UPDATE : Friday, May 29, 2020
Critical care for sepsis limited in Korea despite high mortality
As patients with sepsis have a high chance of death at upper 30 percent lev...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-12-15 15:39
Korea, China agree to cooperate on healthcare
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday that it has signed a revis...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-15 14:24
60% approve expanded health coverage, oppose higher premiums: survey
Six out of 10 people approve of the new government policy to cover almost a...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-14 17:45
Korea launches mobile hospital to deploy emergency medical aid
The government Thursday launched a mobile hospital in Cheonan, South Chungc...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-14 16:56
University professors sign petition against abortion law
College professors from various theological fields Thursday called for abol...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-14 15:03
‘New cancer drugs need 601 days to get insurance in Korea’
Newly approved cancer drugs need at least 601 days to receive insurance ben...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2017-12-14 11:27
FDA approves treatment for eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Wednesday approved GlaxoSmithKl...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-13 14:35
Bio-industry output sees steady growth
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) said Tuesday that the do...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-12 15:52
President Moon promises proper reimbursements for physicians
President Moon Jae-in promised that the government would guarantee an appro...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-12-12 14:26
Korea becomes 10th nation to join international medical device group
Korea has become an official member of the International Medical Device Reg...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-11 15:25
30,000 physicians protest 'Mooncare' on street rally
About 30,000 physicians stage a rally at the Daehanmun of Deoksugung, centr...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-12-11 15:02
Free public cancer screening gets popular: survey
The number of adults getting free cancer screenings provided by the governm...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-11 13:21
Constitutional Court upholds ban on cord blood sales
The Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that the clause in the cord blood ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-08 15:16
Menstrual cups approved for 1st time in Korea
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Thursday it approved FemmyCycle a...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-08 14:56
Health-welfare spending in 2018 grows 9.5%
The Ministry of Health and Welfare’s budget for 2018 has been set at 63.1 t...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-07 19:04
Government’s mobile healthcare pilot project proves effective
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said its pilot mobile healthcare program...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-12-07 14:37
Korea’s healthcare exports to reach $11.7 billion this year
Korea’s exports in the healthcare industry, including pharmaceutical produc...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2017-12-07 14:10
Korean newborns expected to live 82 years on average: report
Newborns in South Korea are expected to live an average of 82.4 years, with...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-05 16:24
Government cancels approval for antidepressant Valdoxan
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Tuesday it has canceled the drug ...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-12-05 11:09
Medical supplies trade with China turn to black in 2017
Korea’s exports of medical and pharmaceutical products to China increased t...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-12-04 16:09
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