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Hotel of the Month – The Westin Langkawi Resort, Malaysia

Need to retreat to a paradise? Retreat to The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, surrounded by the idyllic natural setting of the magical Langkawi Island. Malaysia Healthcare patients have been visiting this beautiful resort to recuperate and rejuvenate after their medical procedures. 

Situated on 500 meters of private beachfront, our resort offers a retreat from the rigors of travel, yet is only one kilometre from the main harbour of Langkawi, three kilometres from Kuah duty-free shopping centres, and 20 minutes from the Langkawi International Airport. Leave behind the hectic city life and enter a sense-awakening oasis that refreshes and de-stresses the mind and body. A great wellness location and a favorite among our patients! The aromatic scent of White Tea candles, a touch of nature in the decorated botanicals, refreshing drinks, and the invigorating cold towel service will fill your visit with unforgettable memories long after you leave.

Looking for a Wellness Package? Get in touch with Malaysia Healthcare!

Future of Healthcare by Microsoft!

This is an incredible video on how Microsoft sees the future in healthcare and how technology is improving our way of life! With state of the art hospitals being built in Malaysia; it’s just a matter of time before we experience seemless healthcare delivery.

Malaysia Healthcare patients use a portable Personal Health Record (PHR) called the iPHER that carries all their PHI which includes, medications, lab tests, diagnosis, immunizations, alternative procedures, digital images, dental records, ophthalmic care (lens and contact prescriptions) and DNA any where in the world with no need to access the Internet to view the information. Malaysia Healthcare currently uses this PHR to reduce medical errors and create continuity of care for all their patients and to provide seemless healthcare delivery.

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Malaysia featured in the April issue of the Travel Trade Monthly!

Malaysia was recently featured in the April issue of the Travel Trade Monthly publication. The article covered the growing importance of Malaysia as a leading tourist and healthcare destination. In 2010, Malaysia recorded 24.6 million tourist arrivals which generated MYR56.5 billion (USD18.5 billion). Lonely Planet listed Malaysia as a must see destination for 2010 and Tourism Review and Hotel Resort Insider placed Malaysia in the top for five for Medical Tourism. Enjoy the article below on page 14!

Travel Trade Weekly Ltd publishes two unique publications; Travel Trade Monthly and Travel Trade Weekly.
Travel Trade Monthly contains informative destination features, interviews with key industry figures and in-depth analysis of issues related to the travel and tourism industry within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This publication is distributed monthly as a hard copy to more than 6,000 readers throughout the MENA region and to major travel trade exhibitors worldwide.
Travel Trade Weekly is the first and only weekly virtual publication of its kind in the MENA region. It is read online by more than 150,000 travel professionals globally – including all registered travel agents and tour operators. This weekly virtual publication provides travel professionals around the world with the latest tourism news from within the MENA region, as well as international news and events. Travel Trade Weekly currently receives an average of more than 5,000 readers per day

>Malaysia featured in the February issue of MWT!


Malaysia was featured as a healthcare destination in the February issue of Medical, Wellness + Tourism (MWT) publication. The article covered the latest developments in medical tourism in the country together with it’s growing importance as a wellness destination. The feature which is covered over 4 pages of the issue gets the insights from the leading players in the medical tourism arena in the country. 
MWT is the first independent business-to-business monthly publication designed to promote and inform on the fast growing industry of medical and wellness tourism. MWT provides accurate and up-to-date news and analysis on the medical and wellness tourism sector, looking at how the industry is developing its product. MWT aims to provide industry participants with the latest information, tools and development news in order to assist its readers in making informed decisions about their businesses and the best recommendations and arrangements for their clients. Further details on MWT can be found on their website .

Enjoy the articles below!

>Health & Leisure Brochure from Tourism Malaysia!


Over the years Malaysia has grown into a sophisticated healthcare hub in Asia. With state-of-the-art medical facilities and highly qualified personnel, Malaysia is well-positioned to cater to the healthcare needs of people from the world over.You can opt for health treatment in one of Malaysia’s internationally accredited JCI or MSQH hospitals, and then stay on during the convalescence or recovery period. Or you can come for a holiday, and then take the opportunity to explore the various forms of treatments available in the country which Fox news ranked as the number one destination for Medical Tourism in 2009!

Malaysia comprises three distinct destinations – Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak in Borneo. Its capital, Kuala Lumpur or KL is one of Asia’s most dynamic cities. Its multiracial population of 25 million is made up of Malays, Chinese, Indians and various ethnic communities such as the Kadazan Dusuns and Ibans from Sabah and Sarawak. Together with the influence of the British, Portuguese, Dutch and Thais, Malaysia is indeed a blend of cultures. 

Malaysia is Truly Asia!! Enjoy the brochure above!

Indonesian Magazine, Urban Style looks at the Medical Tourism Market in Malaysia!

Urban Style, an Indonesian Culinary – Vacation – Fashion magazine profiles the growing popularity of Medical Tourism in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, India and Korea. Malaysia which was ranked in the top 5 for Medical Tourism by Tourism Review in 2010 and as the number one destination by Fox News in 2009 is a popular choice for Indonesians. With a choice of JCI and MSQH accredited hospitals, Malaysia is proving itself as the ever more popular destination for medical tourism!

>Growing pains!


By 2050, one in every five Malaysians will be aged 60 or older. In the past 40 years, life expectancy for both women and men have increased by approximately 10 years. Malaysia’s Healthcare has improved dramatically since we gained independence in 1957. An increase in the aged group has important implications on the country’s resources. Click on the link below and give us your comments!

>A $20 procedure that will save your life!


Is RM $20 too much to pay for your life or the life of a woman important to you? What if we told you that a procedure that takes less than 5 minutes can save your life or the life of a woman you love? Because a simple PAP smear can and will save her life from one of the most common cancers around!

Cervical Cancer is the second most common cancer among Malaysian women, next to breast cancer – largely due to the lack of awareness and knowledge of the virus as well as the taboo that surrounds it, since it is a sexually transmitted disease (STD).

Don’t you think it is about time that changed?

Have a look at the article below and give us your comments!

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