Dharamshala, India – As media reported the first suspected case of the coronavirus in Central Tibet, President of the Central Tibetan Administration, previously known as the Gadan Phodrang, the Government of Tibet, strongly urged the Tibetans inside Tibet to strictly follow the basic protective measures against the new coronavirus.
London, UK – The London-based "Free Tibet" campaign group is calling for action on a growing climate crisis in Tibet and the Himalayas with the launch of a new campaign recently. The group said in a press release that they call for Tibetans to be recognised as being on the “frontline” of climate change.
Dharamshala, India — Explaining Tibet’s influence on global climate is reportedly equivalent to that of the North and South Poles, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said that "almost a billion people across Asia depend on water from rivers in Tibet. If the snow on the mountains of Tibet disappears, millions of Indians will suffer the consequences.
Dharamshala — Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a major public health problem among Tibetan refugees in India. To determine the incidence and risk of the same, data on TB was included in the demographic and health surveillance project carried out by the Tibetan government in exile in Dharamsala, from 1994 to 1996.