Taiwan president promises better working conditions for doctors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Thursday (Aug. 22) her government was determined to improve working conditions for doctors. Tsai met with Taiwan Medical Associatio...

Taiwan's China Airlines soon to have onboard medical professionals for each flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's China Airlines has begun making arrangements for an onboard medical care program. The program is being developed in line with the motto, “Compassion ...

Taiwan expresses regret over not being invited to World Health Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said in a statement Tuesday that it regretted Taiwan did not receive an invitation to the World Health Assembly (WHA) sch...

WMA rejects pressure from China to change name of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China has long been pushing to have Taiwan listed as a province of China and force the use of the name "Chinese Taipei" at all international events.While China has oft...

Taiwan's medical programs recognized as comparable to those of the USA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Education received a notice on Dec. 25 from the US National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA), under the US Department of E...

China threatens Taiwan Medical Association with name change: doctor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China is threatening not to host the 2021 World Medical Association (WMA) General Assembly unless the Taiwanese delegation changes its name to “Chinese Taipei,&rdquo...

Taiwanese blocked by guards from attending WHA as observers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—At least five Taiwan or also known as Republic of China passport holders were expelled by guards at World Health Assembly (WHA) and barred from attending the global health e...

China’s barring of Taiwan from WHA could be deadly: TIME

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The consequences of China barring Taiwan from participating in the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA) could be deadly, according to a report in the TIME published Friday. T...

Taiwan, Japan sign agreements on disaster response

Taipei, July 30 (CNA) The Taiwan Medical Association and its Japanese counterpart on Thursday signed an agreement on emergency mutual support in case of disasters that allows medical personnel to g...

Japanese doctors to give consultations on treating burn victims

Taipei, July 9 (CNA) Four Japanese medical experts on burn treatments will arrive in Taiwan Sunday to provide consultation on how to treat patients suffering severe burns from the June 27 dust e...

Foreign medical doctors cannot directly treat victims of park inferno

Taipei, July 5 (CNA) Foreign medical doctors cannot be directly involved in treating victims of the color powder blast of June 27, a senior health official said Sunday, citing Taiwan's law. Tai...

Taiwan troubled by who has priority to use limited cadaver skin

Taipei, July 5 (CNA) With more than 200 dust explosion victims suffering burns to at least 40 percent of the body, Taiwan's medical sector has been unable to decide how to fairly distribute the limite...

Japan Red Cross donates 210,000 square cm of artificial skin to Taiwan

Taipei, July 5 (CNA) The Japanese Red Cross Society has donated a shipment of 2,730 pieces of artificial skin measuring over 210,000 square centimeters and worth NT$23.06 million (US$746,520) to Taiwa...

Death toll from water park inferno may rise: doctor

Taipei, July 4 (CNA) The death toll from the June 27 colored powder blast at a New Taipei water park may increase as more than 200 seriously injured people still remain in intensive care units, a d...