Monthly Archives: March 2014

American Heart Association-Accredited course on Heart Saver First Aid, CPR and AED was conducted for the staff of Tender Moments Nursery, Sharjah at the Center for Advanced Simulation In Health care Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare – C.A.S.H at Gulf Medical University Ajman on 30th March 2014.

A full day American Heart Association-Accredited course on Heart Saver First Aid, CPR and AED was conducted for the staff of Tender Moments Nursery, Sharjah at the Center for Advanced Simulation In Health care (CASH) at Gulf Medical University Ajman on 30th March 2014. The participants  successfully completed the end of course  assessments which entitled them as an authorized HSFA provider with an AHA First aid Provider card valid internationally for 2 years.A full day American Heart Association-Accredited course on Heart Saver First Aid, CPR and AED was conducted for the staff of Tender Moments Nursery, Sharjah at the Center for Advanced Simulation In Health care Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare - C.A.S.H at Gulf Medical University Ajman on 30th March 2014.
The course highlights were:
  1. Students learn critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.
  2. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.
  3. The course also focused adult CPR, child CPR and AED use.

A full day American Heart Association-Accredited course on Heart Saver First Aid, CPR and AED was conducted for the staff of Tender Moments Nursery, Sharjah at the Center for Advanced Simulation In Health care Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare - C.A.S.H at Gulf Medical University Ajman on 30th March 2014.CASH is an AHA accredited site for providing life support and first aid training courses and regularly conducts AHA accredited courses such as HS First Aid CPR AED Course, BLS and ACLSA full day American Heart Association-Accredited course on Heart Saver First Aid, CPR and AED was conducted for the staff of Tender Moments Nursery, Sharjah at the Center for Advanced Simulation In Health care Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare - C.A.S.H at Gulf Medical University Ajman on 30th March 2014.A full day American Heart Association-Accredited course on Heart Saver First Aid, CPR and AED was conducted for the staff of Tender Moments Nursery, Sharjah at the Center for Advanced Simulation In Health care Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare - C.A.S.H at Gulf Medical University Ajman on 30th March 2014.A full day American Heart Association-Accredited course on Heart Saver First Aid, CPR and AED was conducted for the staff of Tender Moments Nursery, Sharjah at the Center for Advanced Simulation In Health care Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare - C.A.S.H at Gulf Medical University Ajman on 30th March 2014.

ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

It was an evening of pomp, gaiety, and show of talent by the students of Gulf Medical University.

ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITYThey celebrated the GMU-GMCH Annual Global Day at campus’s sprawling ground in Ajman, which was attended by over 2500 students, their parents and friends apart from the faculty and staff of GMU and GMC Hospitals.

ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITYStudents from 70 countries who study at the university were in their ethnic best, be it in their colorful national dresses or as a repository of talent, which was exhibited both in the exhibition arena as well as on the stage. Over 20 country pavilions were set-up displaying their national heritage and all the visitors were treated for mouthwatering food from different countries.ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Held every year under the patronage of the Founder President, Board of Governors of GMU, Mr. Thumbay Moideen, GMU –GMCH Annual Global Day serves as a platform for students to show the essence of their ethnicity and respective cultures through entertainment comprising songs, dance performances and skits.  Various competitions were held in solo and group singing, group dances, cultural dress, talent and fashion shows.ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

The evening of cultural extravaganza was graced by the Chief Guest Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, Provost and senior academic leadership of the university. Mr. Ahmed Hajee Mohiudeen Chairman BA Group India and B. Abdulla Kunhi from India were special guests on the occasion. Prof. Gita Ashok Raj inaugurated the festival and toured the country pavilions. She was all praise for the talent displayed by the students. She said that the Global Day brings together students, faculty, staff and their families to celebrate ‘Unity in Diversity’.ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

This year’s event witnessed a special skit enacted by senior faculty and staff members called ‘Doctor’s Paradise’. The acting talent of the teachers and staff came to the fore, who otherwise are busy in their teaching and training schedule.ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Later the Chief Guest conducted the raffle draw and distributed prizes to the winners. Management of GMU sponsored IPhone5C, IPad Mini, and Home-Theatre System, 32” T.V. and a lot of consolation prizes sponsored by Body & Soul Health Club & Spa and the Zo&Mo Opticals were given away in the raffle draw.  Thumbay Group UAE was the main sponsor of the event.ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

