UPDATE : Friday, December 13, 2019
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
Health minister communicates with public to calm down fiscal concerns
Amid mounting concerns among political and medical communities about how to...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-20 15:23
Regulators report insects found in infusion solutions
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has received reports from the E...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-09-20 12:37
Government to control ‘actual medical expense insurance’
The government will move to control “actual medical expense insurance” by e...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-19 17:01
Korea’s plan to fight TB full of blind spots: experts
To shake off the shameful image of South Korea having the highest incidence...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-19 11:49
Detailed state program for dementia patients rolled out
The Moon Jae-in government has rolled out details of the state program for ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-18 16:19
State-run medical research poorly managed: lawmaker
The state-run Korea Health Industry Development Institute has squandered th...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-18 15:17
‘Mooncare’ needs budget of W34.6 trillion, think tank says
The so-called “Moon Jae-in care,” or a drastic plan by President Moon Jae-i...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-18 10:22
Experts call for overhauling bio industry promotion policy
Before the announcement of the “third draft to enhance biotechnology,” expe...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-09-15 15:39
US agency okays new treatment for relapsed lymphatic cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approva...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-09-15 12:23
‘Social service corps’ to integrate care of seniors, children
As low birthrate and population aging emerge as social problems, the public...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-15 12:10
Conflict between healthcare workers intensifies over medical device use
There is one conflict observed only in South Korea and not in any other cou...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-09-14 18:42
Foreign health insurance subscribers increase 10% a year
The number of foreigners and expatriates living in Korea who receive medica...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-14 18:16
Government, doctors spar over ‘compulsory designation system’
The medical community tried to water down the “compulsory designation syste...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-14 17:22
Tego rules out discipline’s impact on approval of new product
Tego Science, a maker of wound-healing cell therapy products, has received ...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-09-14 15:53
Government confident to raise money for ‘Moon care’
The government reiterated its firm intention to push ahead with the “Moonca...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-14 13:34
Court takes side with druggists despite leakage of personal info
About 2,000 doctors and patients filed a damage suit of 5.4 billion won ($4...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-09-12 15:43
‘ISAAR & ICIC 2017’ opens at Busan BEXCO for 3-day run
The Korean Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (KSPID) and the Asia-Pa...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-09-12 11:13
‘Ministry to raise medical fees to compensate losses from expanded coverage’
The government will increase medical fees to make up for losses caused by e...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-09-11 16:33
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