UPDATE : Friday, February 21, 2020
Koreans OK with sharing private medical info for better public health
Nearly eight out of 10 Koreans are willing to share their biodata for incre...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2020-01-06 16:45
[New Year Special] Korean healthcare gears up for new decade of global business
This year marks a decade since the Korean healthcare industry began to ente...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2020-01-03 14:15
Regulator warns of serious breathing difficulties in gabapentinoid use
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety warned that patients with a respirator...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-12-24 11:41
Vitamin E acetate likely cause of lung injuries from vaping
Vitamin E acetate was associated with lung injuries in people who smoked el...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-23 15:02
Regulatory agency expands cooperation with European counterparts
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said that it has signed multiple agree...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-18 11:22
‘Local medical device industry needs state support to grow’
To prevent the domestic medical device sector from collapsing, the governme...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-17 16:01
'Biosurveillance essential as no leader want absence of information during health crisis'
Korea has turned its attention toward biosurveillance as a means to strengt...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-16 15:23
Korea, China, Japan to cooperate on universal health coverage, infectious disease, aging
Korea, China, and Japan decided to enhance cooperation to achieve universal...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-16 12:47
Medical kiosks installed at major subway stations to help foreigners
The Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) and the Ministry of...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-13 13:58
Regulator finds harmful substances in liquid e-cigarettes
The Ministry of Health and Drug Safety said it has detected risky substance...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-13 13:58
[Special] Biosurveillance emerges as national strategy to prevent epidemics
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) hit Korea in May 2015 and claim...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-12-12 14:18
‘There should be no Invossa fiasco again’
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it has introduced a “special scre...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-11 15:03
Deaths by suicides, infections surged in 2018: data
The number of deaths by incidents increased in 2018 for the first time in f...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-12-10 14:17
Korea selected as 'Medical Tourism Destination of the Year'
Korea received the "Medical Tourism Destination of the Year" award during t...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-09 17:43
Foreign trainee doctors to get easier extension of training
Foreign doctors receiving training at local medical institutions will find ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-06 12:42
Korea exports health insurance system to Bahrain
The Korean government has completed establishing a health insurance system ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-05 16:12
Drugmakers strongly oppose post-approval evaluation
The pharmaceutical industry adamantly criticized the government’s plan to e...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-04 13:17
‘Obesity needs to be treated as a chronic disease’
Countries have to face the fact that obesity is a chronic disease and that ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-02 18:02
‘Korea is lagging behind China in healthcare’
“In the healthcare sector, Korea is lagging behind China.”Julien Samson, ch...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-12-02 15:26
Asian nurses support enacting nursing law in Korea
Nurses in Asia have joined forces with Korean Nurses Association to demand ...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-11-28 15:38
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