Monthly Archives: October 2016

Thumbay Clinic Ajman Conducts Free Health Check-up at Makatib Business Center

Thumbay Clinic Ajman Conducts Free Health Check-up at Makatib Business Center

Thumbay Clinic – Ajman, part of the network of state-of-the-art family clinics operated by the healthcare division of Thumbay Group, organized a free health checkup camp at Makatib Business Center (Ajman Holdings) – Ajman on 30th October 2016.

Free medical services offered at the camp included consultations with General Practitioner, Gynecologist & Pediatrician, blood pressure, blood sugar and BMI tests etc. Participants were also given discount coupons for consultation with the Gynecologist and Pediatrician at Thumbay Clinic – Ajman, which would also entitle them to discounts on radiology services at the clinic.

At the camp, the Thumbay Pharmacy network gave away goody bags and discount vouchers. Zo & Mo Opticals, the chain of optical shops run by Thumbay Group’s retail division, offered free eye testing and eyewear repairing services at the venue. They also gave away gift vouchers.

200 Alumni from 10 countries to reunite at Gulf Medical University’s Annual Global Alumni Summit in UAE

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Being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman to recognize GMU Achievers

Continuing to celebrate the hard work, determination and success of Gulf Medical University (GMU) graduates, the university will host a GMU ANNUAL GLOBAL ALUMNI SUMMIT (2016) in Ajman Saray Hotel on November 6th, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to1:30 p.m. The event, which aims to build deeper relationships and foster alumni engagement, will have a panel discussion on From Success to Significance to share the student’s journey from GMU to the global arena. Selected alumni will share their success stories, challenges they faced along the journey and about their highest achievements and guide the present students to achieve similar success.

The guest of honor His Highness Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman will award distinguished contributions of GMU students in categories like academics, government service, corporate service and entrepreneurship.

Over 200 alumni from USA, UK, France, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia and UAE have confirmed their participation. “We are proud to see their professional achievements and growth after graduating from the Gulf Medical University,” said Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, Provost of GMU. “We are looking forward to meeting and interacting with them. These alumni meets help to develop a sense of how well the institution has grown, harvesting a deep sense of satisfaction about being a part of, and a reason for the continuing growth story of their alma mater,” she added.

The alumni summit will strengthen relation between the university and its graduates, who have excelled in their careers, and to assure them of complete support and encouragement in their future endeavors. “Their success is our success,” said Thumbay Moideen, Founder President and Chairman of Board of Governors, GMU-who initiated the idea.

“The institution is looking forward to develop a synergy to involve the alumni to benefit the current batches of students. Alumni play an important role in the development of the institution and we recognize their achievements. We would also like to launch a start-up initiative during the summit to offer opportunities for our alumni in their entrepreneurship. Details of this initiative will be announced during the alumni summit,” Mr. Moideen added.

With over 1100 graduates, GMU Annual Global Alumni Summit will be an annual event to showcase recent and past successes of alumni, current students, and that of the University.

About Gulf Medical University:

The Gulf Medical University (GMU), owned and operated by Thumbay Group headquartered in DIFC (Dubai), is presently the most sought-after private medical university in the UAE. It is the first private medical university in UAE catering to all nationalities admitting students of both genders, presently having students from over 75 nationalities, and faculty and staff from 22 nations. GMU offers a range of courses including MBBS, BPT, DMD, PharmD and Masters Programs in Clinical Pathology, Public Health, and Toxicology. GMU is first in the region to launch unique programs like Masters in Human Reproductive Biology, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences and Masters in Physical Therapy.

GMU’s campus is the venue of both of its dedicated research centres: Centre for Advanced Biomedical Research and Innovation (CABRI), that forms the hub of the biggest laboratory chain in UAE with four full-fledged laboratories and sample collection centers across the various Emirates and the Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH), a multidisciplinary educational facility integrating simulation as an educational tool for providing a state-of-the-art, safe learning environment that promotes professional development. Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare is a member of various International Simulation associations and organizations like Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM), Denmark, Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (ASSH), Association of standardized patient education (ASPE), Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), Canadian Network for Simulation in Healthcare (CNSH), and Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH) United Kingdom.

