Paris, France, September 26, 2019 -The International Assistance Group announced today the arrival of Asia Medevac Services in Malaysia into our growing family of world-class global assistance companies and accredited service providers, increasing our capabilities in the Asian region where tourism and business travel continues to grow.
Tourism is an essential contributor to the local economy in Malaysia where a total of 25.8 million international tourists visited last year. With the planned “Visit Malaysia 2020” campaign, the Malaysian Ministry of Tourism and Culture is targeting 30 million visitors by 2020. Malaysia is also important for business travellers as well as being a gateway to many other interesting and important destinations in the region.
Operating since 2011, Asia Medevac is a highly dedicated, experienced medical service provider offering a wide range of Medevac services to patients with the most urgent medical needs and non-emergency escort services throughout the world.
With a team of 54 highly experienced, competent, and compassionate critical care nurses, specialist doctors, experienced pilots and trained staff, Asia Medevac Services have conducted over 10,000 medical transports. Not only in the air, but the team also provides a full end to end service covering all of the ground transportation requirements smoothly and safely. Patient comfort and care is always the first priority. The robust and comprehensive safety management system developed in-house by the company’s experienced medical team is followed every step of the way.
“Patient safety is our number one priority. Our team is on hand 24/7 to ensure every patient is safe and comfortable during their ride. Our safety framework matches that of any other medevac services, all our patients are risk assessed, and all our staff are highly professional.” Says Mr. Desmond Wong, CEO & Founder
Louise Heywood, General Manager, International Assistance Group commented: “We are delighted to welcome this high-quality service provider based in Malaysia to complement our comprehensive network of quality assistance services, and we look forward to working with the professional team to support travellers needing urgent care in or out of the region”.