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We asked retirees if they have access to good medical care in Malaysia. They wrote...

"There are six major private Medical Speciality Clinics/Hospitals in Kuching with covering from orthopedics, cancer, to heart and diabetes. Lots of private neighborhood GP's, diagnostic clinics, inexpensive dental and optometric services. There are plans for a Gerontology Training Medical School (Malaysia's population is aging), and a Tropical Medicine Research Center). Most practitioners are trained in UK, Australia, US or Japan," wrote a member who made the move to Kuching, Malaysia.

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"We have not used medical care here, but understand through other expats who have that they have been quite satisfied. There are an abundance of healthcare facilities on Penang," explained one expat living in Penang, Malaysia.

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