UPDATE : Monday, November 18, 2019
Doctors must wear name tags or face fines
A new law that makes name tags mandatory for medical professionals went int...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-12 12:10
Will a former doctor become Moon’s first health minister?
As President Moon Jae-in has set about to form his first Cabinet, healthcar...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-05-12 11:07
Industry groups ask Moon to expand policy support
As President Moon Jae-in steps into the Blue House, various healthcare-rela...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-10 17:30
Changes in healthcare policy expected under President Moon
Moon Jae-in started his term as the 19th president of the Republic of Korea...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-10 15:53
Act on ‘well-dying’ caught up in controversy
After much difficulty, the government has enacted a law that gives patients...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-05-08 18:06
Druggists up in arms over increase of medicines sold at convenience stores
Pharmacies around the globe are retailing two categories of drugs: Over the...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-05-04 13:35
Did Park's confidante appoint health-welfare minister, too?
Various circumstances indicate Choi Soon-sil, the 40-year-long confidante o...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-05-02 11:46
Novartis Korea slammed with $48.6-million penalty
The Ministry of Health and Welfare has decided to impose the fine of 55.1 b...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-27 18:16
Medical industry earned $761 million from 364,000 foreign patients last year
Korea’s medical industry attracted about 364,000 foreign patients and took ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-27 17:27
Argentina set to simplify registering process of Korean medicines
Korean pharmaceutical companies will benefit from shorter and simpler proce...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-26 17:39
Artificial blood vessel provider to withdraw from Korea
Artificial blood vessels, which are indispensable for the surgery of childr...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-26 15:45
FDA restricts use of codeine, tramadol on children
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Thursday advised against the us...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-04-21 16:11
Juvenile diabetics left out in blind spots of school healthcare
An increasing number of young students are suffering from Type 1 diabetes, ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-04-20 19:50
‘Prepare for epidemics through public-private collaboration’
“Emergency is not the time to be exchanging business cards,” said a U.S. he...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-20 11:00
How many Korean medical theses ranked in world’s top 1%
Korea has been ranked at the 15 place in the world by having about 3,600 me...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-04-19 18:42
NHIS under fire for lax management of employee loans
Koreans have long called state enterprises and public corporations “gods’ w...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-18 18:30
Some pharmacies stick to tobacco sale despite public criticism
“Give the disease and offer the remedy,” an old Korean saying goes, which i...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-04-18 16:54
WWII sex slaves – and their children – suffer from lifelong trauma
Korean sex slaves, forced into prostitution at Japanese military brothels d...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-17 11:06
Workshop discusses ‘personalized medicine’ in depth
Korean and Italian pathological experts agreed on the need Tuesday for maki...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-04-13 17:27
Insurance coverage of immunotherapeutic anticancer drug gains momentum
Much to the relief of cancer patients, the moves toward the insurance cover...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2017-04-13 16:50
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