the Royal Government of Bhutan
– Develop and published Therapy Guidelines for Traditional Medicine Practitioners with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan


2009 – Started publishing Menjong Sorig Journal for Traditional Medicine practitioners with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan and the World Health Organization
– Hosted Seventh International Congress on Traditional Asian Medicine (ICTAM VII) with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan and the International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine (IASTAM)
– Developed and published Handbook on Quality Control of Raw Materials with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan
– Developed and published Monograph on Medicinal Plants of Bhutan Vol. 1 and Vol. II with support from the World Health Organization


2010 – Published second Edition of Traditional Classification of Diseases and related health problems with support from the Royal Government of Bhutan