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Directions for the Management of Medical Institutions Handling Applications by Foreign Nationals for Medical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Updates:2021-08-16
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In order to assist patients from various countries in seeking medical care in Taiwan, Taiwan has been promoting international medical services for a long time, which has been repeatedly reported by international media, thereby deepening international friendships in the process.

However, due to the severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic all over the world, the Central Epidemic Command Center (hereinafter referred to as “CECC”) announced border control measures on March 19, 2020, which bar foreign nationals from entering Taiwan; as a result, some foreign patients are unable to visit Taiwan, thereby interrupting the treatment they receive.

Considering that the epidemic situation in Taiwan is currently stable, and that there is sufficient health care capacity in Taiwan, these Directions have been formulated with a view to continuing the spirit of “Taiwan can help, and Taiwan is helping!” Member institutions of Taiwan Task Force for Medical Travel wishing to assist foreign nationals in seeking medical care in Taiwan, shall handle applications for entry to Taiwan by international patients and medical services for international patients in accordance with the provisions of these Directions and the necessary epidemic prevention measures announced by CECC.


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