Session 8 – Combating Pandemics (B)
Date: 23 July (Thursday) 14:00 – 15:30 (GMT+8)
Venue: 701EF, 7F, TaiNEX2 / Online event platform
Dr. Hong-Jen Chang is currently the Chairman and CEO of YFY Biotech Management Company. The primary responsibility of the company is to manage Taiwan Global Biofund which invests mostly in Taiwan's emerging biomedical industry. Before joining YFY Group, Dr. Chang had extensive experiences in health care. During his 16- year services with the government, he held several key positions in the Taiwanese Ministry of Health, including Deputy Minister, President & CEO of Bureau of National Health Insurance (BNHI) and Director General of Center of Disease Control and Chief Information officer.
Dr. Chang is known for his expertise in Health Insurance, Disease Control, Bio-pharmaceutical industry and Health information systems. During his tenure in BNHI, he established the Smart Card System for every citizen’s access to health care.
Dr. Chang received his medical degree from National Yang-Ming Medical College, he also holds Master degree in Public Health from National Taiwan University, and Master of Science in Health Policy and Management from Harvard School of Public Health.