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Nov 22, 2012, 04:34 ET

UAE Soldiers, To Receive Treatment in South Korea

Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI, President Ko, Kyung-Hwa) announced it had concluded the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)...

Nov 06, 2012, 02:00 ET

Korean Medical Technology Spreading Worldwide

 As foreign patients visiting South Korea have annually increased in recent years, they are looking for specialized medical institutions in...

Nov 05, 2012, 20:40 ET

Foreign Doctors Come to South Korea for Training

Foreign physicians are visiting South Korea to learn the Korean medical technologies first hand. There is also an increase in invitations for...

Sep 11, 2012, 10:00 ET

U.S. Veterans Discover Korea's World-Class Health and Wellness Services

In commemoration of the 60th Korean War anniversary, war veterans Joseph C. Tirrell and Jason W. Bowling will finally make their long journey...

Jul 31, 2012, 22:54 ET

Korean Medical Miracles Capture the World

SEOUL, South Korea, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) announced that several foreign...

May 03, 2012, 21:06 ET

South Korea's Standards in Accrediting Quality Healthcare is Becoming Global Standards

On April 25, 2012, the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare (MoHW) announced Korea's very own standards in accrediting medical institutions have...

Apr 24, 2012, 00:22 ET

Medical Korea, Opening New Prospects in the Global Healthcare Industry

The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced, "Medical Korea 2012 - The 3rd Global Healthcare & Medical Tourism Conference", was held at the...

Mar 20, 2012, 09:00 ET

Medical Korea Proves Global Competitiveness in Kidney Transplant

The Korean Government has announced that the second patient from Abu Dhabi received a complex kidney transplant successfully on February 1. The Abu...

Jan 10, 2012, 06:45 ET

First Patient from Abu Dhabi Arrives in South Korea for Medical Treatment

The Ministry of Health and Welfare and Korea Health Industry Development Institute announced that the first patient referred from the Health...

Jan 04, 2012, 10:00 ET

Medical Korea Offers 2011 Awards to Top Medical Tourism Service Providers (Institutions)

The 2011 Medical Korea Awards ceremony was held in Seoul on Dec. 21 (Wed.), 2011. At the awards ceremony, 10 outstanding medical tourism service...

Jan 03, 2012, 10:00 ET

Acid Attack Victim from Malaysia Restores Her Lost Face with Support of Medical Korea

The Ministry of Health and Welfare (Minister Rim Che-Min) and Korea Health Industry Development Institute (Ko Kyung-Hwa) announced that a...

Dec 22, 2011, 10:13 ET

Medical Korea's Medical Policy Improvement Project for Foreign Patients

The Ministry of Health and Welfare (Minister Rim Chemin) and the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (President Ko Kyung-hwa) launched a...

Dec 05, 2011, 10:00 ET

South Korea Signs Accord with Abu Dhabi Health Authority on Hospital Service Agreement

The Ministry of Health and Welfare and The Korean Health Industry Development Institute announced that the Health Authority-Abu Dhabi and four...

Dec 02, 2011, 10:00 ET

Medical Korea Concludes 'Korea Medical Charity Program' for 2011

The Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare(Minister Rim, Chemin) and Korea Health Industry Development Institute(President Ko, Kyung-hwa) announced...

Nov 10, 2011, 05:24 ET

2011 Korea's Medical Charity Program offers care for 31 int'l child patients

Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare (Minister Rim, Che-min) and Korea Health Industry Development Institute (President Ko, Kyung-hwa) have...

Nov 01, 2011, 02:29 ET

South Korea's Hospitals Step Up Going Global, Riding the 'Medical Hallyu' Wave

With a growing number of foreign patients visiting the medical facilities in South Korea, hospitals in South Korea with help of the government are...

Sep 08, 2011, 05:22 ET

S. Korea's Medical Charity Program Bolsters Care for Int'l Child Patients

The Ministry of Health and Welfare (Minister: Chin Soo-hee) and the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI, President: Ko Kyung-hwa)...

Jul 05, 2011, 10:00 ET

UAE Health Officials to Visit South Korea to Discuss Strengthening Ties in Healthcare Sector

Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare announced that groups of working-level representatives from the Ministry of Health UAE and Health...