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Weak ringgit a boon for local medical tourism


Better facilities: A file picture showing a medical team performing an operation in a hospital. For many years certain private hospitals in Malaysia have been attracting foreign patients from countries such as Indonesia and Myanmar.

Better facilities: A file picture showing a medical team performing an operation in a hospital. For many years certain private hospitals in Malaysia have been attracting foreign patients from countries such as Indonesia and Myanmar.

MALAYSIA is emerging as a hub for medical tourism due to a confluence of factors.

One main but more recent driver is the weak local currency, which in turn makes medical services here more attractive to overseas patients.

Medical Tourism , hospitals , IHH , TMC Life

   

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