UPDATE : Friday, January 17, 2020
Regulator to inspect 12 biopharmaceutical plants overseas
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it would conduct a regular inspec...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-02-20 16:18
Government to spend ₩3 trillion on innovative drugs, dementia, medical scientists
The government will invest about 3 trillion won ($2.67 billion) in biotech ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-02-20 11:44
Korea to raise vaccine self-sufficiency to 57% by 2020
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it would build a state-run techno...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-02-19 14:47
Korea spreads health insurance system to Asia
Korea’s efforts to promote the excellence of its health insurance system am...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-02-19 12:37
‘Innovative’ drugmakers to invest ₩1.7 trillion in developing new drugs
Forty-three out of the 47 government-designated innovative drugmakers will ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-02-14 11:26
WHO to revise criteria for personality disorder for 1st time in three decades
The World Health Organization is expected to change the diagnostic codes of...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-02-13 12:16
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing allowed for Parkinson’s, lung cancer
The government has decided to include direct-to-consumer genetic testing in...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-02-12 14:48
US pharma group asks USTR to designate Korea as priority foreign country
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) said it ha...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-02-11 17:49
Seoul goes all out to promote Korean healthcare in Middle East
Minister of Health and Welfare Park Neung-hoo returned from his three-day t...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-01-29 18:56
Government to tighten rule for drug license renewal
The government will not allow renewal of drug approval if a company manufac...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-01-29 12:51
Korea to set up new review process for advanced medical devices
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it would enhance drug safety mana...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-01-28 17:35
Government to expand insurance coverage for MRI
The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced it would extend health insuran...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-01-28 17:02
Two CROs reprimanded for delayed reports of adverse events
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety issued a warning to two clinical resea...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-01-24 15:40
‘Trade deal with US makes it hard for Seoul to support local drugmakers’
Health and Welfare Minister Park Neung-hoo said he felt frustrated about no...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-01-23 15:31
Court suspends FSC’s disciplinary ruling against Samsung BioLogics
The Seoul Administrative Court has suspended the Financial Services Commiss...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-01-22 22:30
Seoul’s disease control questioned amid spreading fears over measles
Experts are raising concerns that the Korean government’s epidemic preventi...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2019-01-22 15:16
Top Court’s ruling affects local companies’ base-altering strategies to avoid patents
Local pharmaceutical companies may no longer be able to avoid patent claims...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-01-18 16:36
‘Preparing new decade for overseas expansion of Korean healthcare’
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said it would analyze how the government...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-01-17 14:44
Koreans waste ₩218 billion worth of drugs a year
Koreans throw away about 218 billion won ($194 million) worth of medicines ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-01-16 10:27
Doctor’s group urges physicians to take precaution in using Saxenda
The Korean Medical Association (KMA) has released a guideline to all its me...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-01-15 11:43
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