Community Pharmacists in Taiwan at the Frontline Against the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: Gatekeepers for the Rationing of Personal Protective Equipment

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As one of the earliest countries to activate public health measures, Taiwan has felt a more moderate effect of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic than many other countries. It has had relatively few infections: As of 8 April 2020,…

Taiwan 2020 Country Report     

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Country Report-(Taiwan) for the Western Pacific Pharmaceutical Forum Executive Meeting Taiwan, 2020 Duration      :2019/01~2019/12 Prepared by:Pharmaceutical Society of Taiwan   Section 1: Current Issues (e.g.…

Taiwan 2019 Country Report     

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Taiwan Country Report Country Report-(Taiwan) Prepared by the Pharmaceutical Society of Taiwan for the Western Pacific Pharmaceutical Forum Executive Meeting Taiwan, 2019/04/13~14 Date of reporting:2019/04/10 Period of…

Tainan welcomes dengue fever ‘cleanup consultants’

As the total number of confirmed dengue fever cases yesterday reached 12,766 nationwide since the start of summer, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) sent a group of “cleanup consultants” to Tainan to help with efforts to prevent the…

Young Taiwanese opting for life-changing experiences overseas

Hung Sheng-kai (洪聖凱, left) and his patient in Burkina Faso. Photo courtesy of HungBy Elaine Hou, CNA staff reporter Teaching people in Africa how to take medicine properly and advising them to get tested for HIV are not the typical tasks…

In the wake of the MERS-CoV outbreak in Korea, are health professionals ready to respond?

In the wake of the MERS-CoV outbreak in Korea, are health professionals ready to respond? Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a coronavirus (MERS-CoV) that was first described in Saudi Arabia in September 2012. More recently, an…

BioBusiness Asia conference opens with a focus on precision medicine

TAIPEI -- The BioBusiness Asia (BBA) conference, one of the Bio Taiwan 2015 highlights, opened in Taipei Wednesday, attended by business, government and academic representatives in the bio technology sector from countries in the Asia-Pacific…

Flushed cheeks a warning sign

Research suggests that blushing after a few drinks is a symptom of a genetic mutation and deficiency endemic to Taiwan, not an indication of a strong, healthy liver, as popular legend purports. Stanford University School of Medicine researchers…

Death toll from water park inferno may rise: doctor

Death toll from water park inferno may rise: doctor picture from: http://cdn2.independent.ie/incoming/article31335326.ece/4ff8d/ALTERNATES/w620/taiwan007.jpg   TAIPEI--The death toll from the June 27 colored powder blast at a New…

Doctors urge NHI to include Chinese medicine treatments

Doctors urge NHI to include Chinese medicine treatments   picture from: http://www.sacredhealingtree.com/wp-content/uploads/chinese_herbs.jpg   TAIPEI, Taiwan -- For patients seeking Chinese medicine treatment on a more regular…