In accordance with the WTO global monitoring framework for the target 25-25 “has Taiwan set 9 voluntary targets and 25 indicators, allowing to reduce the rate of premature deaths from non-infectious diseases by about 25 percent to the year 2025. We face us now with the challenge to promote the health of seniors, fair and sustained participation in social activities and equity between the generations. Like other Member States, Taiwan has to cope with the different effects of an ageing society on the public health system. We promote important financial reforms such as the plan for the second generation of NHI, which involves cooperation between ministries, plus a long-term care program as part of efforts to create a complete system of social security of the next generation. In response to the appeal made by the disabled care WHO took over Taiwan as one of a few members of the international classification of functioning, disability and health (international classification of functioning, disability and health ICF) for the assessment of disability and ICF in the country’s social welfare system is introduced. In the face of the many challenges for the public health of the next generation to ensure the world community requires coordination and cooperation both between individual departments and across countries, thus ensure can, that limited resources are adequately used to create a global health system with universal health insurance and to realize the ultimate goal of the WHO of health for all.
This is the fifth year of Taiwan’s participation in the WHA as an observer. Although it was not possible to participate in the mechanisms and conferences of WHO, in the past Taiwan and participation is still subject to restrictions, but Taiwan has in many ways of international cooperation on health issues considerable progress, and Taiwan was also not carelessly, to reciprocate to the international community, by the experiences and successes of the country are divided into the health care sector. In the 1960s, Taiwan was a recipient of international assistance, which accounted for 9 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP). Today, Taiwan is an active donor in humanitarian assistance, each year be donations to the value of 0.1% of GDP. Taiwan is also actively involved in efforts for global health, supported the efforts of the WHO and its global partners, to achieve the health-related Millennium development goals. While Taiwan seeks to improve the health of their own people, the country wants more opportunities to participate to respond better to its own responsibility as a member of the world community to provide consideration to efforts for global health.