Malaysia Healthcare: World-Class Quality Care for Your Peace of Mind
A hugely popular tourism destination, Malaysia is long-known and well-loved for its natural beauty, kaleidoscope of cultures and delightful cuisines. However, in the last decade, the country has been making waves all over the world for excellence in yet another of its tourism offerings: medical tourism.
Healthcare in Malaysia is a world-class affair. Winning numerous prestigious accolades in healthcare tourism, the nation and its highly-acclaimed private hospitals have swept up prized awards from all over the world, including:
International Medical Travel Journal, Medical Travel Awards
- Medical Travel Destination of the Year (2015-2017): Malaysia Healthcare
- International Hospital of the Year (2016-2017): Sunway Medical Centre
- International Fertility Clinic of the Year (2016-2017): TMC Fertility & Women’s Specialist Centre
- Cosmetic Surgery Clinic of the Year (International) (2015-2016): Beverly Wilshire Medical Centre
Global Retirement Index (International Living)
- Best Country in the World for Healthcare (2015-2017): Malaysia
2016 Global Health & Travel Consumers Choice Awards
- Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetics Service Provider of the Year – Sunway Medical Centre
- Hospital of the Year (Malaysia) – Sunway Medical Centre
- Orthopaedics Service Provider of the Year – KPJ Healthcare
- Paediatrics Service Provider of the Year – Prince Court Medical Centre
- Cardiology Service Provider of the Year – National Heart Centre, Malaysia
In the same way that Malaysia Healthcare is highly acclaimed, healthcare services in Malaysia are also exceptionally affordable and extremely accessible. Thanks to the excellence in services, waiting times to see your specialists of choice in awards-winning hospitals are practically negligible.
Costs for treatments are among the most competitive in the world. Malaysia’s healthcare cost savings ranges from 40-80% for certain procedures. This is in comparison to the same treatments in the United States, Australia or Europe. One of the factors to this is stringent regulation by by Ministry of Health Malaysia on the prices for healthcare services and pharmaceutical products. With this intervention, Malaysia’s healthcare ensure fair pricing and access to quality healthcare for healthcare travellers.
Quality Healthcare Services
Without doubt, the affordable treatment comes with the highest standards of world-class quality in healthcare services too. Many Malaysian private hospitals are internationally accredited by renowned, gold-standard organizations such as the Joint Commission International (JCI), Malaysia Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) and the Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee (RTAC) of Australia.
In addition, Malaysian doctors receive training from reputable institutions all over the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and, India. Therefore, being a multi-cultural country, Malaysian healthcare professionals are also culturally-attentive and multi-lingual. One does not have to worry as many medical practitioners are fluent in English alongside other common Asian languages, such as Hindi, Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia, and Tamil. Native speakers of other language can easily obtain translators if need be.
“Healthcare in Malaysia is highly accessible, competitively affordable and of world-class quality. Patient safety and care are paramount and assured by the high standards mandated by stringent government regulations set by the Ministry of Health Malaysia. We are proud that the world is taking increasing notice of the high-value healthcare services Malaysia is able to deliver,” commented Sherene Azli, Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC).
MHTC’s Value Proposition
Among MHTC’s roles are to serve as the one-stop centre for access to Malaysia Healthcare and to facilitate the creation of supplementing services for healthcare tourism. Services by MHTC include extensions of visa for medical purposes and provision of a complete range of logistic arrangement. This includes travel, accommodation as well as support services for health travellers.
In addition to that, the Malaysia Healthcare Concierge and Lounge – located at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Penang International Airport – serve to extend some warm Malaysian hospitality upon their arrival. From these ports of entry, our representatives will greet travellers the minute they step off the aerobridge. The representative will then escort the health travellers through expedited passport and customs control. All these services accessible through a pre-booked service.
In short, Malaysia Healthcare has everything a health traveller needs to feel secure in seeking healthcare options in Malaysia. Explore the best that Malaysia Healthcare has to offer you, today!