Malaysia is top international destination for medical tourism

  • Nation
  • Friday, 10 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is globally recognised as the top international medical tourism destination, surpassing the United States, says Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) chief executive officer Sherene Azli (pic).

She said the United Kingdom-based International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ) ranked Malaysia as the top destination last year, as it attracted 1.3 million medical tourists, while the US only recorded 550,000 inbound patients.

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