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Malaysia Healthcare’s Medical Travel Media Awards is giving local and international media the opportunity to take their place at the top spot of this prestigious affair. All media houses and journalists are invited to submit their entries to be judged by medical travel industry experts in Malaysia, with special international guest judges!

Aside from cash prizes and awards for each sub-category, journalists that showcase excellence will also receive a Malaysia Healthcare ‘Experience Malaysia Healthcare, Embrace Malaysian Hospitality’ healthcare travel package.

As the first of its kind globally, the Medical Travel Media Awards will celebrate their winners with an awards ceremony and gala night in 2019. This is your chance to showcase your contribution in the medical travel industry! Check out all the details on the website, with more information on the awards ceremony coming soon!

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:

Category Description

Medical Travel Media Awards (Malaysia)
Best Print/ Online/ Broadcast Feature

  • Print/ Online Media: minimum of 1,500 words in length
  • Broadcast Media: minimum of 1 minute in length

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

Medical Travel Journalist of the Year (Grand Prize)

  • National
  • Broadcast
  • Business

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).

Medical Travel Editorial Team of the Year

  • Winner
  • Highly Commended

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

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