The country’s medical frontliners have not only been hard at work combatting the COVID-19 pandemic, they have been been gaining international recognition as well.
And we have the awards to prove it!
New Straits Times reported that Malaysia has won the “Health and Medical Tourism: Destination of the Year” title for the fourth time.
Malaysia was announced as the winner at the 2020 Medical Tourism Award ceremony held in London on Wednesday (23 September).
Learning of the win, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah took to his Facebook to dedicate the win to all the stakeholders in Malaysia’s healthcare sector, as well as to congratulate the team involved.
The Malaysian Health Tourism Council (MHTC), in a statement, said that the win enhanced the country’s position as the world’s healthcare marvel and reflects the steadfast commitment from relevant organisations in ensuring dedicated health care amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Notably, MHTC also won the “Cluster of the Year” award for the fourth time and dedicate it to the partnership between the public private healthcare.
What can we say; Malaysia indeed has the best healthcare system in the world…and we have the awards to prove it!