About Healthcare Travel in Malaysia
Agencies involved in healthcare travel in Malaysia
Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC)
Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) was established by the Government of Malaysia to formulate strategic plans for promotion of healthcare travel services and to spearhead the promotional activities for Malaysian healthcare travel industry. Serving as a focal point on all matters relating to healthcare travel, MHTC works closely with the Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia (APHM) and all relevant government agencies and private bodies in ensuring quality care and facilitating smooth entry for our healthcare travellers. MHTC uses the “Malaysia Healthcare” brand in its promotional activities and carries it’s website at www.medicaltourism.com.my to assist visitors with all relevant information needed.
The Tourist Development Corporation of Malaysia (TDC) was established on 10 August 1972 as an agency under the former Ministry of Trade and Industry by an Act of Parliament. With the inception of the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism on 20 May 1987, TDC was moved to this new ministry; and became the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB) through the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board Act 1992. Popularly known as Tourism Malaysia, its full focus i