Malaysia: Part of Asia's booming medical tourism

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  • Friday, 02 Jan 2015

People from all over the world are coming to South-east Asia for their medical needs, including elective surgery. - AFP

Medical tourism booms in Asia with patients spending money travelling to hospitals in South-east Asia.

The lines snaking into Bangladesh’s overwhelmed hospitals are often so long, says Nusrat Hussein Kiwan, that they extend into the street outside – too many patients seeking too few quality doctors.

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