In light of the trend of population aging, Kaohsiung Medical University and National Health Research Institutes cooperate to host this forum. Experts and scholars of long-term care policy and evidence-based research in aging from Asia-Pacific countries, such as Japan, Korea, Australia, Malaysia, Hong-Kong, and Taiwan, are invited to share their unique developing experience and research outcomes to provide suggestions for policy planning, clinical program developing, and practical service operation and administration.

1. Date:

October 21st, 2019

2. Venue:

No. 100, Shih-Chuan 1st Rd., San-Min Dist., Kaohsiung City 80708, Taiwan

B1 Floor, Conference Hall, First Teaching Building, Kaohsiung Medical University

3. Agenda (Download)





8:30-9:00 am


9:00-9:15 am

Opening Remarks

President Yuh-Jyh Jong鐘育志校長

Deputy Minister Jui-Yuan Hsueh薛瑞元次長

Chair Professor Hsin-Su Yu余幸司講座教授

Associate Director Po-Huang Chiang江博煌副執行長

9:15-9:20 am

Introduction to the Forum

Vice President for Global Affairs, Kuei-Min Chen

Policy for Long-Term Care in Aging

9:20-9:50 am

Aged Care in Japan:

Past, Current and Future

Professor Hidenori Arai

Professor Kuei-Min Chen


9:50-10:20 am

Long-Term Care Insurance in South Korea

Professor Ju Young Yoon

10:20-10:50 am

Long-term Care of National Policy in Taiwan

Deputy Minister Jui-Yuan Hsueh

10:50-11:10 am

Coffee Break

11:10-12:00 am

Panel Discussion

Professor Hidenori Arai

Professor Ju Young Yoon

Deputy Minister Jui-Yuan Hsueh

Professor Kuei-Min Chen


12:00-1:30 pm


Evidence-Based Research for Long-Term Care in Aging

1:30-2:00 pm

Patterns of Aged Care Use among Older Australian:

A Prospective Cohort Study Using Linked Data

Professor Julie Byles

Professor Bih-O Lee


2:00-2:30 pm

Falls Research in Malaysia

Professor Maw Pin Tan

2:30-3:00 pm

Service model development for an ageing population:

A narrative from Hong Kong on developing evidence-based policies

Professor Claudia Lai

3:00-3:20 pm

Coffee Break

3:20-4:10 pm

Panel Discussion

Professor Julie Byles

Professor Maw Pin Tan

Professor Claudia Lai

Professor Bih-O Lee


4:10 pm


6:00 pm

Gala Dinner

By invitation


4. Registration:

2019 DM

5. Organized By

College of Nursing, Master Program of Long-term in Aging

Center for Long-term Care Research, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan

6. Sponsored by

National Health Research Institutes

7. Participant:

All researchers, teachers, and students in related departments of long-term care in universities and colleges, and healthcare staffs in all kinds of long-term care units and institutions.

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