Monthly Archives: March 2017

Thumbay Hospital Ajman Celebrates ‘Vitamin D Day’

Thumbay Hospital Ajman Celebrates ‘Vitamin D Day’

Thumbay Hospital – Ajman celebrated ‘Vitamin D Day’ with programs involving crèche children, on Tuesday, 21st March 2017. Aimed to raise awareness on the importance of Vitamin D, the event held in the hospital premises was organized by the Clinical Nutrition Department.  More than 75 children of the hospital crèche participated.

Deficiency of Vitamin D is known to adversely affect the autoimmune processes and cause several types of cancer, obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, neurological disorders and pregnancy-related complications. The awareness program at Thumbay Hospital reminded the attendees about the importance of Vitamin D, also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, due to the human body’s ability to manufacture the vitamin using energy in the sunlight. The children’s programs at Thumbay Hospital emphasized the human body’s need for adequate sunlight.

The Clinical Nutrition Department at Thumbay Hospital, Ajman provides comprehensive nutrition services for inpatients and outpatients of all ages, such as nutrition services for diabetes patients (children and adults), as well as gestational diabetes, kidney, cardiac patients and the other diseases. The department also provides educational lectures for the public, to promote nutritional awareness and to eradicate common lifestyle diseases like obesity, anemia, diabetes and cardiovascular problems. The department offers comprehensive nutritional assessment, intervention and education to patients and families of patients admitted to the hospital. Dietitians in the Clinical Nutrition department work to design meal plans that improve or maintain the health of patients whose diets require close monitoring.

For patients found to be at nutrition risk, the hospital’s dietitians use innovative assessment and evaluation techniques to customize the nutrition care process for each individual. These interventions include: nutrition education, nutrition counseling, and coordination of care and provision of specific nutrition recommendations regarding food and/or nutrients. The department of clinical nutrition aims to promote individualized medical nutrition therapy in a multidisciplinary approach to provide excellent nutrition care to the patients.

Thumbay Hospital Organizes Free Health Camp at Ajman Department of Land and Properties

Thumbay Hospital Organizes Free Health Camp at Ajman Department of Land and Properties

Thumbay Hospital – Ajman, the leading academic hospital owned and operated by Thumbay Group organized a free health checkup camp at the Department of Land and Properties, Ajman on 28th March 2017.

Apart from free blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI checkups, the camp attendees were offered free consultation by the hospital’s Specialist-Endocrinology, Dr. Kishore Kumar Katam as well as the dental specialist.

Dr. Tamer Abbas Hassan Saafan, the Bariatric Surgeon of Thumbay Hospital – Ajman delivered a health talk on obesity, as part of the camp.

Around 85 people including the Department employees and customers attended the camp

Thumbay Hospital Signs MOU with Sharjah Charity International

Thumbay Hospital Signs MOU with Sharjah Charity International

Thumbay Hospital, the leading network of academic hospitals owned and operated by the Dubai-based diversified international business conglomerate Thumbay Group, has signed an agreement with Sharjah Charity International, to provide healthcare services to the employees of Sharjah Charity International and their dependents. An MoU to this effect was signed on Tuesday, 28th March 2017 between Mr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group and H.E. Abdullah Sultan Bin Khadem – Executive Director of Sharjah Charity International.

According to the MoU, the Thumbay Hospitals at Ajman and Fujairah will provide special discounts to the employees and their dependents of Sharjah Charity International, who do not have insurance coverage. Those with insurance coverage can avail the discounts on the services which are not covered by their insurance.

Speaking about the partnership, Thumbay Moideen, founder president of Thumbay Group, said: “The Thumbay network of academic hospitals, day care hospitals and clinics operate with the aim of helping the communities improve their quality of life. This partnership will be an important step to support the vision of a healthy, secure and safe UAE.  We look forward to working together and improving the health and well-being of the community.”

Going forward, the Thumbay academic hospital network will have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022, taking the total number of hospitals to 15 worldwide. The expansion will pitchfork Thumbay Hospital as one of largest network of academic hospitals in the Gulf region.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care Celebrates International Women’s Day

Thumbay Hospital Day Care Celebrates International Women’s Day

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – Rolla, Sharjah celebrated Women’s Day on 8th March 2017, with different programs for the hospital staff. The celebrations were organized to mark the International Women’s Day, celebrated globally every year in honor of women’s remarkable contribution to our society. The day commemorates the inspiring role of women around the world to secure women’s rights and build more equitable societies.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care is owned and operated by healthcare division of Thumbay Group, and has state-of-the-art multi-specialty facilities for patients who require expert consults and daycare surgeries. The focus is on providing a truly satisfying patient experience – minimal waiting and delays with faster admissions and discharges along with easy scheduling of appointments for consultations, radiology and laboratory. The facility is strategically located in the heart of Sharjah city in Rolla area, near Rolla Mall with dedicated free parking facility for patients.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care Observes ‘Earth Hour’

Thumbay Hospital Day Care Observes ‘Earth Hour’

Thumbay Hospital Day Care-Rolla, Sharjah observed the ‘Earth Hour’ on 25th March 2017 by symbolically dimming the non-essential lightings at hospital for one hour from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held annually encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, towards the end of March, as a symbol for their commitment to the planet.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care operates under the healthcare division of Thumbay Group, and has state-of-the-art multi-specialty facilities for patients who require expert consults and daycare surgeries. The focus is on providing a truly satisfying patient experience – minimal waiting and delays with faster admissions and discharges along with easy scheduling of appointments for consultations, radiology and laboratory. The facility is strategically located in the heart of Sharjah city in Rolla area, near Rolla Mall with dedicated free parking facility for patients.

