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Home-based COVID testing kits to arrive in Taiwan next week
Those who test positive asked to get second test at designated screening center
2021-06-17
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Taiwan-developed drug to be tested on severe COVID-19 cases in U.S.
A drug candidate developed by Golden Biotechnology Corp. of COVID-19 will be administered to seriously ill patients in its Phase II clinical trials in the United States, awaiting authorisation by the relevant authorities.
2021-06-07
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Virtual medical services available for chronically ill
The service provides remote care via video conferencing or telephone, targets outpatients with chronic diseases or people in need of outpatient services. (Photo courtesy of Taipei Medical University Hospital)
2021-06-03
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Oxford University and Oracle partner to speed identification of COVID-19 variants
The partnership will enable global genomic sequencing and examination through a specialist platform developed on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to help mitigate the impact of potentially dangerous COVID-19 variants.
2021-06-03
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Expo Announcement: Exhibitor booth selection rescheduled
Booth selection rescheduled on 15 June for exhibitors with 6+ booths and 30 July for others.
2021-06-01
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Amgen’s Lumakras secures FDA nod for NSCLC with KRAS G12C mutation
Guardant Health liquid biopsy test and Qiagen’s tissue-based test receive FDA approval as CDx for Lumakras. Photo credit: Ajale from Pixabay)
2021-06-01
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Acepodia Presents Data on its Allogeneic Natural Killer-Like Gamma-Delta T Cell Therapy, ACE1831, in Development for Hematological Cancers
2021-05-31
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Taiwan approves AI-based detection system for COVID-19
The system will help doctors to read chest X-rays and thus more quickly detect COVID-19 infections.
2021-05-31
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Google Strikes Deal With Hospital Chain to Develop Healthcare Algorithms
Tech giant expands health-sector presence in latest deal to develop tools to improve medical care, as privacy concerns arise.
2021-05-28
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Foresee Pharmaceuticals gains FDA approval of prostate cancer drug
Foresee Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of CAMCEVI® for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer; Accord BioPharma to Head the U.S. Commercialization
2021-05-28
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TLC Announces Approval of New Drug Application of Liposomal Amphotericin B in India
The approval aids in the country’s emergency of acute liposomal amphotericin B shortage.
2021-05-26
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Taiwan-based vaccine maker to form joint venture with Singapore firm
Adimmune Corp. will be introducing vaccines for influenza, tetanus and enterovirus into Southeast Asian markets in the initial stage, once the joint venture has been established.
2021-05-26
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Covid-19: Three strategies for alleviating healthcare workloads and public panic
Strategies by IBMI to address issues flagged by healthcare providers and around panic of getting infected.
2021-05-24
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Taiwan to receive second shipment of AZ vaccines by June: COVAX
COVAX announcement comes amid surge in local COVID-19 cases.
2021-05-20
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Private companies to provide test kits, medical equipment
TaiDoc Technology, biomedical company TCI and medical equipment manufacturer Mediland join hands with the government to battle against coronavirus.
2021-05-20
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Taiwan launches new QR code for real-name registration system
This contact tracing system is to address the pain point citizens have when they are asked to provide personal information online or onsite before entering to any public premises.
2021-05-19
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Taiwan-developed Chinese medicine for COVID-19 nearing approval
The medicine, known as NRICM 101, was developed last year by the MOHW's National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine and a team of clinical practitioners using a mixture of 10 traditional ingredients.
2021-05-19
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Negative COVID, self-health management to be recorded on NHI card
People undergoing 14-day self-health management will have a special notation now in their National Health Insurance (NHI) data to inform physicians of their status when they seek treatment.
2021-05-18
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CMIC and DCB Signed MOU for Cooperation Partnership
Japan's largest CRO will work with DCB on bio-process development, manufacturing, non-clinical testings and business development in emerging biotech markets and new ventures in both markets.
2021-05-14
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Taiwan-made COVID-19 vaccine available in July: President Tsai
Phase II trials are about to complete, both locally-developed and imported vaccines are expected to be made available in July.
2021-05-14