Lawmakers have passed amendments to the Mental Health Act, which requires court approval for mandatory hospitalization for at-risk individuals.
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 the government is hoping to procure at least 30 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine.
The Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital generated the highest overall profit among healthcare facilities last year.
The government plans to establish a national mental health command centre
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 cabinet has proposed a bill to encourage healthy eating by promoting the teaching of nutritional knowledge in schools and medical institutions.
Taiwan's health minister, Chen Shih-chung, is reiterating that the "3 4" quarantine formula is the most likely next step in relaxing border restrictions. However, he's also stressing that it's currently "not the time" to cancel quarantine requirements entirely for arrivals.
Health minister Chen Shih-chung says the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is currently not considering strengthening quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated flight crew members when they return to Taiwan from long-haul assignments
Clarins Taiwan prepared more than 1,100 caring sets for Taiwan's heroic healthcare professionals, showing our gratitude and also demonstrating positive energy during the unprecedented time.
A realistic understanding of the Taiwanese healthcare system's positives and negatives remains essential for international patients
By Douglas Habecker
The ECCT arranged a Premium Event lunch to launch a report titled "Taiwan Digital Health - Considerations for fostering the best ecosystem", sponsored by Sanofi and presented in association with the ECCT with the support of La French Tech Taiwan
Taiwan's healthcare system is admired the world over but faces big challenges as it moves into the "digital health" era. Market research is facilitating this development and is also changing in line with the environment in which it works
By Mike Jewell