Monthly Archives: August 2016

Actor Jayasurya to Visit Thumbay Hospital Ajman on September 1

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Jayasurya will visit the hospital accompanied by actors Govind Padmasoorya, Sharafudheen and director Ranjith Sankar. On the occasion of the celebrity visits, Thumbay Hospital Ajman will offer free dental/eye checkups, back-pain/weight-loss consultation and free checkups to all visitors.

Popular Malayalam Actor Jayasurya will visit Thumbay Hospital, Ajman at 5 pm on Thursday, 1st September 2016. The actor who is very popular with Malayalam movie buffs has a huge fan following among the Indian expat community in the UAE. Actors Govind Padmasoorya, Sharafudheen and Director Ranjith Sankar will accompany Jayasurya to Thumbay Hospital, Ajman.

 

Jayasurya will tour the hospital’s facilities and meet and interact with his fans present at the hospital. On the occasion of the celebrity visit, Thumbay Hospital – Ajman will be offering all visitors free dental checkup, eye checkup, back pain consultation, dietician consultation and weight-loss consultation, from 3pm to 9pm. Free blood sugar and blood pressure checkups will also be available to all, during the above timings. Visitors can also book the hospital’s specially discounted maternity package by paying just AED. 500, with the chance to win attractive prizes.

“We invite one and all to Thumbay Hospital Ajman on Thursday, to meet and greet actor Jayasurya,” said Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group. He also welcomed all visitors to make use of the free consultations and check-ups being offered to mark the celebrity visit.

Owned and operated by the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, Thumbay Hospital Ajman has the distinction of being the first private teaching hospital in the country. The hospital has been accredited by the Joint Council International (JCI), and had won the prestigious Dubai Quality Appreciation Award earlier this year. The hospital has expert doctors and staff across all major specialties, including the latest facilities and equipment. Thumbay Hospital Ajman also has a reputation for providing some of the most economic maternity packages in the region. For more details on the celebrity visit and the free health camp, please contact the hospital on the phone numbers:

The Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group currently operates four teaching hospitals – Thumbay Hospitals – in the UAE (in the Emirates of Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah and Sharjah), and a fifth one in Hyderabad, India. These hospitals offer medical care to patients from around 175 different nationalities. Services are offered in over 50 languages, by well-qualified and experienced doctors, nurses and staff. Thumbay Hospitals have world-class infrastructure, and incorporate the latest technologies in healthcare. Thumbay Clinic is a network of state-of-the-art family clinics with presence across the UAE.

For more details and appointments contact Thumbay Hospital, Ajman: 06-7463333, 0504384895.

Gulf Medical University’s ‘Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare’ Associates with Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh to Deliver Online Education Programs

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Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH), the multidisciplinary educational facility of Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman which provides high-tech simulated set-up for clinical and communication skills teaching / learning and training for healthcare professionals has tied up with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK to deliver the latter’s online education programs.

This is the first time in the UAE that the online education programs (Symposia and Evening Medical Updates) conducted by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK is being transmitted directly via web-stream. The programs can be attended at CASH, starting September 2016.

A highlight of the online programs is that they are all CPD/CME-accredited by MoH, UAE and the UK Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians CPD Scheme. All events will be Live Web-streamed and will enable online interaction with the speakers.

DED and Health magazine join hands to promote healthcare excellence awards

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Inaugural ‘Annual Health Awards’ will be held in Dubai in January 2017

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the UAE-based Health magazine to support and promote the ‘Annual Health Awards,’ the first edition of which will be held in Dubai in January 2017. DED is extending its support to the awards as part of its strategic goal of reinforcing the position of Dubai as a diverse service hub and promoting service quality and excellence.

The two sides will work together on the administrative as well as managerial aspects of the awards and to ensure optimum participation of UAE healthcare providers and professionals in the initiative. One of the most popular health & lifestyle magazines in the region, Health is published by the Gulf Medical University (GMU) – Ajman.

“We will work hand-in-hand to promote the Annual Health Awards, which aims to appreciate outstanding contributions in the fields of healthcare from across the region, and communicate significant achievements in this sector,” Mr. Ali Ibrahim, Deputy Director General of DED said after signing the MoU.

“Promoting new initiatives and innovations in the healthcare sector is part of the strategic objective of the Department of Economic Development to support sustainable economic development. The tremendous growth and potential in this sector is critical to a sustainable economy and prosperous community,” added Ibrahim.

The first edition of the awards will be held in Dubai on 16th January 2017, in a glittering function graced by stalwarts and experts from the healthcare industry. The awards will be adjudged by a panel of eminent professionals from healthcare and media. According to the organisers, the award hopes to honour many more deserving achievers in the years to come, gradually evolving as an industry benchmark of professional excellence.

Launched in 1999, the bi-monthly, bilingual Health magazine has been highlighting the sector’s growth and development as well as creating health awareness amongst consumers through 20,000 copies distributed in public places and to targeted households, and a readership of close to 80,000. It is BPA-audited and has significant print, online and social media readership. The magazine stands out with its unparalleled coverage of topics such as health, lifestyle, wellness, fitness, beauty, family, parenting, diet, nutrition, luxury and fashion.

