Iskandar Malaysia has comprehensive healthcare services for its people ranging from public to private medical services.
Being strategically linked to Singapore and Indonesia, Iskandar Malaysia is destined to become the next medical destination for patients who are seeking for quality and cost-effective healthcare across the region.
If there’s a medical emergency requiring urgent assistance, you can call for an ambulance. The number to dial is 999.
Alternatively, you can go to the emergency departments in any hospital in Iskandar Malaysia. You must admit the patient to Emergency Unit or ‘Unit Kecemasan’, which are open 24 hours.
The Ministry of Health has more information about what to do in an emergency.
Private medical specialists
If you opt for a private specialists assistance, you may want to go by referral. Ask your family, ask your friends, seek advices from those who have experienced consuming the same service you are enquiring about. Don’t skip asking around to ensure you get positive testimonials for the one you choose.
At the private hospitals, you will be advised on their treatment offerings and cost. You may also want to consider the cost of private medical services and make some comparison tailored to your personal budget. Before seeking treatment, do take a trip down to the facility to make sure you are comfortable with the staff, amenities and other offerings.
Some of the private hospitals in Iskandar Malaysia are :
Upcoming healthcare developments include the Khazanah-Temasek Wellness Project and Thomson Medical Centre.