New Delhi: Taiwan Healthcare Pavilion, which is a part of Taiwan Expo 2019 opened its door for the Indian market. The pavilion offers a perfect platform to Indian companies and professionals in the medical field to gain knowledge from the expertise of Taiwan in the healthcare sector.
While speaking to Ten News, Dr. Nina, Kao Hsiao Ling, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital and Executive Director of Taiwan AID, the international cooperation alliance of Taiwan’s NGOs said,
“India has its own wide range of health care issues. India has the world’s highest burden of TB, with 26% of the world’s cases. Indian metro cities are facing severe pollution and related health issues. In October 2018, the WHO said the deaths of at least 60,987 Indian children under five were linked to their exposure to PM 2.5.”
She further said, The “Taiwan Healthcare Pavilion” at the expo is themed as “Healthcare and Technology” andfocuses on Taiwan’s high-quality services, such as medical services, medical supplies, biotech, and Smart Healthcare equipment. A comprehensive picture of how the quality of life of a patient improves under the perfect combination of Taiwanese healthcare and technology will be exhibited.
“There are nine exceptional medical service and smart healthcare providers in the pavilion. National Cheng Kung University Hospital is the largest national hospital in the south part of Taiwan and offers customized medical service, health exam and professional training program. Changhua Christian Medical Foundation, Changhua Christian Hospital and Imedtac present smart, intelligent solution for healthcare and hospital system,” she said.
“Since the implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI) in 1995, Taiwan’s people have had access to necessary treatments, as have foreign nationals studying, working, or otherwise legally residing in Taiwan. Indian government’s ambitious National Health Policy (NHP) 2017 aims establishment of Health and Wellness Centres as the foundation of India’s health system. These 1.5 lakh centres are expected to bring health care system closer to the homes of people. These centres will provide comprehensive health care, including for noncommunicable diseases and maternal and child health services. The Indian government can gain knowledge from Taiwan’s NHI to ensure medical benefits for its vast population,” added Dr. Nina.