Why Choose Malaysia for Healthcare Tourism?
There are countless reasons that make Malaysia the ideal destination for your medical travel needs. Here are some reasons why:
The Malaysian Government’s Emphasis on Healthcare Travel as Top Priority The Malaysia Healthcare Tourism Council (MHTC) was established in July 2009 by the Malaysian Cabinet to promote and position Malaysia as a unique destination for world-class healthcare services.
Excellent Healthcare Infrastructure & Facilities Equipped with advanced medical equipment and modern facilities in order to provide the latest course of treatment.
Pharmaceutical Safety Standards & Legal Controls Participating medical tourism providers must first obtain an operating licence issued by the Malaysia Ministry of Health and the recognition from International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua).
Closer to Home Malaysia’s central geographical location is within 8 hours of flight time from anywhere in Asia.
Over 250 Private Hospitals in Malaysia However, only hospitals that are well-equipped and catered to receive and handle medical tourism are approved and registered to be a participating medical tourism provider in Malaysia.
World-Class Medical Specialists Certified internationally and trained at the most esteemed medical institutions in the world from Australia, United Kingdom, and United States of America.
Affordable Treatments Quality medical treatments at affordable prices due to favourable exchange rate and the single price policy (30-50% lower than neighbouring countries). Allows you to pair your medical treatment with a holiday for less than what the same treatment will cost in some Western countries.