In view of the Liver disease, Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital officially established the department of Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Medicine in 1985. And by Professor Wen-Yu Zhang to be the director, he has been actively engaged in the research of liver disease and expanding the prevention of liver disease, for pioneering with gastroenterological of Taiwan.
Professor Wen-Yu Zhang established of Taiwan Liver Research Foundation since 1999. In recent year, on the one hand, the foundation has been committed to entering the society, serving the grassroots, and strengthening the awareness of prevention over treatment. On the other hand, they have assisted with the Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital of department of Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Medicine team to conduct more in-depth's liver disease research.
- Educate the patients and public about the liver diseases awareness, treatment and prevention.
- Provide liver disease screening services, proactively care for grassroots communities and underprivileged minority.
- Encourage and train domestic researchers to engage in the prevention and research of related of liver disease.
- In order to improve the overall medical level, provide a platform for the exchange of liver disease knowledge between primary medical institutions and relevance of academic.