introduction

The HealthcareMalaysia.com portal is designed to promote Malaysian healthcare services, products and courses locally and globally. It also provides useful information that promotes good health and well-being. The website features services provided by the following groups:




Healthcare services :

  • The Healthcare Services section consists of several sub-categories like Private Medical Centres, Medical Specialist Clinics, Centre of Experts/Excellence, Diagnostic and Wellness Centres, Traditional Chinese Medicine Centres, Malaysian Pharmaceuticals Suppliers as well as Health Insurance.

    In this section, you can search for hospitals and specialists that offer the treatment and services you are looking for. Also featured here is an event calendar on health forums, seminars and talks organised by participating organisations as well as some useful healthcare articles.

Private Medical Centres

Looking for a private hospital or medical centre in Malaysia? There are many internationally accredited hospitals with well equipped facilities in Malaysia. Search our directory for a listing of private hospitals in Malaysia.

Medical Specialist Clinics

Whether you’re looking for a surgeon, psychologist or cardiologist, our listing of specialist clinics will help you identify the respective consultants according to their specialisation.

Diagnostic Centres

Need a blood test or an MRI scan or other medical tests? Read this section to find out more on the available options in diagnostic testing, its procedures as well as cost before making a decision.

Malaysian Pharmaceutical

Looking for information on medication, health supplements and pharmaceutical drugs made in Malaysia? Want to understand how drugs react with each other and what side effects they may cause? Read it here!

Wellness, Beauty & Spa Centres

Do you want to improve your health, beauty and well-being? Find centres that provide a range of physical activities, preventative services, targeted interventions and specialist support services here. Read about lifestyle advice and education that can help change your life and look.

Centre of Medical Experts

Are you seeking for a centre with a particular specialty that offers a comprehensive range of medical services (treatment and prevention) and consultancy supported by a team of medical experts and facilities. The common expert centres are Centre of Excellence for Cancer, Fertility, Centre for Diabetes, Cardiac and Vascular Centre, and many more.

Health Insurance

In Malaysian insurance industry, there is a number of healthcare insurance providers offering a variety of choices of healthcare insurance plans to choose from. Having a good understanding of what plan suits your needs is important. It is always wise to check out the full policy before buying.

Healthcare Education :

  • This section provides a list of participating educational institutions that offer healthcare related courses such as medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing and so on. A brief description of the courses, and other information such as fees and entry requirements can also be found in this section. We also provide information about health forums, seminars and talks organised by institutions and other organisations.

Campus (Universities & Colleges)

Did you know that Malaysia’s universities and colleges offer healthcare related courses ranging from medicine, pharmacy to medical imaging? If you’re interested in a career in healthcare, click here to find out which institutions offer these qualifications.

Healthcare Courses

Providing care for those in need or who are convalescing offers a unique sense of career fulfillment. Check out courses leading to the award of diploma, bachelor’s and postgraduate in healthcare.

EduVideo (Healthcare Channel)

Opening speech given by Dato Seri Liow Tiong Lai during The Star Health Fair 2012 on the 6th of April 2012 at the Midvalley Exhibition Centre.

Education Talks & Events

Catch up with the latest knowledge sharing in town!




Title:Healthcare Forum 2015
Organiser: Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI)
Date:12 March 2015 (Thu)
Venue: Palace of the Golden Horses
Time: n/a

Highlights

Malaysia’s Healthcare System Hailed
Sunday, April 6th, 2014

The STAR Published: Tuesday February 11, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM   PETALING JAYA: The country’s achievement at being rated third best in the world for healthcare services is something to be proud of, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. … Continue reading


Chemotherapy Facts
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Chemotherapy, despite all the fears and misgivings associated with it, remains a very relevant treatment option for cancer. So what is chemotherapy?   According to Dr. YLM, chemotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that is used to destroy or … Continue reading


Taylor’s University and KLSMC Collaborate on Regenerative Medicine
Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Taylor’s University students from the health science division now have added choices in internship opportunities, student mobility programmes and partake in research and development activities, as a result of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with regionally-renowned private medical institution, … Continue reading


142 more AGE cases detected in Perak
Monday, February 13th, 2012

A total of 142 cases of acute gastroenteritis (AGE, inflammation of the stomach and intestines) were detected in Perak on Sunday, bringing the total to 2,686 since the outbreak was reported in the state late last month.   Two infants, … Continue reading


