UPDATE : Thursday, April 9, 2020
Korea’s healthcare educational material picked as manual for WHO’s West Pacific chapter
The educational material for Community-based Primary Care Project, made by ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-04-10 11:43
Research sheds light on thyroid cancer diagnosis controversy
Amid the continuing dispute over the over-diagnosis and overtreatment of th...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-07 12:41
FDA allows 23andMe to sell gene tests telling risks of 10 diseases
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Friday approved 23andMe to market the...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-07 11:38
Korea made 155 medical advances to 20 countries last year
Korea’s medical institutions had made 155 advances to 20 countries as of th...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-05 16:02
Ministry may introduce system to curb prices of 'blockbuster drugs'
The Ministry of Health and Welfare is considering introducing a new drug pr...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-04-04 16:34
When will Korea reach diffusion points for stem cell and gene therapy technology?
Korea will likely go ahead of Japan in reaching the diffusion point of stem...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-04 15:54
Korea expands healthcare ties with 2 Central Asian nations
Vice Minister of Health and Welfare Bang Mun-kyu wrapped up his five-day vi...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-03 17:33
'Little change in emergency medical response since Sewol disaster'
Exactly 1,073 days after the Sewol ferry disaster killed 304 people, the sa...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-03-31 10:48
Council activated to discuss bioethics for 4th industrial revolution
A public-private consultative body to discuss bioethical issues amid the on...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-03-30 12:23
MOHW selects 13 projects as medical techs representing regions
The Ministry of Health and Welfare has selected sports medicine as the medi...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-03-28 18:52
Seoul may suspend insurance payment for some Novartis products
Novartis Korea may have to sell some of its medicines without insurance cov...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-03-24 18:30
Government urged to depart from 'disease-oriented' psychiatric R&D investment 
Although the Korean government has expanded investment into the research an...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-03-21 16:19
Elderly with panic disorder increase 3.4 times in 5 years
The number of Koreans suffering from “panic disorder” – an anxiety di...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-03-20 17:39
World's 1st vaccination guideline issued to prevent cervical cancer
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) said Friday it has come up...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-03-18 05:00
Korea ready to help Saudi Arabia's health reform
Minister of Health and Welfare Chung Chin-youb said Tuesday Korea is willin...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-03-08 09:56
Medical concentration in Seoul hardly eases
More than half of Korean doctors are in Seoul and neighboring Gyeonggi Prov...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-03-07 11:29
HIRA mulls penalizing drug makers suspected of illegal lobbying
Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA) has expressed regrets...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-03-07 09:11
Korean health insurance system takes root in ME
Korea has exported its health insurance system to Bahrain, becoming the fir...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-03-06 06:00
Intentional or accidental?
On Monday, the Ministry of Health and Welfare issued a press release, boast...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-02-28 16:48
Korea set to raise self-reliance of vaccines
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Monday that it would raise the se...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-02-28 11:58
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