Preventive vaccination is the most economical and effective measure against infectious diseases.
Altitude sickness is the negative health effect of high altitude, caused by rapid exposure to low amounts of oxygen at high elevation.
Consult your doctor for medical evaluation before departure.
Malaria is transmitted by the bite of Anopheles infected with Plasmodium. There are four kinds of Plasmodium for human infection:
For taking a drug for malaria prophylaxis before going abroad, please consult a doctor one month before going abroad to assess the risk of infection, the need for preventive administration and whether there are contraindications.
Influenza is an acute respiratory infection caused by influenza virus. Influenza viruses are classified into types A, B and C. The main seasonal influenza viruses are types A and B, while type C is characterized by mild upper respiratory tract infection. At present, H1N1 and H3N2 are the primary influenza A viruses that infect humans.
The success rate of smoking cessation of Varenicline is about 50 to 60 percent, which is higher than that of nicotine replacement therapy (e.g. patches and lozenges) and Bupropion
Acute meningoencephalitis caused by infection with Japanese encephalitis virus involves the brain, spinal cord and meninges. The incubation period is 5-15 days. Most of the patients have no obvious symptoms. Only about 1% of the infected patients have clinical symptoms.
National Health Insurance Post-Acute Care (PAC) Program—Weak and Elderly Patients 全民健康保險急性後期整合照護(PAC)計畫—衰弱高齡病人(英文)2019/12/27
The National Health Insurance Administration announced the revised PAC program, which has been implemented since July 1, 2017 to expand care for patients with traumatic nerve injury, fragile fracture, heart failure, and weakness and aging, in addition to stroke and burns.
The home-based medical integration program includes three stages of care: home-based medical care, severe home-based medical care and hospice care.