UPDATE : Wednesday, January 22, 2020
‘Oriental medicine promotion program, irrelevant for kids’ health’
The government’s pilot program to help enhance children’s health through pr...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-10-16 17:30
Project to give back to international society underperforms
A government project to invite and cure foreigner patients of low-income fa...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-16 16:17
Korea short of neonatal intensive care units
Despite the increasing need for medical care for preterm infants, neonatal ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-10-16 16:09
Antibiotic-resistant infections surge in Korea
The number of antibiotic-resistant infections has tripled in Korea this yea...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-10-13 11:17
Korea has poor supply for essential medicines: lawmaker
South Korea lacks a systematic chain to quickly supply essential medicines,...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-10-12 15:39
Hana Pharm’s opium painkiller reported most often for side effects
Hana Pharm’s opium pain medication, fentanyl citrate injection, had the mos...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-10-12 14:21
Korea becomes 1st WP nation to eradicate rubella
Korea has been certified by the World Health Organization as the first coun...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-10-12 13:50
Ousted president’s ‘medical hallyu’ showpiece ends up a big flop
A government agency set up by ousted President Park Geun-hye to help the do...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-10-10 16:21
Hacking attempts at medical institutions soar due to supervisory loopholes
Amid increasing damages caused by hacking attacks worldwide, the Ministry o...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-10-10 15:56
New law strengthens druggist group’s right to manage licenses
A new law passed the National Assembly Thursday, sharply strengthening the ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-29 15:27
Anticorruption law changes drugmakers, salespersons
The Act on Prohibiting Improper Solicitation and Graft has brought about en...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-09-28 17:14
Korea to invest ₩500 billion in developing new drugs
The government said it would invest 500 billion won ($442 million) in devel...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-09-28 11:42
Anticorruption law reduces solicitations, hampers academic activity
Almost a year after the Act on Prohibiting Improper Solicitation and Graft,...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-27 16:36
Paternity leaves rare among male officials responsible for boosting birthrate
Only 2.8 percent of male officials at the Ministry of Health and Welfare (M...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-25 17:22
Korean healthcare exports, jobs increase in H1
Korean healthcare industry saw a 13.4 percent growth in exports and added 2...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-25 15:04
People should raise awareness to increase heart arrest survival rate
Ordinary citizens need to raise their awareness about cardiopulmonary resus...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-09-22 18:02
‘Greater understanding of vaccine safety needed’
Only 51.9 percent, or 227,600 of 438,800, of girls born in 2004-2005 were v...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-09-22 17:46
Large hospitals enthusiastic about ‘15-minute consultation’ program
Large university hospitals have shown strong enthusiasm toward the governme...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-22 15:42
KCDC sets interim guidelines for polio vaccine shortage
Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) announced measures ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-09-21 18:18
Carcinogen found on some medicinal herbs
Research conducted by Seoul Institute of Health and Environment (SIHE) foun...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-09-21 11:32
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