Wednesday, October 30, 15:30-17:15

Precision Health Care in Taiwan: Collaborations between Government and Industry

Prof. Kung-Yee LIANG President, National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), Taiwan (R.O.C.)

We start this talk with a brief introduction of NHRI with the emphasis that it be the only mission-oriented biomedical research institute in Taiwan with three unique features. We will discuss some recent developments pertained to human health regarding the concepts in “Big Data”, “Precision Medicine” and “Real World Evidence” and trends in collaboration between government and industry world-wide. Attention will turn to health care perspectives from the Ministry of Health and Welfare in Taiwan followed by some ongoing activities. We will end with some cautionary notes and challenges from the humanity viewpoint.

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