UPDATE : Tuesday, July 7, 2020
‘More strategic approach needed for inter-Korean healthcare exchanges’
With the inter-Korean relations improving after the South-North summit and ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-07-25 16:25
97% of young children had pneumococcal vaccines in 2017
The vaccination rate of Korean infants and toddlers stayed above 90 percent...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-07-25 14:33
Government agrees to raise Lipiodol price
The government said it has agreed with Guerbet Korea to raise the price of ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-07-25 13:28
Heat-related illnesses spiked 61% year-on-year in May-July
Amid the scorching heat with daytime highs reaching almost 40 degrees Celsi...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-07-23 15:21
Moon vows to ease excessive regulations on medical devices
President Moon Jae-in pledged to get rid of excessive regulations on medica...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-07-20 16:34
Younger Koreans to receive free medical checkups
Koreans in their 20s and 30s who are unemployed or in school will be eligib...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-07-20 13:58
Seoul allows use of marijuana-based drugs for incurable diseases
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Wednesday it would allow patients...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-07-18 11:28
Online petitions call for legalizing medical hemp
Koreans are increasingly calling for legalizing the use of marijuana for th...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-07-16 15:47
When will Seoul update drug review system for cell therapies?
The Korean government’s drug insurance benefit and review system is so outd...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2018-07-16 12:36
Korea has OECD’s fewest physicians per head
South Korea had 2.3 physicians per 1,000 people in 2016, the fewest among m...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-07-13 13:44
'Only 3 out of 10 Korean believe they are healthy'
Koreans have little confidence in their health, a global statistics showed....
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-07-12 18:36
‘Distorted drug pricing failed to filter out carcinogen-containing drugs’
After the government banned the import and sale of all drugs containing Chi...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-07-10 11:40
Korea-Laos to increase healthcare cooperation through ODA program
Minister of Health and Welfare Park Neung-hoo and Laos Minister of Health B...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-07-09 12:56
Seoul strengthens clinical trial regulations
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Friday that it has amended the re...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-07-06 17:34
‘97 % of abortions caused by socioeconomic problems’
An obstetrics and gynecology physician said Korea should legalize abortion ...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-07-06 16:40
Incheon to attract patients globally
Incheon city and Incheon Tourism Corp. announced Thursday that they have op...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-07-05 17:23
‘Too many regulatory grey zones suffocate smart healthcare’
Exciting new developments powered by technologies of the Fourth Industrial ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-07-04 17:28
Seoul sets standards for VR and AR medical devices
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published a guideline Monday, w...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-07-03 12:56
‘Government support for dementia tests might be ill-timed’
The Moon Jae-in administration has vowed to boost support for state dementi...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-07-03 11:47
Neurologists, forest service agree to use woods for brain health
A medical group and a government agency are teaming up to tackle the rising...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-07-03 11:46
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