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  1. 01. What does Korea Association of Health Promotion do?

    01. What does Korea Association of Health Promotion do?

    The Association is a non-profit generating organization under the umbrella of the Ministry of Health and Welfare established to contribute towards enhancement of national health.
    [Duties]
    - Academic survey and research, and education on public health aimed at enhancement of health of people
    - Prevention and medical check-up for non-infectious chronic diseases
    - Prevention and eradication of parasitic diseases
    Support eradication of parasitic diseases in developing countries
    Anti-smoking campaign
    - Execution of nation-wide survey of actual status of the health of people

    Comprehensive medical check-up centers in 16 provinces and cities throughout the country have been opened
    and are being operated in order for all the people to check their health without economic burden in order to
    accomplish efficient pursuit of enhancement of national health.

    Individual comprehensive medical check-up, group comprehensive medical check-up, physical examination of staffs and executives at project sites, physical check-up for civil servants and teach staffs, and employment physical examination, etc.

    Selective medical check-up for each of diverse range of diseases, examination of liver, intestine, kidney, diabetes, high blood pressure, various cancers, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal disorders and abdominal ultrasound examination, etc.

    ※ Comprehensive medical check-up centers of the Korea Association of Health Promotion is a medical institution that every citizen of Korea can use without financial burden.

  2. 02. Why is the cost of examination so low?

    02. Why is the cost of examination so low?

    Our Association is a non-profit generating organization under the umbrella of the Ministry of Health and Welfare working for the public interest without generation of profits as the goal. Accordingly, the medical check-up fees being applied by our Association is set on the basis of the fees stipulated by the Health Insurance Law, making it lower than those being applied by other medical institutions.

  3. 03. Would comprehensive medical check-up discover all the diseases of my body?

    03. Would comprehensive medical check-up discover all the diseases of my body?

    - Diseases that manifest in human body number more than several hundreds. The cost of medical check-up to detect all these diseases in a person would be in the order of several million Korean won. Majority of medical check-up centers including our Association carry out comprehensive medical check-up with the goal of early detection and treatment of diseases with high incidence rate in adults.

    - You must understand correctly that having received comprehensive medical check-up does not mean check-up on all known diseases of human body has been carried out, and even though you were found to be quite normal in the comprehensive medical check-up, if the pathological symptoms persist, you must be subjected to detailed examination appropriate for the symptom by visiting specialized center.

    ※ If pathological symptoms persist even through the results of comprehensive medical check-up are normal, you must receive treatment from specialists.

  4. 04. Can you explain the comprehensive medical check-up and additional medical check-up?

    04. Can you explain the comprehensive medical check-up and additional medical check-up?

    - Comprehensive medical check-up refers to the examination of collection of diseases that can commonly manifest in all adults while additional medical check-up refers to the examination of diseases for which there is no need for every adults to undergo check-up that is carried out upon recommendation of following consultation with specialist because of particular symptoms being manifested.

    Additional medical check-up items should be added after having had consultation with specialist on the day of medical check-up and you will be responsible for the cost of additional items separately.

    ※ Please seek consultation of specialist for additional medical check-up.

  5. 05. Is it possible to receive only the medical check-up that I wish?

    05. Is it possible to receive only the medical check-up that I wish?

    - Medical check-up at our Association starts from 08:00 and it takes approximately 3 hours for each person.

    Although there are slight differences in time taken for verification of results of medical check-up depending on the region, it is in general provided within 3 days. Patients can collect the results of medical check-up after having had consultation with the doctor by visiting the center on the designated date.

    However, if you request on the day of medical check-up because of difficulty to revisit the center, we can mail the results to you.

    - Office hours
    Weekdays: 08:00 ~ 18:00 (17:00 during winter)
    Saturdays: 08:00 ~ 13:00

    Note) If you wish to have comprehensive medical check-up, you must visit the center before 11:00.
    - Center is closed on Sundays and holidays