August 06, 2021

Kim Jong Un reprimands country’s health sector for “hibernating,” lax management

DPRK leader also reported to have criticized officials for not providing "party and policy guidance"

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently expressed discontent over the state of the country's public health sector during a visit to a medical appliance factory, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Tuesday.

In comments made during an on-site inspection of the Myohyangsan Medical Appliances Factory in North Phyongan Province, Kim said the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) had provided “policies several times to remodel and modernize units” associated with public health.