1 Early life 2 Political career 3 Personal life 4 References 5 External links
Early life Born in what is now Chiayi City to Hsu Shih-hsien and Chang Chin-tung, both physicians, Chang Po-ya is a medical doctor educated in Kaohsiung Medical College (1968), the Institute of Public Health of National Taiwan University (1970), Johns Hopkins University (1974), and Kyorin University (1994).
Political career She was the mayor of her home city, serving three terms (1983–89, 1997–2000), the first time succeeding her mother, Hsü; the last time succeeding her sister, Chang Wen-ying (張文英). The Chang daughters and mother are known as the Hsü Family of Chiayi (許家班). She was the Minister of Health from June 2, 1990 to September 10, 1997 and led the creation of Taiwan's national health insurance system. Under President Chen Shui-bian, she was the Minister of Interior from May 20, 2000 to February 1, 2002 and also served as Governor of the Taiwan Provincial Government. On 7 December 2002, came in 4th as an independent candidate in the Kaohsiung City mayoral election.
2002 Kaohsiung City Mayoral Election Result
Huang Tian-sheng (黃天生)
Huang Jun-ying (黃俊英)
Democratic Progressive Party
Personal life She is married to Chi Chan-nan (紀展南) with a son and a daughter.
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^ "Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan)". ey.gov.tw.
^ Lin, Chieh-yu (5 September 2004). "Chang in spotlight since Chen talk". Taipei Times. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
^ Who's who in Asian and Australasian politics. Bowker-Saur. 1991. p. 43. ISBN 978-0-86291-593-3.
^ Jou, Ying-cheng (19 April 2000). "Chiayi mayor takes Cabinet post". Taipei Times. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
Preceded byHsu Shih-hsien (mother)
Mayor of Chiayi1983–1989
Succeeded byChang Wen-ying (sister)
Preceded byChang Wen-ying (sister)
Mayor of Chiayi1997–2000
Succeeded byChen Li-chen
Preceded byWang Chien-shien
President of the Control Yuan2014-present
Party political offices
Chairperson of the NPSU2004–2007
Succeeded byLin Pin-kuan
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Chang Po-ya. Profile of Minister of the Interior Chang Po-ya from Taiwan Panorama (2000) Authority control WorldCat Identities GND: 171196147 VIA