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Bhutan

  • By: Heather K. Michon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Bhutan is a landlocked country in southern Asia between China and India. Its name is derived from the Sanskrit word for “high land.” Most of the country lies within the Himalaya mountains, with many peaks over 23,000 feet (7,000 meters). Population ...

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