Gulf Medical University’s Simulation Conference draws 250 delegates to discuss innovation in empowering patient safety, reduce clinical errors

Simulation Conference

Gulf Medical University’s Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH) concluded a three-day conference themed “Empowering Patient Safety” with a call for all healthcare professionals and students in the country to strengthen their co-operation towards patient safety by adopting innovative simulation training and learning techniques in medical learning, on Thursday, 27th October 2016 at the GMU campus in Ajman.

CASH, a leader in medical virtual reality, hosted for the second consecutive year the annual conference on clinical skills and simulation in medical education (GULFSIM) and the simulation championship competition (MEDSIM Olympics) – drawing an attendance of more than 250 delegates from healthcare sector that shared key findings on the significance of learning through simulation which allows to try, fail and learn without consequence to animal or patient.

The conference was inaugurated by Prof. Gita Ashok Raj – Provost of Gulf Medical University (GMU) in the presence of the chief guest, renowned Prof. Hossam Hamdy, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Surgery and Medical Education, College of Medicine, Qatar University and Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Alhawi – Head of the Department, CASH. Mementos of appreciation were awarded to the speakers and sponsors.

Speaking about the conference, Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Alhawi said, “We are pleased to host the GULFSIM and MEDSIM, now for the second time, which is a very important training method in medical science not only for students but also doctors/surgeon as it reduces the scope for error and helps in providing quality care. The technological advancements have shifted the way we operate in healthcare and simulation training are the solution to master complex operations before making the first incision.”

The conference provided a host of learning opportunities, including a keynote on advances in assessment of clinical competencies by Prof. Hossam Hamdy, and a series of workshops from distinguished healthcare professionals and professors on topics such as: improving patient care at personal, teams and organizational levels, implementing simulation-based education in medical schools, discussing the challenges faced in training, etc.

“The conference is an important landmark in the future of medical education, drawing highly experienced participants. I am delighted to be a part of such an innovative initiative platform and truly laud GMU’s leadership and vision in providing top-notch education and training,” said Prof. Hossam Hamdy. He added that GMU’s state-of-the-art CASH centre has facilitated not only practice and rehearsal without patient consequence, but also contributed largely in providing better trained professionals to the country.

On the championship front, more than 15 teams from various private and government institutions participated in MedSim this year. In the championship event, inter-professional healthcare teams were given simulated patient management tasks, requiring them to demonstrate their crisis resource management skills.

Prof. Hossam Hamdy and Prof. Gita Ashok Raj honored the winners of MedSim Olympics 2016 trophies, medals, certificates and cash prizes at a special ceremony on the concluding day. Dubai Health Care Authority (DHA) won the championship, followed by Thumbay Hospital (Dubai) bagging the first runner-up title and Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services took home the second runner-up title.

The ‘best scientific poster presentation’ prize was won by Ms. Helen Henderson (Khalaf Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Center – Dubai) and Dr. Lubna Ahmed (College of Medicine, Gulf Medical University.

Overall, the thought-leadership platform and the championship provided key networking opportunities for medical students and professionals to discuss and learn about the key issues shaping the future of the industry- present and future trends around the simulation in medical education, healthcare services and its associated innovations.

About Gulf Medical University:

The Gulf Medical University (GMU), owned and operated by Thumbay Group headquartered in DIFC (Dubai), is presently the most sought-after private medical university in the UAE. It is the first private medical university in UAE catering to all nationalities admitting students of both genders, presently having students from over 73 nationalities, and faculty and staff from 22 nations. GMU offers a range of courses including MBBS, BPT, DMD, PharmD and Masters Programs in Clinical Pathology, Public Health, and Toxicology. GMU is first in the region to launch unique programs like Masters in Human Reproductive Biology, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences and Masters in Physical Therapy.

