UPDATE : Monday, August 10, 2020
‘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
Drugmakers strongly oppose post-approval evaluation
The pharmaceutical industry adamantly criticized the government’s plan to e...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-04 13:17
‘Obesity needs to be treated as a chronic disease’
Countries have to face the fact that obesity is a chronic disease and that ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-02 18:02
‘Korea is lagging behind China in healthcare’
“In the healthcare sector, Korea is lagging behind China.”Julien Samson, ch...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-12-02 15:26
Asian nurses support enacting nursing law in Korea
Nurses in Asia have joined forces with Korean Nurses Association to demand ...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-11-28 15:38
Regulator’s re-evaluation of cognitive enhancer to take time
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has begun reassessing the efficacy of ...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-11-27 12:07
Drugmakers obliged to conduct impurity tests and report results
Pharmaceutical companies in Korea will have to conduct a test for any impur...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-11-25 16:09
Korea, Singapore to cooperate on GMP in pharmaceuticals
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it has signed an agreement with i...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-11-25 14:49
‘Korea's vaccine industry needs to grow to secure self-sufficiency’
“If the domestic vaccine industry becomes advanced enough, we will have vac...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-11-25 11:55
Regulator bans 13 nizatidine drugs over carcinogenic risk
The drug regulator said it has suspended the manufacturing, sale, and presc...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-11-22 15:32
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