Dr Tashi Tobgay is currently working as the Executive Director (Pro Bono) for Bhutan Cancer Society. He received his undergraduate in BSc Honours in Pharmacy from The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Scotland, UK and Masters in Clinical Pharmacy from the University of South Australia. He did his PhD. from the Thammasat University, Thailand. He worked in various capacities including program Manager for Vector borne Disease control Program and as the head of the pharmacy of the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital of Bhutan. His research interests are in malaria and vector borne diseases, health systems and Social issues. Dr. Tashi is the Executive editor for Bhutan Health Journal and Vice Chair for Research Ethics Board for Health in Bhutan. He also worked as the Registrar at Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences Bhutan. He has published various scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters both in modern and traditional medicine.
Mrs. Tenzin Yangden is the program and HR officer for Bhutan Cancer Society. She received her degree in B.Tech (IT) from Anna University of Coimbatore. Prior to joining BCS, Mrs. Tenzin worked as an assistant IT Instructor at the Royal Institute for Tourism and Hospitality. Having joined Bhutan Cancer Society, she hopes to join the fight against cancer and mainly to honor the loved ones lost to cancer.
Ms. Kencho is a class XII pass-out and she has previously interned with Kuensel Corporation. She hopes for a better cancer treatment options for cancer patients of Bhutan in the future.
Ms. Pema Yangchen working as the Finance Officer for Bhutan Cancer Society has received her degree in B. Com from Royal Thimphu College, Thimphu. She hopes to make a difference in someone else’s life and join the fight against cancer.