TB policy and related issues in Taiwan: Organizational developments and notification policy changes

Jyh J. Jaung, Mei Ling Sheu

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Abstract

The prevalence of tuberculosis is increasing in Taiwan as well as in the World. How to set up an effective TB control infrastructure is a crucial issue in the 21st century. This paper first reviews the historical development of the TB control system, and then introduces the new TB notification policy in Taiwan. Finally, key issues are raised for the reference of future TB policy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)292-296
Number of pages5
JournalTaiwan Journal of Public Health
Volume23
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2004

Keywords

  • Policy Change
  • TB control

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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