Kuala Lumpur., Malaysia (PressExposure) May 01, 2009 -- Medical Tourism means, patients, tourists going for medical procedure or consultation at a destination beyond the borders of their native country. Medical tourism is an age old tradition, though was not really named or given a more precise definition until recently, but for last one decade, it has really seen great development and progress in this filed. Medical Tourism is more towards hard core medical procedures and consultation while Health Tourism is more on the general treatment and well being options in healthcare industry.
Medical Tourism top destinations include India, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia. Malaysia among all of them is ranked at top, due to its excellent infrastructure, top class medical facilities and English speaking staff and public. The cost effective part of medical tourism holds a great advantage in Malaysia, due to excellent control by the Government of Malaysia to keep healthcare low cost, with top class health providers and specialist doctors.
Tourism part of Medical Tourism in Malaysia also has excellent destinations, may it be white sandy beaches with blue crystal clear water. Malaysia has one of the oldest and well preserved rain forest tropical jungles in the world. Another great aspect of Malaysia tourism is its modern city night life, with Genting High Land and Kuala Lumpur city center providing every activity of a big city in Europe and USA, Malaysia is certainly an exceptional destination for its tourists, patients and guests.
Medical Tourism is given a special recognition by the government of Malaysia. Medical Tourists can enjoy six months of long stay visas. Malaysia my second home program can provide an opportunity for long stay and investment in Malaysia for people who want to make Malaysia as their second home. All these steps go in favor of making Malaysia a great land for medical tourism and healthcare solutions.