UPDATE : Thursday, December 12, 2019
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
NHIS publishes 1st report on drug pricing, reimbursement policy
The National Health Insurance Service (Chairman Sung Sang-chul) has publish...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-21 14:32
Expert stresses importance of regenerative medicine
“Regenerative medicine will become one of the core values that determine th...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-07-21 11:34
Will Korea mandate advance registration of clinical trials by law?
The government needs to obligate pharmaceutical companies to register data ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-18 10:59
Government to toughen CSR standards for innovative pharmaceuticals
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Monday that it would push for stren...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-17 17:37
Small buyers to be exempt from early settlement of drug prices
A legal revision, which will go into effect on Dec. 23, will obligate medic...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-07-14 16:41
Experts call for government role in facilitating big data use
There are brisk moves to make better use of big data and develop artificial...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-07-14 14:12
QuintilesIMS Korea gets warning for reporting failure
The Korea branch of QuintilesIMS, the world's leading clinical services...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-14 11:31
New food and drug safety minister calls for deregulation
President Moon Jae-in has appointed Ryu Young-jin, former head of Busan Pha...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-13 15:14
Regulators reassess safety of cigarette-type antismoking aids
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said Wednesday that it would re...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-07-12 16:28
Five major cancers’ 5-year survival rates underestimated
The popular awareness about cancer survival rates is far lower than real le...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-07-12 16:12
2 ministries to support ‘medical information exchange’
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) and the Ministry of Science, ICT ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-07-12 12:07
NHIS offers 10-day training course on health insurance
The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) started the “14th Training Cou...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-11 12:03
Mandatory HIV test for foreigners – from beginning to end
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) lifted a decade-old requirement for HIV testi...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-10 17:57
Should gynecologists send birth certificate to local governments?
The medical community is strongly protesting against a bill that obligates ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-07-07 17:07
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