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Sangay Zam

Name: Sangay Zam

Designation: Senior Lecturer


Ms. Sangay Zam, currently serves as a senior faculty member since 2015 in FNPH. Ms. Sangay is a highly experienced and dedicated professional with a passion for education and wealth of expertise in teaching essential Public Health subject such as Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), Disaster Management, Environmental and Occupational Health (EoH), Care for Child development (C4CD Plus) to Diploma and Bachelor’s program students. leveraging her extensive background as an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) for 17 years in the community brings real-world insights and practical knowledge to her role as an educator, empowering students to excel in their academic and professional pursuit. Drawing upon her experiences, Sangay provides students with invaluable perspectives and prepare them for the challenges and opportunities they may encounter in their future careers.

Ms.Sangay is the recipient of scholarships for both Bachelor’s (Royal Government of Bhutan Scholarship) and Master’s qualification (Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation Scholarship) to pursue her education in the renowned academic institute in Bhutan and Hong Kong (The Chinese University of Hong Kong). Her outstanding dedication and meritorious service to the nation have been duly recognized with the esteemed Royal Civil Service Awards.

She has received specialized training in disaster preparedness and management, equipping her with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond effectively to emergencies and natural disaster. She is experienced in developing the first ever disaster preparedness and management Contingency Plan, organizing disaster mock drill, conducting awareness activity for the institute.

In addition to her regular teaching responsibilities, she is a focal person from KGUMSB for Care for Child Development Plus (C4CD Plus) Project by Save the Children, aimed at implementing intervention that address the physical, cognitive and social emotional needs of the children, thereby contributing to their overall well-being and future success. She is also a member of Service with Care and Compassion Initiatives (SCCI) project which was initiated in the year 2019 by Ministry of Health in collaboration with Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan with financial support from WHO, SEARO.

Beside her teaching, Sangay remains actively engaged in professional development activities, staying abreast of the latest advancement, best practice and emerging trends in public health education. Sangay’s resilience in the face of challenges and her unwavering determination to overcome obstacles have been instrumental in her academic and professional achievement.