UPDATE : Friday, August 14, 2020
Korea seeks to lead international standards for medical 3D printing
The government said it would seek to lead the international standardization...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2020-01-13 16:26
Mysterious pneumonia case unrelated to China outbreaks
The Korean health authorities said the local case of pneumonia-like illness...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2020-01-13 16:24
Korea to invest ₩420 billion in new drugs, medical devices, brain research
The Ministry of Science and ICT said it would spend 420 billion won ($361.7...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2020-01-10 14:24
Regulator to help Korean firms’ global biz through international cooperation
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety will push for utilizing artificial int...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2020-01-08 16:33
Koreans OK with sharing private medical info for better public health
Nearly eight out of 10 Koreans are willing to share their biodata for incre...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2020-01-06 16:45
[New Year Special] Korean healthcare gears up for new decade of global business
This year marks a decade since the Korean healthcare industry began to ente...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2020-01-03 14:15
Regulator warns of serious breathing difficulties in gabapentinoid use
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety warned that patients with a respirator...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-12-24 11:41
Vitamin E acetate likely cause of lung injuries from vaping
Vitamin E acetate was associated with lung injuries in people who smoked el...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-23 15:02
Regulatory agency expands cooperation with European counterparts
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said that it has signed multiple agree...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-18 11:22
‘Local medical device industry needs state support to grow’
To prevent the domestic medical device sector from collapsing, the governme...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-17 16:01
'Biosurveillance essential as no leader want absence of information during health crisis'
Korea has turned its attention toward biosurveillance as a means to strengt...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-16 15:23
Korea, China, Japan to cooperate on universal health coverage, infectious disease, aging
Korea, China, and Japan decided to enhance cooperation to achieve universal...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-16 12:47
Medical kiosks installed at major subway stations to help foreigners
The Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) and the Ministry of...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-13 13:58
Regulator finds harmful substances in liquid e-cigarettes
The Ministry of Health and Drug Safety said it has detected risky substance...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-13 13:58
[Special] Biosurveillance emerges as national strategy to prevent epidemics
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) hit Korea in May 2015 and claim...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-12-12 14:18
‘There should be no Invossa fiasco again’
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it has introduced a “special scre...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-11 15:03
Deaths by suicides, infections surged in 2018: data
The number of deaths by incidents increased in 2018 for the first time in f...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-12-10 14:17
Korea selected as 'Medical Tourism Destination of the Year'
Korea received the "Medical Tourism Destination of the Year" award during t...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-09 17:43
Foreign trainee doctors to get easier extension of training
Foreign doctors receiving training at local medical institutions will find ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-06 12:42
Korea exports health insurance system to Bahrain
The Korean government has completed establishing a health insurance system ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-05 16:12
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