U.A.E., India, Pakistan, Egypt, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine, South Africa, Syria, Nigeria, Srilanka and Bangladesh set-up country pavilions at the festival.ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Prof. Gita Ashok Raj gave away the prizes to the winners of fashion show, talent show and country performances. ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Prize Winners List:

Stall Prizes: 1st place: IRAQ, 2nd Place: Saudi Arabia and 3rd Place: U.A.E
Country Performances: 1st place: India, 2nd place: Nigeria, and 3rd place: U.A.E

Mr. Ranganai Kusangaya of Saudi Arabia walked away with the Mr. Ethnic trophy while Mr. Mohammad Maen Rashed of Jordan was in 2nd place and Mr. Oscar Chidiebere Ehirim from Nigeria got 3rd place

Ms. Zain Mousa Al Shanableh of Jordan was selected as Ms. Ethnic 2014, while Ms. Lena Mohammed from Iraq was second and Ms. Amna Saeed of U.A.E got third prize.ANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITYANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITYANNUAL GLOBAL DAY CELEBRATED AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

GMC Hospital and Research Center conducted an Obstetric drill for OBG doctors on 18th March 2014

GMC Hospital and Research Center conducted an Obstetric drill for OBG doctors on 18th March 2014 to facilitate their clinical skills as a part of clinical risk management activity under the supervision and facilitation of Dr. Prashanth Hegde, Chief of Medical Staff and Administrative Head, Assistant Professor & Specialist, Obstetrics and Gynecology, GMCHRC.GMC Hospital and Research Center conducted an Obstetric drill for OBG doctors on 18th March 2014
The session included brief didactic overview of Risk Assessment and management in cases of Shoulder Dystocia followed by hands-on training in simulated OBG Suite at C.A.S.H. Obstetric part task trainers and mid-fidelity full body birthing simulator provided the opportunity for deliberate and safe practice of OBG skills.GMC Hospital and Research Center conducted an Obstetric drill for OBG doctors on 18th March 2014GMC Hospital and Research Center conducted an Obstetric drill for OBG doctors on 18th March 2014GMC Hospital and Research Center conducted an Obstetric drill for OBG doctors on 18th March 2014

UAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical University

A record number of over 2000 students from 23 universities and colleges from all over UAE participated in the 13th GMU Annual Sports Festival 2014, which concluded with a grand Prize Distribution Ceremony at its campus in Ajman.

UAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical UniversityThe week long festival witnessed strong competition from all the teams who vied for top honors in Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Throw ball, Badminton, Table tennis, Tennis, Squash and Swimming.

UAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical UniversityThe festival was held under the patronage of Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President Board of Governors of GMU.

UAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical University‘This year’s competition was very high. All colleges and universities have fielded their strongest teams and individual sportsmen to participate in the tournament. Every team or individual deserved to be a winner. Despite tough competition, we have witnessed best sportsman spirit and enhanced social interaction amongst the students. This is a very positive sight’, said Prof. Ishtiyaq Shaafie, Chairman of GMU Sports Committee. As part of the Annual Sports Festival, Intra-University sporting events were also held before the commencement of the Inter-University events. There was a high spirited participation from our own faculty members and staff from GMU and GMC Hospitals from Ajman, Sharjah and Fujairah, who participated in various events, he added.

UAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical UniversityGMU Provost Prof. Gita Ashok Raj was the Chief Guest at the Prize Distribution Ceremony. Other guests during the colorful ceremony included Mr. Elrayah Omar, General Manager, Galadari Motor Driving Center (GMDC), Dr. Omar Al Zubaidi from Alain Hospital, Deans and Directors of constituent colleges of Gulf Medical University, Sports Directors and officials from all participating institutions. A total of 37 Trophies, 400 medals & participation certificates were handed over to the winners & participants in various tournaments.

UAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical UniversityThumbay Group UAE was the Platinum Sponsor & Galadari Motor Driving Center, was the Gold Sponsor. The other Sponsors included Lipton, MIST & AVON. The festival was held in collaboration with Body & Soul Health Club and Spa. The grand sports event is held each year keeping in view the philosophy of Gulf Medical University “Healthy Body for a Healthy Mind” & to instill the spirit of Sportsmanship and healthy competitive attitude among the students.

UAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical UniversityMr. Huraira sports representative from GMU presented a report during the concluding ceremony. He thanked the constant support, inspiration and guidance of the university president Mr. Thumbay Moideen and Provost Prof. Gita Ashok Raj. Our president, himself an avid sportsman and a champion table tennis player, has always encouraged the students to excel in sports. GMU has been trendsetter in inter institutional sports events which was started in the year 2000. We have witnessed an increase, not only in terms of number of institutions and students but more importantly in the high level of competition over the years. Gulf Medical University has always believed in inculcating sportsmanship enabling overall personality development amongst the students. We wish to thank our partnering institutions who have been participating in big numbers. This shows the popularity of GMU Sports Festival, he said amidst loud cheers from the students.

UAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical UniversityThe following institutions participated in this years festival – College of Medicine, GMU, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, College of Dentistry, GMU, University of Sharjah, Horizon of Knowledge, Sharjah, American University of RAK, College of Pharmacy, GMU, College of Allied Health Sciences, GMU, University of Wollongong, Dubai, College of Graduate Studies, GMU, BITS Pilani Dubai, City College International, Ajman, Canadian University in Dubai, Victoria College, Sharjah, American University of Sharjah, Ajman University of Science & Technology, International College of Law, Business Administration & Technology, Ajman (ICLBAT), Manipal University Dubai, Skyline University College, Sharjah, London American City College, Murdoch University, Dubai, Institute of Modern Technologies (IM TECH), Sharjah and Emirates Aviation College Dubai.

UAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical UniversitySkyline University College Sharjah emerged winners in Cricket, while Emirates Aviation College Dubai was runners-up in Men’s category. Other results are as follows:

CRICKET– Girls                 WINNER – BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS
RUNNER UP                            GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

FOOTBALL– Boys              WINNER – AJMAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
RUNNER UP                            GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

BASKETBALL – Boys      WINNER -UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH
RUNNER UP                           CANADIAN UNIVERSITY, DUBAI

BASKETBALL – Girls     WINNER – AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH
RUNNER UP                          UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

BADMINTON – Boys      WINNER – BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS
RUNNER UP                         UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

BADMINTON –Girls      WINNER – BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS
RUNNER UP                         RAK MEDICAL SCIENCE UNIVERSITY

TABLE TENNIS – Boys    WINNER – BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS
RUNNER UP                       AJMAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

TABLE TENNIS – Girls

Joint Winners -                BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS and MANIPAL UNIVERSITY

THROWBALL – Girls   WINNER – BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS
RUNNER UP                        UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG, DUBAI

VOLLEYBALL – Boys    WINNER – UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH
RUNNER UP                         HORIZON OF KNOWLEDGE, SHARJAH

SQUASH – Boys            WINNER – AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH
RUNNER UP                  UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH

SQUASH – Girls      WINNER – GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
RUNNER UP                  BITS PILANI, DUBAI CAMPUS

SWIMMING – Boys   WINNER – AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH
RUNNER UP                    UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH

SWIMMING – Girls        WINNER – AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH
RUNNER UP                      GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITYUAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical UniversityUAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical UniversityUAE’s Biggest Inter-University Sports Festival concludes at Gulf Medical University

GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014

Leading Specialists were honored during the event attended by over 800 doctors and healthcare professionals.

GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014The leading healthcare provider in UAE, GMC Hospital, Fujairah organized the 2nd Annual Seminar on Updates in Medicine.

GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Operations – Healthcare and Retail Divisions, Thumbay Group UAE said that GMC Hospital Fujairah has grown manifold in the last seven years. Latest technology and more specialties have been added and the hospital is working towards JCI Accreditation. Mr. Akbar shared the vision of the founder president Mr. Thumbay Moideen and the strategic plan of the group was shared.  The group is planning to establish 10 – 15 more hospitals in the region in the next 5-7 years apart from 3-5 university campuses in other countries.

GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014The Chief Guest on the occasion HE Mr. Suhail Al Qadi, Director Red Crescent Fujairah, Special Guest of Honor Dr. Mohamed Abdulla Saeed and the Guest of Honor Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President Thumbay Group honored leading doctors from various hospitals and clinics with a special award of honor and recognition for their contributions to medicine and support extended to GMC Hospital Fujairah.  GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014

Dr. Naziha Zubaidi Specialist OBG, Corniche Medical Centre, Dr Abdul Nazer, Specialist Pediatrician, Aster Medical Centre-Fujairah, Dr. Afzal, Specialist Pediatrician, NMC, Dr. Achamma Ben Thomas (Specialist OBG), East West Medical Centre, Dr. Munir Hirji, Specialist Physician, Munir Medical Clinic and Dr. Dileep Hemmady, Specialist Dermatologist, Dr. Dilip Skin and Laser Centre were honored on the occasion. Doctors from GMC Hospital Fujairah like Dr. Satyanarayanan, Medical Director, GMC Hospital, Fujairah, and Specialist Internal Medicine, Dr. Hossam El-Din Mohamed El-Sheikh, Specialist Internal Medicine, Dr. Mitra Meshki Samiee, HOD & Specialist in OBG, Dr. Arindam Mandal, Specialist Surgeon, Dr Mohammed Zakeer Ahmed Specialist in Orthopedics, Dr. Emad Wilson Basta Mina, Specialist Anesthesia and Dr. Satheesh Kumar, Dental Surgeon also received the awards.

GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014Dr. Vilas P. Kanikdaley, Senior Specialist in Radiology, Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed M. Sallam Alsaidy, Consultant Pediatrician, Dr. Rebecamma Ommen, Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dr Mohammed Zakeer Ahmed Specialist in Orthopedics and Dr. Pramod Kumar A. Muntode, Specialist ENT delivered lectures during the seminar.GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014GMC Hospital Fujairah hosted Doctors Meet 2014

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH INSURANCE held on 13th March at Gulf Medical University.

Leading personalities from Insurance Sector were honored during the conference

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH INSURANCE held on 13th March at Gulf Medical University.Experts from Insurance sector from all over UAE will deliberated on issues related to Health Insurance during the NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH INSURANCE VISION 2020 -FROM REGULATION TO DEVELOPMENT which was held on 13th March 2014 at Gulf Medical University in Ajman. The Conference was held in association with Aafia Medical Billing Services LLC.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH INSURANCE held on 13th March at Gulf Medical University.The aim of the conference was to create a common platform for all experts from the insurance sector to address important issues related to Health Insurance, and updates on latest trends in health insurance and honor leading experts from the Insurance sector in the country.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH INSURANCE held on 13th March at Gulf Medical University.His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Majid Bin Saeed Al Nuaimi, Chairman, Ruler’s Court Ajman honored Dr. Haidar Al Yousuf, Director Health Funding and Member of the DHA Executive Committee & Strategy Council, in the presence of Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President Board of Governors of Gulf Medical University. Other leading personalities like Dr. Omar Ghosheh, Mr. Carl Stanifer, Mr. Hytham Halaby, Mr. Abdul Al Muttaleb Al Jaedi, Mr. Patrick Choffel, Mr. Walid A Sidani, Neuron LLC and Dr. Yasmeen Jumma Albalooshi were also honored during the conference. Over 350 delegates from all over attended the conference.  Dr. Haidar Al Yousuf appreciated the initiative of Gulf Medical University and presented a special memento to the General Manager of Aafia medical Billing Services LLC for supporting the conference.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH INSURANCE held on 13th March at Gulf Medical University.Dr. Haidar Al Yousuf highlighted the Dubai Government’s strategy to make health Insurance mandatory. Such legal initiatives only truly succeed when the government, academia, the insurance sector, and healthcare institutions effectively collaborate and keep the insured member at the heart of their strategic efforts, he said.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH INSURANCE held on 13th March at Gulf Medical University.Mr. Walid Sidani – ADNIC Chief Executive Officer said “The phased and systemic implementation of the compulsory medical insurance provision law being spearheaded by the Dubai Health Authority will enable the growing population in Dubai and surrounding vicinity to have access to some of the world’s best healthcare benefits and facilities.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH INSURANCE held on 13th March at Gulf Medical University.Today’s National Conference on Health Insurance held at the Gulf Medical University in Ajman is an important step in bringing us all together as stakeholders to chart out the best way to help Dubai meet its healthcare and insurance vision of 2020, added Mr. Sidani.

Authoritative talks were delivered by experts like Dr. Haidar Al Yousuf, Mr. Elie Abdelnour, Dr. Dennis Sebastian, Dr. P K Menon, Mr. Jasjeet Bindra and others.

