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Functions and Responsibilities

1. Medical Administration: medical personnel management, medical institutions management, emergency medical aid, medical resource planning, medical quality control, municipal hospital management, advocacy for national health insurance.
2. About the Long-Term Care Section (Long-term Care 2.0)
Long-term care 2.0 services realize aging in place by providing diverse and continuous services to support families, in-home, community and residential caring to make the long-term care service system accessible to all and to build a community based caring as the aim to improve life quality of both caregivers and caretakers.
In pursuit of the "721" goal, the Taichung City Government aims to enable 70% of the senior citizens to live in a happy and healthy life through good training and prevent them from needing caretakers. Additionally, 20% of the sub-healthy senior citizens are helped to improve healing abilities and life skills; 10% of the senior citizens with disabilities are well cared for. In the future, Taichung is expected to gradually increase the percentage of healthy and sub-healthy senior citizens and decrease the percentage of disabled senior citizens for happy aging.
3. Health Promotion: Health management and promotion, health care services, tobacco control (promotion, supervision, planning, and assessment), and workplace health promotion.
4. Disease Control: Legal monitoring and reporting requirements of acute and chronic infectious diseases, hospital infection control and prevention advocacy, vaccination, health screening for foreign workers (including management and reporting).
5. Mental Health: mental health, prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault,drug abuse prevention(including planning, promotion, supervision, and assessment) and case management.
6. Planning and Information: comprehensive planning, research and development, project management and evaluation, legal, public service, international health exchanges and cooperation, regional cooperation, public relations, contact, health-care volunteer services, community medical training, health education, health clinic management, and analysis of health marketing data and health information.


Profile of Public Health Bureau

Please contact us by:
Telephone: +886-4-2526-5394
Unit Local number
Service counter 2500
Medical Administration 3700
Food and Drug Administration 5700
Health Promotion 3300


Disease Control


Laboratory Fengyuan District ext. 3600 ;Nan-Tun District Tel ( 04) 23801182
Mental Health 5600
Planning and Information 5300

Senior Execative

Chief Secretary 2070

Senior Specialist

Deputy Director 2030
Deputy Director 2050
Director 2012
Address: No. 136, Zhongxing Road, Fengyuan District, Taichung City


  • Data update: 2021-06-22
  • Publish Date: 2021-06-22
  • Source: Health Bureau
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