Taiwan International Healthcare Training Center (TIHTC) was established in 2002 by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW), and executed by Taipei Hospital, MOHW. TIHTC offers training and exchange programs for healthcare professionals around the world to pursue continuing education in Taiwan.
In the past 20 years, over 2,000 healthcare professionals from 74 countries have received training through TIHTC, which helped with the improvement of their own countries’ health systems. Furthermore, TIHTC has received nearly 1,300 international visitors from 65 countries, provided international medical rescue assistance 22 times, and signed official cooperation agreements with 38 hospitals and international organizations in countries such as India, Indonesia, Luxembourg, the Marshall Islands, Mongolia, the Philippines, Russia, Thailand, the United States, and Vietnam.
In 2011, Taipei Hospital established the first international healthcare exhibition center in Taiwan to commemorate its achievements in training and international cooperation. By the unwavering efforts of Taipei Hospital, it received the Bronze Award of 2012 National Biotechnology and Medical Care Quality Award, recognizing TIHTC as the top international healthcare personnel training institution in Taiwan. In 2016, TIHTC won the “First International Medical Model Prize” Group Award.
TIHTC has created an international healthcare training network that is in alliance with 26 Ministry of Health and Welfare affiliated hospitals, as well as 32 medical centers and regional hospitals. The partner hospitals and their respective specialties and facilities are clearly outlined, and year after year, TIHTC is adding more advanced healthcare institutions to the network. By integrating the top medical training resources available in Taiwan, TIHTC is capable of offering customized clinical programs for international healthcare professionals who are looking to continue their training.