SookJa Kim

Primary Health Care

SookJa Kim

(KOR) South Korea:  Nurse

Nominee Highlights:

SookJa Kim has almost four decades of experience in nursing and healthcare policy creation, having directly contributed to South Korean policies focused on developing rural healthcare centres.  

*SookJa Kim not pictured.

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As a nurse specializing in primary community healthcare since 1982, SookJa Kim has made significant contributions in primary treatment and improved health for community members in South Korea. She has contributed to the country’s health and nursing policy as the President of South Korea’s Health Care Center, with a particular focus on creating impact through the improvement of rural district health care centers. Internationally, SookJa Kim has led efforts to promote and establish a quality healthcare environment model in low- and middle-income countries.