MHTC Updates

Latest medical and healthcare related news and updates around the globe

June 22, 2016
Terminally Ill Need Home Based Care

Terminally Ill Need Home Based Care

In Thailand, we mostly take care of terminally ill patients with what is called "sustaining" care in hospitals. In fact, most of these patients would prefer to stay at home where things are familiar rather than in a hospital.
June 20, 2016
Malaysia Bolsters Efforts to Attract Medical Tourists from Myanmar

Malaysia Bolsters Efforts to Attract Medical Tourists from Myanmar

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”
June 7, 2016

Avita Medical signs Malaysian distro deal with Mintcare

Avita Medical (ASX:AVH) said today it inked a distribution deal with Asia-Pacific specialized wound care product distributor Mintcare.
April 23, 2016

Healthy profits in medical tourism

Public health is one area that has remained in the back seat for some time since its heyday of the 1960s and 1970s when infectious diseases were a concern.
April 21, 2016

Malaysia features Healthcare Travel at the 16th Kazakhstan International Tourism Fair

April 2016 – Malaysia Healthcare is participating in the 16th Kazakhstan International Tourism Fair (KITF) from 20-22 April, at the Atakent International Exhibition Centre under the Malaysia Pavilion in Almaty, to showcase its unique qualities as a leading destination in global healthcare travel. Malaysia’s participation in KITF marks its presence for the 15th time this year.
April 16, 2016

Malaysia Gains Interest as Medical Travel Destination of Choice from Middle East Countries

April 2016 – Malaysia Healthcare participates in the 4th International Medical & HealthCare Exhibition & Conference 2016 (IMTEC Oman) from 4-6 April, and the 8th Riyadh Travel Fair 2016 from 12-15 April, showcasing Malaysia’s advantages as a healthcare destination of choice, and to explore potential government-to-government (G2G) collaborations within the Middle East market.
March 21, 2016

Renowned KL specialists offer health consultation

Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) and GD Assist Limited (GD Assist) are jointly organizing health consultation sessions by renowned specialists from Malaysia throughout the year 2016.The first session was by Dr. Ambikai Balan Sothinathan, consultant of urologist from Pantai Hospital, Malaysia.
March 17, 2016

Malaysia: PE player Creador injects $24.53m in investee RedCap Pharmacy for expansion

March 17, 2016: Private equity firm Creador has invested MYR100 million ($24.53 million) in RedCap Pharmacy, which it acquired in April last year.
March 17, 2016

Global Medical Tourism Market to Reach US$32.5 bn in 2019, Availability of Cost-effective Treatments in Emerging Nations Encourages Medical Tourism

A market study on the global tourism market, recently published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) estimates this market to rise at an exceptional CAGR of 17.90% over the period from 2013 to 2019 and reach a value US$32.5 bn by the end of the forecast period.The research report, titled “Medical Tourism Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013.
March 15, 2016

Malaysia targets healthcare markets close to home

Malaysia is looking at new markets for medical tourism, and domestic medical tourism is top of the list. New focus for MHTC is to create awareness among local residents and promote domestic healthcare travel.
February 29, 2016

Showcasing Malaysia’s Healthcare Excellence to the World

Malaysia Healthcare Media Week | Malaysia Loves You Campaign
February 26, 2016

Exclusive: Malaysia’s BookDoc makes key hires in core management team

Health-tech startup BookDoc,  which sealed a record seed funding round led by a member of the Brunei Royal Family in January,  has brought on board seasoned healthcare professionals to its core management team.