The 50 Richest Indians in the GCC

The 50 Richest Indians in the GCC

Thumbay Moideen – (2bn)

Last year was a solid year for Dubai-based Thumbay Group. It announced in June that its construction subsidiary would build $326m of new healthcare and residential projects in the Gulf, including six new hospitals and 12 clinics in the UAE, Qatar, Egypt, India and elsewhere. The group plans to recruit 10,000 new employees to support its planned growth, taking the current 4,000 staff to around 15,000 by 2021.

11. | Industry:Diversified | Company:Thumbay Group | Designation:Founder | Country:UAE | Value (US$):(2bn)

A third-generation entrepreneur, founding president Thumbay Moideen was thrust into business at an early age, handling the mantle of the conglomerate established by his father Ahamed Hajee Mohiudeen and grandfather Yenepoya Moideen Kunhi, and expanding the firm even further. Following numerous business trips from India to the UAE over five years, he decided to establish the Thumbay Group in 1998. It has since ventured into health education, healthcare, medical research, diagnostics, retail pharmacy, health communications, information technology, retail opticals, wellness, hospitality, distribution and real estate.

As well as Thumbay Hospital in Dubai, Moideen established Gulf Medical College in Ajman, which led to the launch of GMC Hospitals, with locations in Ajman, Fujairah and Sharjah. The latest addition to Thumbay Group’s growing number of healthcare services is the Thumbay Clinics, with locations in Dubai, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and RAK.

Moideen said the UAE healthcare sector was poised to grow at an annual rate of 12.1 percent to $71.3bn by 2020. His son, Akbar Moideen Thumbay, is vice-president of Thumbay Group’s healthcare and retail division.

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Body & Soul’s ‘Annual Fun Run’ in Al Qasba Promotes Healthy Lifestyles

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More than 2000 participants in different categories vied for trophies, cash awards and certificates

Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, the award-winning network of health clubs operated by the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group – UAE organized the ‘Annual Fun Run’ in Al Qasba, Sharjah, on Friday 25th March 2017. Conducted as part of Body & Soul’s endeavors to promote healthy lifestyles among the residents of the UAE and to stress the message of staying fit among people of all age groups, the Annual Fun Run saw the participation of men, women and children in large numbers.

Races were held in the following categories: Individual (men/women), Kids, Corporate/Group and Special Needs Runners. Prizes included cash awards, trophies and certificates. There were special prizes for schools, colleges and corporate teams with the highest participants. Over 2000 people participated in the Fun Run at Al Qasba, this year.

Participants also won exciting raffle draw prizes, in addition to free ‘Fun Run’ t-shirts. Besides the regular races, various fun activities such as Aerobics Demonstration, Spinning, Zumba, Low Fu, Kick Boxing, Karate, Face Painting, Family Fun and Games were also conducted, to make the event a family fun day.

An initiative conceptualized by the founder president of Thumbay Group, Mr. Thumbay Moideen, the Fun Run aims to engage the community to participate in a healthy and fun event to promote healthy lifestyle practices and underline the importance of regular physical activity among the residents of the UAE.

 “The Annual Fun Run is a day of fun, camaraderie and fitness. We are happy to host this event every year, participated by men, women, kids from all age groups. The Fun Run not only spreads the message of the importance of healthy diets and physical activity amongst the UAE residents, it also effectively creates consciousness in a way that people can enter the conversation safely and happily in a fun-filled environment,” said Mr. Farhad C., Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group. He added that Thumbay Group was committed to raising awareness on health, wellness and fitness, among the public.

All participants of the Fun Run received certificates. This year’s event was supported by the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare – UAE, Sharjah Sports Council, UAE National Olympic Committee, Sharjah Police, UAE Sports for All Committee, Al Qasba, and Thumbay Clinic.

Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre Conducts ‘Dental Screening & Health Checkup Camp’ at Ramez Mall Sharjah

Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre Conducts ‘Dental Screening & Health Checkup Camp’ at Ramez Mall Sharjah

Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre – Sharjah organized a free dental screening & health checkup camp at Ramez Mall, Sharjah from 20-22 March 2017.

 

The camp was held as part of the Mother’s Day event organized by Ramez Mall. Free consultation with the Dentist, blood pressure & blood sugar checkups, and basic medical counseling were offered to the public who visited the camp. More than 350 people including shoppers and staff of the mall availed the camp’s services.

The Management of Ramez Mall – Sharjah thanked & appreciated Thumbay Group for their efforts to combat the health issues & for rendering selfless services to the society.

Thumbay Clinic Conducts Free Medical Camp at IFFCO Corporate Center Sharjah

Thumbay Clinic Conducts Free Medical Camp at IFFCO Corporate Center Sharjah

Thumbay Clinic – Sharjah, part of the network of family clinics operated by the healthcare division of Thumbay Group, conducted a free health awareness and checkup camp at the IFFCO Corporate Center on 19th March 2017.

The highlight of the event was a lecture on breast cancer awareness by Dr. Archana Gupta, Specialist – Obstetrics & Gynecology, Thumbay Clinic – Sharjah. The camp also offered free blood sugar, blood sugar and BMI tests.

Located in the University City Road, Samnan Street, Sharjah, Thumbay Clinic is a modern, multi-specialty, state of the art clinic offering services in the following specialties: Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Family Medicine / Vaccinations, Laboratory services, Radiology services, Pharmacy Services.

Thumbay Clinics are also available in Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah, in addition to Sharjah.