Sharing the experience of Taiwan’s campus epidemic prevention :By cooperating with the central gover

Aug 18,2020 3:46 PM

To prevent the new type of COVID-19, Taiwan Can Help! Wu Hsihao, Dean of the International Affairs Office of National Kaohsiung University was invited to share Taiwan’s campus epidemic prevention experience with Filipino scholars through online video today, as well as the professional and creative use of professors on campus lead students to develop cases of epidemic prevention tools, encouraging the Philippines Educational units to learn from us.


The "Asia-Pacific International Epidemic Prevention Innovation Online Forum" was organized by the National Bicol Institute of Technology in the Philippines and IZN Global Collective. Kaohsiung University Dean of International Affairs, Wu Xinghao was invited to share relevant method with the topic "Kaohsiung University Epidemic Prevention Experience".


Wu Hsihao said that the second wave of pneumonia has swept to all countries. Fortunately, Taiwan has started ahead of the schedule and controlled the epidemic properly. It has become one of the very few countries in the world that have not suspended classes. The results are obvious. Taiwan is very willing to share relevant epidemic prevention experience. Specially to implement a real-name mask system, so that people have masks to wear, which not only protects themselves, but also greatly reduces the risk of infection.


In order to ensure the right of education, schools at all levels in Taiwan, including National Kaohsiung University, fully cooperate with the "Central Epidemic Command Center" and follow the instructions of the Ministry of Education, such as setting up a campus epidemic prevention team and setting up an "epidemic prevention information zone" upload meeting content regularly to provide information Transparency can reduce unnecessary fears, and the entire school’s faculty members must log in data such as body temperature on a daily basis to keep track of their health status.



Professors of National Kaohsiung University have also demonstrated professional epidemic prevention. For example, Xiao Hanwei, associate professor of the Department of Information Management, led students to introduce AI (artificial intelligence) and independently developed two systems, "mask recognition" and "thermal imaging body temperature measurement". The former can detect and remind you to enter teachers, students and staff, as well as the public, wear masks and wear full masks; the latter intelligently sense body temperature and save labor to maintain a safe social distance.


In addition, Taiwan gradually opens up the entry of international students to school, the Ministry of Education has set up entry check-in counters at the airport. All universities in Taiwan, including National Kaohsiung University, will support manpower to assist in airport transfers, lead check-in to anti-epidemic hotels, quarantine dormitories, etc. and implement them simultaneously. 14 "Health Care (Home Quarantine)" includes measures such as temperature monitoring, meal delivery, health education, and counseling to ensure that both body and mind are healthy and pass the quarantine period smoothly.