Tackling NCDs in Bhutan requires a different kind of aid

The government of Bhutan is looking at ways to tackle the rising burden of noncommunicable diseases in the country, before it threatens citizen's health, one of the pillars of the kingdom's famed Gross National Happiness index.

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  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.