Korea Cracks Down on Rebates

The Korean Ministry of Health plans a major crackdown on rebates in the pharmaceutical industry. Rebates are essentially bribes — expensive meals, lavish parties, or rounds of golf — that pharmaceutical companies provide to doctors and hospitals who prescribe and purchase their... Read More


Korea to Reorganize KFDA

The Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA) is undergoing some reorganization. In his second year at his post, Commissioner Yun Yeo-pyo has decided to restructure the KFDA to improve its efficiency and oversight of food, drug, and medical device safety. New divisions... Read More