GMU’s campus is the venue of both of its dedicated research centres: Centre for Advanced Biomedical Research and Innovation (CABRI), that forms the hub of the biggest laboratory chain in UAE with four full-fledged laboratories and sample collection centers across the various Emirates and the Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH), a multidisciplinary educational facility integrating simulation as an educational tool for providing a state-of-the-art, safe learning environment that promotes professional development. Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare is a member of various International Simulation associations and organizations like Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM), Denmark, Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (ASSH), Association of standardized patient education (ASPE), Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), Canadian Network for Simulation in Healthcare (CNSH), and Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH) United Kingdom.

Hundreds of Taxis unite at Thumbay Hospitals in Dubai, Ajman and Fujairah to form pink ribbon, raise awareness on breast cancer!

Hundreds of Taxis unite at Thumbay Hospitals in Dubai, Ajman and Fujairah to form pink ribbon, raise awareness on breast cancer!

Taxi drivers unite to spread awareness on preventive measures

October 26, 2016, Dubai: Spreading awareness and extending support to those who battle against breast cancer, hundreds of taxis clustered in at the Thumbay Hospitals across Dubai, Ajman and Fujairah to form unique giant pink ribbon formations on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

The Pink Drive Campaign, which is being conducted across all Thumbay Hospitals (Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah & Sharjah) and Thumbay Clinics (Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah & Umm Al Quwain) in the UAE, carries the message of hope to all the survivors, aims to raise awareness on breast cancer that is the UAE’s second biggest killer of women after cardiovascular disease. The campaign is supported by Cars Taxi, Dubai Police, Friends of Cancer Patients and Pink Caravan.

Speaking about the initiative, Thumbay Moideen, founder president, Thumbay Group, said: “It’s our strong belief that Thumbay Group has a great social responsibility, and over the years we have acted accordingly by supporting social and humanitarian causes. Survival of breast cancer patients is increasing with each passing day due to the awareness created on the subject. Through this initiative, we are here to encourage women to get themselves screened, outline the importance of the mammogram, raise support for sufferers and make the nation fit.”

In addition, Akbar Moideen, vice president healthcare division at Thumbay Hospitals said, “We are coming up with new and innovative methods to reach out to women and make them pause and reflect about the threat and the possibility of developing breast cancer. We would like to thank all the women drivers, participating in this drive, for spreading the word on preventive measures.”

Mr. Abdulla Sultan Al Sabbagh, CEO of Cars Taxi Group was the chief guest at the event. Mr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, Mr.  Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Marzouq – Head of Safety Unit of Emirates Transport Dubai, Captain Abdulaziz Hassan Al Shomarri – Traffic Department of Dubai Police, Mr. Jassim Mohammed Abdulla Al Ali – Head of Administrative Services Office, Primary Health Care Sector, Dubai Health Authority etc. were also present at the event.

Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division

Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates four academic hospitals in the UAE (Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah & Sharjah) and one in Hyderabad – India, as well as a network of state-of-the-art family clinics at various locations in the UAE, making it the largest network of private academic hospitals in the region. All the hospitals and clinics are affiliated to the Gulf Medical University (GMU), the leading private medical university in the region owned by Thumbay Group, and provide clinical training for its students. They treat patients from over 175 nationalities, and are staffed by doctors, nurses and technicians from over 22 different countries, speaking more than 50 languages. Thumbay Group also operates CAP-accredited diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and retail pharmacy outlets (Thumbay Pharmacy), in the UAE and India.

Today, Thumbay Group has diversified into more than 20 brands, with presence across 18 sectors of business including Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution.

Thumbay Group’s ‘Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe’ Opens New Outlet at Zabeel Health Center Dubai

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Dubai, October 17, 2016: Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, the Dubai-based international brand of coffee shops under Thumbay Group’s Hospitality Division, has opened a new outlet on Monday, 17th October 2016 at Zabeel Health Center, Dubai.

