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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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:
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:
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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
Asia Pacific Healthcare & Medical Tourism Awards (2017 – 2019) 2019
2016 Global Health and Travel Consumers Choice Awards
2016 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Healthcare and Tourism Awards
2011 – 2019 MasterCard-Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index
World’s Best Hospitals for Medical Tourists by the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019)
8th Annual World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress