Healthy growth for health sector

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 in promoting medical tourism through improved customer experience, proactive alliances and niche marketing.

 

“Through 13 Entry Point Projects (EPPs), the National Key Economic Areas for health aspire to contribute RM32.4bil to Malaysia’s gross national income by 2020,” he said at the Economist Conferences’ 4th annual Healthcare in Asia 2013 here yesterday.

 

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