About Us

Background and Introduction

Medical Travel Media Awards (MTMA) 2020 is an event that recognises and rewards excellence in journalism for both local and international media practitioners who have contributed to the promotion of medical travel in Malaysia.

With three highly competitive categories - Best Print, Online and Broadcast Feature, don’t miss your chance to participate and stand a chance to win cash prizes worth up to RM80,000!

Finalists and winners will be celebrated at a night to remember, the Medical Travel Media Awards in September 2020.

Stay tuned for more details.

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Good luck!

Awards Methodology and Judging Process

There are different methodologies Malaysia Healthcare follows to select the winners for each sub-category.

The requirements for each sub-category are below:


A feature or series of related features delivered on print/online or broadcast media platform that:

  • Examines medical travel industry in Malaysian context
  • Provides useful background material for readers to understand relevance
  • Demonstrates journalistic flair - a style that is engaging, thought-provoking and accessible to its audience
  • Reach- sharebility in terms on digital/social presence

Presented to the journalist who has provided the most timely, accurate and original news reporting on Malaysia’s medical travel industry (across print, online and broadcast).

Awarded to the editorial team that has provided the most insightful analysis of all aspects of medical travel (Malaysia and globally).

Contest / Event Deadlines


Campaign Period

1 Jan 2020 - 31 August 2020

Submission of Entries

16 July 2019 - 30 June 2020

Material / Content Eligibility

16 July 2019 - 15 July 2020

Awards Presentation Ceremony

18 August 2020