Tag Archives: Medical Care

Devotion for the Promotion of Women’s Health.

Hyon Kuk Hae, a doctor of Gynecological Department No. 3 of the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital, frequently gets phonecalls of gratitude from many women. Among them is Han Ok Gyong, farmer of a cooperative farm in Tongnim County, North Phyongan Province. Han was brought to the hospital in emergency in March this year. Hers was a […]

Bright Future for Children with Heart Malformations.

A few years ago, a foreign delegation visited the cardiovascular surgical department of the Okryu Children’s Hospital in the capital city of Pyongyang. After looking round its operating theatre and sickrooms, the members of the delegation were amazed to learn that the department is provided with sophisticated medical facilities, quite contrary to their expectation. They […]

Medical Supplies Sent to Flood-hit Area.

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un sent medical supplies to the people in Taechong-ri, Unpha County, North Hwanghae Province. A meeting of conveying them took place in the county seat on August 15. It was attended by county officials, employees of the county people’s hospital and inhabitants of Taechong-ri. The chairwoman of the Unpha County Committee […]

A Renowned Plastic Surgeon

In January this year, a man who got hurt in his arm during work was carried to the Pyongyang University of Medical Sciences Hospital. The patient was in a critical condition—mutilation of blood vessels, nerve and muscle in his right arm. It was a demanding task. However, Kim Kuk Chol, researcher of the laboratory of […]

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 […]