From the Drug Safety to Concern about Chinese Medicine Pharmaceutical Technology
Physicians, pharmacists and other professional and technical personnel are required to obtain relevant qualifications and pass the national examination, in order to serve related occupations. This policy is based upon the consideration of public welfare of medical safety, which directly affecting the national health and social security. Therefore, government taken qualification policy seriously, special medical knowledge and training are so requested, in order to meet the basic standard of practice requirements. Paragraph 2 of Article 86 of the Constitution, and No. 453, No. 682, No. 655 Interpretation of Grand justices of the Judicial Yuan support this opinion as well. In short, the practice of “Chinese medicine technicians” should also be limited to certain field and can only manage the traditional Chinese herbal medicine, but not involve the dispensing of traditional Chinese medicine.