Serving a sumptuous range of coffee, tea, signature drinks and savories and a popular range of sugar-free beverages, cakes and cookies, the latest addition is the 22nd outlet under Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe- taking the brand closer to its target of 100 outlets in the next four years.

Thumbay Moideen, founder president of the group, 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 have grown considerably, and we want to make our signature coffee available to a diverse group of customers. The brand has been well received in India as well,” he added.

Commenting on the new coffee shop, Mr. Farhad C, Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group sadded, “Blends and Brews presents a unique and skillfully blended range of coffee and tea as well as a variety of hot & cold beverages and short-eats. The new outlet will also offer our range of sugar-free delicacies.”

Owned by Thumbay Group, Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe has multiple outlets in Dubai, Sharjah, Fujairah and Ajman, in addition to the recently opened outlet in Hyderabad, India. The firm has won many awards and recognition for its signature beverages-incuding 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.

Gulf Medical University, Thumbay Hospital Jointly Organizes ‘Updates in Anaesthesia Conference’ to mark World Anaesthesia Day

Gulf Medical University, Thumbay Hospital Jointly Organizes ‘Updates in Anaesthesia Conference’ to mark World Anaesthesia Day

The Gulf Medical University (Ajman), in association with the Department of Anaesthesia, Thumbay Hospital, conducted the ‘National Conference on Updates in Anaesthesia’ at The Ajman Saray Hotel, Ajman on Friday, 21st October 2016 to discuss the modern breakthroughs in administering anaesthesia and the role of anaesthesiologist on World Anaesthesia Day.

The conference was inaugurated by the chief guest, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group. He presented mementos to the invited speakers. Later he went around the exhibition area and interacted with the companies to learn about the latest anaesthesia equipment.

“Advances in surgical techniques, the surge in outpatient surgeries and the demand for value-based care are expected to further drive advances in the field of anesthesiology,” said Dr. Prashanth Hegde – Medical Director of Thumbay Hospital, Ajman commenting on the conference.

“Anaesthetists play a vital role in preparing patients for surgery and monitoring them. As a key member of the medical teams in surgical units and intensive care, they are assigned an important role of ensuring patient’s safety, delivering pain relief and resuscitation. If surgery was the revolutionary solution to save or treat patients, anaesthesia was the innovation that allowed the idea to be executed- in the first place. And it’s critical that we remember its role,” said Dr. Raji Sharma, Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Thumbay Hospital – Ajman.

Further, renowned anaesthetists, surgeons and academicians shared comprehensive insights at the thought-leadership platform:

  • “Dexmedetomidine – A Novel Agent in Modern Anaesthesia Practice” by Dr. Pavan V. Tayde (Specialist Anaesthetist, Thumbay Hospital – Dubai)
  • “Challenges in Bariatric Surgery” by Dr. Hussam Trabulsi (Head of general surgery department, Bariatric surgeon, Zulekha Hospital – Dubai)
  • “Anaesthesia for Super-Obese Patient” by Dr. Mohanad A. Atta (Specialist Anaesthetist, Zulekha Hospital – Dubai)
  • “Postoperative Analgesia: Are we doing enough” by Dr. Sivanadiyan Kulandayan (Specialist Anaesthetist, Al Mafraq Hospital – Abu Dhabi)
  • “Preeclampsia in Parturient -Evidence Based Approach” by Dr. Prashanth Hegde (Medical Director, Thumbay Hospital – Ajman)
  • “Anaesthesia For Liver Transplantation” by Dr. Rasweth Krishnamoorthy (Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Dept. of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care, Cethar Hospitals, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India)
  • “Neuroanaesthesia Concerns in Pregnancy” by Dr. Vinay B. (Specialist Anaesthetist, Thumbay Hospital – Ajman)
  • “Pre-operative Cardiac Risk Assessment: An Update” by Dr. Raji Sharma, Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Thumbay Hospital – Ajman)
  • “Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia Scope” by Dr. Qabas Malik (Specialist Anaesthetist, Thumbay Hospital – Ajman)
  • “Perioperative Blood Transfusion” by Dr. Sona Chaturvedi (Specialist A Anaesthesia and Assistant Head of Department, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Thumbay Hospital – Ajman)

The conference, which was accredited by the Ministry of Health – UAE for 7.5 CME hours, was attended by over 150 doctors from across the country. Certificates were issued to the participants at the end of the program.

