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GHA, MSQH team up for medical travel accreditation in Malaysia

The Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program for Medical Travel Services and the Malaysia Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration

MHTC Projects 75% Hit To Malaysia 2020 Medical Tourism Revenue

Malaysia’s medical tourism revenue is estimated to decline up to 75 per cent this year during the Covid-19 pandemic from 2019, according to the Malaysian Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC).

MR D.I.Y. utilises business network to respond to PPE urgent need in Sabah

MR D.I.Y. Group (M) Bhd (MR D.I.Y.) has dispatched 9,000 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) and 20,000 face masks worth RM480,000 to Sabah.

Mediven's COVID-19 PCR test obtains 100% result in international study

Malaysia's Medical Innovation Ventures (Mediven®) achieved 100% concordance for GenoAmp®, its COVID-19 PCR test kit in an international third party evaluation study External Quality Assessment (EQA) / Proficiency Testing (PT) from the UK.

APFFA's toolkit will assist physicians to aid secondary osteoporotic fractures

The Asia Pacific Fragility Fracture Alliance (APFFA) has launched a comprehensive educational toolkit designed to arm primary care physicians (PCPs) with practical resources to aid the identification

Malaysia's medical glove makers struggle to meet demand due to labour shortage

Malaysia's rubber glove makers are struggling to meet soaring demand for medical gloves during the pandemic due to a shortage of workers, the industry's trade association said on Friday, adding that it could cost the country dearly in export revenue.

Antah Healthcare plans to expand business in emerging markets

Antah Healthcare Group (AHG) is seeking to do more business overseas, venturing into emerging markets such as Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar.

UMSC continues educating public via digital and social media presence

University Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC) has placed itself on a number of social media platforms, sharing weekly educational series’ that shares and promotes health.

Asia leaders convene to drive positive change for healthier workplaces amidst COVID-19

The Progressive Alliance Towards Healthy Workplaces (PATHw), a Pan-Asia coalition of human resources and business leaders, today spearheaded an Asia-wide virtual roundtable

JA Assure offers protection for Malaysia's private hospitals

The Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia (APHM) has formed a partnership with JA Assure Group, a multinational niche market InsurTech firm

Sunway Medical Centre sets sights on Sunway Velocity

Cheras/KL South communities will see a new tertiary care private hospital in Sunway Medical Centre Velocity (SMCV) by the end of 2019, as part of the Sunway Group’s extensive RM320 million (US$77 million) healthcare expansion plan.

Hartalega to increase installed capacity to 44 bil gloves

Hartalega Holdings Bhd has commissioned four production lines at Plant 6 of its Next Generation Integrated Glove Manufacturing Complex (NGC) to accelerate its production capacity.

Malaysia gains recognition for pandemic management

With the recent reported recovery rate of 96.6%, Malaysia remains on top internationally, in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic since it broke out in early 2020.

IHH Healthcare strengthens service offerings in KL via acquisition of Prince Court Medical Centre

IHH Healthcare, via its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Pantai Hospital Sdn Bhd, has acquired a 100 percent stake in Prince Court Medical Centre for RM1.02 billion

MSCM ventures into RM80BIL healthcare industry

MSCM Holdings Berhad is venturing into medical supplies and support as it seeks to reduce reliance on its core business and tap into the RM80bil Malaysian healthcare industry.