Health tourism generated RM299mil revenue in 2008


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  • Wednesday, 02 Dec 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 374,063 tourists visited Malaysia for health purposes last year which generated a revenue of RM299.1 mil, said Deputy Health Minister Datuk Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin.

She said in 1998, health tourists only numbered 39,114 and contributed RM14.1mil to the nation's coffers.

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