Thumbay Group’s Hospitals & Clinics Launch Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative ‘Pink Drive’ in Association with Cars Taxi, on October 26

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The highlight of the event is a ‘Pink Ribbon Formation’ by Taxis, to spread awareness on breast cancer

As October marks breast cancer awareness month, Thumbay Hospitals- the network of academic hospitals owned by Thumbay Group and the Thumbay Clinic chain- have joined hands with Dubai Police, Cars Taxi, Pink Caravan and Friends of Cancer Patients to launch a breast cancer awareness initiative ‘Pink Drive’.

The campaign, scheduled on Wednesday, 26th October 2016, will feature a giant ‘pink ribbon formation’ by 36 taxis of Cars Taxi, aiming to encourage women to get tested today. Through the ‘Pink Drive’ campaign, Thumbay Hospitals also wants everyone to show their support to all those thousands of women battling the disease and undergoing painful treatment. Thumbay Hospitals at Dubai, Ajman and Fujairah will organise the drive at 10:30 am, 12 pm and 4 pm respectively. On the same day, Thumbay Clinics in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah & Umm Al Quwain will hold mass promotional campaigns with various activities to educate the public on breast cancer.

“The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign by Thumbay hospitals and clinics in association with Cars Taxi is part of our continued initiatives to create awareness among the public and to stress the importance of taking steps towards early detection of the disease,” said Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group. “Considering the fact that Thumbay Group’s hospitals and clinics are visited by patients of more than 175 nationalities every day, we are committed to utilize every chance we get to spread awareness on health issues,” he added.

“We are glad to be a part of this breast cancer awareness campaign to educate the masses. It is a privilege to associate with important campaigns like this, which contribute to the society’s well-being. Our taxis are one of the best ways to support all who have fought and continue to fight the battle of cancer,” said Abdulla Sultan Al Sabbagh, CEO of Cars Taxi Group.”

Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division

Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates four academic hospitals in the UAE (Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah & Sharjah) and one in Hyderabad – India, as well as a network of state-of-the-art family clinics at various locations in the UAE. All the hospitals and clinics are affiliated to the Gulf Medical University (GMU), the leading private medical university in the region owned by Thumbay Group, and provide clinical training for its students. They treat patients from over 175 nationalities, and are staffed by doctors, nurses and technicians from over 22 different countries, speaking more than 50 languages. ThumbayGroup also operates CAP-accredited diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and retail pharmacy outlets (Thumbay Pharmacy), in the UAE and India.

Today, Thumbay Group has diversified into more than 20 brands, with presence across 18 sectors of business including Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution.

Thumbay Group’s Body & Soul enhances cricket in UAE; with former Indian Cricket Captain Mohammed Azharuddin inaugurating new academy

Body & Soul enhances cricket in UAE

Mohammed Azharuddin, legendary cricketer and former captain of the Indian cricket team, inaugurated the ‘Body & Soul Cricket Academy’ at the club in Al Jurf, Ajman on Saturday, 15th October 2016. Hundreds of fans rushed to meet and greet the star cricketer as he toured the world-class facilities of Body & Soul, accompanied by Mr. Farhad C, Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group-which owns and operates the Body & Soul network of health clubs.

Body & Soul Cricket Academy offers training program in a combination of 3 aspects-cricket, batting, bowling and fielding with certified coaches. With natural grass, cricket net, the facility offers best cricket training conditions in the emirate. Recording a successful preopening with registrations on the monthly coaching program at only 350 per month, the academy will soon add transport facility to make it convenient for the parents to send their kids.

