Updated 18 November, 2020 Taiwan’s health strategy has successfully confined 340,000 people to 14-day quarantine and recorded zero community transmissions since mid-April, thus allowing the rest of the country’s 23 million people to live normal lives and the economy to grow at an expected 3.3 per cent in the third quarter. It is one of the few economies to have economic growth this year. Taiwan has had 580 covid19 cases, with the only new cases since April having been people entering the country. In contrast, Australia’s states and territories have resorted to border closures, imposed home restrictions and statewide lockdowns, at an enormous economic cost. Taiwan “is the only major country that has so far been able to keep community transmission of Covid eliminated,” despite many people living in high…
Australian states bear the responsibility for healthcare and education matters.
We need to rethink the trajectory of pedagogy in Australia, and provide far better formation for young minds.
We also need to keep an eye on evolving healthcare policies, particularly regarding bioethical issues.
Read on for suggested policies and methods.