Taiwan Formosa Water Park explosion injures hundreds

Taiwan Formosa Water Park explosion injures hundreds picture from: http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/1274F/production/_83899557_027914286-1.jpg More than 500 people were injured when fire ripped through crowds at a party at an…

The Amendment to Act Governing Food Sanitation Imposes Comprehensively Stricter Penalties on Non-Compliant Businesses

Reference : http://www.fda.gov.tw/EN/newsContent.aspx?id=9917&chk=2f6ee658-7ee6-4361-a9e1-b53b4bf6fcbf --- Jun , 16 2013   "The Draft Amendment to Act Governing Food Sanitation" passed the third reading in the Legislative Yuan on May…

0527 Project for Food Safety Event Regarding Starch Containing Maleic Anhydride

 Reference : http://www.fda.gov.tw/EN/newsContent.aspx?id=9844&chk=4d6895ae-ce63-4ac8-80e3-8f22f25915f9 --- May , 30 2013 To resolve the food safety problem arising from illegal additive in starch, the maleic anhydride, added maliciously…

FDA Resumes Sample-Check of Imported Condoms at Borders Starting June 1

Reference : http://www.fda.gov.tw/EN/newsContent.aspx?id=9898&chk=b8c4c3ca-4e7a-4b72-8757-a7c0630eaaaf --- Date:2013-06-07     : To implement inspection of drugs at the borders, the Department of Health promulgated…

AHWP/APEC International Medical Device Conferences in Taiwan are Successfully Completed and Set Three Records

Reference: http://www.fda.gov.tw/EN/newsContent.aspx?id=9404&chk=9f1c4842-4646-4721-8259-6b8e147d30d3&param=pn%3d1%26cid%3d118%26cchk%3d5bad4865-9037-437c-a198-9e673d42dd81 --- AHWP/APEC International Medical Device Conferences in Taiwan…

Major Change in Taiwan’s “Regulations of Inspection and Sealing for Biological Drugs”

Reference:  http://www.fda.gov.tw/eng/news.aspx?newssn=8946&classifysn=118 --- The Department of Health, Executive Yuan promulgated part of the amended articles of Taiwan’s “Regulations of Inspection and Sealing for Biological Drugs”…

Many misread adverts: survey

Reference:  http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2012/07/08/2003537250 --- A recent survey by Shih Hsin University has given media literacy in Taiwan a minimal grade and found considerable room for improvement in the public’s…

Major Reforms of the Review for Registration and Market Approval of Drugs

Reference: http://www.fda.gov.tw/eng/news.aspx?newssn=8817&key_year=2012&keyword= -- The Department of Health of Executive Yuan promulgated the partial amendment of the “Criteria Governing the Review for Registration and Market Approval…

Animal Tests on Tumor Drug Finished

Apr 14, 2012 A medical research team has completed animal testing on a drug that fights an aggressive type of brain tumor and found that the average life expectancy of mice doubled after they were treated, the leader of the research team said…

Committees Seek Delay of Health Insurance Program

24, March,2012 Two Department of Health (DOH) committees yesterday proposed a postponement of the second-generation National Health Insurance (NHI) program to allow for better preparation. The proposal was made during the first joint meeting…