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Forum on 2016 International Public Health and Medical Assistance Practice Highlights Achievements in Public-private Partnership

Forum on 2016 International Public Health and Medical Assistance Practice Highlights Achievements in Public-private Partnership

The International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) held the 2016 International Public Health and Medical Assistance Practice Forum at the Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan), on October 17. Vice President Chen Chien-jen was invited to give a speech at the opening ceremony, which was hosted by Minister of Foreign Affairs David Tawei Lee .

Established by the ROC government, the TaiwanICDF is a professional organization dedicated to international development assistance. Public health has always been one of the core focuses for the TaiwanICDF. With support from public and private hospitals in Taiwan, the organization has proactively promoted public health projects and trained healthcare personnel from partner countries in recent years.

Reflecting the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, the forum included sessions on "Maternal and Child Health", " Chronic and Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control", and "Health Information Management System ". Former and current cooperating hospital representatives and experts shared their experiences, helping to enhance public-private partnership and showcase Taiwan's contributions to the international society in public health and medicine.

The forum was attended by Dr. Wu Yi-Chang, Director of the Medical Affairs Bureau, Ministry of National Defense, Dr. Lee Fa-Kung, Superintendent of Cathay General Hospital, Dr. Ho Mei-Shang, Member of Board of the TaiwanICDF, Dr. Chiou Hung-Yi, Vice President of Taipei Medical University, and the representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Health and Welfare as well as partner hospitals.

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  • Date:2016/10/28