Food and Drug Administration
Real-time drug safety information monitoring and delivery platform
was established to monitor
domestic and foreign drug safety and quality alerts, and to announce the alerts to the public in time.
A total of 103 domestic medicinal product recall alerts, 36 consumers red and green light information,
Risk Communication letters
(4) TFDA established the drug safety
Education leraning Website
to provide educational materials and
lesson plans on correct drug usage. The website was browsed by more than 400,000 visitors.
Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Advertisement Violation Inquiry System
provides a quick and instant
audit implementation system that helps disseminate correct information amongst the general public.
2. Use of Facebook Fan Group
(practical health tips about food) Facebook Group has been established, with
posts that describe interesting and practical lifestyle tips coupled with the latest events for the
purpose of public education and awareness.
(2) Other resources such as
Anti-Drug Resource Library
and the Facebook fan group of safe and
peaceful sleep were also established to strengthen the benefits of drug abuse prevention advocacy.
TFDA Safe Cosmetics Use
Facebook Group and Blog were established. The
Cosmetics and Beauty Atelier and Cosmetics True or False Quiz with Prizes
were also released on
3. Providing Relevant Information Channels
(1) Various digital press articles on food and drugs (such as the Food & Drug Consumer Newsletter) are
available for public subscription. These publications provide immediate coverage of the latest news in
Taiwan and other countries as well as information on public concerns.
(2) Internet activities such as the
Incredible Medical Device Superman Development Program
organized, using games such as
limited time classification competitions and medical device quizzes
to help the public gain knowledge about medical devices.
(3) In 2014, a total of 20 food and drug publications were released, including the
Taiwan Food and Drug
Administration Annual Report
(Chinese and English versions),
Medical Device GMP, a Cross-Generation
Driver for Quality: 1989~2014, Minimum Requirements for Biological Products IV
Manual for the
Food Additives Traceability System
, providing the general public with a diverse selection of reading
materials to satisfy their right to access information (refer to Appendix 2 for the list of publications).