Describing social enterprises as an “important part of Taiwan’s soft power,” Audrey Tang, Taiwan’s Digital Minister, hailed their ability to meld the pursuit of social interests and business profits – forces usually thought of as being in conflict – to facilitate the search for common shared values and solutions. She made her remarks as the…

Having implemented a Hepatitis B (HBC) vaccination program for newborns in 1986, Taiwan was once a pioneer in vaccination efforts.  However, Taiwan’s exclusion from participation in the World Health Organization (WHO), a tight budget, and a lack of coordination between immunization policy and healthy insurance policy have taken their toll. As a result, the development…