UPDATE : Monday, September 16, 2019
KCDC to take care of foreigners in infectious outbreaks
Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has finally come up...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-11 14:49
Park apologizes after 11 years but refuses to step down
Park Ki-young박기영, newly appointed head of the Science, Technology, and Inno...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-11 11:32
[Focus] Success of ‘Moon Jae-in care’ depends on 3 factors
President Moon Jae-in has announced a policy to drastically expand health i...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-08-10 17:22
Medical community slams Moon’s healthcare policy
President Moon Jae-in’s announcement Wednesday to invest 30.6 trillion won ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-10 12:35
Insurance benefits promised for all medical treatments
The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced Wednesday new measures to dras...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-09 18:34
Ministry report food safety steps to PM
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety reported measures to protect children ...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-09 17:17
Moon invites criticism with controversial appointment
President Moon Jae-in has come under fire for naming a controversial figure...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-09 15:06
Ministry designates 6 substances as temporary narcotics
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety announced Monday that it would designa...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-08 14:27
Mental healthcare service needed for family survivors
Suicides result in about 80,000 bereaved family members a year, most of who...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-08-07 15:31
Hospice service expands to AIDS, CORD patients
Starting Friday, not just terminally-ill cancer patients but non-cancer lat...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-08-04 17:02
Healthcare big data show limits as basis of research
Big data provided by National Health Insurance Service(NHIS) and Health Ins...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-08-03 12:38
Health authorities to reflect climate change effects on policy
The Ministry of Health and Welfare has worked out details, including evalua...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-01 15:51
New research office to verify efficacy of ‘smart’ healthcare
Social interests in chronical disease management and personalized health pr...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-07-31 13:24
Korean children’s immunization rate higher than in US, UK
The immunization rate of Korean children 36 months after birth is highest a...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-27 12:00
Ministry sticks to mandatory indication of all drug substances
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS)식품의약품안전처 has made it clear it wo...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-07-26 16:50
‘Happy balloon’ gas designated as hallucinogen substance
The Ministry of Environment환경부 said the Cabinet meeting Tuesday approved th...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-25 17:53
Seoul donates $1 million to WHO emergency fund
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention질병관리본부 (KCDC) has decid...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-25 15:40
MOHW, WHO to hold health security conferences
The Ministry of Health and Welfare and the World Health Organization will h...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-25 13:54
New health-welfare minister vows to create ‘inclusive welfare state’
New Minister of Health and Welfare보건 복지부 Park Neung-hoo박능후 said Monday he w...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-25 11:59
‘Neither handouts nor patient complaints give insurance benefits to expensive drugs’
The countdown has begun to provide insurance benefits for the controversial...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2017-07-24 20:28
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