Commenting on the cricketing sport and his association with Body & Soul, Azharuddin said, “I am really delighted to volunteer my support for Body & Soul Cricket Academy to promote the growing popularity of cricket and fitness in the region. Whether batting, bowling or fielding, cricketers require good cardiovascular fitness. Cardio, or aerobic, fitness relates to how well your body takes in oxygen and gets rid of carbon dioxide. Aerobic exercises may also help prevent muscle injuries and fatigue. The facilities at the Body & Soul club are top notch and can help UAE’s youth develop and pursue the sport with a professional training.”

The celebrity cricketer was quite impressed with the activities and facilities available at Body & Soul Health Club & Spa. He was particularly happy to learn about the growing popularity of the brand as a family fitness destination.

Thanking Azharuddin for the visit, Mr. Farhad said, “We are proud Azharuddin’s positive remarks on Body & Soul. Being an international cricketer, Azhar has seen and experienced topnotch fitness services around the world, and his review is a recognition of our world-class services.”

Body and Soul currently has five outlets in the UAE, including ‘elite’ and ‘ladies only’ clubs. They offer extensive sports, recreation, fitness, health, social and youth programs. Mr. Farhad said that Body & Soul was all set for a massive expansion which would see an addition of 100 new family-centered health clubs within the next five years, with 25 of them planned in the next two years. “Body & Soul’s facilities, infrastructure and operating standards are at par with the international standards of health clubs. All classes and workouts are supervised by highly trained, certified instructors,” he added.

Thumbay Group’s Terrace Restaurant opens new facility in Fujairah

Terrace Restaurant opens new facility in Fujairah

The Hospitality Division of Dubai-based Thumbay Group opened a new outlet of their multi-cuisine The Terrace Restaurant in Fujairah, on Monday, October 10, 2016. The outlet was inaugurated by Chief Guest H.E. Suhail Al Qadi, Director Red Crescent, Fujairah accompanied by Farhad C, Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group and other members of the Group’s administrative team.

With a spacious seating capacity of 50 covers and set in a contemporary and delightful ambience of soft colors, The Terrace, besides catering signature multi-cuisines specializes in serving a sumptuous range of Indian and Arabic delicacies.

According to Thumbay Moideen, founder president, Thumbay Group, the diversified basket of businesses contributes largely to the group’s success. “We are extremely pleased and delighted to launch a new outlet of Terrace in Fujairah. Our group is committed to growing its businesses, with plans to add 25 Terrace restaurants and 100 Blends and Brews outlets-scaling up our existing businesses at least 10 times more in the next five years, in line with our strategic plan ‘Vision 2020’. As we move, forward, we will continue to put customer experience at the heart of everything we do.”

The flagship Terrace outlet opened in 2010, next to the Gulf Medical University in Al Jurf – Ajman, and has ever since become one of the must-visit restaurants for formal and casual dining in the bustling area.

Speaking about the new opening, Farhad C said, “The Terrace restaurant is the ultimate destination for food lovers keen to sample some of the finest delicacies of Arabic and Indian cuisines. As we are a multi-cuisine restaurant, you can come back and try a different cuisine every time. We look forward to welcoming our new guests in Fujairah to explore our range of culinary traditions.”

THE Terrace products and menus are screened by a team of nutritionists and chefs to cater healthy and delicious food especially to the health conscious individuals.

About Thumbay Hospitality Division:

The Thumbay Group has its presence in the hospitality industry, with multi-cuisine restaurant chain THE TERRACE, operating in five outlets across Ajman, Dubai and Fujairah. Also, the hospitality division runs signature coffee shop outlets under the brand name Blends and Brews Coffee Shoppe.

The Terrace products and menus are prepared by skillful, specialized and experienced chefs & nutritionists, to help cater healthy and delicious food keeping in mind the health conscious clientele. What sets the Terrace apart is the attention to detail and focus on quality. From preparing food to creating the perfect ambience, the team is extremely passionate about executing everything to the best possible standards.

