2006 year Press Release
The Taiwan Society of Internal Medicine will hold the 28<sup>th</sup> World Congress of Internal Medicine at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) from November 10-13, 2006, with the theme: Internal Medicine in the IT Era. TaiwanIHA is sponsoring the conference and helping to invite important foreign dignitaries.
TaiwanIHA to Sponsor 28<sup>th</sup> World Congress of Internal Medicine Held by Taiwan Society of Internal Medicine
The conference’s opening ceremony is scheduled for 4:30 on Friday November 10 at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC). Professor Lee Yuan-tei, the conference chairperson, will host the opening ceremony and has invited high-ranking officials to give remarks. Professor Thomas Kjellstrom, chairperson of the World Congress of Internal Medicine, will also speak at the ceremony. Senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Health and Welfare, as well as important leaders in the field of medicine and health, will attend.
The Taiwan Society of Internal Medicine is providing two exhibition booths for TaiwanIHA and its related groups for promotional purposes. TaiwanIHA has invited Global Medical Instruments Support & Service and the Taiwan Nurses Association to share the booths for this important event.
The International Society of Internal Medicine (ISIM), a very important international medical organization established in Switzerland in 1948, has 59 state members and 3000 individual members. Taiwan joined the ISIM in 1996, becoming the 46th member state.
This is the first ISIM conference to be held in Taiwan, and it is expected that the total number of international and local participants will reach 7500. It will promote Taiwan and its position in the field of medicine internationally, giving Taiwan’s participation in international medicine and health circles considerable momentum.