HEALTH ISSUES:James Moriarty said the US’ cooperation with Taiwan on global issues has expanded to encompass more partners in more places around the world
Date: Apr 26, 2017
By: Lee I-chia / Staff reporter
American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty yesterday said that the
US looks forward to Taiwan’s continued participation at the World Health Assembly (WHA) this year.
Moriarty told the opening ceremony of an international training workshop for mosquito-borne diseases that the “Global Cooperation and Training Framework is one of the signature programs of the US-Taiwan relationship, built on our long history of cooperation.”
The second International Training Workshop on Laboratory Diagnosis for Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya, a four-day public health workshop hosted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), began in Taipei yesterday.
The workshop this year features 35 specialists from 18 countries in Southeast and South Asia, the Pacific and the Caribbean, and has speakers from the US and Japan to advance technical skills in the examination and diagnosis of mosquito-borne viruses. [FULL STORY]