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Malaysia Healthcare e-Newsletter | 2020 Vol. 3

Special Updates on COVID-19 in Malaysia

Tips on surviving the pandemic

COVID-19 News Updates

Healthcare Happenings

International Recognition of COVID-19 Management in Malaysia

Experience Malaysia Healthcare

When healthcare travellers first set foot in Malaysia, the Meet and Greet Service is their first point of contact as they begin their healthcare journey. This is part of our end-to-end patient services offerings at the Malaysia Healthcare Concierge and Lounge (MCL).

We are pleased to update that the MCL at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport has resumed its operations since 1 July 2020. However, due to the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) taking place from 14 October 2020 to 9 November 2020, the MCL will be operating from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Meet & Greet Service

Patients seeking oncology treatment at Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur

A patient seeking cardiology treatment at Institut Jantung Negara (IJN)

A patient seeking oncology treatment at Sunway Medical Centre

A patient seeking Gastroenterology treatment at UMSC

Industry Happenings

Being Social: Healthcare Community Spreads Awareness and Positivity in Light of COVID-19

Malaysia Healthcare Buzz


More exciting updates on Medical Travel Market Intelligence Virtual Conference 2020 (insigHT2020 Virtual Conference)

Minister of Health Malaysia, YB Dato’ Sri Dr. Adham Baba will be officiating insigHT2020 Virtual Conference

We also have a whole list of exciting speakers in store for you, starting with YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr.Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General, Ministry of Health Malaysia! Come and hear directly from the leaders of country on how healthcare travel in a key driver for bring our country to new heights.

insigHT2020 Virtual Conference invites both international and national speakers to highlight on best practice in healthcare travel including: Dr Kho Swee Keng, Senior Visiting Fellow from United Nations University International Institute for Global Health, Malaysia, Mr Andres Jurado, CEO & Founder of My Medical Vacations, Mexico, and Mr. Patrick Seeb, Director, Economic Development and Placemaking Destination Medical Centre, USA and many more!

Join us virtually on 24-26 November 2020 and to find out more about insigHT2020, visit the official website at:


Latest Updates on MTMA2020!:
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  • Save the date! Join us in our first ever Virtual MTMA2020 Awards Presentation Ceremony on 10 December 2020!

International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ) Medical Travel Awards 2020


Malaysia did it again! We have reclaimed the title of Health and Medical Tourism: Destination of the Year and maintained a four-year winning streak as the Health and Medical Tourism: Cluster of the Year! Malaysia is also the finalist for the Outstanding Response to COVID-19 award. We dedicate this accomplishment to all our industry players who have been instrumental in making Malaysia the World’s Healthcare Marvel. We also extend our gratitude out to the front liners who have kept us safe throughout this challenging year.

Congratulations to the brilliant Malaysia Healthcare medical institutions on raking in awards at the International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ) Awards 2020!

Malaysia Healthcare’s institutions were also finalists for several awards!

We are proud to see Malaysia Healthcare’s committed healthcare institutions receive the recognition that they deserve for playing a vital part in making Malaysia, The World’s Healthcare Marvel.

Member Hospital Updates

Malaysia Healthcare Webinars

A webinar on "How Will Malaysia's Medical Travel Industry Thrive and Grow in This World Challenged by COVID-19” took place on 11 September 2020. It discussed how the COVID-19 lockdown situation has affected the healthcare travel and hospitality industry

A series of medical webinars by MHTC’s member hospitals that took place during 7–12 September period.

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