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Health Research

  • Development and evaluation of long and short term healthcare policies
  • Development and evaluation of healthcare delivery system
  • Improvement of the healthcare policies
  • Prevention and control of chronic and other diseases
  • Development of mental and reproductive health system
  • Studies on supply and demand for healthcare resources
  • Studies on Optimum management of healthcare resources
  • Development of food and drug safety policies
  • Optimization of healthcare services
  • Promotion of pharmaceutical, food, hospital, and medical instrument industries
  • Development of healthcare database and technologies
  • Analyses of cost-effectiveness in the healthcare industry
  • Improvement of management of medical institutions
  • Studies on separation of prescription of dispensing of drugs
  • Development of long and short-term health promotion plans/strategies
  • National health and nutrition surveys
  • Development and evaluation of health promotion programs
  • Development and conduct of training programs for health promotion workers
  • Development of long and short-term strategies for strengthening health education
  • Development of health education programs

Social Secuity Research

  • Improvement of the Medical Insurance system
  • Improvement of the operation of the Medical Insurance Fund
  • Stabilization of the Medical Insurance Fund
  • Improvement of the National Pension Scheme
  • Improvement of the operation of the National Pension Fund
  • Stabilization of the National Pension Fund
  • Improvement of the National Basic Livelihood Security System
  • Studies on income redistribution
  • Studies on self-support policies and counter-unemployment measures
  • Estimation of minimum cost of living and development of anti-poverty measures
  • Studies on social assistance programs

Social Policy Research

  • Long and short-term population projections
  • Development of population policies
  • Analysis of family structure
  • Development of strategies for family welfare
  • Development of policies on women's welfare
  • Studies on family mores and funeral/burial traditions
  • Evaluation of welfare administration
  • A wide range of public opinion surveys
  • Surveys on the livelihood and welfare needs of the elderly
  • Evaluation of welfare facilities and programs for the elderly
  • Development of welfare and health programs for the elderly
  • Surveys on livelihood and welfare needs of the disabled
  • Development of long and short-term policies for the welfare of the disabled
  • Studies on enhancing the efficiency of rehabilitation services

Information & Statistics Research

  • Development of health and welfare database
  • Studies on health and welfare informatization
  • Data processing and provision
  • Operation of information networks and HOME page
  • Development of long and short-term plans for health/welfare statistics generation
  • Improvement of health/welfare statistical methods
  • Collection and organization of books, materials and information
  • Lending of books and materials
  • Distribution of in-house Publications
  • Management of subscribers
  • Provision of information to users

Research Coordination

  • Development of long and short-term research plans
  • Evaluation of projects and performance
  • Operation of domestic public relations program
  • International researches on health and welfare
  • International consulting projects
  • Research exchanges with foreign research institutes
  • Coordination of international conferences