UPDATE : Friday, January 17, 2020
Pompous start, poor showing: R&D report card of oriental medicine
The Traditional Korean Medicine R&D Project, which began with the goal of d...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-07-05 12:00
[Focus] What are major tasks for health-welfare minister nominee Park?
President Moon Jae-in has nominated Park Neung-hoo박능후, professor of social ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-07-04 16:27
Moon nominates new minister of health and welfare
President Moon Jae-in nominated Park Neung-hoo박능후, a professor of Kyonggi U...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-03 17:37
Experts call for more transparent operation of medical insurers
Private insurance companies make requests for “medical advice” related to i...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-06-30 18:40
Michael Porter: Change existing healthcare with ‘value-based’ one
The rising cost of health care is a global issue, and Michael Porter aims t...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-30 18:08
IVI, KOHI to cooperate in global education
The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) and Korea Human Resource Developm...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-30 11:25
Tissue donation remains alien concept for many Koreans
Out of all tissue donations in Korea, only 26 percent are domestically proc...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-30 10:59
Insurance assessors will use AI to ferret out irregular claims
Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA)건강보험심사평가원 will push fo...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-06-29 13:24
Korea to chair international biosimilar regulatory body
Korea has become the chairman country of the “Biosimilar Working Group” of ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-27 11:34
Should government reduce military doctors’ service period?
The government should curtail the mandatory service period of military doct...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-26 15:15
Standardization, openness of medical info vital for 4th industrial revolution
If Korea wants to take the lead in the fourth industrial revolution era, th...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-06-23 17:47
‘Let science do the argument for vaccines’
“Vaccine hesitancy” refers to a delay in acceptance or outright refusal of ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-22 09:54
OECD director stresses ‘sustainable financing’ in health insurance
Francesca Colombo, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developmen...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-21 10:46
National health insurance’s 40th birthday -- achievements and challenges
The nation needs to reform the system for the future of health insurance by...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-20 16:28
Experts call for separate organ to develop bio drugs
The nation needs to set up an independent organization responsible for deve...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-06-15 13:12
Korean ‘pharmacopeia’ officially recognized by Peru
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Wednesday that the Peruvian gover...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-14 16:30
Moon’s dementia policy gains traction amid worries of poor preparation
President Moon Jae-in’s campaign pledge that calls for the state to take th...
by Kwak Sung-sun/Song Soo-youn  |  2017-06-14 11:24
‘Korea must prepare for snowballing medical cost after unification’
When South and North Korea are reunified, the medical expense will rocket t...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-06-13 13:42
Government takes action against nitrous oxide
Amid the mounting controversy over “happy balloon,” the government has come...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-07 12:00
Government launches tight monitoring of hepatitis C
The government will start to classify hepatitis C and two other bacteria-re...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-02 17:03
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