Malaysia Healthcare Strengthens Network in Bangladesh

Malaysia Healthcare Strengthens Network in Bangladesh

Malaysia Healthcare showcases exclusive healthcare packages to Dhaka community

DHAKA, BANGLADESH, 2 MAY 2019 – Malaysia Healthcare is showcasing a wide array of world-class quality healthcare service offerings at the 4th International Health Tourism and Service Expo Bangladesh 2019 to the local Dhaka community. At the Malaysia Healthcare Pavilion (MHP), exciting and affordable healthcare packages will be available on cardiology, fertility, aesthetics, wellness, and many other treatments that are much sought after from leading Malaysian private healthcare facilities.

Malaysia receives a growing number of healthcare travellers from Bangladesh annually seeking treatment to complement the healthcare services offered at their home country. Malaysia Healthcare provides a seamless end-to-end patient journey experience for all healthcare travellers, together with the world-class quality, affordable and accessible healthcare services.

“In fulfilling the high demand from Bangladesh patients seeking for more information about Malaysia Healthcare, we are very excited to be here at the 4th International Health Tourism and Service Expo in Dhaka. We want to offer our world-class healthcare service offerings to even more prospective healthcare travellers in Dhaka and throughout Bangladesh,” commented Nik Yazmin Nik Azman, Chief Commercial Officer of MHTC. “Bangladesh is one of Malaysia Healthcare’s top 10 largest markets that trusts our healthcare system and offerings. Hence, we look forward to welcoming more healthcare travellers from Bangladesh to Experience Malaysia Healthcare!”

“Malaysia Healthcare offers Quality Care for Your Peace of Mind through improving every touchpoint along the patient journey for a seamless end-to-end healthcare travel experience. Malaysia Healthcare also assists in arranging medical appointments, greets healthcare travellers at the aerobridge upon arrival, hosts them at our Malaysia Healthcare Concierge and Lounge located at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Penang International Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2,” Nik Yazmin further commented.

Malaysia also offers an abundant array of local and foreign cuisines with the availability of “halal” food for Muslim patients giving better peace of mind. The healthcare facilities in Malaysia serve “halal” food and prayer facilities are made available at the hospitals, hotels and even at shopping areas for the convenience of medical tourists visiting our country. Support staff at the private hospitals speaking in Bengali language can also be arranged upon requests making it an easy decision not only for those seeking healthcare in Malaysia, but also for accompanying families as well. Malaysia was also awarded as the Top Country for Muslim Travel from 2011 to 2019 by Master Card-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index.

Malaysia Healthcare has served more than 1.2 million healthcare travellers in 2018 and the industry is growing at a CAGR of 17% between 2015-2018, presenting exciting opportunities for the Malaysian healthcare travel industry. Malaysia Healthcare continues to encourage healthcare travellers to come and experience Malaysia Healthcare with our latest campaign, Malaysia Year of Healthcare Travel 2020.

Malaysia Healthcare is also proud to present the first of its kind healthcare travel journalism

awards, the Medical Travel Media Awards as a form of recognising journalism excellence in the field. The Medical Travel Media Awards invites journalists to explore the healthcare travel industry in Malaysia for a chance to win up to RM50,000 in cash prizes. The competition runs from September 2018 until 30 June 2019 with three exciting categories to participate in: Best Print/Online/Broadcast Feature, Medical Travel Editorial Team of the Year and Medical Travel Journalist of the Year. For interested participants, please visit www.mylovesyou.com/MTMA2018

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For media enquiries:
Shobena Singam
Vice President, Public Relations and Corporate Communication
[email protected]

For more information on healthcare travel:
www.medicaltourismmalaysia.com
+603 2726 8688 (Call Centre)

Marketing enquiries:
Suryani Mustapa
Developmental Market – Bangladesh [email protected]

ABOUT THE MALAYSIA HEALTHCARE TRAVEL COUNCIL

The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) is a government agency that has been entrusted with the responsibility of curating the country’s healthcare travel scene. Founded in 2009 to facilitate and grow Malaysia’s healthcare travel industry under the brand “Malaysia Healthcare” with the intended goal of making Malaysia the leading global healthcare destination. Since then, MHTC has worked to streamline industry players and service providers into a more focused development strategy to raise Malaysia’s profile in healthcare travel on an international stage. It is an example of a successful model of public-private partnerships (PPP) in growing the healthcare travel sector in Malaysia.

End-to-End Seamless Care

MHTC Call Centre, contactable at 1-800-188-688 (within Malaysia) or at +603 272 68 688 (outside Malaysia), was set up to handle all healthcare travel inquiries. The MHTC Call Centre operates from Mondays to Fridays from 9.00am to 6.00pm (GMT +8).

