Malaysia received the #1 ranking for the Best Healthcare in World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index, thanks to a strong partnership between government agencies and private medical providers.
If you ask any of the 1.3 million medical travellers in 2019 why they chose Malaysia, you will receive various answers from the quality of the medical practitioners and facilities to the general affordability of treatments and the ease of entry and communication. These hallmarks have allowed this Southeast Asian Tiger to punch above its weight in the medical world and receive the #1 ranking for the Best Healthcare in the World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index.
The marvel that is Malaysia’s healthcare system has been shaped by a unique mix of factors such as the Malaysian spirit of excellence, its rich heritage and support from both the government and the free market. A strong partnership between government agencies and private medical providers has paved the way for a seamless journey for travellers seeking medical treatment in Malaysia — with their needs being taken care of from the moment they land until they depart for home.
With 13 hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission International, medical treatment is world-class in Malaysia. The doctors and medical staff in many Malaysian hospitals are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge technology, so whether it is cardiology, oncology, orthopaedic surgery, aesthetic treatments, IVF or more, you will be in good hands. With many medical personnel able to communicate fluently in English, Bahasa Malaysia or Mandarin, language isn’t a barrier when it comes to seeking medical treatment in Malaysia.
On top of quality healthcare, Malaysia’s climate is also ideal for those hoping to relax before or recuperate after their procedure. Food is another highlight of the Malaysian experience with endless cuisines to choose from — not forgetting plenty of halal options as well. Whether it is the modern city life or scenic countryside, Malaysia has plenty of destinations for travellers.
It truly is marvellous how Malaysia has so much to offer medical travellers, and with its amazing affordability, visitors are able to enjoy more without having to break the bank. Learn more about the hidden gems in Malaysia healthcare.
Malaysia, The World’s Healthcare Marvel.