Industry Updates

Latest medical and healthcare related news and updates around the globe


July 9, 2020

IJN becomes 1st hospital outside US to implant Micra AV pacemaker

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Heart Institute (IJN) has created yet another milestone in the global healthcare industry when it became the first hospital outside of the […]
July 8, 2020

Beyond MCO: IJN Implements Stringent Measures To Ensure Patients’ Safety

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — The Covid-19 outbreak has forced the healthcare industry to confront unprecedented challenges. Closer to home, ever since the virus started its […]
July 8, 2020

For How Long Will Medical Travel Be Affected By COVID-19?

A poll of attendees from over 20 countries listening in to the first IMTJ webinar this week has found that 42% believe that from today, the medical travel […]
July 6, 2020

Sunway Medical Centre Raih Penghargaan Internasional

SEMARANG, – Didukung teknologi kesehatan canggih dan tenaga medis profesional, Sunway Medical Centre (SunMed), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia dianugerahi sebagai Rumah Sakit Pariwisata Medis Terbaik di Asia […]
July 5, 2020

Medical tourism for Malaysia drops 75% due to pandemic: Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council

Sherene Azli of Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council discusses how Malaysia uses digital technology and tele-consulting to assist the country’s medical tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic. She […]
July 3, 2020

8 Rumah Sakit Terbaik di Kuala Lumpur [Plus Biaya Berobatnya]

Kenapa ada orang-orang di Indonesia yang memilih berobat di Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ya? Apa benar banyak rumah sakit terbaik di Kuala Kumpur? Ada fakta menarik mengenai dunia […]
July 2, 2020

Medical tourism’s SOPs get full approval

THE Malaysia Healthcare Tourism Council (MHTC) has confirmed that its standard operating procedures (SOPs), which have been in the works for months, has received full approval […]
June 30, 2020

‘Zero infection target unlikely’

PETALING JAYA: It is almost impossible for Malaysia to achieve zero infection in Covid-19 cases by next month, a respiratory physician said yesterday. Dr Helmy Haja Mydin […]
June 19, 2020

Top management expatriates, medical tourists can enter Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will allow expatriates in top management positions and medical tourists to enter the country without permission from the Immigration Department. They however must […]
June 19, 2020

Government opens borders on several conditions

PETALING JAYA: The government has decided to open up Malaysia’s borders to allow international visitors to enter our country. However, several conditions must be met before they […]
June 19, 2020

行管第94天】开放医疗目的入境 沙比里:允1人陪同

依斯迈沙比里:大马允许外籍人士以医药旅游目的入境我国。 国防部高级部长拿督斯里依斯迈沙比里披露,大马允许外籍人士以医药旅游目的入境我国,惟必须要先在原国或抵马时进行新冠肺炎检测。 “以医药旅游目的的外籍人士需要通过卫生部,以及向大马医疗旅游理事会(MHTC)登记。” 他说,基于有关人士抵马后就被带至医院,所以无需隔离,并允许一人陪同入境,惟他们都需要下载MySejatera应用程序,以掌握他们的行踪。 他周五是在行管令例常记者会上,如是宣布。另外,依斯迈沙比里披露,拥有医药、紧急事宜与紧急会议目的大马人也允许出国,但是需要在出境口出示信函证明其出境目的。 “因此,有关人士无需提前向移民局申请出境批准。” Source: Kwong Wah
June 19, 2020

Govt in talks with S’pore to open up borders for citizens of both countries, says Ismail Sabri

PETALING JAYA: The government is in talks with Singapore to open the borders to citizens of both countries, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic). The Senior […]