The MHTC Concierge and Lounge (MCL), which is also integrated with the MHTC’s Call Centre, is a one-stop centre that provides healthcare travellers with easy access to all the information needed to have a comfortable and fruitful stay in Malaysia. The MCL has been set up at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport Arrival Hall (Gate 8), Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 Departure Hall on Level 3, and the Penang International Airport for:

  • Disseminating healthcare services information;
  • Facilitating information about transport, accommodation, and travel in Malaysia

A team of dedicated personnel will assist with information that caters to each health traveller’s needs from hospitals and treatment centres to certified doctors, treatment available, accommodation, and all other healthcare travel needs. Potential healthcare travellers can also obtain information on seeking healthcare in Malaysia including medical treatments, accommodation and travel at these websites:

  • www.medicaltourismmalaysia.com
  • www.mhtc.org.my

MHTC Social Media

  • Facebook – facebook.com/mhtcmalaysia
  • Twitter – twitter.com/mhtcmalaysia
  • YouTube – youtube.com/mhtcmalaysia
  • Instagram – instagram.com/malaysiahealthcare
  • LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/company/malaysia-healthcare-travel-council/

Malaysia Healthcare’s Recent Awards & Recognition:
International Living (Global Retirement Index 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019) ● Malaysia – “Best Country in the World for Healthcare”

International Medical Travel Journal Medical Travel Awards (2015 2018) 2018

  • Health and Medical Tourism: Cluster of the Year – Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council
  • Highly Commended: Health and Medical Tourism: Destination of the Year – Malaysia
  • International Hospital of The Year – Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur
  • International Specialist Patient Centre of the Year: Institut Jantung Negara (National Heart Institute)
  • International Cosmetic Surgery Clinic of The Year – Beverly Wilshire Medical Centre
  • International Fertility Clinic of the Year – TMC Fertility Centre
  • Best Marketing Initiative – Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur (Less Pain, More Gain – a Minimally Invasive Surgery Campaign)
  • Best Quality Initiative – Tropicana Medical Centre
  • Highly Commended: Excellence in Customer Service – Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur

2017

  • Health and Medical Tourism: Destination of the Year – Malaysia
  • Health and Medical Tourism: Cluster of the Year – Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council
  • International Hospital of the Year: Sunway Medical Centre
  • Best Marketing Initiative: Sunway Medical Centre
  • International Fertility Clinic: TMC Fertility Centre
  • Highly Commended: Best Quality Initiative – Sunway Medical Centre

2016

  • International Hospital of the Year – Sunway Medical Centre
  • International Cosmetic Surgery Clinic of the Year – Beverly Wilshire Medical Centre
  • International Fertility Clinic of the Year – TMC Fertility Centre
  • Best Marketing Initiative – Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur
  • Highly Commended: Medical Travel Agency of the Year – Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council

Asia Pacific Healthcare & Medical Tourism Awards (2017 – 2019) 2019

  • Medical Travel Organisation of the Year in Asia Pacific – Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council
  • Medical Tourism Hospital of the Year in Asia Pacific – Sunway Medical Centre
  • Hospital of the Year Malaysia – Prince Court Medical Centre and Subang Jaya Medical Centre
  • Value Based Hospital of the Year in Asia – Gleneagles Hospital Penang
  • Fertility Service Provider of the Year – Alpha Fertility and TMC Fertility and Women’s Specialist Centre
  • Cardiology Service Provider of the Year – Institut Jantung Negara
  • Dental Service Provider of the Year – Pristine Dental Centre
  • Diabetes Service Provider of the Year – Penang Adventist Hospital and Prince Court Medical Centre
  • ENT Service Provider of the Year – Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara
  • Health Screening Provider of the Year – Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur
  • Integrated Healthcare Clinic of the Year – Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur
  • Neurology Service Provider of the Year – Sunway Medical Centre
  • Oncology Service Provider of the Year – Gleneagles Hospital Penang, Subang Jaya Medical Centre, and Sunway Medical Centre
  • Ophthalmology Service Provider of the Year – International Specialist Eye Centre
  • Orthopaedic Service Provider of the Year – KPJ Healthcare and Prince Court Medical Centre
  • Paediatric Service Provider of the Year – Gleneagles Hospital Penang and Prince Court Medical Centre
  • Paediatric Cardiology Service Provider of the Year – Institut Jantung Negara
  • Urology Service Provider of the Year – Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur and Sunway Medical Centre
  • Women’s Health and Wellness Service Provider of the Year – TMC Fertility and Women’s Specialist Centre

2018

  • Medical Travel Organisation of the Year – Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council
  • Medical Tourism Hospital of the Year in Asia Pacific – Sunway Medical Centre
  • Hospital of the Year Malaysia – KPJ Healthcare
  • Best New Hospital of the Year in Asia Pacific – Cardiac Vascular Sentral
  • Fertility Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Mahkota Medical Centre and TMC Fertility
  • Cardiology Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Institut Jantung Negara
  • Paediatric Cardiology Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Institut Jantung Negara
  • Oncology Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Sunway Medical Centre
  • Neurology Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Sunway Medical Centre
  • Orthopaedic Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – KPJ Healthcare
  • Gastroenterology Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital
  • Ophthalmology Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – International Specialist Eye Centre
  • Best Health Screening Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Prince Court Medical Centre
  • Cosmetic Surgery Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Penang Adventist Hospital
  • Women’s Health and Wellness Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – TMC Fertility and Tropicana Medical Centre
  • Diabetes Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Prince Court Medical Centre and Tropicana Medical Centre
  • Paediatric Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Prince Court Medical Centre
  • ENT Service Provider of the Year in Asia Pacific – Tropicana Medical Centre

2016 Global Health and Travel Consumers Choice Awards

  • Cosmetic Surgery and 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

2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Healthcare and Tourism Awards

  • Travel Council of the Year – Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC)
  • Hospital of the Year: KPJ Healthcare
  • Growth Excellence Leadership Award – Sunway Medical Centre
  • Healthcare Service Provider of the Year – IHH Healthcare Berhad
  • Patient Care Hospital of the Year – Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care

2011 – 2019 MasterCard-Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index

  • Top Country for Muslim Travel

World’s Best Hospitals for Medical Tourists by the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019)

  • Prince Court Medical Centre

8th Annual World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress

  • 2015 Public Private Partnership Medical Travel Destination of the Year Award