UPDATE : Friday, January 24, 2020
Free public cancer screening gets popular: survey
The number of adults getting free cancer screenings provided by the governm...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-11 13:21
Constitutional Court upholds ban on cord blood sales
The Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that the clause in the cord blood ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-08 15:16
Menstrual cups approved for 1st time in Korea
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Thursday it approved FemmyCycle a...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-08 14:56
Health-welfare spending in 2018 grows 9.5%
The Ministry of Health and Welfare’s budget for 2018 has been set at 63.1 t...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-07 19:04
Government’s mobile healthcare pilot project proves effective
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said its pilot mobile healthcare program...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-12-07 14:37
Korea’s healthcare exports to reach $11.7 billion this year
Korea’s exports in the healthcare industry, including pharmaceutical produc...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2017-12-07 14:10
Korean newborns expected to live 82 years on average: report
Newborns in South Korea are expected to live an average of 82.4 years, with...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-05 16:24
Government cancels approval for antidepressant Valdoxan
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Tuesday it has canceled the drug ...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-12-05 11:09
Medical supplies trade with China turn to black in 2017
Korea’s exports of medical and pharmaceutical products to China increased t...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-12-04 16:09
Agency releases interim epidemiologic survey on past hepatitis C outbreak
JS Clinic opened after the Seoul Hyeondae Clinic closed in 2014. Although t...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-01 18:26
‘Patient blood management can overcome blood shortage’
To overcome chronic blood shortages, the government should adopt the Patien...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-12-01 15:49
Europe suspends sales of certain MRI contrast agent products
The European Commission has suspended the sale of certain products for intr...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-01 15:47
Ministry finalizes selection of regional trauma centers
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that it has finalized its...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-11-30 17:30
FDA setting up new guidelines to boost complex generic drug development
Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-11-30 10:28
‘Healthcare workforce crucial to world development’
John MacArthur, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preven...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-11-29 16:55
Gynecologists stress need to revise criminal abortion law
As more than 230,000 citizens signed an online petition to repeal the antia...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-11-28 17:14
7 terminally ill patients die under ‘Well-Dying Law’
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Tuesday that seven terminally-ill p...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-11-28 16:28
Seoul to get rid of plastic surgery ads in subways by 2022
The Seoul Metro said Monday it would get rid of plastic surgery advertiseme...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-11-27 17:28
Government pushes ‘automatic claims’ for medical indemnity
The government said it would push to help Koreans automatically file their ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-11-24 14:18
Government to strictly deal with abuses against medical workers
With continued reports of human rights violations against trainee physician...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-11-23 10:00
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