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New Outlet of Thumbay Pharmacy Inaugurated in Ajman

New Outlet of Thumbay Pharmacy Inaugurated

The new outlet located in City Tower, Al Nuaimiya – Ajman, was inaugurated by Mr. K. E. Faizal, Founder & Chairman of KEF Holdings.

A new outlet of Thumbay Pharmacy, one of the fastest-growing healthcare retail chains in the UAE operated by Thumbay Group, was inaugurated in Al Nuaimiya, Ajman on Monday, 5th September 2016. The pharmacy outlet was inaugurated by Mr. K. E. Faizal – Founder & Chairman of KEF Holdings, in the presence of Mr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group, Mrs. Shabana Faizal – Vice Chairperson of KEF Holdings, and the members of Thumbay Group Board: Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division, Mr. Akram Moideen Thumbay – Director Operations of the Construction & Renovation Division, Mr. Moideen Farhad C – Director of the Hospitality Division and Mr. Nazeer Hussain Patayath – Director of Finance and Budget.

The new Thumbay Pharmacy will offer the complete range of medicines, medical equipment and rehabilitation care products. Well-experienced and attentive pharmacists with a friendly attitude will serve the customers.

Mr. Thumbay Moideen said that the newly opened outlet was part of Thumbay Group’s expansion plans. “As per our strategic plans, we will be opening 100 new Thumbay Pharmacy outlets worldwide, by 2020,” he added.

“Thumbay Pharmacies offers an extensive range of medicines and products, making it possible for customers to find all their medication needs under one roof. Its well-planned and properly implemented medication management system supports patient safety and improves the quality of care,” said Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay.

Thumbay Pharmacy has been delivering excellent health care solutions in the UAE for around 15 years now. It recently entered the Indian retail pharmacy sector with two outlets in Hyderabad.  Driven by the motto, “the right medication at the right time”, Thumbay Pharmacy serves patients round-the-clock, with a wide range of medications from reputed pharmaceutical companies dispensed by experienced pharmacists. With presence throughout the UAE, the network of Thumbay Pharmacies has earned the reputation of offering a diverse range of products and hassle-free customer service.

A unique feature of Thumbay Pharmacy is that the patients are allowed to freely interact with pharmacists regarding the proper usage of medication in terms of dosage, route of administration, adverse effects, precautions etc. The Pharmacy considers it the prime duty of the dispensing pharmacist to counsel the patient or the caretaker on all aspects of medication therapy. Drug evaluation and selection, safety evaluation and medication therapy management are all undertaken by the Clinical Pharmacist, to coordinate and provide optimum therapy to the patients for speedy recovery.

Thumbay Medical Tourism Wins ‘International Excellence Center of the Year’ Award at IIMTC 2016

‘International Excellence Center of the Year’ Award at IIMTC 2016

Dr. Benazir Ameer Ali, Director – Administration of Thumbay Medical Tourism (TMT) received the award at the ceremony organized as part of the 3 rd International Indian Medical Tourism Conference (IIMTC) at Hyderabad.

Thumbay Medical Tourism (TMT), the pioneering initiative of Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division which actively promotes the Thumbay academic hospital network’s ultra-modern healthcare services to international patients, was presented the ‘International Excellence Center of the Year’award at the 3rd International Indian Medical Tourism Conference (IIMTC) in Hyderabad, India on Saturday, 3 rd September 2016. The award was given in the presence of an audience of globally renowned healthcare professionals and companies, and was received by Dr. Benazir Ameer Ali, Director – Administration of Thumbay Medical Tourism (TMT). The honor was bestowed in recognition of the excellent medical tourism services of the Thumbay Hospital network, promoted globally by TMT.

Mr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group congratulated TMT on winning the award. “We take pride in the recognitions accorded to Thumbay Group hospitals and their services at the global level; these will definitely motivate us to further improve our world-class services,” he said.
Expressing happiness on the achievement, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice-President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said that as the pioneers of medical tourism in the UAE, the Thumbay Hospital network has built a reputation as a top-class destination for high-quality treatments at affordable costs, which makes it the popular choice of patients from across the globe. “We always ensure that our guests, both local and international, get the best care and access to the most modern treatments, at affordable costs. Our dedicated medical tourism company, TMT takes care of all the requirements of medical tourists including travel arrangements and accommodation,”
he explained.

