UPDATE : Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Korea to cooperate on healthcare with 3 Central Asian countries
The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced that it plans to work closely ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-04-24 17:10
‘Consider N. Korea’s adoption of health insurance in inter-Korean exchange’
South Korea should consider that North Korea might introduce a national hea...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-04-24 14:28
Regulator suspends Eutilex’ trial on cell therapy
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it recently ordered Eutilex to su...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-04-23 15:13
IVI-led consortium wins Fleming Fund's grant
An international consortium led by the International Vaccine Institute (IVI...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-04-18 11:15
THAAD backlash almost over: Chinese patients to Korea up 18 %
The number of Chinese patients visiting Korea rebounded in 2018, signaling ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-04-17 16:00
HIRA generates ₩35 billion worth economic value through international biz
The Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA) said it has creat...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-04-16 16:19
Anti-abortion law ruled unconstitutional in Korea
The Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that the provisions governing th...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2019-04-11 18:02
Generic drug approvals doubled amid imminent scrap of consigned bioequivalence tests
After the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety announced that it would graduall...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-04-11 16:00
Regulator to probe Kolon with all possible scenarios over Invossa debacle
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it would investigate the safety i...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-04-10 15:37
Korea to spend ₩480 billion for pharma, biotech sector
The government said it would spend 477.9 billion won ($419.3 million) to he...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-04-10 15:32
Bill supporting high-tech biopharmaceuticals blocked amid Invossa setback
A bill that supports advanced generative medicine and high-tech biopharmace...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-04-05 16:15
Bodybuilders booked for smuggling anabolic steroids
The regulator has caught 12 bodybuilders and trainers who smuggled muscle-e...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-04-05 12:23
Anticipation grows for bill to support advanced biopharmaceuticals
A bill to support advanced regenerative medicine and high-tech biopharmaceu...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-04-04 15:25
‘Regulator responsible for suspension of Invossa’
A civic group said the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety should be held acco...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-04-02 15:58
Hydrogen water, overhyped myth: experts
Advertisements of hydrogen water often promote that it helps remove fine du...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-03-28 11:32
Antitrust watchdog raids 3 leading stent makers
The Fair Trade Commission is probing three key players in the domestic sten...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-03-27 14:28
Petition reveals male nursing students’ sexual harassment on mobile chat 
Male students at the nursing department of a national university have sexua...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2019-03-26 15:01
HIRA puts brakes on Gilead’s AIDS treatment receiving reimbursement.
The reimbursement plan for Gilead Science Korea’s Biktarvy, an acquired imm...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-03-22 15:50
Health minister asks AI-backed drug-developing support center to go bolder
The government has requested a new support center for artificial intelligen...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-03-21 14:44
Vietnam eager to learn from Korean health insurance system
The Vietnamese health authorities have shown a keen interest in Korea’s hea...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-03-19 14:42
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