Two physician lawmakers to attend WHA

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/05/08
By: Justin Su and Lilian Wu

Taipei, May 8 (CNA) Two legislators from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) who have physician licenses said they will take part in this year’s World Health Assembly in their capacity as representatives of civic groups.

The annual conference of the World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization, is scheduled to be held in Geneva May 22-31, but Taiwan has yet to receive an invitation to attend as an observer.

If an official Taiwan delegation cannot take part, DPP legislators Chiu Tai-yuan (邱泰源) and Lin Ching-yi (林靜儀) will still be there as part of associations they belong to that have received invitations to the meeting.    [FULL  STORY]

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