Content of Workshop: Four-day workshop on lab techniques for detecting mosquito-borne viral diseases with the aim to assist South and Southeast Asian nations in establishing the capability to detect an differentiate dengue fever, chikungunya, and Zika within one work day. Improvements in the regional capacity to tackle infectious diseases, reinforce global health security, and ward off the threat of infectious diseases were also discussed during the event. “As like-minded democracies with decades of close ties, it is only natural that the United States and Taiwan seek to jointly address emerging global and regional challenges that know no borders.” said AIT Chairman James Moriarty.
Key Attendees: Taiwan Vice President Chen Jien-ren , Minister without Portfolio Deng Chen-chung , Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung , Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Leo Chen-jan Lee , AIT Chairman James Moriarty, AIT Director Kin Moy
Number of Participating Countries: 13