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Health Secretary Tsegyal Dranyi and Dr. Timothy Dye with staff and officials of Health Department and MenTseKhang.

Dr Timothy Dye, Professor at the University of Rochester in New York, recently met with the Health Kalon, Health Secretary, and staff to discuss the recent report documenting Tibetan refugee perspectives on Hepatitis B. The work was undertaken last year in the Sonamling Tibetan settlements in Ladakh and Jhangthang and included group interviews with almost 30

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Health Kalon Dr. Tsering Wangchuk with Dr. Timothy Dye, Professor at the University of Rochester in New York.

0 people, 27 of whom are living with Hepatitis B. The Health Kalon met with Dr Dye and the team for a private briefing on the main findings and implications of the work, and to discuss next steps. Additionally, Dr Dye presented the report before the Health Secretary, Health Department, nd Men-Tsee-Khang staff and leadership.

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