The safety and quality of food, drugs, medical devices, and cosmetics are integral parts to promote the high standard of the national life style, health concerns and medical treatment. Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) provides a vigorous and comprehensive management system, serving it as a consumer protection for the safety and quality of TFDA-regulated products are intimately in people’s daily life and health. TFDA recognizes the importance of communicating effectively about TFDA-regulated products to achieve its mission of protecting and promoting the public health through integrated with well-planned marketing models.
The following strategic plans lay out TFDA role in communicating the risks of regulated products use and educate to different populations, it contains establish appropriate echanism to deliver information,build integrated resourcing database, cooperate with NGOs to share and discuss regulatory issues and publish information newsletters and journals to general public and health professionals.
In order to create a consumer environment where the population can be confident in “Food” and “Drugs”are safe, and educate the public about the appropriate use of regulated products, TFDA has to consider regarding public concerns points and attempt to fuse citizen governance concept and use big data analysis in the future. Education advocacy is a long-term commitment. Good information contributes to make good decision. How to let general public comprehend and support our regulatory and health concepts through appropriate communication strategies are our goals.