Introducing an industry
Check the meanings
of the following words and expressions:
catered mainly to
privileged gentry class
local community needs
Red Cross Society
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regional hospitals operate in Taiwan?
was a large island-wide protest march of medical professionals
held this year?
severe fiscal imbalance, causing near bankruptcy and other
problems for medical facilities that rely on NHI subsidies
emergence of unlicensed physicians and poor quality medicines
prices and scarcity of medicine
How long have medical practices and standards in Taiwan
was established in 1904?
the Japanese Red Cross Society in Taiwan
a medical department at National Taiwan University
medical training institute in Taiwan
did Japan discourage its own physicians from practicing in
Taiwan during its occupation of Taiwan?
to cater mainly to Japanese governmental officials or the
privileged gentry class in Taipei
to provide medical coverage for all Taiwanese residents
cultivate local medical talent
Write a paragraph that introduces an industry
by adopting the following structure:
Briefly highlight the general characteristics of
this industry in Taiwan.
Point out the difficulties encountered in
Describe current activities of the particular
Elaborate on the available technologies that are
employed by the industry.
Discuss the related research and development
facilities in Taiwan, and how they assist/collaborate with that
Outline the major research and development
programs that are currently underway within the industry.
Provide a case example of industrial development.