Monthly Archives: July 2017

Bollywood Stars Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana De Cruz and Athiya Shetty Descend on Thumbay Hospital, Tour Facilities and Greet Newborn

Bollywood Stars Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana De Cruz and Athiya Shetty Descend on Thumbay Hospital, Tour Facilities and Greet Newborn

Lead actors of the Bollywood movie ‘Mubarakan’, now playing at theatres in the UAE, visited Thumbay Hospital – Dubai, one of the leading academic hospitals of the region owned and operated by Thumbay Group, on Sunday, 30th July 2017. Bollywood celebrities Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana De Cruz and Athiya Shetty were welcomed at the hospital by Mr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, and other members of the hospital management.

Touring the hospital, the actors commended the hospital for the excellent facilities for women wellness and child care. They were briefed on the hospital’s multidisciplinary team of leading physicians and healthcare professionals for women wellness, dedicated to offering all the health care services a woman requires at every stage of her life. Visiting the hospital’s modern Royal Suite, the celebrities greeted a newborn and congratulated the proud parents.

The celebrities were also impressed with the hospital’s Level 3 NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), an advanced facility manned by an expert team including Neonatologists, Neonatal Nurses, And Respiratory Therapists available 24/7, capable of caring for very small or very sick newborn babies. Being a Level 3 NICU, the facility is well-equipped to accept prematurely born neonates at 24 weeks and above.

Explaining the facilities at Thumbay Hospital’s NICU, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay said, “If a baby is delivered prematurely, then the delivery and neonatal care of the baby must take place at a tertiary care hospital, for better outcome and future health of the baby. We have a well-equipped Level 3 NICU, and the hospital is staffed with expert Gynecologists, Pediatricians and Neonatologists capable of handling all cases of pre-term pregnancies which are 24-weeks and above. Moreover, Thumbay Hospital follows a policy of ‘minimal handling of the newborn’ with regard to prematurely delivered babies, meaning minimal intervention in case the baby is born healthy.”

The actors also experienced the Marhaba Lounge, a unique offering from Thumbay Hospitals which delivers personalized services and fast-tracks patients’ requirements including registration formalities, consultation, examination/diagnosis, procedures, documentation, billing etc., requiring minimal waiting times.

About Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division

Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates academic hospitals in the UAE (Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah & Sharjah) and Hyderabad – India, as well as a network of day care centers and 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 provide clinical training for the students of Gulf Medical University (GMU), the leading private medical university in the region owned by Thumbay Group. They treat patients from over 175 nationalities, and are staffed by doctors, nurses and technicians from over 25 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. 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.

Established by the Founder President Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, today Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate with presence across 20 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 follows a strategic plan, according to which the Group aims to expand its businesses over ten times, with global presence. The strategic vision plan aims to quadruple the employee strength to 20,000 by the year 2022.

Meet & Greet Stars of ‘Mubarakan’ at Thumbay Hospital Dubai on 30th July

Meet & Greet Stars of ‘Mubarakan’ at Thumbay Hospital Dubai on 30th July

Bollywood stars Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana De Cruz and Athiya Shetty will visit the hospital and meet and interact with fans

Lead actors of the Bollywood Movie ‘Mubarakan’, now playing at theatres in the UAE will visit Thumbay Hospital – Dubai on Sunday, 30th July 2017. Popular Bollywood stars Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ileana De Cruz and Athiya Shetty will tour the advanced facilities of the hospital and meet and interact with fans and visitors at 5 pm.

“We invite one and all to Thumbay Hospital Dubai on Sunday, to meet and greet the Bollywood celebrities,” said Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group.

Owned and operated by the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, Thumbay Hospital Dubai is a member of the Thumbay network of academic hospitals. It provides training facilities to the students of Gulf Medical University, Ajman, the leading private medical university owned by Thumbay Group. It has been accredited by the Joint Council International (JCI), and has expert doctors and staff across all major specialties, in addition to the latest facilities and equipment. For more details on the celebrities’ visit please call 04-6030555.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – Rolla, Sharjah, Successfully Conducted a Health Checkup Camp at Wall Street Exchange -Rolla, Sharjah

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – Rolla, Sharjah, Successfully Conducted a Health Checkup Camp at Wall Street Exchange -Rolla, Sharjah

Thumbay Hospital Day Care Rolla Sharjah Successfully Conducted a Health Checkup Camp at Wall Street Exchange – Rolla Sharjah on 20/07/2017 the event included consultation with GP Doctor, and Blood Sugar, Blood pressure and BMI checkup. This included close to 200 members, the event was well appreciated by Staff of the Exchange and the public Visiting the Exchange.

 Thumbay Hospital Day care is a new addition to the Thumbay healthcare family with state of the art multi-speciality facility for patients who require super specialty consults and daycare surgeries that helps them with their treatment and disease by providing a highly efficient and expert experience. 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

 About Thumbay Group

Founded by Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, Thumbay Group today operates more than 20 brands across 18 different verticals 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. Headquartered in Dubai, the group presently employs around 5000 people, which is projected to increase to around 20000 by the year 2022, with the completion of ongoing and upcoming projects. Currently, Thumbay Group is focusing on its strategic long-term plans which will see the group scale its businesses almost ten times and expand its operations globally.