Unique Golden Baby Campaign Launched by Thumbay

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Across Thumbay hospitals and clinics in the UAE in association with Kalyan Jewellers

Keeping in line with its commitment to introducing unique and discerning initiatives in the healthcare sector, the prestigious Thumbay Group has launched a campaign called the Golden Baby, from October 15 – December 15, 2016, across all its network of Academic hospitals and clinics in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain. Thumbay’s Golden Baby initiative is in association with Kalyan Jewellers and entails making every baby birth special and rewarding.

Commenting on the campaign, Thumbay Moideen, founder president of the Thumbay Group said, “We are delighted to have launched the industry’s first campaign to reward new born babies and hope that such an initiative adds on to the excitement and happiness of parents having a baby. We are very happy with our association with Kalyan Jewellers as they have also been pioneers of many path-breaking campaigns within the jewellery sector.”

“The Golden Baby initiative is intended to support one of most beautiful and special joys of life, embracing parenthood. We also hope that this initiative will make mothers at Thumbay Hospital feel special as they are embark on a rich and rewarding experience of having a baby,” continued Mr. Moideen.

The Golden Baby Campaign will run for a period of two months from October 15 until December 15, 2016. This includes assured win of two grams’ gold coin and unconditional diamond vouchers worth AED 250 for those who book the healthcare service needed for child birth at any of the four Thumbay hospitals and clinics across Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain. Further to the assured wins, there will also be a raffle draw and five customers stand a chance to win  Kalyan Jewellers diamond necklaces worth AED 10,000, gold vouchers worth AED 5,000 and kids jewellery worth AED 1000.

Highlighting the special care provided at Thumbay Hospitals to expectant mothers, Mr.Akbar Moideen, vice-president of the healthcare division at Thumbay Group, elaborated, “Thumbay Hospital and the constituent teaching hospital of Gulf Medical University is the largest private network of hospitals to provide maternity care in the UAE. The Golden Baby initiative is our way of thanking our patrons who have always supported and encouraged us. At Thumbay, we are committed to the people of the UAE and this has been underscored by the state of the art healthcare service and expert doctors that are a part of the Thumbay Healthcare segment.”

Commenting on the association with Thumbay Group, Mr. Ramesh Kalyanaraman, Executive Director of Kalyan Jewellers said, “The Golden Baby campaign is exciting as we are able to be a part of the celebrations of parenthood. I congratulate Thumbay on its thoughtful gesture and look forward to working with them in adding to the special occasions of its patrons”

The Thumbay Group has always been at the forefront of innovation with a passion and commitment to introducing, adopting and encouraging breakthroughs for the constantly evolving healthcare sector of the UAE. This is in line with the vision of the esteemed rulers of the country, who have been the visionaries and have laid the path of holistic developments resulting in the UAE becoming a hub for key industries on the global map. With an affordable pricing, state-of-art infrastructure and provider of quality care, Thumbay Hospitals provides UAE residents embracing parenthood with 100 expert panel of doctors in Obstetrics and gynaecology and paediatric alone. Thumbay hospital also excels in handling extremely complicated deliveries, painless delivery, providing executive labour rooms, coupled with counselling on anti-natal care, lactation and physiotherapy for expecting and new mothers.

About Thumbay Group

Thumbay Group set up the region’s first private medical institution – Gulf Medical College – in Ajman. The multi-billion dollar diversified conglomerate, which currently owns more than 20 companies across various economic verticals, has a workforce of more than 5,000 professionals. The group’s operations spans Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communication, Retail Optical, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Trading, as well as Marketing & Distribution.

The Thumbay Chain of Hospitals and the constituent teaching hospitals of Gulf Medical University are one of the largest healthcare services providers in U.A.E, serving patients from all over the world. The Gulf Medical University also attracts a student cohort of over 67 nationalities and has a diverse faculty from over 22 countries.