Industry Updates

Latest medical and healthcare related news and updates around the globe


March 4, 2020

COVID-19: Pantai Hospital safe to visit

KUALA LUMPUR: Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur (PHKL) is safe to visit and members of the public need not worry about a viral message which claimed the […]
February 27, 2020

Do you know … about medical tourism in Malaysia?

This year marks the Malaysia Year of Healthcare Travel 2020. The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council aims to draw RM2bil in medical tourism revenue. Source: The Star
February 25, 2020

COVID-19: Twenty of M’sia’s 22 positive cases fully recovered, discharged

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Twenty of Malaysia’s 22 positive Covid-19 cases have made a full recovery and been discharged, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah Tuesday […]
February 25, 2020

Malaysia woos Qatari travel market

Tourism Malaysia organised a roadshow in Doha, highlighting  Qatar as an important market for Malaysia’s booming tourism industry. Held in partnership with Qatar Airways, the travel […]
February 21, 2020

Malaysia sees COVID-19 situation improving

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia continues to show improvement in the Covid-19 situation as two more patients of the coronavirus have recovered. The two patients, a 27-year-old man and […]
February 19, 2020

WHO praises Malaysia’s preparedness, ability to deal with Covid-19

PUTRAJAYA: The World Health Organization (WHO) has once again commended Malaysia’s preparedness and ability to address Covid-19 infection. WHO also held Malaysia in high regard in […]
February 18, 2020

More benefits with travel pass plan

TELEKOM Malaysia (TM) has teamed up with new partners to further promote Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020) through its Travel Pass, a prepaid SIM card for non-Malaysian […]
February 13, 2020

Coronavirus exposes Southeast Asia’s public health shortfalls

Experts say health infrastructure remains ‘systematically underfinanced’ A nurse checks the temperature of a visitor as part of the coronavirus screening procedure at a hospital in […]
February 12, 2020

COVID-19 Sharing Clarity Seminar by Director-General of Health Malaysia

In the evening of 12 Feb 2020, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director-General of Health in Malaysia’s Ministry of Health was invited by Informa Markets for […]
February 9, 2020

Patient testimonials should be allowed in promoting medical tourism

Dr Kuljit Singh: ‘If testimonials are still not allowed, Malaysia as a medical tourism destination will continue to be at a disadvantage.’ EFFORTS to promote Malaysia […]
February 9, 2020

Big plans for healthcare travel

MALAYSIANS may be having fewer babies nowadays, but that hasn’t stopped our country from becoming a top destination for foreigners seeking fertility treatments. In fact, such […]
February 5, 2020

Malaysia: an emerging destination for Vietnamese medical tourists

As Malaysia’s medical tourism soars, KPJ Penang and Phuoc Loc International have joined forces to bring high-quality services to Vietnamese patients Fast expanding medical tourism market […]