Malaysia: The Overlooked Emerging Market
Without a doubt, Malaysia shares all the major attributes of an emerging market, from the potential to expand…
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The Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia
is more commonly known as APHM. This is an Association representing private hospitals and medical centers in Malaysia. The Association has been in existence since 1972 and currently has over 100 members throughout Malaysia.
APHM member hospitals are key partners with the public sector healthcare providers in bringing comprehensive medical care to all Malaysians through its member hospitals.
The APHM plays an important role in its objective of helping to raise standards of medical care within the country. Some of the activities geared towards this objective include :-
Working dialogues with public sector agencies including Ministry of Health Malaysia
Participation in National working groups such as MPC, MITI and MATRADE.
Training programs for all Healthcare providers which include the yearly Conference and Exhibition and regular smaller group workshops on clinical and administrative / managerial topics.
Promotion of Health Tourism Activities regionally and internationally with the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC)
Among various activities in which the association in involved, APHM promotes medical tourism. “Multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-lingual Malaysia is an excellent choice for meeting your healthcare needs and medical concerns.” Also, it provides information about diseases and pandemia in frequent articles, such as « Management of Possible Avian Influenza in Private Healthcare Facilities », or « Information on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) ».