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Keywords of Gwangju

Why Gwangju? - Keywords of Gwangju

Health, Healing, Happiness

LIFE IS ALL ABOUT MAKING CHOICES.
YOUR CHOICE IS ALWAYS RIGHT.
WELCOME TO THE MEDI-WELL GWANGJU

Gwangju Metropolitan City is one of the five largest metropolitan cities in Korea located in the southwestern part of the Korean Peninsula. The city has the size of 501.34 ㎢ and has a population of about 1.5 million. Gwangju is located approximately 296.20km from Seoul. Gwangju can be reached within 1.5 hours by KTX (SRT) which provides convenient and quick transportation to Gwangju. Gwangju has two university hospitals, 1,800 medical institutions, and the city has the largest number of healthcare workers per head of population in Korea. It plays a role as a medical city by providing world-class medical services using the best medical facilities and equipment. Gwangju is also called a cultural city as a hub for various creative contents, such as metrical literature and pansori. The Biennale with the participation of its citizens and recently established Asia Culture Center is helping Gwangju strengthening its foundation as a hub of Asian culture. In addition to medical treatment, you can visit various natural tourist attractions near Gwangju.

What is Medi-well Gwangju?

MEDI-WELL Gwangju

Medi-well Gwangju has changed the landscape of medical tourism by providing happiness and satisfaction in life beyond the scope of the medical treatment.

1. Provide world-class medical services using the best medical facilities and equipment

  • Operating the most number of medical equipment (CT, MRI) per 1 million people in Korea
  • Having world-class medical technology, state-of-the-art medical equipment, and facilities
  • Outstanding professional personnel for all areas of treatment
  • The medical examination conducted by the designated specialists and prompt consultation on the examination results
  • Best examination facilities and a luxurious and comfortable environment
  • Personalized examination programs for individual

2. Medical treatment at a reasonable cost

  • Providing a more affordable medical treatment service compared to other regions in Korea

3. The largest number of healthcare workers per head of population in Korea

  • # 1 in the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people
  • # 1 in the number of general hospitals, hospitals, and oriental medicine hospitals per 1 million people in Korea

4. Mediwell Gwangju plays a leading role in promoting region's medical tourism

  • Gwangju has been selected for five consecutive years by the Ministry of Health & Welfare for public evaluation on specialized medical technologies and strengthening its attractiveness to patients, and played a leading role in promoting medical tourism based on local outstanding medical technologies.
  • Gwangju has been selected for three consecutive years by the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism for being a part in 'the medical tourism cluster project,' and developed and provided wellness medical tourism product which has combined the region's excellent medical resources and tourist attractions to provide the top-class medical tourism service.

5. Environmentally-Friendly Tourism Resources and Asian Culture Center

  • Gwangju hosts various festivals in the region such as Gwangju Design Biennale and Gwangju World Kimchi Culture Festival using its environmentally-friendly tourism resources such as the Asia Culture Center, and Mudeungsan National Park are plentiful.