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KHIDI supports initiatives to protect the rights and interests of foreign patients, and promotes the convenience of using medical care in Korea so that patients can receive safe and high-quality medical and healthcare services.
Through intergovernmental cooperation, KHIDI enhances the international competitiveness of the nation's healthcare industry and contributes high added value to the industry through job creation.
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countries / cases
Overseas expansion of Korean medical institutions (Year 2016-September 2020)
Certified Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies: Total number of companies and amount of government funding (Including R&D and program support, tax benefits, and price incentives/Year2018)
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Foreign medical practitioners invited for training (Years 2007-September 2020)
No. of foreign patients (Year 2009-2019)
No. of countries where foreign patients came from (Year 2009-2019)
The total number of medical treatments for foreign patients per year
Since 2009 when Korean medical institutions were officially allowed to accept foreign patients, the accumulated number of foreign patients who visited Korea amounted to 7.09 million, while the annual figures reached 1 million in 2019.
* KHIDI analyzes the statistics of foreign patients on a yearly basis.
Overseas expansion of Korean medical institutions (since 2016 when reporting system was established)
countries / cases
Accumulated no. of cases (Year 2016 - September 2020)
Overseas Expansion of Korean Medical Institutions (Unit : No. of cases)
Overseas Expansion of Korean medical institutions by countries (Unit : no. of cases)
Announcement of 'MEDICAL KOREA' brand
Signed Renewal Contract for consignment management of Seoul National University Hospital - UAE Sheikh Khalifa Specialist Hospital
Satisfaction level of foreign patients
Medical consultant service
(photo provided by SNU Gangnam center)
Foreign patients getting consultations at the MEDICAL KOREA Information Center
Korean Medical Charity Program Event
Celebration for Returning Home of the Medical Charity Program Patient
Complimentary Medical Treatment via Medical Charity Program
Implementation of the ‘Korean Medical Charity Program,’ which invites foreign patients with a lack of access to healthcare services and provides the necessary treatment they are unable to receive elsewhere - 404 patients from 26 countries received complementary medical treatment via the Korea Medical Charity Program from 2011 to 2019.
Medical Charity Program(Peru)
Medical Charity Program(Mongolia)
‘MEDICAL KOREA ACADEMY’ provides opportunities for outstanding foreign medical practitioners to get professional training from Korean medical institutions
No. of Trainees who Completed Medical Programs
No. of trainees who completed the Medical Observation Program (Years 2007- September 2020)
No. of trainees who completed the Medical Clinical Program (Years 2015- September 2020)
MEDICAL KOREA, a global healthcare event, held annually since 2010 to exchange the latest information on healthcare sector and to provide a place for networking.