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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 now and stand a chance to win cash prizes worth up to RM80,000!

Finalists and winners will be celebrated at the Virtual Awards Presentation Ceremony on 10 November 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 broadcasting 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-shareability 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 internationally).

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