WeAssist Contributes to KL20 Summit, Advancing Healthtech Innovation

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, accompanied by Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation YB Chang Lih Kang and Minister of Digital Malaysia YB Gobind Singh Deo, visited the WeAssist booth showcasing Health Expert Magazine. During the visit, WeAssist staff took the opportunity to provide insights about our Locum Apps platform. 1

KL20 Summit: WeAssist’s Commitment to Malaysia’s Startup Ecosystem

Monday, April 22nd, 2024 – WeAssist was thrilled to join the KL20 Summit at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 22 – 23 April. Our CEO, Tiffany Khoo, was honored to be among the 50 speakers invited to share insights during a panel discussion on how technology is revolutionizing healthcare. The KL20 Summit was launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. He emphasizes that the KL20 Summit’s plan is to boost Malaysian leading startups onto the global stage, and this resonates deeply with us at WeAssist. As we actively advance, we aim to solidify our position as a renowned company, particularly with our innovative Locum Apps, which address hospital staffing challenges in the healthcare industry.

KL20 Summit’s plan is to boost Malaysian leading startups onto the global stage.

Said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim

With the government’s goal of establishing Kuala Lumpur as a leading startup hub by 2030, the summit provided a valuable opportunity for local startups like ours to connect with international investors and foster collaboration. This aligns perfectly with the government’s broader mission of strengthening Malaysia’s economy and positioning the country as a top destination for startups worldwide. WeAssist is proud to contribute to this national mission aimed at enhancing Malaysia’s economic landscape.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim delivers an inspiring speech at the opening of the KL20 Summit 2024.2

In addition to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, the event featured influential figures such as Minister of Economic Malaysia YB Rafizi Ramli, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation YB Chang Lih Kang, Minister of Digital Malaysia YB Gobind Singh Deo, and 50 other distinguished speakers.

The KL20 Action Paper looks into the bigger picture of driving structural transformation of the Malaysian economy into a high-income nation. There is a need to reduce the current economic dependency on large corporations, shift the economy towards innovative sectors and increase the proportion of high-skilled workers. Hence, building Malaysia’s startup ecosystem is a key solution.

Rafizi Ramli, Minister of Economy

WeAssist’s Impactful Presence at the KL20 Summit: Revolutionizing Healthcare Access

WeAssist participated as an exhibitor at the KL20 Summit, seizing the opportunity to showcase its cutting-edge technologies to revolutionize healthcare access and delivery. With a commitment to harnessing digital advancements for the betterment of society, the company presented its premier platforms aimed at streamlining healthcare processes and fostering greater efficiency within the industry. Our booth had the honor of being visited by the Prime Minister himself. Our staff took the opportunity to showcase our innovative Locum App, explaining its functionality and the transformative impact it can have on healthcare staffing. WeAssist also proudly promoted Health Expert Magazine, one of our premier products.

Tiffany Khoo’s Expertise in Health Tech: WeAssist’s CEO Takes Center Stage at KL20 Summit
Tiffany Khoo, Co-Founder and CEO of WeAssist as panelist of the Advancements & Opportunities in Healthtech talk.

During the KL20 Summit, Tiffany Khoo, the Co-Founder and CEO of WeAssist, showcased her expertise as she took on the panelist role in the discussion on Advancements & Opportunities in Health Tech. With a wealth of experience and a passion for driving positive change in healthcare, Tiffany Khoo shared invaluable insights into the transformative potential of technology in revolutionizing healthcare delivery.

She emphasized the importance of collaboration and innovation in addressing the evolving needs of the healthcare sector, highlighting WeAssist’s dedication to driving positive impact through technology.

Driving Positive Change: WeAssist’s Commitment to Innovation at KL20 Summit

When we look up to the opportunities here, what we are mainly working on are trying to help to fulfill manpower needs that hospitals face,

said Tiffany Khoo, Co-Founder and CEO of WeAssist

In conclusion, WeAssist’s involvement in the KL20 Summit yielded significant benefits. By showcasing our innovative solutions and having our CEO, Tiffany Khoo, contribute as a panelist, we not only raised awareness of our mission to revolutionize healthcare access but also gleaned valuable insights and established crucial connections within the health tech community. The event served as a platform to reinforce our dedication to harnessing digital advancements for societal betterment and reconfirm our commitment to driving positive change in the healthcare sector. Reflecting on our participation at the KL20 Summit, we are invigorated and motivated to continue our efforts in building a more interconnected and efficient healthcare landscape.

WeAssist Team at the KL20 Summit Startup booth.
  1. Picture credits to Yb Gobind Singh Deo’s Social Media Page ↩︎
  2. Picture credits to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s Social Media Page ↩︎

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