Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Kim Jong Un Plants Trees with Students of Mangyongdae Revolutionary School

Pyongyang, March 3 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited Mangyongdae Revolutionary School and planted trees with its students on Thursday, the Tree-planting day. When respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un together […]

Chongjin Orphanage Opens

Children lead a happy life with nothing to envy in the world at Chongjin Orphanage which was excellently built thanks to the socialist system in the DPRK.      

Leading People to Work Miracles

Today miracles are being wrought every day and every moment in Korea. The success in the first H-bomb test, proud achievements in space development, strengthened self-defense capability, and factories, children’s palaces and new streets springing up like mushrooms after rain–fresh miracles are reported every day. The reality today will be different tomorrow. Then how did […]

Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital Opens

The Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital was opened with due ceremony on October 30. The hospital is an edifice in the era of the Workers’ Party that demonstrates the true picture of Juche Korea. Present at the opening ceremony were Choe Thae Bok, Kim Su Gil, Kang Ha Guk, minister of Public Health, officials concerned, officials […]

Cooperation with UNICEF Proves Successful in DPRK

The DPRK is expanding cooperation with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in improving children’s health and their education in the country. UNICEF supports public health programmes for children in DPR Korea. This includes “Child Health Days” which reach around 1.7 million children annually to reduce illness and death through Vitamin A supplements and de-worming. […]

Popular Kaesong Koryo Insam Products

The Kaesong Koryo Insam of Korea is widely known to the world as a tonic helping people to lead a long life in good health. Today it is processed into various products including not only cosmetics and medicines, but also health foods in line with the present-day tendencies and according to the development of science […]

Kim Man Yu Hospital

The Kim Man Yu Hospital is in Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea. The hospital is a central hospital which prevents and treats diseases of citizens and diagnoses and treats patients coming from different parts of the country. The hospital is named after Kim Man Yu, a Korean resident in Japan. […]

Socialist Healthcare Heals Disabled Girl

The main character of this article is Choe Su Ryon living in Yongje-dong, Songyo District, Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea. 7 years ago, modern medicine sentenced that she cannot walk on her feet forever. She became a helpless girl who could not even sit up without other´s help at her […]

The Section Doctor System in the DPRK

The section doctor system is a system under which a doctor takes charge of the health of the people of some households or workplaces. There are household and workplace doctor systems. In the household doctor system clinics take charge of the health care of inhabitants. Let´s take the Sinam Polyclinic in the Central District, Pyongyang […]

Marshal Kim Jong Un and Ri Sol Ju Visiting Taesongsan General Hospital

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, together with Ri Sol Ju went round the Taesongsan General Hospital. Going round different places including Roentgen, ultrasonic wave, pathological anatomy and skin departments and […]

Greater Success for Public Health in North Korea (DPRK)

Healthcare DPRK

Greater successes have been made in public health of Korea this year. The cutting-edge telemedical service system has been established and the realm of its utility expanded. Choe Suk Hyon, senior official of the Ministry of Public Health, referring to the Southeast Asian Regional Technical Consultation of the World Health Organization on Telemedical Service held in […]

The Ryugyong Dental Hospital in Taedonggang District, Pyongyang

The Ryugyong Dental Hospital in Taedonggang District, Pyongyang

A modern dental care centre—Ryugyong Dental Hospital—has recently been built in the Munsu area of Taedonggang District, Pyongyang. The three-storied hospital boasts of its unique style and high formative and artistic level. It has scores of state-of-the-art universal dental chairs and all the material and technical foundations for the prevention and treatment of dental diseases. […]

My son was reborn under the benefits of the free medical care system

Ri Sun Ae living in People´s Neighborhood Unit 106, Sangsin-dong, Sosong District, Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea, has this to say: “I am now writing with an urge to tell a story about our grateful socialist health system. It was in January last that my son Song Jin was carried […]

Korea Jangsu Trading Corporation

Korea Jangsu Trading Corporation

The Korea Jangsu Trading Corporation, inaugurated in 1983, engages in cultivating, processing and marketing world-famous Kaesong Koryo Insam (ginseng). The corporation is affiliated with a research centre staffed with renowned biological and medical experts, a processing factory furnished with facilities on the GMP standard and hundreds of hectares of insam fields blessed with favourable climatic […]

Okryu Children’s Hospital Opens

Okryu Children's Hospital Opens

Pyongyang, October 13 (KCNA) — The Okryu Children’s Hospital has been built in the Munsu area on the picturesque bank of the Taedong River. The six-storied hospital with a total floor space of 32,800 square meters has various curative and treatment rooms, operation rooms and sick wards furnished with latest medical equipment. The medical center […]

Ryugyong Dental Hospital Opens

Ryugyong Dental Hospital Opens

Pyongyang, October 13 (KCNA) — The Ryugyong Dental Hospital was successfully built in Munsu area of Pyongyang. The hospital has all conditions for medical services such as modern general dental equipment, diagnosis and treatment rooms, first aid treatment room, material preparation room and dispensary, shop and playground. Its opening ceremony took place on Sunday. Present […]

Kim Jong Un Looks round Construction Site of Children’s Hospital Near Completion

Kim Jong Un Looks round Construction Site of Children's Hospital Near Completion

  Pyongyang, October 5 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, went round the construction site of the Children’s Hospital near completion. Going round different places of the hospital, he learned […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Construction Site of Dental Hospital

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Construction Site of Dental Hospital

Pyongyang, September 23 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defense Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, gave on-the-spot guidance to the construction site of the Dental Hospital near completion. He was accompanied by Han Kwang Sang, department director of […]