Thumbay Hospitals have emerged as one of the most popular choices of medical tourists in the UAE. Their superior service standards have been acknowledged at the global level, with several awards and recognitions. The hospital at Ajman won the prestigious Dubai Quality Appreciation Award this year. Other recognitions and distinctions include award for best tourism provider in the Middle East by New Economy Times – UK, finalist for best international hospital at IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2015, the first JCI Accredited hospital in the Emirate of Ajman, the first hospital in the Middle East region to receive accreditation from UK-based QHA TRENT, the first TEMOS accredited
dental center in the Middle East, Medical Travel Quality Alliance award for excellence in medical tourism, etc.

TMT provides personalized care and services for medical tourists. Medical Tourists are fast tracked to their appointments and Investigations. TMT has a dedicated welcome center inside the Sharjah International Airport which acts as the first point of contact for medical tourists visiting Thumbay Group hospitals, taking care of all their needs right from when they disembark. TMT also renders a large portfolio of travel and medical services. Most of its packages also include tourist site visits, dedicated fleet of vehicles and spa & recreational therapies.

The strong cultural diversity which characterizes Thumbay Hospitals is an important reason for its growing popularity worldwide. Its teaching hospitals located at Ajman, Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah in the UAE and the network of Thumbay Clinics in the country treat patients from as many as 175 different nationalities, who are served by doctors, nurses and staff from over 23 nationalities, speaking more than 50 different languages. The Thumbay Hospital chain has opened its latest hospital in Hyderabad – India. Projects are underway elsewhere in the GCC and in the African region. Thumbay Group plans to have 15 hospitals operational worldwide, by 2020.

Thumbay Moideen Inaugurates First Drive-thru Outlet of Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe in Ajman

First Drive-thru Outlet of Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe in Ajman

Blends & Brews also launched two new signature drinks and its own android app at the function.

The first drive-thru outlet of Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, the Dubai-born international brand of coffee shops under Thumbay Group’s Hospitality Division, was inaugurated at ‘The Black Square’ building in Ajman on Thursday, 1st September 2016. The coffee shop was inaugurated by Mr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group, in the presence of the members of Thumbay Group Board: Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division, Mr. Akram Moideen Thumbay – Director Operations of the Construction & Renovation Division, Mr. Moideen Farhad C – Director of the Hospitality Division and Mr. Nazeer Hussain Patayath – Director of Finance and Budget.

The drive-thru outlet serves the most delicious range of coffees, tea, signature drinks and savories, along with the brand’s popular range of sugar-free beverages, cakes and cookies. It extends Blends & Brews’ services and products to customers who would like to pick up their favorite beverages whilst on the road or to carry home.

Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe launched its latest signature drinks at the function, namely Immune Booster (a delightful combination of carrot and apple juice) and Brownie Frappe. The function also witnessed the launch of Blends & Brews’ own android mobile application, which provides customers a ‘smart’ way of placing their orders. Customers at Blends & Brews can now browse the menu and place their orders online, which is instantly received at the coffee shop counter.

Mr. Thumbay Moideen said that the strategic plan of Thumbay Group includes the addition of 100 Blends & Brews outlets by 2020, and the extension of franchise offers to partners in countries including India and the MENA region. “The demand and customer base of Blends & Brews has grown over the years and we do not want to limit our presence. We are confident that our Dubai-born brand will find acceptance the world over,” he added.

Commenting on the new coffee shop, Mr. Farhad C. – Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group said, “The drive-thru facility at the new outlet offers great convenience to customers in terms of access, and it also saves them time. We plan to open many more drive-thru outlets soon.”

Blends & Brews has multiple outlets in Dubai, Sharjah, Fujairah and Ajman, in addition to its recent foray into India with a new outlet in Hyderabad. Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe’s beverages have won many awards in various national and international competitions. Some of the awards include the ‘Best Signature Drink of the Year-2006’ award at the 1st UAE Barista Championship held at Dubai Trade Center in Association with DSS Summer Fiesta & ILLY Caffé, the “Platinum Award” at the Indian BARISTA Championship for the year 2007 organized by the Specialty Coffee Association of India & the Coffee Board of India. Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe’s Barista represented the brand at the World Barista Championship in Tokyo, Japan in July 2007.