UPDATE : Monday, July 6, 2020
Foreign health insurance subscribers increase 10% a year
The number of foreigners and expatriates living in Korea who receive medica...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-14 18:16
Government, doctors spar over ‘compulsory designation system’
The medical community tried to water down the “compulsory designation syste...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-14 17:22
Tego rules out discipline’s impact on approval of new product
Tego Science, a maker of wound-healing cell therapy products, has received ...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-09-14 15:53
Government confident to raise money for ‘Moon care’
The government reiterated its firm intention to push ahead with the “Moonca...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-14 13:34
Court takes side with druggists despite leakage of personal info
About 2,000 doctors and patients filed a damage suit of 5.4 billion won ($4...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-09-12 15:43
‘ISAAR & ICIC 2017’ opens at Busan BEXCO for 3-day run
The Korean Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (KSPID) and the Asia-Pa...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-09-12 11:13
‘Ministry to raise medical fees to compensate losses from expanded coverage’
The government will increase medical fees to make up for losses caused by e...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-09-11 16:33
State-run oriental medicine promotion program lacks substance
The government’s pilot program to help enhance children’s health through pr...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-11 15:07
Investment into GMP facility needed to export bio medicines
It is urgent for the government to invest in the construction of Good Manuf...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-09-11 11:59
Korea, Russia to cooperate on training medical workers
The Ministry of Health and Welfare 보건복지부 said Friday that it has signed an ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-09-08 17:43
‘Inefficient R&D projects need overall improvement’
Korea’s research and development projects have fallen short of attaining ef...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-08 16:28
Give peanut butter to infants to prevent peanut allergy: study
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday new research from the N...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-09-08 11:42
Drugmakers asked to report on contracts with universities
Starting in 2018, the domestic pharmaceutical companies, including medical ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-08 09:34
Celltrion fined for violating stock regulations
The Fair Trade Commission 공정거래위원회 (FTC) said Thursday that it has fined Cel...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-09-07 18:16
Ministry to promote benefits of oriental medicine
The Ministry of Health and Welfare 보건복지부 said Wednesday that it would launc...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-09-06 17:03
‘Korea should increase support to eliminate AIDS, tuberculosis’
The Korean government ought to expand its financial support to help elimina...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-05 17:35
Intensive management system needed to solve youth suicides
To prevent the recurrence of mental disorders and the patients’ suicides, K...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-05 16:06
Cancer patients protest policy limiting off-label use
Two immunotherapies that gained insurance coverage on Aug. 21 can no longer...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-09-05 10:46
Cervical cancer’s checkup rate remains at 53%
Vaccines and early treatment can prevent or increase the survival rate of c...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-05 10:45
Flavored cigarettes attract new smokers: study
A recent study showed that flavored tobacco makes smoking easier and attrac...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-09-04 18:20
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