UPDATE : Wednesday, August 21, 2019
When will Seoul update drug review system for cell therapies?
The Korean government’s drug insurance benefit and review system is so outd...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2018-07-16 12:36
Korea has OECD’s fewest physicians per head
South Korea had 2.3 physicians per 1,000 people in 2016, the fewest among m...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-07-13 13:44
'Only 3 out of 10 Korean believe they are healthy'
Koreans have little confidence in their health, a global statistics showed....
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-07-12 18:36
‘Distorted drug pricing failed to filter out carcinogen-containing drugs’
After the government banned the import and sale of all drugs containing Chi...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-07-10 11:40
Korea-Laos to increase healthcare cooperation through ODA program
Minister of Health and Welfare Park Neung-hoo and Laos Minister of Health B...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-07-09 12:56
Seoul strengthens clinical trial regulations
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Friday that it has amended the re...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-07-06 17:34
‘97 % of abortions caused by socioeconomic problems’
An obstetrics and gynecology physician said Korea should legalize abortion ...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-07-06 16:40
Incheon to attract patients globally
Incheon city and Incheon Tourism Corp. announced Thursday that they have op...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-07-05 17:23
‘Too many regulatory grey zones suffocate smart healthcare’
Exciting new developments powered by technologies of the Fourth Industrial ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-07-04 17:28
Seoul sets standards for VR and AR medical devices
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published a guideline Monday, w...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-07-03 12:56
‘Government support for dementia tests might be ill-timed’
The Moon Jae-in administration has vowed to boost support for state dementi...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-07-03 11:47
Neurologists, forest service agree to use woods for brain health
A medical group and a government agency are teaming up to tackle the rising...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-07-03 11:46
Ministry lifts sales ban on Canadian flour and wheat
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said Tuesday that it has lifted...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-06-26 15:54
NHIS head slams health ministry’s incompetence
The head of the state-run company managing national health insurance in Kor...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2018-06-22 15:43
‘Korea has vast amount of unutilized healthcare data’
Since 2016, the Fourth Industrial Revolution has become a buzzword in Korea...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-06-22 14:15
Government resumes Lipiodol pricing talks with Guerbet Korea
The government will resume price negotiations for contrast medium Lipiodol ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-06-20 12:01
‘It costs 170 million won per physician to run hospitalist system’
Medical institutions in Korea spend 151 million won ($137,904) per physicia...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-06-15 15:56
‘42% of N. Korean defectors suffer from somatization’
About 42 percent of North Koreans who have defected to the South are suffer...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-06-15 14:43
Big Tobacco rebuts Seoul’s warning against heat-not-burn cigarettes
Philip Morris' IQOS and British American Tobacco's Glow Foreign t...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-06-12 11:19
Medical students support lifting abortion ban
Medical school students in Korea announced that they supported a recent pet...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-06-08 16:27
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