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.
Taiwan to receive second shipment of AZ vaccines by June: COVAX
COVAX announcement comes amid surge in local COVID-19 cases.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taiwan social distancing app gains in popularity
App notifies users when they come near COVID patients
Flu vaccine maker Adimmune gains Halal certification
Taiwan's vaccine maker Adimmune announced certification granted by an Indonesia-based organization for its flu vaccines, providing the company with a major fillip to tap into the markets in Muslim countries.
Medical AI: Taiwanese Smart Healthcare Has a Hardware Problem
TFDA established an office dedicated to smart medical devices, aiming to better coordinate governmental regulations in smart healthcare equipment while promoting an AI-driven healthcare industry, a nascent sector.
Lilly inks smart insulin pen deals with Roche, Dexcom and more
To make sure its upcoming connected insulin pen system will work with the user’s choice of daily diabetes management platforms, Eli Lilly & Co. has signed compatibility agreements with four international providers.
NCKUH playing key role in Taiwan's COVID emergency relief to India
National Cheng Kung University Hospital tapped into its professional network to help the government identify readily available oxygen concentrators from its stockpile to support India's COVID-19 relief efforts.
Taiwan’s Medical Equipment Management Act to include rules for repair work
Companies will have to appoint technical expert following the Act taken effect on 1 May (AP Photo).
HCmed Signs a Global Development Agreement with Global Biotechnology Leader CSL Behring
HCmed in strategic partnership CSL Behring to collaboratively develop CSL Behring's plasma derived immunoglobulin administered via HCmed's new generation vibrating-mesh nebulizing device (CSL787).
AI tech helps Taiwan doctors identify brain tumors more accurately
Tiny brain tumors can be identified with AI-powered technology. 'VBrain', a brain tumor auto-contouring system developed by Boston-based Vysioneer, provides MDs with sharp views on lesions that could have been missed.
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Technology in healthcare: cross-industry partnership agreement launch by IBMI and TDUA
The Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBMI) signed off a partnership agreement with the Taiwan Display Union Association (TDUA), which corresponds to IBMI’s roadmap to achieve the objective of brand building Taiwan’s smart healthcare.
Taiwanese research team discovers possible coronavirus inhibitor
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) confirmed that a protein that protects the lungs against pathogens called human surfactant protein D (SP-D) has the potential to thwart the COVID-19 virus.
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5 Taiwan entities named among top 100 global innovators
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), iPhone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., notebook computer ODM service provider Quanta Computer Inc., PC brand Asustek Computer Inc., and contract PC maker Kinpo Electronics Inc. are at the forefront of global technology development. File photo by CNA
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Taiwan researchers find new use for leukemia drug against lung cancer
Researchers at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) have found that a drug used to treat leukemia can enhance the efficacy of immunotherapy for lung cancer, a discovery they said could potentially increase life expectancy for those diagnosed with the disease. Photo by CNA