The International Health Program of National Yang-Ming University was established in 2002. This program seeks to train students with interests in international health issues and equips them with capabilities in dealing with complex challenges in public health. The program aims to recruit both domestic and international students with the expectation of active learning and experience sharing among students with different backgrounds.
Previous students in this program came from different regions of the world: America (United States of America, Canada, Costa Rica, Belize, Honduras, Haiti, El Salvador, Ecuador, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Panama, Colombia, Nicaragua and Saint Christopher and Nevis), Africa (Burkina Faso, Swaziland, Gambia, Malawi, Kenya and South Africa), Asia (Philippines, Vietnam, Mongolia, Thailand, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Japan and Indonesia), Oceania (Solomon Islands), and Europe (France, Poland, UK and Czech Republic).
The International Health Program is a collaborative program consisting of nine graduate institutes at Yang-Ming University: Public Health, Health and Welfare Policy, Hospital and Health Care Administration, Clinical and Community Health Nursing, Microbiology and Immunology, Biomedical Informatics, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Tropical Medicine, and Traditional Medicine. All courses are in English.