UPDATE : Tuesday, June 18, 2019
‘N. Korea’s healthcare system advancing under Kim Jong-un’
North Korea’s relatively poor healthcare system is making progress under le...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-04-27 15:26
Birthrate fell 10% in February to hit record low
Korea’s birthrate hit a historic low in February, statistics from a governm...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-25 17:33
‘Switching Tylenol ER to prescription drug unnecessary’
Local pharmaceutical experts said the health authorities did not have to sw...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2018-04-25 16:06
TB testing guidelines at 2 agencies inconsistent
Two Korean government agencies have inconsistent guidelines for testing tub...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-04-24 16:31
Physicians call for measures to prevent hospital infections
Physicians urged measures to prevent hospital-acquired infections, in the w...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2018-04-24 15:05
‘S. Korea should aid N. Korea in children’s healthcare’
With the first inter-Korean summit in 11 years to take place on Friday, loc...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2018-04-23 15:15
Seoul mandates reporting of medical equipment accidents overseas
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said Thursday it would obligate...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-04-20 17:40
Korean psychiatrists bolster ethics education after ‘You Ah-in incident’
The Korean Neuropsychiatric Association said Thursday that it would add an ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-20 17:00
Seoul to simplify orphan drug designation
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) on Wednesday said it would amen...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2018-04-19 16:00
Foreign patients fall 12%; revenue down $205 mil.
The number of foreigners getting medical treatment in Korea dropped 11.7 pe...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-18 16:51
Physicians call for tighter control of botulinum toxin strains
The medical community has come forth to urge the health authorities to moni...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2018-04-12 16:33
Korea, Vietnam pharma groups hold talks on status of Korean exports
Officials from Korean and Vietnamese pharmaceutical associations held talks...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-12 11:53
[Feature] Surgical hospitalists band together
Surgical hospitalists have formed an association. Their purpose is to share...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-04-12 09:09
Obesity guidelines set anew in 3 stages
The Korean Society for the Study of Obesity announced new guidelines for ob...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2018-04-11 16:45
Breast cancer causes GDP loss of $600 million: study
Korea saw its gross domestic product fall 2.71 trillion won ($2.5 billion) ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-11 11:48
[News scene] ‘We’re not murderers,’ doctors cry out
More than 400 physicians gathered on a street in central Seoul Sunday to pr...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-04-09 13:04
Pharma and bio show opens April 17
The Korea Pharma & Bio 2018 is set to open its three-day run in KINTEX, Goy...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-04-06 15:22
Health insurance agency to run 10-day international training
The National Health Insurance Service said it would hold an international t...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2018-04-06 14:06
Teen suicides on rise – again
More than 100 Korean elementary, middle, and high school students ended the...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-05 16:10
Pharmaceutical exports jumped 30% in first two months
South Korea’s exports of pharmaceutical products expanded 30 percent in Jan...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-04-05 15:09
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