reliable healthcare services in the world.”
+ The number of publications in medical science has been outstanding over the years.
+ Around the globe, the largest number of clinical trials is carried out in Korea.
+ In 2007, Pfizer announced it would invest 3 million dollars in Korea on clinical trials alone.
+ Numerous international community services are performed, including the staff training program for doctors in developing countries, and Korea-funded projects aimed to help developing countries build modern facilities.
+ Korea has the capability and capacity to serve international patients who are looking for top quality treatment at an affordable cost.
+ The government through hospital accreditation and strict evaluation programs monitor the top-uality care continuously.
+ All general hospitals in Korea are non-profit organizations. Therefore, patient’s safety and satisfaction comes first, rather than profitability.
+ International medical societies highly respect our physicians, specialists and surgeons.
+ Less expensive than international hospitals in China and similar to the price of private hospitals in Singapore
+ No matter the cost, the quality of care provided will fulfill your satisfaction.
+ It is less than 8 hours flight distance from all Asian and East European Countries.
+ Direct flights are available from major cities in North America and Europe.
+ Waiting time for making appointments is less than 2 weeks.
The primary function of KIMA includes promoting Korean healthcare to the international communities and fostering safe and reliable infrastructures. Currently over 32 hospitals and clinics are actively involved as KIMA members Korea Health Industry Development Institute(KHIDI) and Korea Tourism Organization(KTO) are working with KIMA.
In addition, The Ministry for Health, Welfare also supports KIMA activities.
+ Promotional activities include online/offline advertisement, publication activities, hosting and participation in international conferences and hosting events such as familiarization tours to Korea.
+ Infrastructure-related activities are based on preventing malpractice disputes to protect patients and healthcare providers in Korea. In addition, KIMA helps to develop human resources and facilities to meet the international standards.
+ Environmental-related activities deal with regulations and international network development to establish better conditions to serve international patients.