An appellate ruling could clarify the profession’s status in Taiwan. Year after year for more than a decade, AmCham’s White Paper has pointed out Taiwan’s near uniqueness among the countries of the world in denying legal status for the healthcare profession of chiropractic. The foreign-educated, foreign-licensed doctors of chiropractic practicing in Taiwan have had to…

Major healthcare multinational Johnson & Johnson’s credo states its commitment and responsibilities to the interests of all the company’s stakeholders. This pledge is engraved in English and Chinese on placards hung at the entrance to J&J’s Taiwan office. There, leadership and staff in the company’s three business sectors of consumer health, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices…

AmCham’s Pharmaceutical Committee has suggestions. Year after year, a key concern of the major pharmaceutical companies operating in Taiwan is the ease with which new drugs and new indications (meaning new applications for existing treatments) can enter the market. Given Taiwan’s single-payer universal healthcare system, much depends on whether the National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA)…