The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) says people at high risk of contracting lung cancer will be eligible to receive a NT$4,000 subsidy every two years from 1 July onwards as part of efforts to curb the disease
Taiwan's Minister of Health and Welfare, Chen Shih-chung, says if ongoing trials of a domestically-produced coronavirus vaccine prove successful, mass production could begin by mid-2021.
The 2021 ECCT EU-Taiwan Healthcare Forum brought together experts from Europe and Taiwan to discuss solutions for today's most urgent healthcare challenges.
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung says business travellers arriving from certain countries will be allowed to apply to shorten the length of their mandatory 14-day quarantine upon entering Taiwan, starting from 22 June.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare's National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA) has issued a notice on adjustments to co-payments for medical services provided under the national health insurance system
Taiwan's front-line workers are getting ready for the first wave of AstraZeneca vaccines.
The cabinet has approved a NT$131 billion budget to raise the allowances received by individuals on social welfare programmes and to increase monthly pension payments for farmers aged 65 and over.
The government has suspended a plan to cap the amounts patients pay out-of-pocket for certain special medical devices. The move follows strong opposition from the medical sector.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) says the government will ease restrictions on the employment of live-in migrant caregivers to help more people in need of long-term care for their ailing family members.
With the worst outbreak of a communicable disease for a century creating headlines around the world, the efforts of Taiwan's agency tasked with preventing non-communicable diseases has continued its work largely out of the limelight.
By Mark Caltonhill
The Hospital and Social Welfare Organizations Administration Commission says employees at all 26 hospitals run by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) will receive a 4% pay rise in January.
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung has confirmed that a total of 117,000 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine have arrived in Taiwan.
Several items sold by beverage chains have failed government inspections
The Ministry of Health and Welfare says cancer remained the leading cause of death here in Taiwan in 2021