Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung lauds country’s effort to legalize public health expertise
By: Huang Tzu-ti, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) made the remarks at a symposium held by the Taiwan Public Health Association, reported CNA. The long-overdue legislation passed in mid-May, partly due to the pandemic pointing out the importance of the medical profession.
Commenting on the fact it took two decades to implement the legislation, Chen said it would mean experts in the field were recognized. It would also contribute to better preparedness in the event of health emergencies. [FULL STORY]