Tag Archives: Health and Wellness

“Mineral Vitamin”—Okryu Mineral Water

From olden times, Korea has been called a beautiful land with scenic mountains and clear rivers, and it boasts over 100 kinds of mineral waters. Among them is the Okryu mineral water which gushes out on the Taedong riverside in Pyongyang. It tastes distinctive, and its medicinal efficacy is marvellous. The Okryu Mineral Water Shop […]

An example of visual healthcare.

Our ideal is to contribute to the promotion of the sight of the people ”said Kim Sang Ju, director of the Company. Originating from a small eyewear store in June 1986 (75 Juche era), it has now grown into a comprehensive and professional service center. In this center, equipped with modern measuring and processing equipment, […]

“Hand Hygiene for All”

October 15 is the Global Handwashing Day (GHD). The 2020 GHD theme is “Hand Hygiene for All”. According to data, millions of children across the world suffer from diarrhea and pneumonia and even lose their lives due to the diseases. Such diseases are mainly caused by pathogens that are transmitted into human body through hands. […]

Candidate Vaccine for COVID-19 Developed in DPRK

The Medical Biology Institute under the Academy of Medical Science in the DPRK succeeded in developing a recombinant subunit vaccine for COVID-19. The vaccine is designed on the basis of gene sequence of virus spike protein which binds Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2), the receptor for SARS-CoV-2. The safety and immunogenicity of the vaccine was verified […]

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 […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Newly Built Breast Cancer Research Centre at Pyongyang Maternity Hospital

Kim Jong Un Visits Newly Built Breast Cancer Research Centre at Pyongyang Maternity Hospital
[nggallery id=56]Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean people’s army, visited the newly built Breast Cancer Research Centre at the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital. He went round various places of the centre such as vessel endoscope room, lacteal […]