 

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – Rolla, Sharjah, Successfully Conducted a Health Checkup Camp at Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Sharjah

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – Rolla, Sharjah, Successfully Conducted a Health Checkup Camp at Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Sharjah

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – Rolla, Sharjah. Successfully Conducted a Health Checkup Camp at Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Sharjah on 19/07/2017 the event included consultation with different Specialists including ENT and Dental, People also got their Blood Sugar, Blood pressure and BMI checkup done. This included close to 200 members, the event was very well appreciated by Staff of the Ministry and the public Visiting the ministry.

Thumbay Hospital Day care is a new addition to the Thumbay healthcare family with state of the art multi-speciality facility for patients who require super specialty consults and daycare surgeries that helps them with their treatment and disease by providing a highly efficient and expert experience. 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

 About Thumbay Group

Founded by Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, Thumbay Group today operates more than 20 brands across 18 different verticals 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. Headquartered in Dubai, the group presently employs around 5000 people, which is projected to increase to around 20000 by the year 2022, with the completion of ongoing and upcoming projects. Currently, Thumbay Group is focusing on its strategic long-term plans which will see the group scale its businesses almost ten times and expand its operations globally.

 

Thumbay Hospital Conducts Blood Donation Camp in Ajman

Thumbay Hospital Conducts Blood Donation Camp in Ajman

Thumbay Hospital, Ajman conducted a blood donation camp on Tuesday, 18th July 2017, as part of Thumbay Group’s CSR drive. Around 55 people donated blood at the camp. It was organized with the aim of educating the community on the beneficial aspects of blood donation and to promote awareness amongst the general public about safe blood transfusion and motivate people to donate blood voluntarily for a noble cause. Blood donation camps are regularly by the Thumbay network of academic hospitals, to supplement the efforts of government blood banks and other regulatory bodies with regard to voluntary blood donation.

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Enters into Strategic Partnership with Gulf Medical University

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Enters into Strategic Partnership with Gulf Medical University

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), Ajman has joined hands with Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, in an attempt to enhance the UAE’s ability to accelerate and expand research and education leading to significant improvements in care for patients with diabetics and lifestyle diseases.

A MoU to this effect was signed on Tuesday, 11th July 2017 between the two institutions represented by Prof. Salahedeen Abusnana – Chief Medical Officer of SKMC and Prof. Hossam Hamdy – Chancellor of GMU, in the presence of H.E. Hamad Obaied Taryam Al Shamsi – Director of Ajman Medical District. Also present at the signing ceremony were Dr. Goran Lingman – Hospital Director of Sheikh Khalifa Women & Children Hospital and Prof. Gita Ashok Raj – Provost of GMU. With the signing of this MoU, SKMC will work closely with GMU for joint efforts to support scientific research, health services and knowledge dissemination.

According to the MoU, both the institutions would cooperate in the following: developing and training of all categories of human resources working in healthcare, collaboration and conducting joint research projects, organizing joint conferences and training, exchange of information and supporting thetraining of GMU students.

Expressing happiness at the strategic partnership between SKMC and GMU, H.E. Hamad Obaied Taryam Al Shamsi said, “I am glad not only for the training which will now be available to GMU students, but also for the fact that SKMC is seeking to become an academic hospital. SKMC’s hospitals in Ajman and Masfout will be hosting the students of GMU’s medical college, for their internships. I also hope to see meaningful cooperation in research between SKMC’s research center and GMU’s Innovation & Research Center.”

Prof. Salahedeen said that SKMC was delighted to enter into a strategic alliance with GMU, one of the leading medical universities in the region. “For meaningful research, it is imperative to define the research strategy, prioritize and stay focused. It is very important for institutions to collaborate with each other, to ensure social responsibility and community engagement. I am sure that this partnership between SKMCA and GMU would lead to mutually beneficial opportunities like developing specialized courses and providing training programs to the healthcare workforce. This would also greatly benefit the patients and the students,” he added. He also expressed hope that by bringing together the scientists and clinician investigators from across the two institutions, the UAE would greatly expand the development of new technologies needed to tackle major health challenges.

Prof. Hossam Hamdy said that GMU was honored to develop a strategic alliance with SKMC. “We look forward to working closely with SKMC, a leading institution in the Gulf, renowned globally for its achievements in research and studies. This is a significant step for GMU as we advance towards becoming the first private academic health system in the region,” he said. He added that this partnership was in accordance with GMU’s new strategic plan emphasizing the importance of collaborative work with leading institutions in academics, healthcare and research. “With our strategic partnerships with SKMC as well as several industry partners, GMU is now positioned to broadly disseminate discoveries and to rapidly deliver treatments to patients,” he explained.

SKMC is a key healthcare provider catering to the healthcare needs of the citizens of Ajman and its neighboring Emirates. It is one of the initiatives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and is affiliated to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs. SKMC’s vision is to be patient´s first choice and it offers general as well as specialist healthcare services, working in integrated units to make sure that patients receive proper attention and a comprehensive care through all stages of treatments.

Owned and operated by Thumbay Group, GMU was founded by Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998. With its own network of teaching hospitals and clinics, the University is on course to becoming the first private academic health system in the country. The Thumbay network of academic hospitals and family clinics treat patients from over 175 countries, and they focus on providing high quality healthcare at affordable costs.