Diseases and their names
Monday, January 30th, 2012

Alzheimer’s disease, Cron’s disease, Down’s syndrome etc. These are the common names we often hear now and then. While most diseases tend to be given descriptive names – for example, polycystic renal disease, which is an illness affecting the kidneys … Continue reading


Liow: Extended hours for people to seek medical help nationwide
Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Sixty public health clinics throughout the country are now on extended hours for people to seek medical help, even after office hours. Hours are extended from 5pm to 9.30pm on weekdays, and from 8am to 12 noon on Saturdays. On … Continue reading


Malaysia in Top 5 for Medical Tourism
Monday, April 25th, 2011

Malaysia has become one of the members in the list of top five medical tourism destinations for tourists and foreign investor. This is because they could get quality medical services at a lower cost. Right now, the government would like to focus on improving four areas, which includes transforming healthcare delivery, increasing the capacity, coverage and quality of healthcare structure, and shifting towards disease prevention. Source: New Straits Times, 23/03/2011 (Prime News, 11) Continue reading


Use Grants to Promote Health, NGOs Told
Sunday, March 6th, 2011

The health ministry is urging the NGOs to apply for grants to organise health campaigns. The NGO had played an important role more than what the health ministry could have expected. The Ministry also had an action plan which will offer training to the NGOs to become experts in healthcare. Continue reading


News

Half found with health risks
Monday, March 2nd, 2015

PETALING JAYA: Socso’s programme to screen employees for non-communicable diseases (NCD) has uncovered some worrying finds.   More than half of the employees who underwent its free health screening program (HSP) from 2013 were found to be at risk for … Continue reading


Medical schedule shows hikes of more than 200%
Sunday, April 6th, 2014

The Star Thursday March 6, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM   PUTRAJAYA: Private medical fees are up, but there is confusion over the exact percentage of the rise.   While the Health Minister said the increase has been capped at 14.4%, … Continue reading


Sime Darby’s Health Booster
Monday, May 27th, 2013

Saturday March 30, 2013 (Source: The Star)   The diversified conglomerate is set to transform itself into a regional healthcare player as it enters into a partnership with Ramsay.   HEALTHCARE may be one of the smallest earnings contributors among … Continue reading


Malaysia now listed on world medical tourism site
Monday, May 27th, 2013

SUNDAY March 31, 2013 (Source: The Star)   Malaysia has been listed as a medical tourism destination on MyMEDholiday.com, a portal that provides tips and features for foreign patients seeking comprehensive healthcare services.   The portal and ratings site, which … Continue reading


Healthy growth for health sector
Monday, May 27th, 2013

Friday March 22, 2013 (Source: The Star)   Malaysia’s health travel sector generated RM571mil while exports of its pharmaceutical products earned RM562mil in 2012 alone, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.   This was due to the Government’s efforts … Continue reading


Malaysia is now the fattest country in SE Asia, says Liow
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Friday January 18, 2013     PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is the fattest country in South-East Asia with its obesity rate on the rise, says Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.   “This is not a glorious title. We are outweighing our … Continue reading


Healthcare boost for Sabah folk
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Monday December 24, 2012   KOTA KINABALU: All five 1Malaysia clinics in Sabah will be open by the end of the week, bringing the total number to 23 statewide.   Assistant State Resource Development and Information Technology Minister Datuk Jainab … Continue reading


Dr Yee: Healthy social activities a good way to reduce rising number of suicide cases
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Friday, December 28, 2012 Stories by R.S.N. MURALI murali@thestar.com.my   MALACCA: Suicide rates in Malaysia are on the rise. According to the National Suicide Registry Malaysia’s (NSRM), there were 445 suicides as reported.   Out of that figure, 347 were … Continue reading


Don: More youngsters suffering from diabetes
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Sunday December 23, 2012   UALA LUMPUR: Some 300,000 young people in the country are suffering from Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), according to Universiti Sains Malaysia endocrinologist Prof Datuk Dr Wan Mohamad Bebakar.   He said the number was expected … Continue reading


Government shoring up three main areas of healthcare system
Friday, December 21st, 2012

Saturday December 15, 2012   KUALA LUMPUR: The Government is shoring up three main areas of the national public healthcare system, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.   “We are building more facilities, providing better equipment and training higher quality human … Continue reading


Latest Update

Training more specialist doctors
Monday, July 23rd, 2012

The health ministry is sponsoring some 800 doctors to pursue their studies in specific specialities of medicine to become specialists to ease the shortage for such professionals in the country. This current shortage needs to be addressed immediately to prevent an acute shortage in the future, according to Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

 

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