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Our co-resident is under home isolation/home quarantine, what should we do?
- Maintain a distance of at least 1 meter from those who are under quarantine, and avoid close contact with them.
- Wear a mask whenever possible.
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water. Wash your hands before touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- If any discomfort or symptoms occur, please immediately notify the local health authorities, and seek medical assistance accordingly.
How can I decide if I should get a viral test?
Priorities for COVID-19 testing are as follows：
- Hospitalized patients with symptoms
- Healthcare facility workers, workers in congregate living dettings, and first responders with symptoms
- Residents in long-term care facilities or other congregate living settings, including prisons and shelters, with symptoms
We are an overseas government agency. When COVID-19 has continued to spread around the globe, we would like to know how to prepare complete disease prevention plans before gatherings in order to prevent community infections?
In order to prevent COVID-19 community infections, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reminds organizers of large-scale gatherings to reassess the necessity of holding the events and conduct assessments of related risks in accordance with the guidelines for large-scale public gatherings in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak issued by the CECC. If event organizers cannot conduct a complete risk assessment and produce thorough disease prevention plans and measures prior to gatherings, the CECC recommends the gatherings be postponed or cancelled.
About the guidelines for large-scale public gatherings in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak issued by the CECC, please refer to:
We are an overseas government agency. When COVID-19 has continued to spread around the globe, we would like to know how Taiwan's goverment to arrange people to get the COVID-19 vaccine?
The CECC pointed out that 65 percent of Taiwan’s population should be covered under the vaccine procurement plan, and that with each person requiring two doses, it expected to purchase 30 million doses. Furthermore, those doses will be funded by the government and provided to groups of people prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination. The priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination are listed below:
(1) Medical personnel
(2) Disease prevention staff at central and local governments
(3) Essential personnel who maintain normal functions of society
(4) Long-term care, social welfare workers and personnel, and caregivers
(6) Elderly aged 65 years old or older
(7) Persons who are 19 to 64 years old and are at high risk of severe disease
(8) People who have rare diseases or major illness and injuries
(9) Adults aged 50 to 64 years old.
For more information, please refer to: https://www.cdc.gov.tw/En/Bulletin/Detail/dyGaFbJOfhghSBgOEbH4Lg?typeid=158
What steps have been taken by the Taiwan CDC to prevent imported cases?
For inbound travelers with upper respiratory symptoms who do not meet the criteria of compulsory transfer to hospital, they are required to complete the “Communicable Disease Survey Form” and receive “Notification of Compulsory Quarantine for Arriving Passengers with Suspicious Symptoms.”
What are the “Epidemic New Life Movement” measures being promoted in Taiwan?
Citizens can feel safe to shop and dine at any shops and restaurants meeting the following epidemic control requirements:
- Social distancing：1.5 indoor an 1m outdoor, with alternate seat arrangements or partitions between seats.
- Personal hygiene and protection：Wear masks, measure body temperature, and provide washing/cleaning agents for hands at entrances or in the venues.
- Real name system：Register customer names and implement customer traffic control.
Taiwan has achieved an extraordinary accomplishment in the domestic supply management of COVID-19 prevention products such as face masks and protective apparel. How did Taiwan do it?
After receiving first confirmed case on Jan. 21, the Taiwan government immediately executed export restriction on face mask and control the distribution of taken in a week. In the meantime, over 80 companies worked together through government’s coordination to build 92 mask production lines and began to run in 2 month which increased daily supply from 4 million to 13 million.
What products are under export restrictions?
In order to meet domestic demand, face masks made from non-woven materials (6/30), medical alcohol and sanitizers with drug license (no certain date yet) are not allowed to export according to the official announcement from the Executive Yuan. Melt-blown non-woven, ear straps and mask production machines are also under government’s control and have to be approved by the MOEA (Ministry of Economic Affairs) before being exported.
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Exhibitions In TAIWAN
July 21-25, 2021
Taiwan Bio Industry Organization
Chan Chao International Co., Ltd.
BIO Asia-Taiwan International Conference and Exhibition, the world’s first combined onsite plus online biotechnology conference, closed on July 26. Held in Taipei, from July 22 to 26, 2020, the event attracted over 5,000 viewers to its online conference, of which foreign participants accounted for 30 percent. Utilizing the BIO One-on-One Partnering™ platform, over 6,000 requests were made over the course of the event’s five days. With this new format, members of Taiwan’s burgeoning biotechnology industry were able to successfully step out from the shadow of the global pandemic and develop a new wave of business opportunities with the world’s biomedical community.
July 1-3, 2021
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)
Medical Taiwan showcased trending products and technologies in the realms of “epidemic prevention ecosystem” and “smart medical”, concluded with a success on Oct 17th, 2020 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 2. With enterprises specializing in biomedicine, ICT and manufacture joining forces to forge new cross-field collaborations, Taiwan’s international brand image is undergoing great enhancement as these outstanding enterprises identify and achieve breakthroughs in an intensely competitive market.
Dec 02-05, 2021
Healthcare+ Expo Taiwan
Research Center for Biotechnology and Medicine Policy
The Healthcare+ Expo Taiwan is the largest of its kind in Asia, with aims at facilitating interdisciplinary collaborations and shaping the healthcare landscape locally and inter-regionally. It has been regarded as a significant trade fair for procurement, networking and marketing, with products, innovations and applications in smart hospitals, biopharmaceutical, AIoT in healthcare, medical supplies on display. The Taiwan HealthCare Expo has brought together 550 companies and organizations and 150 startups operating 1,580 booths that showcase a wide variety of technology and apps used in healthcare, including AI, cloud technology, IoT, sensor chips, 8K LCD displays, VR and AR.
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TAITRA is Taiwan's foremost nonprofit trade promoting organization. Sponsored by the government and industry organizations, TAITRA assists enterprises to expand their global reach. Headquartered in Taipei, TAITRA operates 5 local offices as well as 63 branches worldwide.