UPDATE : Friday, June 23, 2017
Standardization, openness of medical info urgent in 4th industrial revolution
If Korea wants to take the lead in the fourth industrial revolution era, th...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-06-23 17:47
‘Let science do the argument for vaccines’
“Vaccine hesitancy” refers to a delay in acceptance or outright refusal of ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-22 09:54
OECD director stresses ‘sustainable financing’ in health insurance
Francesca Colombo, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developmen...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-21 10:46
National health insurance’s 40th birthday -- achievements and challenges
The nation needs to reform the system for the future of health insurance by...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-20 16:28
Experts call for separate organ to develop bio drugs
The nation needs to set up an independent organization responsible for deve...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-06-15 13:12
Korean ‘pharmacopeia’ officially recognized by Peru
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Wednesday that the Peruvian gover...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-14 16:30
Moon’s dementia policy gains traction amid worries of poor preparation
President Moon Jae-in’s campaign pledge that calls for the state to take th...
by Kwak Sung-sun/Song Soo-youn  |  2017-06-14 11:24
‘Korea must prepare for snowballing medical cost after unification’
When South and North Korea are reunified, the medical expense will rocket t...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-06-13 13:42
Government takes action against nitrous oxide
Amid the mounting controversy over “happy balloon,” the government has come...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-06-07 12:00
Government launches tight monitoring of hepatitis C
The government will start to classify hepatitis C and two other bacteria-re...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-02 17:03
Ministry asks police to investigate controversial online community
The public health authorities have brought a criminal charge against “Anaki...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-06-02 16:59
Moon may put an end to his predecessor’s telemedicine policy
The Moon Jae-in administration may withdraw a plan to allow telemedicine be...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-06-02 15:59
Moon administration to revitalize small hospitals, attract foreign firms
One of President Moon Jae-in’s healthcare policies is to encourage people t...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-06-02 14:56
‘Why should doctors take complete responsibility for adverse drug reactions?’
A man, known by just the initial of A, recently took an OTC medication cont...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-06-01 15:35
Government-led antismoking drive hits limit
Low cigarette price, stress from long work or study, mandatory military ser...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-05-30 17:14
Number of authors in Korean journals 3 times higher than US
Korea needs to introduce a “real-name authorship system” to keep senior sch...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-05-30 16:20
Korea’s ‘death culture’ less than 60 points out of 100
Koreans do not have positive views of the situation concerning their final ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-05-30 15:37
China’s ‘THAAD retaliation’ hurts medical tourism, lowers brand value
China’s economic retaliation in the aftermath of South Korea’s deployment o...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-05-29 17:04
‘Allow hospitals to charge fees for AI’s data reading’
Korea needs to introduce “medical fee charging system for artificial intell...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-05-26 14:42
2 years after MERS, Korea still struggles with public health system
Two years have passed since the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) thr...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-05-25 16:13
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