Healthcare Personnel Training Program begins at Taipei event
A training program aimed at cultivating professional medical personnel from Taiwan’s partner countries and improving the quality of medical services in these ally nations kicked off earlier this week, the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF,
) has announced. The program entitled “Healthcare Personnel Training Program” was officially launched at a ceremony at the ICDF’s headquarters in Taipei on Wednesday, said Chen Ai-chen ( ), deputy secretarygeneral of the ICDF.
Joined by 18 trainees from five of the R.O.C.’s diplomatic allies, namely Tuvalu, Solomon Islands, Marshal Islands, Paraguay and Burkina Faso, these medical personnel will undergo one to three months of medical training in Tai- wan at selected partner medical institutes, she said.
“The program is aimed at sharing Taiwan’s abundant clinical knowledge, experience and cuttingedge medical practices with our partner countries,” she said.
With their education and training in Taiwan, these trainees can pass down their knowledge and professional skills to their home countries and improve the quality of medical services there once they return, she noted.
In the ongoing program, trainees are being sent to six partners for training, namely Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University ChungHo Memorial Hospital, Taipei Medical University- Shuang Ho Hospital, Cathay General Hospital, Mackay Memorial and Hospital, Fooyin University, according to the ICDF.