UPDATE : Monday, May 25, 2020
Expat workers left behind in mandatory health insurance program
Foreigners who stay longer than six months in Korea are obliged to subscrib...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-06-07 15:27
Pharma industry urges deregulation to develop new drug using AI
The Korean pharmaceutical industry called for the government to ease regula...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-06-05 11:53
Seoul holds policy consultation with WHO
The Ministry of Health and Welfare and the delegation from the World Health...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-06-04 17:35
Will Seoul retrieve ₩14.7 billion invested in Invossa’s R&D?
The government said it invested a total of 14.72 billion won ($12.34 millio...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-05-31 11:27
Supreme Court finalizes jail term to ‘Anaki’ operator
The Supreme Court sentenced a jail term to the operator of “Anaki,” the Kor...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2019-05-30 16:36
Regulator faces serious repercussions after Invossa debacle
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety recently confirmed that Kolon Life Sci...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-05-29 14:50
Government to discuss gaming disorder for disease classification
As the World Health Organization recently decided to classify gaming disord...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-05-28 14:44
‘State support for biohealth will benefit only large hospitals’
Activists slammed the Moon Jae-in government’s plan to give massive support...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-05-24 16:13
Moon vows massive support for biohealth industry
The Moon Jae-in government has embarked on a grand project to nurture the b...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-05-23 12:31
NHIS prepares mandatory health insurance enrollment for expats
The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) said it would run more foreign...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-05-22 15:49
‘Risk-sharing agreements back up economic feasibility review’
An expert said expanding risk-sharing agreements (RSA) and introducing a po...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-05-22 14:46
Regulator inspecting Kolon TissuGene in US this week
A delegation of the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety left for the U.S. on S...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-05-20 14:22
Expat students worry about hefty medical insurance fees from mid-July
Foreign students who stay in Korea for more than six months from July must ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-05-14 14:17
State-funded smoking cessation program may face overhaul
The government is expected to revise its smoking cessation support programs...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-05-09 15:19
‘Invossa scandal might be more far-reaching’
An activist physician claimed that Invossa-K, recently suspended gene thera...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-04-26 18:08
Korea succeeds in reducing inflow of foreign tuberculosis patients
Korea has achieved positive results from the measures it implemented to red...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-04-26 17:58
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
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