The main goals of the Medical Association for indigenous People of Taiwan are 1) to support academic researches on indigenous peoples of Taiwan, 2) to promote the exchange between the MAIPT members and other international organizations focused on the health issues of indigenous peoples and 3) to organize meetings in related to the health of indigenous peoples.
Other than the regular annual member meetings, MAIPT had organized the following meetings:
In 2003, “the Austronesian indigenous peoples healthy forum”
In 2005, “the chairman meeting of the health organization of the Austronesian indigenous peoples”
In 2006,” the Pan-Asian international meeting for public health and epidemiology”
In 2007, MAIPT had finally obtained support and started the health promotion program in the indigenous tribes.