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International Health Cooperation and Challenges for Official Development Assistance

Nam EW

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):320-326.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.320
As the United Nations announced Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, the world changed its development goals from focusing on efficiency to equity. As a result, in the health sector,...
Challenges and Strategies for Unified Health System of South and North Korea

Jeong HS, Shin HW, Kim SY

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):315-319.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.315
This paper aims to make a step-by-step strategy to formulate an unified health system by clarifying and overcoming challenges facing South and North Korea and to estimate costs needed for...
Injury Prevention, Disaster and Public Health Preparedness and Response

Jeong AS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):308-314.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.308
Injury is a serious problem that not only causes death but also significantly degrades the quality of life of the people and causes loss of socioeconomic opportunities and costs. Damage...
A Study on the Improvement of Quarantine Act for Effective Quarantine System

Lee YH, Kim MS, Lee J

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):301-307.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.301
The development of transport is being easily shared with people all over the world. It is necessary to appropriately and effectively revise the domestic quarantine law because the fatal infectious...
Improvement of Epidemiology Intelligence Service Officer Program for Preparedness and Response against Future Health Issues Included Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases in Korea

Lee MS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):294-300.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.294
The development and management of epidemiology intelligence service (EIS) officer with more specialized competence to cope with and prepare for health threats, including pandemic of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases,...
Achievement and Future Tasks of Healthcare Industry Globalization Policies

Jung KT, Choi HH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):288-293.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.288
In 1994 Korea government began to develop the healthcare industry, since then the government has tried to create opportunities to promote the industry through various political efforts and policies. The...
Current Issues of Healthcare Research and Development in Korea

Kim K

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):280-287.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.280
There has been much efforts to facilitate healthcare innovation and many desirable outcomes were produced in Korea. However, some structural deficiencies were found. They are misalignment of research and development...
Improvement Status and Development Direction of New Health Technology Assessment

Lee SH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):272-279.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.272
Since the introduction of new health technology assessment in 2007, benefit coverage process of health insurance related to new health technology has become an upgraded system through the evidence-based decisions....
Roles of Health Technology Assessment for Better Health and Universal Health Coverage in Korea

Lee YS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):263-271.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.263
Health technology assessment (HTA) is defined as multidisciplinary policy analysis to look into the medical, economic, social, and ethical implications of the development, distribution, and use of health technology. Following...
Key Issues on Long-Term Care Hospitals in Korea


  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):257-262.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.257
This study reviews the advent of long-term care (LTC) hospitals and its key issues in Korea. For analysis, enforcement ordinances and enforcement rules related to LTC hospitals were reviewed. Official...
Healthcare Accreditation in Korea: The Current Status and Challenges Ahead

Lee SI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):251-256.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.251
The origin of hospital accreditation in Korea is the Hospital Standardization Program of the Korea Hospital Association. Current accreditation program implemented by the Korea Institute for Healthcare Accreditation has succeeded...
Regional Inequalities in Healthcare Indices in Korea: Geo-economic Review and Action Plan

Kim CB, Chung MK, Kong ID

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):240-250.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.240
By the end of 2017, in a world of 7.6 billion people, there were inequalities in healthcare indices both within and between nations, and this gap continues to increase. Therefore,...
Multidisciplinary Approach to Low Fertility Issue in Korea

Park JH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):233-239.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.233
A rapid decrease of total fertility rate to 1.08 in 2005 prompted the Korean government to plan and implement a ‘5-year plan for ageing society and population policy’ starting from...
Reform of Health System Governance in South Korea

Tchoe B

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):226-232.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.226
The objectives of this study were to evaluate the current state of governance structure and management of the health system to achieve the goals of the health system in South...
A Review on the Change of Health Policy Based on Ethical Issues

Lee DH, Kim SY, Sohn M

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):222-225.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.222
Health policy is a historical product in the process of development, including the political and economic factors of the state as well as the social and cultural elements of the...
The Role of Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs

Jo J

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):217-221.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.217
Korea Institute for Family Planning (KIFP) was established on July 1, 1971 (Law 2270) and Korea Health Development Institute (KHDI) was established on April 19, 1976 (Law 2857). Korea Institute...
The Roles of the National Health Insurance Service in the Public Health Security

Kim YI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):210-216.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.210
National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) has put a great effort on extending life expectancy, for last 40 years. The system has also made remarkable outcomes in achieving universal health coverage....
Ideology of Social Health Insurance and Health Policy

Lee KS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):202-209.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.202
Health care has two different facets. One is commodity and another is a right of human being. Health care as a commodity is utilized by demand approach in market. Demand...
An Organization Theory Perspective on the Structural Reform of the Health Care Delivery System

Han DS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):197-201.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.197
There is a general consensus that many health care problems are attributable to the structural defects of the health care delivery system in Korea. The basic policy aimed to address...
Special Issue for the 30th Anniversary of the Korean Academy of Health Policy and Management

Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2018 Sep;28(3):195-196.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2018.28.3.195
The Korean Academy of Health Policy and Management (KAHPM) has shown remarkable achievements in the field of health policy and management in Korea for the last 30 years. The KAHPM...

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