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Name: Manikala Moktan

Designation: Assistant Professor


I am an Assistant professor and a module leader for Adult Nursing III and Community Health Nursing. I also teach Research in nursing and midwifery to BScNM4th year students along with teaching peri-operative environment to certificate course students. I also guide students to develop research proposals. Occasionally, conduct research and sometime supervise junior lecturers and students to conduct research.

I am a recipient of research grant- small grant programme for operational research in tropical disease in 2004 from WHO and recipient of Gold medal for service to nation from His Majesty in 2013.

I was an Officiating Director / Academic Head, from May 2003 till May 2005.

I am also the editor of Bhutan Health Journal. I am currently secretary of SSW fund and co Ordinator for literary club.

My qualification are PhD, (nursing education), India; Master in clinical nursing, (Australia); B.ScNM(Hons) India.

My publications

  • M.Moktan (2022) Clinical Supervision by Staff Nurses; A Controversial Issue in Nursing Education-Views of Students and Staff Nurses Nursing Journal of India, 2022- – researchgate.ne
  • Moktan, M., Mehta, V.K., (2020) Perception of nursing students on clinical experience in the National Referral Hospital of Bhutan. Journal of Education and Health Promotion      
  • Moktan, M., Gyaltshen, k., Om, P., (2016) Theory Practice Gap-Role of Nurse Teacher, Students and Staff Nurses in Bhutan
  • Package of Essential Non-communicable (PEN) disease and healthy lifestyle interventions—Training modules for primary health care workers (2018).World Health Organization. World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia
  • Laygoi, M. (2007) Treatment seeking behaviour for pulmonary tuberculosis among chest symptomatic in Bhutan. SEARO, WHO.
  • Laygoi, M., (2002) – ‘Staff Nurses’ perception on their role in clinical education of undergraduates in the Diploma of nursing and midwifery in Bhutan’. Minor Thesis, Latrobe University, Australia