The Centers for Disease Control (CDC; Chinese: 衛生福利部疾病管制署; pinyin: Wèishēng Fúlì Bù Jíbìng Guǎnzhì Shǔ) is the agency of the Ministry of Health and Welfare of the Taiwan that combats the threat of communicable diseases.[2]


The agency was established on 1 July 1999.[3]

Organizational structures

  • Information Management Office
  • Secretariat
  • Personnel Office
  • Civil Service Ethics Office
  • Accounting and Statistics Office


  • Division of Planning and Coordination
  • Division of Infection Control and Biosafety
  • Division of Acute Infectious Diseases
  • Division of Chronic Infectious Diseases
  • Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Division of Quarantine
  • Epidemic Intelligence Center
  • Center for Diagnostics and Vaccine Development


  • Taipei Regional Center
  • Northern Regional Center
  • Central Regional Center
  • Eastern Regional Center
  • Southern Regional Center
  • Kaohsiung-Pingtung Regional Center[4]


The headquarter center is accessible within walking distance south of Shandao Temple Station of Taipei Metro.

Methadone Program

The agency subsidizes a methadone maintenance treatment program in Taiwan. This includes providing methadone for addicts as well as providing psychiatrists, nurses, and case works, additionally the program "also provides educational programs for specific patients who were under conditions of deferred prosecution."[5]

See also


  1. ^ "Centers for Disease Control,R.O.C.(Taiwan)". Centers for Disease Control,R.O.C.(Taiwan). 
  2. ^ "Centers for Disease Control, R.O.C.(Taiwan)". cdc.gov.tw. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-07-14. Retrieved 2015-07-14. 
  4. ^
  5. ^ Lee, Hsin-Ya; Li, Jih-Heng; Wu, Li-Tzy; Wu, Jin-Song; Yen, Cheng-Fang; Tang, Hsin-Pei (2012-03-20). "Survey of methadone-drug interactions among patients of methadone maintenance treatment program in Taiwan". Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy. 7 (1). doi:10.1186/1747-597x-7-11.