Malaysia Expects more Myanmar Patients

The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council said it expects to make 22 million ringgit (K8 billion/US$5.3 million) from medical tourists from Myanmar this year. Nik Yazmin Nik Azman, chief commercial officer of the council, said that the country’s healthcare system can provide quality health services to Myanmar citizens. “Myanmar citizens who come to Malaysia will pay […]

Malaysia bolsters efforts to attract medical tourists from Myanmar

Malaysia is stepping up efforts to compete with Singapore and Thailand to attract Myanmar medical tourists. This weekend, the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council, an organisation set up by the Malaysian Ministry of Health to promote Malaysia as – in the words of its website – “a unique destination for world-class healthcare services”, launched a year-long partnership […]