For further details on this award and nominations, please visit the website: or send an email to: info@healthmagazine.ae

Thumbay Hospital Ajman Conducts Free Health Camp at RAK Insurance

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Thumbay Hospital  - Ajman, the leading private academic hospital under Thumbay Group’s healthcare division organized a free health camp at RAK Insurance,  Ras Al Khaimah  on Monday, 22nd August 2016.

The camp offered free dental checkup, blood sugar and blood pressure checkups to staff of RAK Insurance. Around 85 staff members availed the checkup.

The management of RAK insurance thanked Thumbay Hospital – Ajman for organizing the free health camp. The network of Thumbay teaching hospitals and state-of-the-art Thumbay Clinics regularly conduct free health camps at various locations in the UAE, as part of Thumbay Group’s CSR activities.

Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre Conducts Free Dental Checkup Camp at Union Taxi Office in Sharjah

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Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre – Sharjah, a leading teaching hospital under Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division, conducted a free dental camp for the employees of Union Taxi – Sharjah, on Tuesday, 16th August 2016.

Around 112 people attended the camp which offered free dental consultation. Mr. Shivraj Singh, Senior Manager – Administration of Union Taxi thanked Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre for organizing the camp.

The camp was organized as part of Thumbay Group’s CSR activities. All Thumbay Hospitals and Clinics regularly organize free medical and dental camps for the benefit of the public.

Thumbay Hospital Ajman Conducts Free Health Camp at Ajman Bank

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Thumbay Hospital – Ajman, the leading private academic hospital under Thumbay Group’s healthcare division organized a free health camp at Ajman Bank on Tuesday, 16th August 2016

The camp offered free dental checkup, blood sugar and blood pressure checkups to staff of Ajman Bank. Around 110 staff members availed the checkup.

The management of Ajman Bank appreciated Thumbay Hospital – Ajman for their initiatives in spreading health awareness. The network of Thumbay teaching hospitals and state-of-the-art Thumbay Clinics regularly conduct free health camps at various locations in the UAE, as part of Thumbay Group’s CSR activities.

Thumbay Hospital Hyderabad Organizes ‘Organ Donation Awareness Campaign’

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Thumbay Hospital New Life – Hyderabad, part of the Thumbay Hospital network owned and operated by the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group UAE, organized an ‘Organ Donation Awareness Campaign’ at the  hospital on Saturday, 13 th August 2016.

The program was organized as part of the nationwide ‘Organ Donation Day’, with the aim of spreading awareness about organ donation and associated topics. The highlight of the event was an informative presentation on organ donation by Dr. G. Swarnalatha, in-charge and organ transplantation coordinator of Telengana State. The presentation touched upon the basic aspects of organ donation, the importance and need for it, the procedure etc.

Around 200 people, including prospective recipients and their attendants attended the program. Attendees also learned about the ‘green corridor’ with regard to organ transplant as well as the other important issues  related to transplantation, such as the need for the organ to reach the transplant center safely, the low shelf-life of the organ etc.

In addition to Thumbay Hospital – Hyderabad, the healthcare division of Thumbay Group operates four teaching hospitals in the UAE (in the Emirates of Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah and Sharjah). These hospitals offer medical  care to patients from around 175 different nationalities. Services are offered in over 50 languages, by well-qualified and experienced doctors, nurses and staff. Thumbay Hospitals have world-class infrastructure, and incorporate the latest technologies in healthcare.

According to Mr. Thumbay Moideen, founder president of Thumbay Group, the group would be investing to the tune of 1500 crore rupees as part of the expansion plans in India. “We have plans to open Thumbay Hospitals in all major metros in India. This is in addition to our upcoming projects in the GCC region and Africa. Thumbay Group aims to have 15 more hospitals operational worldwide, by 2020,” he said.

Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, vice president of the healthcare division of Thumbay Group said that the group aims to establish an advance transplant center in Thumbay Hospital New Life – Hyderabad. “Across all our hospitals in the UAE as well as in Thumbay Hospital Hyderabad, we will bring together highly skilled professionals and the latest advancements in medical technology. They will be developed into Centers of Excellence in various specialties, providing quaternary care,” he added.

Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Center Conducts Free Health Checkup Camp at UAE Exchange Sharjah

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Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Center (TMDSC) – Sharjah, the leading academic hospital belonging to the Thumbay Hospital network, conducted a free health checkup camp at UAE Exchange – Sharjah on Thursday, 11th August 2016.

 

The camp offered free medical and dental consultations, as well as free blood pressure, blood sugar and BMI checkups. Over 100 people participated in the camp and benefited from the consultations and examinations.

 

Mr. Rakesh Kadamba – Cluster Manager of UAE Exchange thanked TMDSC for organizing the camp, and lauded the hospital’s efforts in promoting health awareness among the public. The management of TMDSC said that they would continue organizing such free health checkup camps for the benefit of the people.

 

New Outlet of Thumbay Pharmacy Opens at Sharjah

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Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division expanded its network of pharmacies by opening a Thumbay Pharmacy outlet in Yarmook, Sharjah on Tuesday, 2nd August 2016. The new Thumbay Pharmacy will offer the complete range of medicines, medical equipment and rehabilitation care products. The pharmacy is staffed by well-experienced and attentive pharmacists with a friendly attitude.