Source: Media Outreach
Headline: Taiwan Health Industry Group Visits Malaysia to Promote Medical Tourism
Taiwan’scompetitive fees for medical services draws patients globally
KUALALUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Media OutReach – 7 December2017 – Taiwan External Trade and Development Council (TAITRA) has led agroup of medical experts from nine Taiwanese hospitals and clinics in a visitto Malaysia to establish links with local medical institutions and introducemore patients to Taiwan. As part of the visit, medical professionals alsoshared their success stories as well as medical experiences at the TaiwanHealth Industry Forum which was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.
The Taiwanesedelegation includes representatives from Taiwan University Hospital, E-DAHospital, KaohsiungMunicipal Siaogang Hospital, Lee Women’s Hospital, AphroditeMedical Group, Royal 101International Health, Biotegy Corporation and Healthcare IndustryDevelopment Association.
TAITRA’sPresident and Chief Executive Officer Walter Yeh said, “Taiwan has gained goodrecognition and credibility among the medical community for its world-class medicalsystems and technology. There are already 15 medical institutions in Taiwan thathave achieved the gold standard in global health care certifications from JSI(Joint Commission International).”
Accordingto Taiwan government statistics, there were over 300,000 tourists who visitedTaiwan for health screening and medical services last year. More than threepercent of these overseas patients, or 10000 patients, were from Malaysia.
The TaiwanHealth Industry Group provides a full range of health services with the latestmedical technology equipment for those who are specifically looking for medicaltreatment in Taiwan. The country’s medical strengths include plastic surgery,infertility treatment, hair transplant, weight loss treatments.
Anotherfavorable reason for choosing Taiwan is its competitive pricing for medicalservices, which can be as low as one-fifth of North America’s rate. As such,Taiwan has been a draw for patients from Hong Kong, Macau, Indonesia,Philippines, Malaysia and even America for its premium medical attention atrelatively lower prices.
Yehadded, “We are promoting Taiwan as a medical-tourism destination, and webelieve that we can attract more patients from Malaysia to Taiwan. Ultimately, we hope to see Taiwan astheir top choice for international medical service provider in Asia.”
With the success of the recent event, TAITRAintends to continue to promote Taiwan’s premium medical services to patientsfrom Malaysia.
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