Simulated Eye Clinic- clinical skills session

Dr Pankaj Lamba FRCS(Glasg), Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology conducted a Basic Clinical Session where a simulated Eye Clinic was set up at C.A.S.H for undergraduate medical students of Gulf Medical university. The clinic provided opportunity for the students to learn ophthalmology skills in a safe environment under expert supervision and constructive feedback. Simulated Eye Clinic- clinical skills session

Hands on session in small groups in Mock OPDs included,

  1. Direct Ophthalmoscopy
  2. Visual Acuity assessment
  3. Torch light examination of the eye

Simulated Eye Clinic- clinical skills session

Students appreciated the activity a lot, especially the simulated Ophthalmology Dept equipped with relevant simulators.
Simulated Eye Clinic- clinical skills sessionSimulated Eye Clinic- clinical skills sessionSimulated Eye Clinic- clinical skills session

GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014

GMC Hospital honors leading Specialists from all over UAE during the event attended by over 1400 persons including 650 doctors and healthcare professionals.

GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014The leading healthcare provider in UAE, GMC Hospital, Ajman organized the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine.

GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014In his welcome note Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Operations – Healthcare and Retail Divisions, Thumbay Group UAE said that the visionary zeal of the founder president Mr. Thumbay Moideen laid the foundation for the establishment of Gulf Medical University and GMC hospitals, which today are leaders in Education and Healthcare. Sharing the group’s strategic plan, he mentioned that the group is planning to establish 10 – 15 more hospitals in the region in the next 5-7 years apart from 3-5 university campuses in other countries. He congratulated the hospital management on achieving JCI Accreditation and also for being rated as the best medical tourism destination in the region by a UK based publication recently. “Our endeavor is to recognize the contributions made by doctors in their specialty, highlight their achievements and thank them for their support and encouragement extended to GMC Hospital.  This is a token of our appreciation and we wish to conduct this ceremony every year.” said Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay.

GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014The Chief Guest on the occasion Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President Thumbay Group honored leading doctors from various hospitals and clinics with a special award of honor and recognition for their contributions to medicine and support extended to GMC Hospitals. The highlight of the evening was the honoring of four Nigerian Doctors, who have developed a strong association with GMC Hospitals in Medical Tourism. The event was attended by Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, Provost Gulf Medical University, apart from Doctors and officials from Ministry of Health. Dr. Manvir Singh Walia Administrative Director of GMC Hospitals presented an overview of Thumbay Group Activities.GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014

Dr. Femi Ayoola, Dr. Aminu Aliya Gani, Mr. Usman Musa and Ms. Florence Enyindah from Nigeria were honored on the occasion. Dr Kulsoom Masood, Dr. Mrs. Rana Hussain, Dr. Marie Elias, Dr. Mohamed El Sayed Eraki Ibrahium, Dr. Archana Gupta, Dr. Ibtesam Sheyaa Shaneen Al Jabawy, Dr. Grace Sunny, Dr. Meenakshi Kathirvel Pandian and Philippines Medical Center received the awards. Some of the GMC Hospital Ajman doctors were also honored with a special award for their exemplary service. Prof. Mawahib Abd Salman Al-Biate, Prof. Mahmoud Shamseldeen, Prof. Mahir Khalil Ibrahim, Dr. Shanthi Therese Fernandez, Dr. Salwa AbdEl Zaher Mabrouk Ibrahim, Dr. Wajiha Ajmal, Dr. Ignatius Edwin D’ Souza, Dr. Mohammed Khalid, Dr. Mohammed Sobhy Badr Sobie and Dr. Kasturi Mummigatti were the awardees.GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014

The following topics were discussed during the seminar. Risk management in Minimally Invasive Surgery by Dr. Prashanth Hegde, Specialist and Assistant Professor of Gynecology, GMC Hospital Ajman,  Latest Trends in the Field of Endoscopy by Dr. Sithara Balagopal, Specialist Gastroenterologist, Dept of Internal Medicine, Recent Updated Trends in Stroke Management by Dr. Mohamad Hamdy Ibrahim, Specialist and Lecturer, GMC Hospital Ajman, Neuroimaging by Dr. Vilas Kanikdaly, B Cells Transplantation for Diabetic Patients by Dr. Nina Vicol, Specialist Dept of Surgery, GMC Hospital Ajman and Peri-Apical Surgery was discussed by Prof. Mohamed Said Hamed, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon & Dean College of Dentistry- GMU. The seminar was accredited by the Ministry of Health for 6 CME hours.GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014

GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014GMC Hospital Ajman hosted the 3rd Annual Seminar on Recent Advances in Medicine as part of Doctors Meet 2014

SEMINAR ON MANAGEMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN HELD AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

Experts say there is an alarming increase in low back pain cases

SEMINAR ON MANAGEMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN HELD AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY Chronic low back pain (LBP) is a major problem and economic burden to society. LBP is a multifactorial condition and has different biological, psychosocial, genetic, and lifestyle factors involved in its genesis said experts during the Seminar on Management of Low Back Pain organized by the Department of Nursing GMC hospital Ajman at the Gulf Medical University campus in Ajman.

SEMINAR ON MANAGEMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN HELD AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY Low Back Pain is essentially subjective, and a greater awareness of the need for taking pain seriously is growing among the public at large. Chronic Low Back Pain, used to be something many patients simply had to learn to “live” with. In recent years, studies have learned a great deal about pain and its physiological basis, leading to pain management that can provide complete or partial pain relief. There are various types of health practitioners that care for patients with LBA, and each has a different role. While it is common to start off with an Orthopedician, if the patient’s back pain is resistant to initial treatment then the services of a spine specialist in surgery may be necessary.

SEMINAR ON MANAGEMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN HELD AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY Principles involved in the designing of Physiotherapy protocols for the management Low Back Pain was highlighted during this session. Various techniques that are applied in the clinical management and preventive set ups to treat and prevent complications arising from LBP was also extensively discussed.

SEMINAR ON MANAGEMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN HELD AT GULF MEDICAL UNIVERSITY Psychosocial factors such as fear of pain, catastrophization, fear avoidance, pain beliefs are related to genesis of chronic LBP and should be addressed appropriately. Lifestyle factors such as obesity, smoking, sedentary lifestyles have been linked to chronic LBP, said experts

Mr. Kumaraguruparan, Mrs. Annamma Mathew and Dr. Ramprasad from College of Allied Health Sciences, Dr. Liju Susan from College of Medicine, Gulf Medical University and Dr. Sujaad Badran from Department of Orthopedics, GMC Hospital Ajman delivered talks during the seminar.

Over 125 professionals, physiotherapists, orthopedic surgeons from various hospitals and clinics attended the conference. The conference was accredited by the Ministry of Health UAE for 5 CME Hrs.

NEXT GENERATION INDIAN BUSINESS LEADERS IN UAE HONORED

Akbar Moideen Thumbay featured amongst the 25 bright minds of UAE’s businesses

NEXT GENERATION INDIAN BUSINESS LEADERS IN UAE HONOREDAkbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Operations, Healthcare and Retail, Thumbay Group UAE is featured in the twenty five young business leaders in the UAE, profiled in a coffee table book published by Exponent media, Dubai.

NEXT GENERATION INDIAN BUSINESS LEADERS IN UAE HONOREDAkbar is chosen for his dedication and entrepreneurship and was presented with a special trophy, during a ceremony held at Ritz Carlton Dubai.  The gala ceremony was attended by His Excellency Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and After receiving the award, Mr. Akbar said ‘I am happy to get such recognition at this stage of my business career’ and dedicated it to his family. He added I owe this achievement to my father, Mr. Thumbay Moideen, who has been my constant guiding force all through my life. I feel that this is just a beginning and I have a long way to go to realize my aims.

Industry, His Excellency Mirza Al Sayegh, Director of the Office of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Minister of Finance and Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Indian Ambassador to the UAE, T. P Seetharam, and two prominent UAE-based Indian businessmen, Dr. Ram Buxani and Bharatbhai Shah. The ceremony was attended by several prominent businessmen from Indian community, government officials and media representatives.

The dignitaries applauded the young generation of business leaders for their commitment and foresight in taking their businesses to next level of success.

Ms. Meraj Rizvi, Managing Director of Xponent Media and Publisher of Gen Next Indians, said the relatively young and brightest minds on the business landscape, featured in the book, has all the qualities of being the Gen Next business leaders.  Gen Next Indians features 25 young business leaders from a broad spectrum of industries and business entities in the private sector.

The 206-page glossy book has profiled 25 business leaders from across a broad spectrum of economic fields. Those featured in the book were later felicitated at the ceremony and presented with trophies.