Yaung Chih-liang

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Yaung Chih-liang[1] (Chinese: 楊志良; pinyin: Yáng Zhìliáng; born 11 March 1946) is a Taiwanese politician. He was the Minister of the Department of Health of the Executive Yuan from 2009 to 2011.[2]

Yaung Chih-liang
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13th Minister of the Department of Health
In office
6 August 2009 – 8 February 2011
Preceded byYeh Ching-chuan
Succeeded byChiu Wen-ta
Personal details
Born (1946-03-11) 11 March 1946 (age 74)
Taipei, Taiwan
NationalityRepublic of China
Political partyKuomintang
Alma materNational Taiwan Normal University
National Taiwan University
University of Michigan


Yaung obtained his bachelor's degree from the Department of Health Promotion and Health Education of the National Taiwan Normal University and master's degree in public health from National Taiwan University. He obtained his doctoral degree in the same field from the University of Michigan in the United States.[3]


  1. ^ "Continuity of diabetes care is associated with avoidable hospitalizations: evidence from Taiwan's National Health Insurance scheme". Oxford Academic.
  2. ^ "Yang Chih-liang takes over as health minister". The China Post. 2009-08-07. Retrieved 2014-04-28.
  3. ^ Chuang, Jimmy (20 August 2009). "PROFILE: New Department of Health minister starts with a bang". Taipei Times. Retrieved 14 January 2017.