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The Council of Indigenous Peoples Held 5th “Prospective Infrastructure Establishment and Indigenous Peoples Culture and Health Station Symposium” in Yilan County

  • 更新時間:2018/08/10 13:59:26

In order to implement the policy of long-term care for Indigenous Peoples and the prospective infrastructure establishment as well as listen to the opinions from the locals, the Council of Indigenous Peoples held 5th “Prospective Infrastructure Establishment and Indigenous Peoples Culture and Health Station Symposium” in Yilan County today (19th). Director Icyang presided over the Symposium personally. Representative and Commissioner Chou, Tao-Chun of Mnistry of Health and Welfare, Yang, Hsin-Yi, Executive Director of Indigenous Peoples Department, New Taipei City Government, Huang, Lin-Na, Chief of Civil Affairs, Yialan County, Director You, Shu-Fen, Yilan County Indigenous Peoples Affairs Office, Chen, Hsiao-Jen, Senator of Yilan County, and caregivers of Culture and Health Station as well as social workers from Indigenous Peoples Family Service Center were present at the Symposium. There were approximately 50 participants in the Symposium.

250 Culture and Health Stations established by the Council were distributed around the Country for taking care of 7,603 elders, and there were 16 Stations in New Taipei City and Yilan County. Moreover, 2 units including New Taipei City Government were approved by the Council to promote and handle “Prospective Infrastructure Establishment Plan -- Urban and Rural Construction -- Indigenous Tribe Construction -- Rehabilitation Plan of User-friendly Space of Culture and Health Integrated Service Base of Indigenous Peoples and Tribes”. 2 Stations were reported by New Taipei City Government with NT$ 1,480,000 subsidy being approved; 6 ones were reported by Yilan County Government with NT$ 10,500,000 being subsidy approved. The Plan included assisting in handling structure safety verification for Culture and Health Station, space rehabilitation and maintenance as well as purchasing the facilities and equipment, such as caring equipment and office supplies for the Station to create diversified and user-friendly activity space, thereby improving the caring quality, delaying the aging and promoting the physical and mental health of the elders.