UPDATE : Monday, November 18, 2019
KPBMA head resigns over pharma-supporting legislation
Won Hee-mok, president of the Korea Pharmaceutical and Bio-Pharma Manufactu...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-30 11:42
‘People want better healthcare without higher insurance premiums’
Six out of 10 people sought improvements in the Korean healthcare system, i...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-26 15:37
KCDC prepares for possible disease outbreaks at 2018 Winter Olympics
The 2018 Winter Olympics will kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea, on Feb....
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-25 16:17
Food-drug safety ministry to focus on removing ‘chemophobia’
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) announced its administrative pl...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-23 17:44
Ministry lays out response to disaster at Ewha hospital
The Ministry of Health and Welfare Tuesday announced interim measures for s...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-23 16:46
Korea aims to lower suicide rate by 2022
The Korean government said Tuesday it would pursue aggressive measures to l...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-23 14:33
Patients petition Blue House to reimburse effective, expensive drugs
Around 30 online petitions sent to the Blue House since last year are calli...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-22 15:17
Which certificates do you need for 4th industrial revolution?
A medical 3D printing technician, a Big Data analyst, and an artificial int...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-01-18 12:18
Siemens Healthineers to file administrative suit against government fines
Siemens Healthineers Korea said Wednesday that it plans to file an administ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-17 17:07
‘Risk-sharing agreements improved access to expensive drugs’
As the reevaluation nears for drugs approved under risk-sharing agreements ...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-01-17 16:15
Korea’s pharmaceutical exports up 20% in 2017
South Korea’s exports of pharmaceutical products expanded 20 percent in 201...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-01-16 11:21
Steep rise in flu cases slows
The steep rise in flu cases in late last year has slowed this month, govern...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-01-16 11:14
Korea ranks 6th in world in number of clinical trials
Korea ranked sixth in the world for the number of clinical trials conducted...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-15 18:32
FDA warns against possible link between death and feeding tubes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety alert regarding...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-12 16:21
Ministry issues cold-related illness advisory
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) advised the pub...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-12 14:36
Government bans dihydrocodeine for children under 12
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has banned the use of dihydrocodeine-c...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2018-01-12 14:35
Lawmaker motions bill for approving use of medical marijuana in Korea
A lawmaker has set out to revise the current laws against marijuana to allo...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-11 18:02
Public hearing to discuss support plans for healthcare industry
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) said it would convene a public he...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-10 16:17
Ministry orders recall on Israeli gel
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said Tuesday that it has ordere...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-09 17:52
Seoul retains ban on prime-time junk food ads
Korea will indefinitely uphold its policy that bars television ads of unhea...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-09 17:20
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